In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She added the checks were something any prudent company would do following an accident.
- A much more prudent approach would have helped prevent getting into this amount of debt.
- It seems that, despite rising consumer confidence, we may have become more prudent with our money.
- It would be prudent to replace it as soon as possible to prevent future problems.
- Building from the bottom up may be more prudent than throwing money at the top.
- The action demanded by the ministerial task force is both sensible and prudent.
- Both countries continue to spend far more on arms than is prudent or necessary.
- It is prudent for any portfolio to have some exposure to commodities, but I would not go piling into gold.
- If you make up your mind to live from writing, it is prudent to make certain that your work is good, he added.
- It is prudent to do a Treadmill test since you are middle aged and your lipid profile is abnormal.
- Some shareholders are expected to query whether this would be the most prudent use of the money.
- Jean didn't drink any wine over dinner and I assumed he was being medically prudent.
- Auditors have praised Greenwich Council for its prudent management of public money.
- It would not have been prudent to spend money from charity funds until we received the go-ahead.
- Be prudent and avoid a negative person who can instigate a confrontation at work.
- With prudent money management you can beat the downward trend in rates and earn a good return on your savings.
- However, the argument should be about what it is right to do, not about what it is politically prudent to do.
- You need to be prudent in relationships and careful in money transactions today!
- Some would call this coolly rational behaviour selfish, others prudent, but the one thing it is not is panic.
- They are all well-run, prudent clubs who survive and sometimes prosper year in, year out.
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