In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- And that's appropriate because the threat is an urgent one, and we need to act without undue delay.
- There are numerous complaints about the undue delays there are in planning at the moment.
- Cllr Joe Dunne said he was concerned at what appears ‘to be an undue delay’ in putting the scheme in place.
- ‘The minister said that he was anxious to deal with the proposed legislation and was not in favour of undue delay,’ said Mr Walsh.
- It also gives grounds for caution at the possibility of undue government interference or excessive bureaucratization.
- Anyone who continues to look at the new environment from an outdated perspective will become embroiled in excessive and undue worries.
- Although I was particularly careful not to name any person, I regret any distress or undue concern that might have been caused to any person.
- This follows a landmark European Court ruling that governments must now pay for their citizens' medical treatment abroad if there is undue delay providing it at home.
- Serious problems usually result from undue delay in seeing a doctor.
- It was characterised by an excessive and even undue respect for authority and authoritarianism.
- When we finally started to make inroads and become popular, there was so much, at least as far as the band was concerned, undue attention being paid to my stuff.
- Society as a whole has placed undue and excessive trust in the ability of political measures to solve the problems of the Aborigines.
- Voluntary organisations such as Civil Defence also need call-out plans to bring personnel in from their everyday activities in an effective manner and without undue delay.
- Meaney suggested that the Board examine the possibility of buying services from the private sector in cases where there was undue delay.
- Given the type of congestion we have experienced, undue delay in providing the roads needed would be a recipe for a real nightmare scenario.
- They did not anticipate any undue delay in meeting the council's request and expected that the council's deliberations would be concluded soon after the provision of the information.
- They impose excess burdens through undue discouragement of such investment.
- Where there is abundance of food, excessive eating and undue weight gain are not uncommon, although there is in fact a normal physiological tendency to lay down more fat stores in the earlier months.
- Overpopulation and rampant species loss are ‘unfounded or undue concerns.’
- He also called for cancer services in Ireland to be put ‘on a par with the rest of Europe and the world without any undue delay.’
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