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1excusa femininepretexto masculinebefore noun getout clause — cláusula de escape feminine
- To call a national ballot after the strike had already drawn in the overwhelming majority would have been seen as a get-out, and invited a no vote.
- He was annoyed that their offer of a 12-month extension included a cancer get-out clause, which they said they would remove only if he saw a specialist.
- However there may be a get-out for the clause demanding consideration of the feelings of relatives.
- He had a get-out clause in his contract allowing him to join another club which opened the door for him to join Keighley.
- And, most revealingly, he uses the get-out for the parents of troubled teenagers everywhere: There's nothing for them to do.
- There it is - the get-out clause you find in report after report - it is not the individual, it is the ‘agency’.
- Maybe this onus gives the Government a get-out clause: ‘Well, we offered parents the chance, but there just wasn't the demand.’
- ‘It would be nice to get the £12m [outlined in the get-out clause of his contract] but I think that's wishful thinking,’ said Bain.
- The agreement provides the company with a get-out clause and allows it to renegotiate the rates annually.
- Multi-culturalism can be used as a get-out clause by politicians who are only prepared to pay lip service to notions such as equality and diversity.
- Actually what has happened is an insurance company has found a smart get-out.
- Pontificating about the global market being an irresistible agent of deregulation does not provide an honest get-out clause.
- I believe that it is acceptable, but too many people see it as a quick get-out option rather than a last resort.
- Yet they have also made it clear that their commitment must be matched by their employers and it's here that their legitimate get-out clauses lay.
- And get a kind friend to ring you after about an hour, so you've got a get-out clause if necessary.
- The other way of construing things, of course, is that it is a perfect get-out clause.
- For future reference, when you have messed up and someone offers you a get-out clause, you take it.
- Only later will the small print get-outs become evident.
- He will demand that governments retain the get-out clause of an appeal to the EU where new measures clash with domestic legal systems.
- The get-out clause in these cases, often, is to suspend the jockey for careless riding and allow the result to stand.
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