In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The most bitter objection that has been leveled at U.S. civilian leaders for the air war against North Vietnam was that they micromanaged the campaign by picking bombing targets themselves.
- He's micromanaged the enterprise into absolute submission - paralyzing it.
- But the onset of the Fall marks the beginning of the next U.S. presidential election season, which according to conventional wisdom is not a great time to be micromanaging a painfully tough and complex peace process.
- Admittedly it is difficult to draw comfort from so glib and overriding a statement, but a willingness to compromise your vision and not micromanage the project will see you through.
- This forced the designers to behave like Soviet central planners, micromanaging every aspect of the marketplace with arcane algorithms of supply and demand.
- This crony-capitalist chickenhawk ‘war’ is being micromanaged by people whose first goal is enriching their military contractor friends, and whose secondary goal is winning.
- He would be a fool to micromanage a military campaign - a seemingly obvious fact.
- As many faculty senators saw it, that action was just another example of the board's tendency to micromanage the curriculum.
- Meanwhile, I'm out there micromanaging every detail of my life.
- However, while the Centre is moving towards liberalising and loosening controls on industry, it appears to be moving in the opposite direction and tightening controls and micromanaging education.
- I just don't think personally that Capitol Hill can daily micromanage a war in a situation like this.
- I think it would have been much harder if I was under a microscope and had somebody looking over my shoulder and bugging me and micromanaging me.
- If you have a proper growing site that has good drainage, access to full sunlight and nutrient-poor soil, you can micromanage their development and pick them at the moment of perfection.
- Most second-home clients have demanding careers that leave little time to micromanage their project, but that's not always the case.
- But to think with the Church is, indeed, to think and not merely to look to the teaching office to micromanage every prudential decision.
- It's Johnson who's directly overseeing the staff massacres as well as micromanaging some of the dumber editorial moves.
- Do we really want the tabs micromanaging departmental decisions?
- A company can manage a service contract, for example, from the issuing of a work order through to completion and the system can micromanage the process.
- We have micromanaged the great people out of our government.
- I'm not going to sit around some map room and micromanage the war.
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.