In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There is yet no cure for Aids, only palliatives to make life more comfortable and to prolong life in the shadow of certain death,’ he said.
- But we need much more than news about the latest theories and scientific findings on preventive measures, palliatives and cures.
- No one would criticise last week's announcement of $1 billion to help combat Aids and other illnesses worldwide, but the gesture represents the tiniest of palliatives to a string of global pandemics.
- There are various palliatives, but there is no cure.
- I always assumed these books were filled with trite palliatives.
- There are palliatives, cosmetics like quinine for malaria, which suppress the symptoms for as long as you take them; when you stop taking quinine, the malaria returns at full force.
- If not, the measure would be a simple ineffective palliative, but not a solution to the problem.
- Lanzmann isn't interested in extracting pity from his viewers; for him, history is present, undeniable and bereft of palliatives.
- What this palliative fails to address is the involvement of the directors themselves in CEOs’ criminal activity.
- The other, I think, is the common conspiracy theory that pharmaceutical companies do not produce cures because they can make more profit selling palliatives.
- Such was the milieu in which nineteenth-century gymnastics and calisthenics systems offered women palliatives for infirmities that were equated with consumptive female invalidism.
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service has several very good publications available on the construction and maintenance of improved soil roads and dust palliatives.
- He went on to say that palliatives would not avail.
- Sandwiched between the ready availability of drugs and an inadequate response is a lost generation for whom cocaine is an easier palliative than the severity of a drug-free life.
- Pharmaceutical companies do not like palliatives that can be grown in the back yard.
- In meeting after meeting workers demanding action confronted the City Council, only to receive empty palliatives and arrogant admonitions that they were ‘on their side.’
- Morris would undoubtedly see these strategies as little more than palliatives at best or work intensification at worst and certainly unchallenging to the structure of capitalist work relations.
- It would have, in essence, offered a short-term palliative to a longer-term problem.
- While we all can understand how belittling that experience must have been, shooting the messenger is never the recommended palliative.
- Nelson says he sees a day when grading professionals will lay down their own dust palliatives to cap off the soil after completing the excavation.
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