- While they may not have been perfect before the work, in many cases, they are far worse afterwards.
- Unfortunately, in many cases, the first real symptom is a broken bone.
- He said that in many cases, workers had been mistreated or had been denied their rights because of language barriers.
- In her case, it has the opposite effect.
- It was particularly painful in my case because I had my heart set on the very thing he was achieving.
- In our case, I can say there were specific benefits, which will not apply to you.
- To date no one from the community has voluntarily come forward to provide any details to police on the case.
- Twenty-five officers are working on the case and an incident room has been set up at York.
- Police are treating the case as attempted murder and a major incident room and full inquiry team has been set up.
- Diabetes and hypertension are the underlying causes in most cases of chronic kidney disease.
- But he said a lot of work was being done to raise awareness and combat rising cases of diseases like chlamydia in the town.
- How many cases of mumps, measles, or rubella would the lack of vaccination of this number of children produce?
- The most severe cases are medical emergencies and require the skilled care of a physician in hospital to avoid death.
- Severe cases require treatment in hospital with antibiotics.
- Less than one per cent of the substantiated cases required medical care for broken bones or head trauma.
- Ok, call me a terminal sad case but this is probably going to end up in my cupboard.
- What is clear is that we now have a leader of the National Party who is a very sad case.
- He is a devoted doctor who is adamant to make the make the best out of hopeless cases.
- I checked out the whole joint, mate, and the verdict is in: you're a case.
- "He's a case," said Father Jerry.
- She's a case and a half. You love to hate her don't you?
- The Supreme Court has ruled that prosecutors may bring the case back to court if his health improves.
- Ten minutes later a power failure in the High Court brought the manslaughter case to a stop.
- There are very few important cases decided by this Court that don't offend somebody.
- The Applicant did have a fair hearing and the opportunity of presenting his side of the case.
- At the end of his summing up he gave the jury a brief reminder of the way both sides put their cases in counsel's final speeches.
- Indeed, I consider that, if anything, it supports his case on lack of motive for the loss.
- They will also argue an economic case against membership.
- He has travelled literally thousands of miles to argue the case against war and occupation.
- If disaster movies are to be the new currency of scientific debate, who will make the case against alarmism?
- I have answered the questions posed by the magistrates in the case stated in the final paragraph of the judgment.
- The following material facts appear from the case stated.
- The case stated then went on to summarise the decision of the Crown Court.
- They had at least as many noun cases to contend with as Latin speakers did, as well.
- Only relatively recently did grammarians begin a debate over noun cases in English.
- Do common cases become conventionalized as new senses for the words involved?
Middle English: from Old French cas, from Latin casus 'fall', related to cadere 'to fall'; in sense 4 directly from Latin, translating Greek ptōsis, literally 'fall'.
as the case may be
- According to the circumstances (used when referring to two or more alternatives): the authorities will decide if they are satisfied or not satisfied, as the case may beMore example sentences
- Each has developed her own way of dealing, or not, as the case may be, with the past.
- No one is so relentlessly partisan as to always be able to defend the left or the right, as the case may be.
- But for the most part, he is relying on his ability to see the possibilities for both players and to capitalize on them or thwart them as the case may be.
be the case
- Be so.More example sentences
- If that were the case, it might fairly be said that anyone who didn't do it would have only himself or herself to blame.
- For if this were the case, there would be no such thing as profit.
- Imitation, they say, is the greatest form of flattery and if this were the case then the two composers would be delighted.
in any case
- Whatever happens or may have happened: perhaps you’ll let me know tomorrow—in any case I’ll talk to you thenMore example sentences
- If it's a decision you'd make under those circumstances, it's one you should make in any case.
- Most high-level leaders would have come to the site on that day in any case.
- So, one way or another, we'd be fixing to move about now in any case.
- Moreover: he wasn’t allowed out yet, and in any case he wasn’t well enoughMore example sentences
- I cannot afford to have it towed, and in any case, I do not yet know where to have it towed to.
- He was temperamentally unsuited, in any case, to repertory theatre.
- I am warned that she is tired; hip operations have, in any case, made her sedentary.
(just) in case
- I am chuffed to bits about what is happening but still nervous in case anything goes wrong.
- He did not want to be photographed in case it should happen again.
- I wanted the police to know what was taking place in case something happened to us.
- Oh, and in case you're interested, the audience did stand for the Hallelujah chorus.
- Word has it they're making a film version of the piece, so keep an eye out in case you missed it.
- I had covered it in one of my first columns so in case you missed it, here goes again.
in case of
- In the event of (a particular situation): instructions about what to do in case of fireMore example sentences
- He had taken it in case of this kind of situation but he hoped he would never have to use it.
- Kennedy and Mackenzie rushed to them, eyes on the hillside in case of further attack.
- We have to have a emergency exit sign over the door in case of fire.
in no case
- Under no circumstances: in no case is a specific funding target setMore example sentences
- Though we will not discuss the circumstances of this matter in no case should a customer interfere with flight attendants in the discharge of their duties.
- We should refer to participants in Special Olympics as athletes and in no case should the word appear in quotation marks.
- One should recognize that the allegiance required is to the Constitution, not to an individual; in no case should this professional allegiance be confused with blindly following the orders of superiors.
in that case
- If that is or will be the situation: ‘I’m free this evening.’ ‘In that case, why not have dinner with me?’More example sentences
- Wouldn't marriage guidance be better in that case than searing honesty?
- Even your subjects, in that case, will be people who are similar to residents of Hong Kong.
- So we see this enormous and aggressive response from the government in that case.
it's a case of ——
- Used to introduce a summary of a particular situation, especially one that is unavoidable under the circumstances: it’s not a case of wanting to return to work but having toMore example sentences
- There's nothing between the top six or seven teams in the competition so it's a case of who plays well on the day - and we proved we can do that.
- I think, given the circumstances of our lives and that I have been a single mother since she was two, it's a case of so far, so good.
- Several retailers have attempted to adopt the technology earlier, but it's a case of once bitten twice shy.
on (or off) someone's case
- informal Continually (or no longer) criticizing or harassing someone: teachers, you know, get on your caseMore example sentences
- He took a while to win his first tournament and, after a lot of second places, the critics were on his case, implying he was a disappointment.
- I would like to take the time to thank two people who kept getting on my case to continue this story when I had just about given up from lack of motivation.
- So, don't get on my case for enjoying my lifestyle, and I won't criticize you on your reading material.
- Many English longcase clocks had cases designed in the style of the period in which they were made.
- I explained to her that the case held a CD-R containing files for work that I wanted to take home and work on overnight.
- Among the sofas I encounter a perspex case containing a sleek-looking chair.
- I turned and, attempting to be helpful, picked up a bit of keyboard that had lost its outer case.
- Soon the seeds in the inflated seed cases of the yellow rattle will be hard and rattle at a brush.
- When lost to view all you will hear are cones tumbling from branch to branch as seed cases spiral in the sun.
- The thieves also stole luggage cases from the house, which it is suspected they used to carry out the hoard of stolen items.
- Couples are being told to separate their luggage into different cases to share the weight.
- Passengers were crammed inside, and roof-racks piled high with cases, luggage and sacks of maize.
- Beer and milk may be sold in crates but, contrary to popular usage, wine is sold in cases.
- At Tesco in Oldham, she was sold a case of 12 bottles of Stella lager.
- A case of beer, a case of wine, and six bottles of Wild Turkey were disposed of in merciless fashion.
- In a few cases, mixed-case lettering has worked.
- Numbers were written in Arabic numerals, in small case Roman numerals, or spelled out using Ordinals in preference to Cardinals.
- Make sure that your file names are all in small case letters.
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- The capacitor is then cased in a suitable synthetic resin.
- The watches are cased in solid titanium and crystal hard glass for increased protection.
- The team built 30 homes by using thick bamboo as a frame and then casing it with woven bamboo covered with mortar.
- He brought his competition pistol with him, but kept it cased, and just sat and watched as the others shot.
- As I looked at the cover featuring a cased set of a pair of Great Western six-guns, not even in my wildest imagination could I ever conjure up a vision of someday not only handling but actually shooting these very same sixguns.
- The guns are cased in their original brass cornered oak and leather case.
- I'd been casing this neglected place for weeks.
- If you see a guy who looks like a burglar casing the joint - that will be me!
- This individual was casing the area for a burglary that took place on the 26th.
late Middle English: from Old French casse, chasse (modern caisse 'trunk, chest', châsse 'reliquary, frame'), from Latin capsa, related to capere 'to hold'.