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1 In Japan the media and the opposition seize on such differences as evidence of disarray.
2 We must not only seize this moment, but raise our oars together and row in the same direction toward our common destination and destiny.
3 may seize the chance to add to its holdings of vines if growers go bankrupt, or it could buy up struggling small champagne houses.
4 My cousin would recline on a couch, and I would seize some opportunity of edging up to him.
5 Therefore, seize this day!
6 Thus seize the moment and visit it until it became... guess what?
7 But when Iran did not seize the opportunity that we offered, we backed up our words on the other track of our engagement strategy with the sanctions.
8 If you think your idea has potential, seize on it immediately.
9 HERALD: Alas, poor king, he roams the emptying Rooms of Downing Street, wailing that traitors Plot to seize his now unsteady throne.
10 Red shirts who believe that the ruling elite are conspiring to keep them down will seize on this as evidence.
11 may seize up and spatter and generally be disagreeable.
12 I send him against a godless nation, I dispatch him against a people who anger me, to seize loot and snatch plunder, and to trample them down like mud in the streets.
13 When those measures failed to increase the supply of food, they sent soldiers into the countryside to forcibly seize grain from the evil farmers who were "hoarding" it.
14 We know no nation can meet the challenges and seize the opportunities of the 21st century alone -- all of us have to take responsibility and work together.
15 Wang Yung-ching keen to discover this, they will seize the opportunity to preempt the timber business, resulting in big profits.
16 In this case, one nation - which need not be a large and rich industrialised country - could seize the initiative on global climate, making it extremely difficult for other powers to restrain it.
17 opportunity is there. Why not seize it?
18 All the soldiers were ordered to go in and seize the city.
19 By selling these, Banks have brokered insurance contracts to the new holders of risk that in good times produce steady streams of income, but could require huge payouts if markets ever seize up.
20 Climate change will shift the patterns of circulation in some ways, but there is no strong reason to believe that it will lead them to seize up more often.
21 He said the Obama administration wants Congress to act quickly on legislation that would give it new powers to seize financial firms whose collapse could jeopardize the U.S. economy.
22 These are the resources that we need to seize the initiative, while building the Afghan capacity that can allow for a responsible transition of our forces out of Afghanistan.
23 We must seize it, " said World Bank President Robert Zoellick in an address to his Board of Governors this fall.
24 WHEN a firm declares bankruptcy, shareholders are typically wiped out and creditors seize control.
25 corporate landscape is being rearranged, while the well-managed and liquid players seize advantage.
26 So they seize upon the particulars of the case, probing the killers' backgrounds and psyches: this one was bullied, that one used drugs, and so on.
27 Imagining the apoplexy that would seize him if he read the petition, I hesitated for a moment before signing.
28 Again and again they returned to plunder and ravage, to seize everything of value.
29 The US is relying on new powers given to regulators to seize and break up institutions that they deem to be in trouble, as well as insisting on Banks preparing their own "living wills".
30 Established businesses may have so much corporate bureaucracy or standard procedures to follow that they cannot act quickly enough to seize an opportunity before their competitors corner the market.