Even Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu's offer that Sushma would make a statement in the House to clarify her position, failed to cut ice with
the Opposition parties, who have threatened to block House till the PM speaks on the Lalitgate issue.
It doesn't cut ice with
either party workers or the non-PPP populace that the likes of former interior minister Rehman Malik claimed to know whodunit, but was stopped by the party leadership from making it public.
Her party is expected to put up a good show in states like Assam where her humanitarian work with refugees have cut ice with
the Assam voters.
Singh's interactions with the Iranian leadership on Wednesday don't seem to have cut ice with
either Washington or Tel Aviv.
The bar for this has been set very high and one month's set of disappointing employment figures probably will not cut ice with
the more conservative axis of the FOMC.
Now that is something that cut ice with
even someone like me
And he warned that a narrow Europe-focused approach might not cut ice with
businesses looking to operate worldwide: "People expect to have global roaming on their mobiles," he noted, and have fixed networks that work everywhere.
AAPL) failed to cut ice with
Consumer Reports despite announcing, Friday, it would give out free Bumper cases to iPhone 4 users who are complaining of reception loss and sudden, dropped calls.
The reasons Benitez gave for playing a weakened team against the Gunners just do not cut ice with
Kamara's arguments, however, did not cut ice with
Justice Rashid who, earlier in the trial had declared in open court: "Paul Kamara, you are used to intimidating and bullying people in your newspaper.
I can't see why I should have to cut ice with
anybody,' he said.
Too smooth and insincere to cut ice with
the bulk of her audience.
Your attempts to appease partner on the romantic front may not cut ice with
him or her.
The Speaker's direction to raise the matter during Zero Hour failed to cut ice with
the TRS members.
But the explanation doesn't cut ice with