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fair-weather

mod. temporary; insincere. (From fair-weather sailor.) I need something more than a fair-weather friend to help me through all this.
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SIR: In his letter (AR Nov 2003) Leslie Fair-weather questions the Model Prison (AR Oct 2003).
I am not one of those fair-weather friends who has only lately turned on him.
Or perhaps some of liberty's fair-weather friends are fickle pals of federalism as well.
No major storms or floods affected the area, hence year three data records fair-weather sediment distribution in Weeks Bay.
According to Handel's theory, once in the number of such small aggregates and the number of molecules in each group reach a certain limit within a cloud, a "polarization catastrophe" occurs in which all of the clusters spontaneously align--typically along the direction of a very weak fair-weather field between the earth and the ionosphere.
All across the country, fair-weather fitness fans are hanging up their favorite summertime gear and workout togs to face yet another winter of discontent.
Businessman Dave Fair-weather, 42, who launched the appeal in Abroath, Angus, said: "They're crying out for them.
0-5 6-10 11-15 16-19 20/20 Fair-weather fan Absolute rubbish.
It is easy to dismiss fair-weather Warner, but the man knows about world football politics and when he suggests the FA are being complacent or half-hearted, his words need to be heeded.
Simpson, of no fixed address, also pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving by hitting a pedestrian Craig Fair-weather in Brombor-ough.
4 million armchair fans, and comes behind, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester United, who top the league of fair-weather supporters with 3.
Paul Maloney, GMB national organiser, said: "The AA is now a fair-weather service, unable to cope with very hot, cold or changeable weather.
But I am sure Gordon wasn't a fair-weather soldier.
Businessman Dave Fair-weather, 42, said: "It might sound like a bit of a joke but it's deadly serious.