I think that I must have been rather overacting my delight, and that she detected a hollow ring
in my congratulations, for I saw her eyebrows rise a little, and she glanced at me curiously.
Jones, 41, said he was deeply sorry, but Judge Rhys Rowlands said his apologies had a hollow ring
to them because he had denied the charge.
Demetriades' tough talk on Tuesday had a hollow ring
Rightly or wrongly, both Offaly and Antrim consider themselves to be better than Division Four standard though that claim will carry a hollow ring
for whoever comes out on the wrong side of the result tomorrow.
Leaving aside the fact that at the last Fans Forum, a club droid stated that they wouldn't comment on any transfer dealings at all, the manager's recent statement that the 1892 Ballbearing company had to excite the supporters again does have a hollow ring
But her words had a hollow ring
as the ongoing Mandela family war exploded yesterday with extraordinary allegations of illicit affairs.
The Government's claim that the economy is out of intensive care will have a hollow ring
for those at Direct Line who face the dole queue.
These are damning statistics and give a hollow ring
to racing's cry that it is doing all it can in the self-help department.
It's the joke with the hollow ring
for many divorced men who leave a marriage with their pockets rather lighter than when they entered it.
But that claim had a hollow ring
for disgruntled fans who left in their hundreds before the end.
DAVID Cameron speaks of the UK as a source of prosperity and fairness, but this has a rather hollow ring
about it when English students will, from next year, be faced with tuition fees of up to pounds 36,000 if they enrol in a traditional four year honours degree course in any British university, whilst Scots attending a Scottish university will pay absolutely nothing for any kind of degree.
His claims to be a Good Samaritan have a hollow ring
While New Zealand has proved a far happier hunting ground, the nation's greatest World Cup result against Australia will have a hollow ring
to it if Italy prevail in Dunedin.
leaders "may not consider the return on America's investment in NATO worth the cost" has a hollow ring
That tag may have something of a hollow ring
to it after the country's repeated failures at senior level and Aston Villa striker Delfouneso knows it will not have real meaning until a squad returns home with the most precious of metals hanging around their necks.