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the low road

Any method, practice, or course of action that is unethical, unscrupulous, underhanded, or otherwise base or vile. (Most often used in the phrase "take the low road.") It's unfair that those who work the hardest will be undermined by those who choose to take the low road to success. I didn't raise my son to be the type of person who would choose the low road in life!
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On the move again, the engine note is a delight to listen to as the throttle opens, there is some low road noise but hardly any wind noise and certainly no mechanical rumbles.
Finally, the official recommended that motorists stop their cars on the side of the road, away from traffic in case they were unable to continue driving due to low road visibility as stopping on the road itself is dangerous and can cause vehicles to rear-hit.
Rally Marketing Mid Wales Stages Clerk of the Course Chris Tomley said he was "very pleased to be a round of the Championship" and promised competitors a "cracking route" on the Newtown-based event that will include two runs of Pikes Peak and a 15-miler in Hafren North, combined with low road mileage.
He added the project includes a low road of a length of 900 meters, with a road around, lanes and a tunnel, provided with electricity.
Two 13-year-old girls and a 10-monthold boy were in the house at Low Road in Meigh, Co Down, at the time of the terrifying incident.
We all know the one about the high road and the low road, but this is more like the long and winding road.
He has traveled enough of the low road to have seen it awash in the liquidity of the wealthy.
He said the driver was aiming to hit a lamppost to stop the bus from falling but missed and it jumped over a low road barrier.
Grace's powerful vocals swoop effortlessly over the Nocturnals' 1970s-tinged bluesy rock, whether belting out Hot Summer Night, That Phone and Medicine, or soul-inspired ballads Low Road and Colors.
However, CULCABOCK - named after a village near Inverness - can take the low road to success in the Greatwood Hurdle (2.
Key statement: This invention relates to a pneumatic radial tire having low road noise and flat spot and a high high-speed durability, and more particularly to a pneumatic radial tire comprising a radial carcass, a belt disposed outside a crown portion of the carcass in a radial direction and comprised of at least two belt layers, and a belt reinforcing layer disposed outside the belt in the radial direction, characterized in that the belt reinforcing layer is formed by continuously and spirally winding a polyethylene terephthalate cord(s) in a circumferential direction of the tire.
CLEAN AND SPORTY The BMW 320d EfficientDynamics saloon qualifies for low road tax and company car tax yet outperforms some roadsters.
PHIL MICKELSON was today planning to take the low road to glory in the pounds 3million Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond.
The HSR 1 was designed specifically for use in regional and charter traffic, and features excellent handling, low road resistance, high operational performance, as well as low-vibration rolling characteristics and good driving comfort.
Both sides have too often taken the low road over the past 16 months, as have their respective foreign backers.