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Man proposes, God disposes.

Prov. People may make plans, but they cannot control the outcome of their plans. Jill: Are you really going to be able to finish writing your novel by the end of the year? Bob: Man proposes, God disposes.
See also: dispose, god, man

propose a toast

to make a toast before a celebratory drink. I'd like to propose a toast in honor of your birthday. At the wedding reception, the bride's father proposed a toast to the new couple.
See also: propose, toast

propose something to someone

to suggest something to someone. I have an idea I would like to propose to you. Sam wanted to propose a new plan to Sarah.
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propose to someone

to suggest marriage to someone, usually a male to a female. Guess who proposed to me last night? Do you think that Sam will propose to Mary?
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propose a ˈtoast (to somebody)

ask people to wish somebody health, happiness and success by raising their glasses and drinking: I’d like to propose a toast to the bride and groom.In the past, the name of a lady who was being wished health and happiness was supposed to improve the flavour of the wine like the pieces of spiced toast that people put in their wine.
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Moreover, although the 2006 proposed regulations still require a taxpayer to recognize section 987 foreign currency gain or loss only as remittances are made, unrecognized foreign currency gain or loss is recognized only in the same proportion as the remittance bears to all of the assets of the Section 987 QBU.
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The proposed rule requires that the "certified renovator" be present at the worksite on a regular basis to oversee work practices, but EPA requests comment on whether this individual should be physically present at the worksite at all times, and whether they should prohibit this individual from being assigned to more than one job at a time.
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The proposed regulations provide clear guidelines related to determining value by introducing a new type of partnership interest, the Safe Harbor Partnership Interest.
Proposed change updates requirements for preparation of DD Form 250, Material Inspection and Receiving Report; and relocates to PGI, procedures for documenting contract quality assurance performed at a subcontractor's facility and for distribution and correction of DD Form 250-1, Tanker/Barge Material Inspection and Receiving Report.
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The FSA has no objection to the establishment of the proposed representative office.
County officials have proposed hiking water rates 31 percent to 33 percent in March and 8 percent to 9 percent in July for the more than 50,600 homes and businesses that the Waterworks District supplies in west Palmdale and Lancaster.
As an applicant you will be solely responsible for planning, directing, and executing the proposed project.
The proposed SOP takes a balance sheet approach that differs from the conventional income statement approach whereby an investor applies its "percentage ownership interest" to the investee's GAAP net income to determine the investor's share of earnings or losses.
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