I will give short shrift
to the actual content of a typical school lunch menu, other than to say it seems to be short on fresh fruits and veggies, and heavy on processed, breaded and fried entrees, variously described as "chicken/shrimp/steak nuggets," depending on the ground-up animal part contained therein.
Manchester United and Leeds have both enquired about the midfielder but both clubs have been given short shrift
If one criticism can be made of Gottlieb's approach, it is the relatively short shrift
that he gives to medieval thought in part three, compared to both Hellenistic Greek philosophy and early figures in the Renaissance.
Developers in a rush to get a land-use project approved by the local municipality often mistakenly pay short shrift
to what they consider an annoying, unnecessary detail -- the New York State's Environmental Quality Review Act (known as SEQRA).
And while short films are often given short shrift
at these events, the Local Heroes program is weighted heavily in favour of the less-than-15-minute format.
However, any such bizarre re-Plantation of Ulster gets short shrift
from Ulster Unionist realists.
COVENTRY boss Colin Pratt gave short shrift
to the moaners after Bees lost 46-44 to King's Lynn in their final home Elite League fixture.
Twiston-Davies famously gave Lynam short shrift
last year after his victory.
But books that break new ground, as Sullivan's does, can be excused for giving short shrift
to issues that have been covered before.
Martinez also takes the authors to task for their analysis of black resistance, which she says gets short shrift
When the two obligations conflict, the public's health often gets short shrift
But the advertising drive--which depends upon matching donations from media companies--will give short shrift
to cigarettes and alcohol.
Their paperwork backs up; too many documents get short shrift
or are understudied.
With the Cold War at its height and hot war raging in Vietnam, the Johnson administration gave short shrift
to the advice it received from the US Embassy in Cairo to moderate its antipathy to Nasser.
Drew Lewis, Union Pacific Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Without ever talking to us, and without due consideration, we think the Santa Fe Pacific Board has given short shrift
to our proposal.