I cannot sit idly by
and wait the great event that is his making, though he is not here to see.
China doesn't want a trade war with the United States," Zhang said, adding that "But if the US takes actions that hurt Chinese interests, China will not sit idly by
and will take necessary measures.
Are we as a country going to sit idly by
and see yet another mass human cull creeping quietly through our own back doors, where resistance to such is not tolerated?
It is, I think, indefensible on the part of our Democratic colleagues to sit idly by
and let people like this young woman be hurt by the failed promises of Obamacare.
Unlike President Obama, I don't think Trump will sit idly by
and do nothing to end the Syrian conflict.
The world will not sit idly by
as Europeans navel-gaze.
Boss Dave Prentis said: "We can no longer sit idly by
Sadly for him, the attempt misses the point completely, which remains that Liverpool's residents will not sit idly by
whilst their much-loved parks are concreted over.
Socially aware teens are not content to sit idly by
and watch the world fail to solve problems.
To sit idly by
and moan "what's the point" afterwards - now that truly would be pointless.
MAY I ask the Chronicle readers whether they agree with the betrayal by both the Labour party and the Coalition, who are content to sit idly by
while companies are recruiting cheap labour in Romania and Bulgaria in advance of their being allowed free entry into the UK in January?
Labour can't afford to sit idly by
and allow Fine Gael to rule the roost on this one.
If you keep doing this, we will not sit idly by
," the official warned.
Or is this government, like the previous administration, going to sit idly by
, moaning about water conservation and proving yet again that they do not have even the vestige of the vision and ability of their last century forebears?
Choosing to sit idly by
and watch their suffering is not an option.