this is

this is

this person is Harry, this is my cousin, Joan. This is my friend, Robert.
Usage notes: usually used in introducing someone by their name or by their relationship to you
See also: this
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This is not unexpected, given the higher liability limits provided by the surplus lines carriers and the greater catastrophe exposures associated with their property book of business, which would require greater reinsurance to protect the balance sheet.
But this is still much too general, much too hortatory.
And even if I am a stoic, this is itself a choice, a decision.
This is exhilarating in its power and frightening in its responsibility.
This is the unity that is pointed to in an act as exhibition--I show myself; that is sounded in an act as expression--I announce myself; and that is told in an act as connection--I evoke myself.
Whilst AIUKeIUs performance will remain subject to significant volatility, this is likely to reduce in 2007 due to the transfer of property and specialty reinsurance business to AHLeIUs Bermudian operation, Aspen Insurance Limited (AIL), through reciprocal quota share arrangements.
This is mainly due to new non-proportional casualty business; the recovery of financial reinsurance following the closing of accounting fraud investigations against several competitors; and a growth in life/health reinsurance, particularly in the United Kingdom, which offsets the exit from most of the commodity program business in the United States.
Joe McCord, a leading scientist and researcher who serves as our Director of Science, will discuss this data which demonstrated Protandim(R) was able to reduce oxidative stress in men and women, and why this is important," commented Stephen K.
Best believes there is likely to be strengthening in 2006-2007, this is based on anticipated improvement in performance, which remains subject to significant volatility derived from the group's substantial property catastrophe account.
However, this is somewhat offset by the high proportion of premium ceded to ZFS group companies.
This is unlikely to be altered in the foreseeable future.
Although this is a significant setback to earnings in 2002, A.
This is especially important at a time when we are taking strategic steps to introduce new and exciting services and products, which will make us one of the world's leading Broadband Reliability Companies.
As the ALM is the largest independent body representing private underwriting capital at Lloyd's, this is the second high-profile Lloyd's contract acquired by the company since the establishment of its two London offices and the rating agreement with Lloyd's.
It's almost like going home for me," Shugrue says, "except that this is a totally different, brand new airline.