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achieve the impossible

To succeed at or overcome a task that is thought (sometimes hyperbolically) to be outside the realm of possibility. People can achieve the impossible if they work together. I felt like I had achieved the impossible when finally I received that promotion last week.
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The Kingdom of Bahrain has been keen to engage many youngsters from Bahrain and the world in the festival given the great potentials they have to achieve people's aspirations.
In summary, an effort to discover what moral principles are objectively true is very different from one in which all we hope to achieve is an end to a conflict.
In truth, the "do everything" directive means, "do everything that will help meet the desired goals or results." It is up to the physician to frankly depict the bleak clinical status and explicitly state that no clinical care will achieve any desired goals or results.
On the quality front, too, it is possible to achieve color reproductions with higher purity, by improving the purity of the coloring materials as the exposure and development processes are no longer necessary.
New Zealand has also managed to achieve a stable, coalition government.
We work collaboratively with college and university representatives to achieve extraordinary results.
A common way to achieve higher production output and reduce maintenance work is to invest in new equipment.
It is not sufficient to merely 'move' the complexity up one level; in order to achieve simplicity, it must be eliminated.
This is more efficient than trying to achieve three, four or five successes in a row today.
The organizational philosophy should be one of "we can achieve together what we could never achieve alone."
Just as studies have found in patients who achieve and sustain an SVR, I have much improved energy and mental skills, I didn't realize how much HCV was affecting me until after therapy when I saw the improvement.
These organizations provide a network of individuals whose knowledge and experiences can significantly supplement the efforts of a VR agency in meeting its mission and in empowering persons with disabilities to achieve their employment and independent living goals.
High speed electric spindle systems added to existing machine tools or incorporated into special machinery are one way to achieve the accuracy required.
Raytheon leaders were delighted with these initial success stories and internalized how R6[sigma][TM] could be used to tackle their next set of business challenges and achieve the goals of the organization.