During my recent experiences within the NHS, it has been noticeable that at weekends, bank holidays etc, administrators, consultants and doctors are conspicuous by their absence
This drags traffic into the city centre and as usual the parking wardens are conspicuous by their absence
as is usual when more difficult parking targets are needed to be dealt with.
After the arrest of Stephen Green last year there was no chance of the police doing that again but they are conspicuous by their absence
when there are serious threats going on.
(Vatican II's emphasis on social justice and individual conscience are conspicuous by their absence
in Santorum's rendering.) The question is whether Catholic social thought, so understood, provides a sound basis for interpreting American constitutionalism.
The police are conspicuous by their absence
. You do not see officers either in the street or in cars.
But such forms are conspicuous by their absence
. Furthermore, the transformations Darwin described would involve "a lot more than simply switching a piece at a time as can be done with Lego block construction." Evolutionary transformation would require myriad radical changes "all com[ing] together in just the right amounts--like randomly changing the parts of a refrigerator and coming up with a washing machine," Hogan writes.
And still women are conspicuous by their absence
from the boardrooms of the world.