Developed nations balked at
a UN-backed conservation plan that included international payments for not drilling in Yasuni National Park, reports BBC News.
Some asked if I got a "full auto license." Others said "isn't that $200 a year fee kind of hard to handle if you're going to buy several as you have done?" And I can tell you this starting out; Nearly everyone I've talked to prior to buying their first full auto nearly balked at
the thought of going through the government's red tape necessary to own National Firearms Act items.
Caption: BALK CALLED: The Los Angeles Dodgers sued insurer Ace American last month, alleging the firm balked at
paying more than $9 million under a disability policy the club has on right-handed pitcher Jason Schmidt.
Gordon Brown balked at
re-nationalising the railway system and balked at
taxing the pinstriped suit brigade in the power industry.
CEO Peter Davies, who will continue to serve as the top executive at the new airline, decided that a shutdown and clean start were necessary when BWIA's four labor unions balked at
concessions proposed in the carrier's latest restructuring plan.
GM balked at
the initial request, but eventually agreed to pay $15 million.
Rogers eventually balked at
the idea of being deliberately gored by a bull 16 times.
Yet it balked at
letting American members of Centro Espirita Beneficiente Uniao do Vegetal (UDV), a Brazil-based religious group, use ayahuasca, a psychedelic tea made from Amazonian plants.
Many couples balked at
the cost and decided against marriage.
Moreover, many on the left argued that Bush intends to "energize the base" of conservatives on his behalf by nominating a solid constitutionalist to the court in order to please rebellious conservatives who balked at
his earlier nomination of White House Counsel Harriet Miers.
The manufacturers balked at
such a suggestion and in October 2004, more than a decade later, the NHTSA determined that rather than specify a particular time frame, manufacturers would be allowed to submit a schedule of when they will inform dealers and distributors of safety defects to the agency.
Macario says the test caused him "a lot of pressure." Mia Kang, a San Antonio high school freshman, balked at
taking a practice test in February.
Planning Commission Chairman Wayne Dahlgren told the News & Advance that when the Commission balked at
his original zoning request, Falwell and his lawyers went directly to the city council, which agreed to his requests.
* What accounts for the behavior of the teacher who initially balked at
drawing a line through a photo of Saddam?
Brosnan worked with pairs of female monkeys because in a preliminary trial, females but not males balked at