Moreover, among Women, we use language implying the utmost deference for their Sex; and they fully believe that the Chief Circle Himself is not more devoutly adored by us than they are: but behind their backs
they are both regarded and spoken of -- by all except the very young -- as being little better than "mindless organisms".
More than one in three of those questioned said they had heard someone talking about them behind their back
and some had a working relationship ruined by office gossips.
A survey of 2,000 employees showed that office politics was alive and well across the UK, with one in three of those polled preferring to talk about someone behind their back
A survey of 2,000 employees shows office politics are alive and well across the UK, with one in three of those polled preferring to talk about someone behind their back
in Cuba, some of whom were photographed kneeling on the ground, with their hands behind their back
, wearing hoods or blacked-out goggles.
Having been in that house it's impossible not to talk about people behind their backs
Iranian interrogators blindfolded the hostages and cocked guns behind their backs
These officers are trying to work with one hand tied behind their backs
They know who puts in something extra, who watches the second hand circle the clock and who calls them "Godzilla" behind their backs
And Ward suggests that too often British planners have been working with at least one, and sometimes both, 'hands tied behind their backs
Valley boss Curbishley (above) made his position clear at the end of an extraordinary week when Harry Redknapp of West Ham and Everton's Walter Smith came close to walking out over big-money transfers arranged behind their backs
Opponents face each other on their knees with hands held behind their backs
In "Armless," an excerpt from Strangers (1975), Maria Naidu and Michael Jahoda compulsively attack each other like fighting cocks while their arms are straitjacketed behind their backs
First, the skeletons' hands are behind their backs
with their wrists crossed, indicating they were forcibly bound.
We found that when companies do indeed compete with their supply chains, most are entering the battle with their technology arms tied behind their backs
," says John Fontanella, senior vice president of supply chain research.