And that is the problem with a rules-based mentality: Someone always will try to bend the rules
and find the loopholes.
This sends out all the wrong signals - both to those who placed their trust in a senior policeman and to others who might be tempted to bend the rules
We bend the rules
of physics, defy the laws of gravity and tap into the alter ego of the player to create an adrenaline-boosting, super-heroic game experience
Afraid some free-kick specialist might bend it like Beckham, the IFK Gothenburg keeper decided to bend the rules
by actually moving the goalposts.
Sally (Ali Bastian, above) is caught up in a nightclub brawl and when she's offered aid by an undercover cop, she ends up in a situation that may force her to bend the rules
A I'M sure the company could bend the rules
for such an exceptional case.
Argentinians don't cheat - they just bend the rules
When you get older and in a position of authority, you can bend the rules
A more public-spirited willingness to bend the rules
may even increase the sales of Lottery tickets, and subsequently their profits.
If you're mature and reasonable about your approach, Mom might bend the rules
HE'S been stupid, but he has not been taking a performanceenhancing drug to bend the rules
I have been approached only three times to bend the rules
, all prior to the new photocard licence being introduced.
THE SPL is bracing itself for a promotion row after a call from St Mirren to bend the rules
Or perhaps she thinks that ``banned for life'' means ``but we'll bend the rules
if you come clean 14 years later.
WE know celebrities sometimes bend the rules
- but if you're Paul McCartney you can get away with any thing.