When advertisers try to appeal to some deep-rooted anxiety about coming away empty-handed
, they're actually giving me the perfect reason not to buy something - empty-handed is great.
If that is the case, he inadvertently may have spared the bishops from coming away empty-handed
of their own accord.
But the mismatch between buyers and sellers makes for a high-stress market, with buyers sometimes coming away empty-handed
They had failed to capitalise fully on their dominance, a couple of times coming away empty-handed
from periods of sustained pressure in the French 22 and that cutting edge is something that still needs sharpening looking ahead.
"Seeing the dog getting a sense of there having been some somewhere and then coming away empty-handed
But by coming away empty-handed
we've put pressure on ourselves for the much tougher away trips coming up.
You have to take each game seriously, and if you go halfcocked into any of them you run the risk of coming away empty-handed
"It was such a disappointing feeling getting so close after driving so many plays and coming away empty-handed
It means ill people are suffering needlessly, countless hours are wasted by relatives desperate to get them the medication they need and then there is the ultimate frustration of going to a pharmacy and coming away empty-handed
He is under real pressure now and there is no disguising the fact that coming away empty-handed
from Macedonia has made it amust-win game in Iceland.
Mr Pulfrey said that despite coming away empty-handed
, his appearance on Dragons' Den helped him.
British talent was otherwise shunned at the music Oscars - with James Blunt coming away empty-handed
despite five nominations.
But the visitors, who were in danger of coming away empty-handed
despite dominating for long spells, had other ideas.
But, then again, it was more goalkeeping heroics from Michael Oakes that stopped them coming away empty-handed
Hoddle had few complaints after his side twice fought back.
Chereau has known success and failure at Cannes, winning the Prix du Jury and the actress prize (Virna Lisi) for "La Reine Margot" (Queen Margot) in 1994, but coming away empty-handed
with "L'homme blesse" (The Wounded Man) in 1983 and "Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train" (Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train) in 1998.