He had condescended to mortgage as far as he had the power, but he would never condescend to
Falk obeys the law of self-preservation without the slightest misgivings as to his right, but at a crucial turn of that ruthlessly preserved life he will not condescend to
dodge the truth.
"Will your majesty," said Gaston, "condescend to
occupy this apartment, all unworthy as it is to receive you?"
Ms Pelosi was reportedly so offended by members of the group that she turned to Mr Francois and said: "Don't condescend to
me or to us."
Not only that he can't even condescend to
reply to my letter dated March, 24 when I pointed this out.
1 : to stoop to the level of someone considered less important <These two great commanders did not condescend to
fight in person .
Surely, the greater surprise is that a government which for the last 10 years has been so adept in representing the interests of those living within the M25 and north of the border should condescend to
actually having one minister from the West Midlands.
Rowling does not condescend to
her readers with a dumbed-down vocabulary or a simple plot.
They made fun of the "old trolls," as they insisted on calling them, although they would condescend to
let them buy us drinks.
Regular readers of CTR are aware of our editorial stance that, in information technology, applications are king and will not condescend to
any lesser role.
For he did not condescend to
the objects of his desire; he knew them as people and gave them human identities in his art.
Cricket's one-day world champions are fuming that England still only condescend to
give them a one-off Test.
So-and-so's writing speaks out against racism.'" "Failures or refusal to acknowledge complexity among writers from socially marginalized groups," Mackey argues, "no matter how 'well-intentioned,' condescend to
the work and to the writers and thus, hardly the solution they purport to be, are a part of the problem." Mackey contends that such interpretations have dominated literary criticism about nearly all "marginalized" writers, resulting in insufficient attention being paid to the "variance and divergent approaches" inherent in the work of a wide range of authors whose writing "defies canons of accessibility" (18).
That means you can t condescend to
your reader about how the real meaning of pride is an adorable and eccentric boyfriend, a cabin in the Poconos, and an adopted child (and a six-figure salary to support all three).