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contemplate (one's) navel

To be excessively focused on one's personal problems or concerns. Good luck getting John's attention—he's too busy contemplating his navel to help anybody else.
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contemplate your navel

spend time complacently considering yourself or your own interests; concentrate on one issue at the expense of a wider view.
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And, of course, none of these approach the vast scale contemplated for the nation's infrastructure.
These forward-looking statements represent the judgment of the Company, as of the date of this news release, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement including, for example, in the event that the Company reschedules the anticipated date of the Annual Meeting or elects to present to its shareholders for their consideration the transactions and related matters contemplated in the Master Agreement at a special meeting of shareholders.
Here, however, the demised premises are being used to sublet office space, the very use contemplated by the lease.
Among other things, the Amended Merger Agreement extends the deadline to complete the contemplated merger to July 31, 2007 (from January 31, 2007) and provides that either party may terminate the Amended Merger Agreement if the merger is not completed by such date.
that the transaction contemplated by the Simon/Farallon offer is more favorable to The Mills' stockholders than the Brookfield merger and constitutes a "Superior Competing Transaction," as defined in the Brookfield merger agreement.
This document contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties including with respect to the potential signing of definitive agreements with Nordic on the terms contemplated by the Company and its lender; the satisfaction by the Company of the conditions to the waivers and consents offered by the lender; and potential products, applications and regulatory approvals.
The waiting period pertained to notices filed in respect of the previously announced contemplated acquisition of GenTek's Noma Wire and Cable Assembly Business to Electrical Components International Holdings Company of St.
NASDAQ:TRBM), a leading developer and supplier of broadband wireless solutions, today announced that a Terabeam representative, currently contemplated to be Robert Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the upcoming Merriman Curhan Ford Investor Summit 2006 at the Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco, California on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 11:15 a.
a Cayman Islands company; E[acute accent](vii) enter into the Facilities Administration and Operating Services Agreement, and the Assignment, Assumption and Confirmation Agreement respecting the assigned Retainer Agreements, as described herein below, and undertook providing fee based business consulting services pursuant thereto; and E[acute accent](viii) pursuant to the Mutual Undertaking Agreement undertook to complete the Contemplated Financing as described herein below.
The proxy statement/prospectus includes a resolution for Nanometrics shareholder approval of the issuance of Nanometrics common stock in consideration for all the outstanding shares of Accent capital stock and the rights to acquire Accent capital stock (the "Share Issuance"), and certain other matters contemplated by the Merger Agreement.
Factors that could cause NRG's actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in the forward-looking statements included in this news release should be considered in connection with information regarding risks and uncertainties that may affect NRG's future results included in NRG's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.
The proposal is conditioned on the Board approving the transactions, including the tender offer, contemplated by the New Soros Group proposal and revoking all anti-takeover protections currently contained in the formation and governance documents of Star and its general partner solely with respect to the New Soros Group proposal.
The proposal is conditioned on the board of Star Gas, LLC approving the transactions, including the tender offer, contemplated by the New Soros Group proposal and revoking all anti-takeover protections currently contained in the formation and governance documents of Star and its general partner solely with respect to the New Soros Group proposal.
Cautionary Statement: Certain of the statements made in this press release including, without limitation, statements regarding the effects of the contemplated acquisition by Magellan of NIA, estimates of future financial performance, including revenue, segment profit and earnings per share, expectations concerning future growth and other matters constitute forward-looking statements contemplated under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.