cool reception


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cool reception

An unenthusiastic, disdainful, or unfriendly welcome. My wife met me with a rather cool reception when I came home at 3 AM.
See also: cool, reception
References in classic literature ?
But by the light of this summer day, Jarndyce, if you call upon the owner while you stay with me, you are likely to have but a cool reception.
Bongo's second mandate has received a cool reception from the African Union and the United Nations, while the European Union voiced regret that the count had not been transparent.
ZAK returns to a cool reception from his family, but after learning about Aaron's abuse, he's determined to still be there for them.
Tackling global warming by making it more difficult for the poor to heat their homes will ensure their candidates get a cool reception on the doorsteps.
DARREN tips off Freddie that Trevor has tracked down Mercedes, so his brother grabs her and brings her back to the village, where she gets a very cool reception from the McQueens.
Greece's proposal to swap debt held by its euro zone creditors for bonds with payments linked to economic growth got a cool reception in European capitals this week, with one official calling it a "new trick" to a haircut.
Turkey`s idea has received a cool reception from its allies.
A photo booth set up during the Rural Is Cool reception was a huge hit, with husbands and wives, colleagues and friends jothing in on the fun, snapping seffies in sunglasses and saying "cheese" for the camera in oh-so-cool poses (for evidence visit our Facebook page).
The story got a cool reception worldwide with no sign of anyone seriously believing it.
Airbus got a mostly cool reception after using the show to advance a campaign for a seat width of 18 inches on long trips, something it says the 777 will lack.
The Spaniard, who first joined the club in 1995 as player and has been manager for the last four years, is one of the favourites to take over from David Moyes at Everton despite a generally cool reception from many Blues fans, while he has also been linked with the Malaga post in his home country.
Such initiatives have met with a cool reception from the US and other nations, largely because of China's reputation for maintaining the world's most thorough and sophisticated Internet censorship regimes.
However, the proposal received a cool reception from the Syrian National Coalition (SNC).
Although the Japanese foreign minister welcomed the green light given by the EU Council of Ministers, on 29 November, to the start of talks for an EU-Japan free trade agreement (FTA), European carmakers gave it a cool reception.
A cool reception for US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in some quarters of Egypt and Israel is demonstrating that US ability to influence policy in the region is waning.