Let's not let that detract
us from the event and Cardiff's participation in that event.
The jury commended the boldness yet delicacy of the light-filled oval structures, which in no way detract
from their fine setting, but gently add to the precious cityscape.
Miliwork wall base features a smooth, nonfading surface with no knots or grain to detract
from its appearance.
The planned park on Horseshoe Shoals in Nantucket Sound has drawn criticism from local officials who feel that the site will detract
from the natural beauty of the region and commercial fishermen who fear damage to a prime fishing area.
The fact that the Iranian state has maintained many of its authoritarian and arbitrary tendencies should not detract
from this fact about t he fundamental change in the structure of authority and its relations to the society.
On the other hand, the selectmen worried that allowing such a variety of unattended structures -- and livestock -- to clutter the Green would disturb the historic ambiance of the area and detract
from the residents' and tourists' experience of the town.
Still, this minor weakness should not detract
from the value of this book for providing a good portrait of twentieth-century Baptist life.
The overgrown areas are thought to detract
from new investments in the city.
The detailed stories of African and Afro-Creole families that Professor Hall relates are fascinating, but at times detract
from the book's arguments.
Suffice it to say, her anticapitalist excursions belong in another book, because in this one they detract
from her presentation and bait the reader into arguing with her, as when she declares that Henry Ford's introduction of the moving assembly line was intended to discipline labor.
Does time spent performing consultations significantly detract
from education and research?
Captions are also minimal, just a name, maybe a word or two, so as not to detract
from the images.
But Justice Schnall noted that "the fact that the parents believe that they strike their children out of love, and that they are obliged to do so because of the teachings of the Bible as interpreted by their Church, does not detract
from the view that excessive force cannot be condoned, under any circumstances.
Taxes invariably will contribute to, or detract
from, the benefits promised to shareholders and Wall Street analysts.