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Used for emphasis to insist that one does, has done, or has something. The phrase typically ends the sentence or is followed by a verb. A: "I don't think you finished your homework." B: "I did so!" A: "Honey, you're fine. You don't have a fever." B: "I do so have a fever! Feel my forehead again!"
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While doing so, they used a tent and a conference room filled with field equipment to train for the possibility of their own deployment.
Of course, when it comes to other excesses, they do indulge, even if doing so may come with a price.
* This means doing so even when you are not recognized or rewarded, appreciated or praised.
* This means doing so in the service of patients who are difficult, demanding, and even abusive and insulting.
A number of the jurisdictions have changed their education requirements or were contemplating doing so to make them more flexible.
While 71% responded in the negative, 10 state boards indicated that they have made some changes or are seriously contemplating doing so. Among the changes cited are allowing more flexible AIT schedules; decreasing the required AIT hours for some candidates with certain degrees; allowing the training programs to be completed over a longer period of time; and seeking ways to provide financial assistance to trainees and training facilities.
When we talk about either "being motivated" or "lacking motivation" to engage in a behavior change, such as learning how to eat a more balanced diet or become a regular exerciser, we are referring to the mental process that will impel us to undertake that action (or, in the case of negative motivation, hinder us from doing so).
If feeling guilty is the reason we started changing a health-related behavior, then those kinds thoughts are likely to lead us to quit the process, for doing so will be the easiest way to get rid of the anger and frustration.
In the meantime, it's equally clear that vendors must develop a Windows 95 product if they are to survive, but doing so is a costly venture.
Doing so will require government offices to identify their real goals, a good thing in any case.
In doing so, it establishes its own set of expectations, Because the company monitoring its progress, expectations are constantly being updated.
He finally persuades me to do it and in doing so, I get totally into it.
My job is to do basic research and let it be disseminated." Or consider the defense Harvard President Derek Bok gave of his institution's reluctance to divest all of its South African-involved stocks: "Universities have neither the mandate nor the competence to administer foreign policy, set our social and economic priorities, enforce standards of conduct in the society, or carry out other social functions apart from learning and discovery." I would hope that if a college president were going to maintain financial ties with South Africa, he'd have and offer some reasons for doing so. Academic freedom shouldn't obliterate moral responsibility or moral debate.
Instead, you have to stand back and look at your life and work objectively and ask, 'What am I going to stop doing so that I have enough time to do the most important things in my life and work?'