fill the gap


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fill the gap

To assist on a temporary basis. Aunt Helen is coming over to stay with us and fill the gap until Mom gets home from work.
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fill the gap

to serve temporarily. I think that the temp will fill the gap until a new person can be hired.
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pain, local government did its best to try to fill the gap Forced to take hard choices, culture seems like a luxury compared to their core services caring for vulnerable people.
The Fill the Gap Cafe is open on Fridays and provides a lunch club for older people.
"A cancer diagnosis is initially scary and it impacts not just the patient, but the patient's family and friends and workplace," said Cote, executive director of Fill the Gap.
WILLIAM GALLAS could be asked to fill the gap left by Ashley Cole in the ARSENAL defence against Middlesbrough tomorrow.
United Airlines says it will add 22 flights at Dulles International Airport, a move that will fill the gap created when Independence Air shut down.
clinics to fill the gap. Ontario and Quebec also follow this procedure, having each sent over 500 women to Kansas in 2004 at $5,000 per execution.
This book sets out clearly and systematically to fill the gap.
This handbook helps to fill the gap that exists given that most social workers are educated using a generalist model which provides limited education and training in social work with groups.
There will not be a Glastonbury festival in 2006, so Manumission club co-owner Andy Kay says he is ready to fill the gap.
"It's truly a black hole in the business curriculum," says Pugh, who co-wrote Powerful Proposals: How to Give Your Business the Winning Edge (AMACOIVI; $24.95), a seven-step tutorial that attempts to fill the gap. Through their company, Lore International Institute, Pugh and partner Terry Bacon have been helping companies develop and win contracts for the past 20 years.
To fill the gap PLC rented a four year-old model from the factory in order to start the job on time.
Henegan noted the honoree's ability and "remarkable success," and spoke of the industry's need for new talent saying, "women, who have been overlooked for too long, are stepping in to fill the gap."
This reviewer wishes editors had included an essay giving scholarly comment and context, but general histories will fill the gap. Edna Boardman, Bismarck, ND
This study of early modern and Shakespearean theatrical patronage brings together an impressive range of contributors to fill the gap left by what the editors rightly identify as the absence of an extensive study of these issues in favor of a focus on literary patronage.
"The previous government's view that private donors would fill the gap was a pipe dream."