Ex-Attorney General Dominic Grieve said the Tories' reputation "starts to fray at the edges
" if it fails to be seen protecting people's rights.
Working class mums and wives bought a pack of leather elbows and cuffs and sewed them on to smarten a jacket that had been worn so often it had begun to fray at the edges
Laidlaw, though, ensured his team was not behind for long with two more flawless kicks as Japanese discipline - so clean against South Africa - began to fray at the edges
This town will fray at the edges
because we have not got the money," he said.
"As we approach the first anniversary of this coalition, isn't the truth that it is already beginning to fray at the edges
as both parties realise that a marriage of convenience is no substitute for voting for what you believe in?"
Murray was playing better and with more authority while Monfils was beginning to fray at the edges
"These reinforcing effects mean that our social fabric can fray at the edges
, like a yarn that comes loose at the end of a crocheted sweater," said Cacioppo, the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor in Psychology.
As secrets fester and are revealed, the seemingly close-knit Bramble family begins to fray at the edges
As public attention increasingly focuses on the ECB, the Bundesbank's previously sacrosanct status is beginning to fray at the edges
; it has been stripped of its role as guardian of the currency.
The shots of Hollywood from its origins into the '50s are indispensable, but strangely, when the town begins to fray at the edges
after WWII, the docu also seems to veer from its sense of purpose.
Crown were beginning to fray at the edges
allowing the Walton attack to press home their advantage.
Gradually the side began fray at the edges
. The veterans were torn between lashing out and sitting tight.
AN oddball love story by the popular Irish novelist hints that he's starting to fray at the edges
Soon, these "visions" begin to undermine the Hausers' not-so-tranquil domesticity, and this model American family begins to fray at the edges
Their psychological head-to-head is the centrepiece of this tense, claustrophobic thriller as Hearst's story begins to fray at the edges