'I don't think it's something that the President would say from thin air
because he has access to all information that even you and I don't have access to,' he said.
Like the "two or three units a day" safe drinking figures these sound like guesstimates plucked from thin air
with no scientific basis at all.
He spotted BBC man David using sleight of hand to magically produce a pen "as if from thin air
And council leader Cheryl Green said: 'The impact will be remarkable.' INTEREST RETHINK SAVES A MILLION: Public services in Bridgend have received a pounds 1m bonus from thin air
- thanks to bright spark accountants.
Making up stuff from thin air
certainly requires talent and originality."
"How to turn a penny into a radio, make a flood alarm with an aspirin, change milk into plastic, extract water and electricity from thin air
, turn on a TV with your ring, and other amazing feats," the cover boasts, making this as irresistible to readers as the popular Worst-Case Scenarios series.
It was genuinely heartrending, mostly as a tribute to a dead lover but also because it had been spun together from thin air
and--despite the fact that this show, Tillmans's first substantial museum exhibition in his adopted country, on occasion reconstructed entire swaths of previous shows--will probably never be presented in this way again.
Breakaway segregationist Democrats didn't need to pluck the racist dystopia implicit in their 1948 platform from thin air
, nor did they have to base their political hopes on hazy Lost Cause nostalgia and distant antebellum dreams.
I noted with approval that the theme for this year was "Vocations: A Family Affair." Here at last, was an entire ecclesial body publicly acknowledging that vocations to the priesthood don't come from thin air
. For years, many people and congregations have been petitioning heaven for "vocations," as if in hopes that the Lord would one day relent and let fall a multitude of young men in Roman collars, like so much manna in the desert.
He plucked a date from thin air
- June 13, 1998 - but no woman entered his life.
'Sabi ko nga tingin ko kuryente (I think it was only a bum steer), I 'll still give him the benefit of the doubt, na hindi nya inimbento (that he didn't not make it up) or got it from thin air
. He was fed with a false information, that's my opinion,' the senator added.
MIKE ASHLEY wants pounds 100million for Newcastle, which sounds like a figure plucked from thin air
- just like most of his recent managers.