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plan B

A secondary plan to be undertaken in case the original plan ("plan A") fails or cannot be implemented; a backup plan. We're running a bit late, so how about plan B—instead of getting dinner before the movie, let's just get some popcorn at the theater and eat something proper afterward. Well, the diagnostics test didn't reveal any issues with the server. Do you have a plan B?
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plan B

COMMON Someone's plan B is a second plan they have that they will use if their first plan is not successful. It was too late to rethink my plan, and due to the fact that I didn't have a plan B, I was stuck with it.
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plan B

an alternative strategy.
1999 8 Days And if that doesn't work, well, there's always Plan B.
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Plan b's track record of successful international and multi destination campaigns made them an obvious choice for 'Visit St Petersburg' and we are confident that this association will result in visible results of our plans and projections," said Nana Gvichia, deputy head of Tourism Development of St Petersburg.
Plan B's relationship with Quinones-Hinojosa began in 2007 after execs first heard his story on a radio program.
Finally, during the first third of Plan B's 18-month temporary phase, the expert says the long-closed Bourj Hammoud dump will be rehabilitated similar to how Saida's waste mountain was razed -- build a breakwater in the sea, dump the old trash into it, use the old landfill space as a new, sanitary landfill and, after 12 months, close both and use them as reclaimed green space in the future.
Three-and-a-half years ago when the decision was made to make a full-length Plan B video, Torey was on crutches because of an ankle injury.
After years of wrangling to lower the age bar and gain access to retailers' shelves, Teva Women's Health, a subsidiary of Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., also got three-year exclusivity for Plan B One-Step, which expires on April 30, 2016, based on submission of clinical trial data.
After the government withdrew its appeal of the April ruling, FDA invited Plan B's manufacturer to submit a supplemental new drug application with proposed labeling requirements that would allow the drug to be sold over the counter without age restrictions.
Plan B One-Step and two-pill Plan B use the synthetic hormone levonorgestrel to prevent pregnancy by blocking ovulation and impeding the mobility of sperm.
Maybe this famous Plan B's real objective is to convince Russia to change its policy more quickly.
Cheeky, current and cutting edge, Ahmed shows that he's got a Plan B in music.
ILL MANORS (18) Cineworld, Showcase &VUE - Plan B's directorial debut: a powerful, authentic crime thriller set on the mean streets of London.
Plan B's music provides a poetic arc between the stories, and while weighed down by too much material and a pub fire worthy of EastEnders, there is no doubting his commitment to this story about "broken Britain".
Speaking at the premiere of Plan B's iLL Manors the pop act said the royal sounded like a "cool guy".
"It is through such groundless leaks that Ankara seeks to justify its intransigence at the negotiating table, to blast the Cyprus peace talks and focus on so-called plan B's, and to stoke tensions ahead of Cyprus' assumption of the EU Presidency," said Christofides.
This includes intrauterine devices (IUDs), the drug Plan B (levonorgestrel), and a new drug called ella (ulipristal acetate), which came on the market in 2010.
Last week, with each judge asked to axe one of their groups, The Risk were put through after impressing with a version of Plan B's She Said.