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Man proposes, God disposes.

Prov. People may make plans, but they cannot control the outcome of their plans. Jill: Are you really going to be able to finish writing your novel by the end of the year? Bob: Man proposes, God disposes.
See also: dispose, god, man

propose a toast

to make a toast before a celebratory drink. I'd like to propose a toast in honor of your birthday. At the wedding reception, the bride's father proposed a toast to the new couple.
See also: propose, toast

propose something to someone

to suggest something to someone. I have an idea I would like to propose to you. Sam wanted to propose a new plan to Sarah.
See also: propose

propose to someone

to suggest marriage to someone, usually a male to a female. Guess who proposed to me last night? Do you think that Sam will propose to Mary?
See also: propose

propose a ˈtoast (to somebody)

ask people to wish somebody health, happiness and success by raising their glasses and drinking: I’d like to propose a toast to the bride and groom.In the past, the name of a lady who was being wished health and happiness was supposed to improve the flavour of the wine like the pieces of spiced toast that people put in their wine.
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However, federal law officers and counsel of election commission opposed the contentions submitting that a proposer or seconder had to be from the same constituency as the candidate and from where the seat of general member was to be filled under rules.
That is, proposers offered more money if the responder showed an angry expression compared to when they showed a neutral expression, but only when the responder demanded 70 per cent of the take.
JUSTICE Giridhar Malaviya, the retired judge of the Allahabad High Court and grandson of freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, is likely to be one of the proposers for Narendra Modi when he files his nomination papers from the Varanasi constituency on April 24.
However, members of a particularly large camp made much higher offers as proposers than did members of several smaller camps.
If the Company believes that a proposer has not satisfied any of these eligibility or procedural requirements in accordance with applicable law, the Company will notify the proposer within 14 days of receiving the proposal.
Proposer, its qualifications must be documented to UNDPs satisfaction.
Khan's son, Zamin Husain, refused to being a proposer of Modi when he was approached by the BJP.
Standard economic theory predicts that self-interested proposers will make meager offers, which self-interested responders will accept with a resigned conviction that it's better to leave with a pittance than with nothing.
The Schools reserves the right, either before or after the opening of proposals, to ask any proposer to clarify its proposal or to submit additional information that the Schools in its sole discretion deems desirable
It is the responsibility of the proposer to submit their RFP with sufficient time to be received by PlanetBids prior to the receiving date and time.
Proposers must have a comprehensive understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and other insurance and HMO companies rules, regulations and procedures as they relate to operations in the State of Florida.
The Proposer shall maintain compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules, professional license requirements and regulations that in any manner affect the work.
Pursuant to this Request for Proposals ( RFP ), Charlotte Douglas International Airport ( CLT or Airport ), which is owned and operated by the City of Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking Proposals from qualified and experienced companies (individually or collectively, the Proposer ) interested in providing an Emergency Call Station System (the Work ).
This RFP is not intended to completely define the future contractual relationship between the City and the successful Proposer ( Successful Proposer ).