After a reputation of honesty and probity as military governor, petroleum minister, member of the Supreme Military Council, his colleagues found no one better to wear the diadem as military head of state than the ramrod straight
man from Daura.
We've been told slouching is bad for us since since our school days - but school anddesk jobsaren't exactly conducive to having a ramrod straight
The genius of Cold Pursuit lies largely in the supporting cast, who plays the oddballs against the ramrod straight
Citizen of the Year Nels.
Grizzled old men with weathered faces and burnished medals pinned on their chests stood silently before the cenotaph, some ramrod straight
, others with their heads bowed seemingly in prayer.
HONEY the sniffer dog freezes and goes ramrod straight
as drug busters collar another smuggler.
Her well-known posture was evident as she sat, poised and ramrod straight
, in this recent interview at W Westwood Hotel.
I'm sure for those more inclined to analysis it would've proved a stirring image at the time: superimposing South Africa's geopolitical shackles on the juvenile Forrest Gump, hoping that once the running commenced then the country would be as ramrod straight
and inspiring as the actor Tom Hanks was in the film.
Even during rare events put on for their entertainment, prisoners are only allowed to sit ramrod straight
with their hands on their laps.
Walter Walsh was 92 years old when I first met him, still stood ramrod straight
as we would expect a Marine to stand, and could still see quite well without the aid of glasses.
Not a twitch, ramrod straight
, face covered in camo, eyes darting--nothing escapes those eyes.
He is the example a teacher would use in class to get across the concept of 'ramrod straight
Denise, who up until then had been listening in quiet sympathy, sat up ramrod straight
and didn't miss a beat.
The other extreme, a ramrod straight
back, says "fight or flight." A straight but relaxed spine puts you in a mental and physical state from which words flow smoothly and easily.
He stood ramrod straight
in his dress blues, talking about God and country, invoking the memory of Pres.
When he was in his 70s, with a big white beard and ramrod straight
back, he walked up to Wessenden Head twice a day.