The film's insistent feel-goodery and occasional nods to feminism (delivered by a spunky blue-haired hacker emoji, voiced by Anna Faris) ring false
The oath is likely to ring false
to fans after the scandal of government-orchestrated cheating in Russia.
The Electronic Payments Association has contended the retailer's complaints about the settlement ring false
because retailers who brought suit had been present in all the negotiations.
Nerissa has few redeeming qualities, which makes all the attention she attracts ring false
There are a couple of moments that ring false
(even if they did really happen), as when she uses a smart-mouth profanity in front of CIA director Leon Panetta (James Gandolfini).
Yet even if every word of Coogler's account of the last day in Grant's life held up under close scrutiny, the film would still ring false
in its relentlessly positive portrayal of its subject.
Forgiveness without limit and forgiveness from the heart are two of Christianity's most staggering challenges; nevertheless, to refuse these challenges or to try to skirt or ignore them would make our claim to belong to God ring false
Yet with the recent announcement that Lombard's personality and poor management style is to blame for the deaths of employees, among FT's other woes, the assertion of "pure business" starts to ring false
Non-Western artists, however, were not the first group to encounter such a double bind: Feminists did so before them, and found a solution in the rallying cry "the personal is political," an insight which is finally what is missing from Echakhch's striking installations, and whose absence makes a bold image ring false
They offer statements to the public, sounding sincere and concerned, but if their actions fail to support their statements, their initial message will soon ring false
Berg's obvious enthusiasm for the boom-boom makes the movie's tacked-on moral ring false
These many nature passages contain the best writing in the book; they rarely ring false
or strain too hard; they are strikingly, simply, eloquent.
On Monk originals like "Epistrophy" and "Crepuscule with Nellie," and the dazzling nine-minute version of the standard "Sweet and Lovely," Coltrane eagerly bends the sturdy melodies, inserting notes that might ring false
in less skilled hands.
Some of the book's statements about Scottish education must ring false
to those who experienced it before the author did.
The 'imagined conversations' between Sylvia and her mother, the menage a trois that grew when Assia Wevill became the 'other woman' who wreaked destruction (killing herself and Ted's daughter Shura some years later), the conversations with neighbours, all ring false