Indeed, most of us have to accept our places in the pecking order
, from the rich to the cold and hungry.
Thrown into the current mix are arguments about where the contractor fits in the pecking order
of secured creditors.
The 31-year-old is wanted by the Championship side on a month's loan, and with Jamaal Lascelles ahead of Williamson in the pecking order
and Paul Dummett able to play centre-back, the Magpies are happy to let the long-serving player out for some game time.
And, despite its huge success on both sides of the Atlantic, playing the lead role in the science fiction show Star Trek: The Next Generation put him way down the pecking order
, at least in Hollywood.
Previous studies on capital structure in Pakistan have reported evidence in support of the pecking order
Tottenham keeper Heurelho Gomes has revealed he would consider going back to Brazil when his contract with the north London club runs out next summer after falling down the pecking order
at White Hart Lane.
And it was redemption time for the 22-year-old after he dropped down the pecking order
during the Six Nations.
He doesn't come very often but when he does all the other birds truly know what the pecking order
Pavlyuchenko (pictured) has voiced his desire to leave White Hart Lane on a number of occasions this season after the arrival of Emmanuel Adebayor and the form of Rafael van der Vaart saw him drop down the pecking order
at the north London club.
These findings shed light on two empirical puzzles: 1) small firms, although having the highest potential for asymmetric information, do not behave according to the pecking order
theory, and 2) the pecking order
theory, has lost explanatory power over time.
But he is way down the pecking order
and was not even on the bench against either Ukraine or Belarus.
McSheffrey, who has slipped down the pecking order
at St Andrews, is currently injured and not expected to be fit until the end of the month when Coleman could attempt to get him on loan.
The Germany defender has fallen down the pecking order
at the Bernabeu and Wenger needs to bolster his defence after selling Philippe Senderos to AC Milan and seeing new signing Mikael Silvestre pick up an injury the moment he walked into the club from Manchester United.
Thankfully Il Warrd was one and given the high position he takes in the pecking order
at Marcus Tregoning's yard, it was heartening to see the Pivotal colt (13-2) draw four and a half lengths clear under Martin Dwyer.
He wants to play football but is going to be slightly down the pecking order
here so we've agreed the switch.