That won't hold water
; it doesn't commend itself to reason."
That would amount to sheer dereliction of duty to protect the Philippines' interests in this case, and the kind of suspicious dismissal of basic good sense that won't hold water
with the public.
Another possibility is using slurry that contains bentonite, which is a clay, to seal ponds that won't hold water
, including those on farms.
But he said: "That won't hold water
for much longer because for the first time cyber crime, online crime, is about to get added to the crime figures - and I think that will show a very different picture from the one painted by the Tory government.
We need to remember that if there were cracks in that reasoning back then, it certainly won't hold water
What you're told won't hold water
. Unfortunately, you'll still be left dealing with all your original suspicions.
A friend who is raising two young daughters in a Modern Orthodox community worries that the truthsabout marriage and familythat she grew up with won't hold water
for her own kids.
The assumptions that they might have used to decide whether to form a captive in the past won't hold water
Malfunctioning pipes, drains, drippy faucets, and sinks that won't hold water
are now your problem and your expense.
Of course, that won't hold water
as an excuse when I'm being read the story about the outdoors writer breaking an outdoors law in the office of the big guy back at the paper.
But feigning sickness, claiming the goldfish has just died or you've suddenly developed a particularly bad case of dandruff, won't hold water
When a tub drain won't hold water
or the finish looks bad, the usual fix is to replace it.
This explanation is very clever, but it won't hold water
. We might pipe it onboard were the pedigree of the Sea Goat not so archaic.
Get a size that's a little too large for the trunk so it won't hold water
against the wood.
Remember, this is a performance-based business; if you perform well, whatever they may feel won't hold water