Resort to sentence example

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  • Unlike you, I don't need to resort to violence to win.
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  • Miss Franny would never resort to writing something like this.
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  • If he couldn't win an argument any other way, he could always resort to demeaning dialog.
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  • Other attacks upon his authority were met with the same resort to force.
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  • First Bela solicited the aid of the pope, but was compelled finally to resort to arms, and crossing the Leitha on the 15th of June 1246, routed Frederick, who was seriously wounded and trampled to death by his own horsemen.
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  • Excluded from parliament by the fatal error of his youth, he was compelled to resort to indirect means of working out his plans by influencing public men.
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  • In soft material the excavation may be performed by mechanical excavators or " steam navvies," while in hard it may be necessary to resort to blasting.
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  • When an engineer has to construct a railway up a hill having a still steeper slope, he must secure practicable gradients by laying out the line in ascending spirals, if necessary tunnelling into the hill, as on the St Gothard railway, or in a series of zigzags, or he must resort to a rack or a cable railway.
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  • Sergiyevo has long been renowned for its manufacture of holy pictures (painted and carved), spoons, and other articles carved in wood, especially toys, which are sold to pilgrims who resort to the place to the number of ioo,000 annually.
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  • To pay his debt to Rome he was compelled to resort to extraordinary methods of raising money; he actually met his death (187 B.C.) in an attempt to loot the temple of Elymais.
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  • The resort to the weighbridge should put both on an equality, and its use tends to increase.
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  • Clearly the succoss of the coup d'etat of Brumaire was due in the last resort to Lucien Bonaparte.
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  • But besides an immense resort to Benares of poor pilgrims from every part of India, as well as from Tibet and Burma, numbers of rich Hindus in the decline of life go there for religious salvation.
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  • When the struggle between the colonies and the mother country began, although he felt much sympathy for the former, his opposition to any form of obstruction to the Stamp Act and other measures, and his denunciation of a resort to force created a breach between him and his parish, and in a fiery farewell discourse preached after the opening of hostilities he declared that no power on earth should prevent him from praying and shouting "God save the King."
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  • When suddenly confronted in a situation where immediate escape is impossible, the fox, like the wolf, will not hesitate to resort to the death-feigning instinct.
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  • On the 18th of December 1895 a message was sent to the United States Congress by President Cleveland practically stating that any attempt on the part of the British Government to enforce its claims upon Venezuela as regards the boundary between that country and Guiana without resort to arbitration would be considered as a casus belli by his government.
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  • To reduce such land to a fit state for the growth of arable crops is very difficult and slow without resort to paring and burning.
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  • To that end he filled it with celebrated scholars, and, leaving only a few chairs of letters and philosophy in Florence, compelled the Florentines to resort to Pisa for the prosecution of their studies.
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  • Such a thought can hardly be Micah's, even if we resort to the violent harmonistic process of imagining that two quite distinct sieges, separated by a renewal of the theocracy, are spoken of in consecutive verses.
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  • Hence to represent D, Greek has now to resort to the clumsy device of writing NT instead.
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  • Some are said occasionally to resort to berries and other fruit for food, but as a rule they are carnivorous, feeding chiefly on birds and their eggs, small mammals, as squirrels, hares, rabbits and moles, but chiefly mice of various kinds, and occasionally snakes, lizards and frogs.
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  • The nature of the heresy, opposed, however, and the resort to the authority of Jude " the brother of James " against it, favour rather the period of Polycarp and Papias (117-150).
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  • In a few minutes the batteries on the extreme Prussian left were completely overwhelmed, and suddenly dense lines of French skirmishers emerged from a fold in the ground upon their flank and front, and the gunners were compelled to resort to case-shot, so imminent was their danger.
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  • These strange plants usually grow in rocky places with little or no earth to support them; and it is said that in times of drought the cattle resort to them to allay their thirst, first ripping them up with their horns and tearing off the outer skin, and then devouring the moist succulent parts.
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  • For, since the commencement of the era is placed at an intermediate period of history, we are compelled to resort to a double manner of reckoning, backward as well as forward.
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  • The rapid growth of literature in the 16th century compels him to resort to a classification of subjects.
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  • It has a beautiful cathedral, built after a plan by Rastrelli in 1753, to which pilgrims resort to venerate an ikon of the Virgin.
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  • But during his tenure of office he, too, had to resort to strong measures in repressing some serious disorders in various parts of Italy, and thus he lost the favour of the Socialists.
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  • These formed part of the general resort to every possible fiscal device.
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  • The student must therefore resort to what may be called a tripod of evidence, derived from the available facts of embryology, comparative anatomy and palaeontology.
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  • No true solution could be achieved by resort to the mere absence of distinguishing, differencing feature.
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  • The assumption explicitly made by General Walker that among the immigrants no influence was yet excited in restriction of population, is also not only gratuitous, but inherently weak; the European peasant who landed (where the great majority have stayed) in the eastern industrial states was thrown suddenly under the influence of the forces just referred to; forces possibly of stronger influence upon him than upon native classes, which are in general economically and socially more stable, On the whole, the better opinion is probably that of a later authority on the vital statistics of the country, Dr John Shaw Billings,i that though the characteristics of modern life doubtless influence the birth-rate somewhat, by raising the average age of marriage, lessening unions, and increasing divorce and prostitution, their great influence is through the transmutation into necessities of the luxuries of simpler times; not automatically, but in the direction of an increased resort to means for the prevention of child-bearing.
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  • The cities, towns and municipalities resort to it to supply their local needs, and there is a tendency, especially pronounced in Ontario on account of the excellence of her municipal system, to devolve the burden of educational payments, and others more properly provincial, upon the municipal authorities on the plea of decentralization.
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  • The United States government therefore proposed that the signatories should insert in the act of ratification a reservation to the effect that resort to the International Prize Court, in respect of decisions of their national tribunals, should take the form of a direct claim for compensation.
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  • It was, besides, singularly interesting from the expedients to which the Hindu architect was forced to resort to imitate the vaults of the Moslems. Of the buildings, however, which so excited the admiration of the emperor Baber, probably little now remains.
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  • That he celebrated the night of St Bartholomew was due to the fact that, according to his information, the step was a last resort to ensure the preservation of the royal family and the Catholic religion from the attacks of the revolutionary Huguenots.
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  • In the 18th century it became necessary to resort to fiscal measures which were often harmful.
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  • Ray's translation of that work (p. 334), stating that it is "a Sea-fowl, which fishermen observe to resort to their vessels in some numbers, swimming 1 swiftly to and fro, backward, forward and about them, and doth as it were radere aquam, shear the water, from whence perhaps it had its name."
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  • Although the government had a great majority in the Chamber, the opposition counted the redoubtable names of Thiers, Berryer and Jules Favre, and government measures were only passed by frequent resort to the closure.
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  • When we come to pieces of very irregular shape, such as crank-shafts, anchors, trunnions, &c., we must resort to forging, except for purposes for which unforged castings are good enough.
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  • The marked preference shown by the natives to resort to the civil and criminal courts established by the British demonstrated their faith in the impartial treatment awarded therein.
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  • When Ahaziah, the son of Ahab, having injured himself by falling through a lattice, sent to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether he should recover, the prophet was commanded to appear to the messengers and tell them that, for this resort to a false god, the king should die.
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  • In the unexpected prolongation of the war, volunteer enlistments became too slow to replenish the waste of armies, and in 1863 the government was forced to resort to a draft.
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  • In Characeae no fewer than four methods of vegetative reproduction have been described, and the facility with which buds and branches are in these cases detached has been adduced as an evidence of affinity with Bryophyta, which, as a class, are distinguished by their ready resort to vegetative reproduction.
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  • It first sprang into notice from a visit of Queen Caroline in 1804, and as it is the nearest seaside resort to London it is much frequented.
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  • In such a case there is resort to a controlling authority, whether self-imposed (like the divine Pharaoh of the Amarna age), or mutually agreed (as Mahomet and the Arabian clans).
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  • Immediately after finishing his course at the Ecole Polytechnique he was appointed repetiteur there, an office which he had discharged as an amateur while still a pupil in the school; for it had been the custom of his comrades often to resort to his room after an unusually difficult lecture to hear him repeat and explain it.
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  • Great efforts were made, especially in 1907, but without success, to drafc a generally acceptable convention, making resort to arbitration compulsory, at any rate with reference to certain classes of questions.
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  • On land, however, whither they resort to breed, they seek food of their own taking, whether small mammals, little birds, insects or berries; but even here their uncommon courage is exhibited, and they will defend their homes and offspring with the utmost spirit against any intruder, repeatedly shooting down on man or dog that invades their haunts, while every bird almost, from an eagle downwards, is repelled by buffets or something worse.
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  • As a remedy for such a breach of compact the state might resort to nullification, or, as a last resort, to secession from the Union.
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  • Various streets have been laid out, a large hotel erected for the reception of the visitors who resort to the place as a sanatorium in summer, and the religious wants of the community are supplied by a Roman Catholic and a Protestant church.
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  • In the resulting conflicts, in which his personal interest was in question, he displayed great activity and a wide knowledge of canon law, but did not scruple to resort to disingenuous interpretation of texts.
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  • The other chief difficulty arose from the absence of any authoritative restraint on the hearing of confessions by young and unqualified priests, the Church of England merely directing the penitent who wishes for special help to resort to any "discreet and learned minister."
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  • To pay his debts he was obliged to resort to heavy taxation in Aquitaine, which gave his discontented subjects in Poitou and the other outlying districts an excuse for the rebellion that they had been for some time meditating.
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  • His conduct lowered the prestige of Great Britain at least as much as his Italian policy had raised it., Continental statesmen thenceforward assumed that Great Britain., however much she might protest, would not resort to arms, and the influence of England suffered, as it was bound to suffer, in consequence.
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  • Great reforming ministers would do well to recollect that the success of even liberal measures may be dearly purchased by the resort to what are regarded as unconstitutional expedients.
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  • The disclosure, soon afterwards, of a conspiracy to resort to dynamite still further alienated the sympathies of the Liberal party from the Irish nation.
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  • In one passage, indeed, He has been understood as practically commanding resort to the practice in certain circumstances.
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  • They observe omens, have magicians and rain-makers, and sometimes resort to ordeal to discover a crime.
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  • Petrels are archaic oceanic forms, with great powers of flight, dispersed throughout all the seas and oceans of the world, and some species apparently never resort to land except for the purpose of nidification, though nearly all are liable at times to be driven ashore, and often very far inland, by gales of wind.'
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  • This work, designed in 1857, but unexecuted during a quarter of a century, owing to insufficiency of funds, was completed in 1882; and in 1886, after other comparatively short cuttings had been made to get rid of difficult bends and further to deepen the channel without having to resort to dredgers, the desired minimum depth of 15 ft.
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  • In Bengal the natives resort to a still more elaborate forcing of the conditions.
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  • In Missouri not only was sentiment divided, but the two factions were eager to resort to force long before they were in the other border states.
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  • The adjacent loch is a favourite breeding-place for the sea-birds, which resort to the coast of Elginshire in enormous numbers.
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  • In the breeding season they resort to the most desolate lands in higher southern latitudes, and indeed have been met with as far to the southward as navigators have penetrated.
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  • There are, however, an increasingly large number of cases in which temperatures below that of any available natural cooling agent are required, and in these it is necessary to resort to machines which are capable of producing the required cooling effect by taking in heat at low temperatures and rejecting it at temperatures somewhat above that of the natural cooling agent, which for obvious reasons is generally water.
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  • That such a resort to experience for explanation could lead to no valid conclusion has been already noted as evident to Hume himself.
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  • Then we have to resort to trying to calculate the local average in the time sequence.
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  • In an industry bedeviled by litigation, Hamilton knows the big guns could resort to patent infringement suits to try to thwart Provis.
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  • As far as is possible we aim to satisfy complainants as quickly as possible without having to resort to lengthy correspondence.
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  • But I really ought to feel safe without the need to resort to such falsehood.
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  • When the opposition has to resort to petty insults, you know they're on the defensive.
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  • And please don't be so juvenile as to resort to baseless threats.
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  • However, if we suffer any more reactor malfunctions, we will have to resort to a main rocket burn.
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  • I have not mentioned about the probable violence that indigenous people will resort to if they become too overburdened with incomers.
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  • These are subtle ploys committed in the hope of gaining an advantage without having to resort to a full-blown illegal method.
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  • I might resort to extremely prickly plants round the edge.
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  • Sometimes I resort to taping a sock onto their good rear leg to encourage them to use the newly reconstructed joint.
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  • Then, secondly, there arose the question whether the methods of exact science sufficed to explain the connexion of phenomena, or whether for the explanation of this the thinking mind was forced to resort to some hypothesis not immediately verifiable by observation, but dictated by higher aspirations and interests.
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  • When, after the introduction of cattle plague or rinderpest in 1865, the proposal was made to resort to the extreme remedy of slaughter in order to check the ravages of a disease which was pursuing its course with ruinous results, the idea was received with public indignation and denounced as barbarous.
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  • At first the indigenous populations were pitilessly deprived of their hunting and grazing grounds and compelled to resort to agriculture - a modification exceedingly hard for them, not only on account of their poverty but also because they were compelled to settle in the less favourable regions.
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  • It arose partly from the makeshift policy of the times of the Reformation, and partly from Luther's strong belief that the jus episcopale belonged in the last resort to the civil authorities.
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  • His attempts to attack the English in Sicily ended disastrously, but he succeeded in crushing brigandage in Calabria by means of General Manhes, who, however, had to resort to methods of ferocity in order to do so.
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  • That the prince should have felt compelled in the last resort to take up arms for the Union against the attempt of the province of Holland to defy the authority of the Generality may be justified by the plea reipublicae salus suprema lex.
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  • Is our nation so poor or so weak that we must resort to the ultimate in pragmatism and befriend nations in the name of commerce or prosperity or military security while turning a blind eye to the suffering of their people?
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  • But the critical question is, will they resort to war to resolve them?
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  • If I do not succeed they resort to dumb show.
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  • Like the wasps, before I finally went into winter quarters in November, I used to resort to the northeast side of Walden, which the sun, reflected from the pitch pine woods and the stony shore, made the fireside of the pond; it is so much pleasanter and wholesomer to be warmed by the sun while you can be, than by an artificial fire.
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  • To solve this problem, researchers resort to either quota samples or random samples.
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  • Do not panic and do not resort to spraying insecticides indoors where you see ants.
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  • Unable to resort to conventional tactics of warfare in order to secure victory, they created new theaters of war to demonstrate their superiority.
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  • In tomb raider 2 I would go a few levels without having to resort to looking up the way forward in a walkthrough.
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  • Sadly, believers in the past have often been known to resort to forgery to uphold what they have little evidence for in fact.
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  • Parents used to resort to doll clothing for their tiny babies, and most of this clothing was still ill-fitting and inappropriate.
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  • In many cases, couples struggle with finding the perfect name, and they often resort to baby name books and baby name websites for help.
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  • Watch your responses-While you may be extremely frustrated with your child, don't resort to punishing or ridiculing her.
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  • Many of them don't want to resort to purchasing online and wait for a shipment, so they will check the flea market as a last resort.
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  • Since you are trying to avoid medications, there are a few other things you can try before you have to resort to shots or medicine for OCD.
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  • Since many collection agencies and their representatives work on commission, they may resort to guilt and intimidating tactics.
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  • Creditors sometimes resort to filing paperwork for a judgment against you.
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  • You don't have to resort to a tiny compact mirror just because you're traveling.
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  • Before booking your trip, contact the ski resort to ensure availability and snow conditions.
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  • First, it's the closest ski resort to Reno, making it easy to enjoy your day skiing and your night in the city.
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  • This is the closest ski resort to New York City.
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  • If you live in Colorado Springs or you're planning a winter vacation to the Colorado Springs area, then you've probably wondered what is the closest ski resort to Colorado Springs itself.
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  • That said, the absolute closest ski resort to Colorado Springs is Echo Mountain.
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  • If you're planning a California ski vacation this year, you'll want to think carefully about which ski resort to visit.
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  • If you normally handle frustrations with anger, fight is normally what your mind will resort to.
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  • While most women buy their bridal gowns in a store after numerous fittings, a bride wanting a traditional Asian gown may have to resort to ordering online and then finding a seamstress to finish tailoring the dress.
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  • An intervention is often seen as a final resort to confronting someone who is dealing with a drug addition.
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  • There's no need to resort to duct-tape for the family photo.
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  • Finally, you can resort to an actual shock collar, although they are not my personal choice for a training device.
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  • If they do not receive it, English Bulldogs can resort to digging and chewing on virtually anything to get attention.
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  • If you are not fortunate enough to live in these zones, you will have to resort to growing your gardenia indoors.
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  • This way, if the neighbor's dog digs up all your seedlings or an unexpected frost hits, you will still have a few extra organic seedlings on hand and won't need to resort to buying nursery seedlings to replace the ones you lost.
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  • If a fashionable woman of size of any age wanted something that was actually fun and flattering to wear, she had to resort to making it herself or having it made.
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  • While many people resort to non prescription sleep aids, you may also want to consider natural solutions.
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  • All-Star Movies Resort - Those who enjoy Disney movies will likely find the Disney All Star Movie Resort to be a fun home base for their Disney vacation adventure.
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  • Travelers who venture to Wisconsin Dells to sample the region's extensive outdoor water parks may want to stay at an indoor water park resort to enjoy a more laid back, convenient option when the outdoor parks are unavailable.
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  • With so many parks to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which Wisconsin Dells resort to stay at.
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  • Get Away Today is another useful site, as they often work directly with the Disneyland Resort to get you a good deal.
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  • Often, testers will resort to sleeping at the office so they can get their work done.
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  • This unique outdoor cooking device allows you to enjoyed baked and stove top meals without having to resort to indoor cooking.
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  • If firstborns cannot meet these expectations or fear that they cannot, they often become depressed and sometimes resort to suicide to escape the pain they feel.
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  • People with paranoid personality disorder are untrusting, unforgiving, and often resort to angry or aggressive outbursts without justification because they see others as unfaithful, disloyal, or dishonest.
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  • Heparin, an anticoagulant, has been controversial in treating DIC, but it is often used as a last resort to stop hemorrhage.
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  • Children and teens who reveal that they are gay or bisexual to non-supportive families are much more likely to become runaways and resort to prostitution for financial support.
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  • Boys who are bullies tend to resort to one-on-one physical aggression, while girls tend to bully as a group through social exclusion and the spreading of rumors.
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  • You'll probably have to resort to auction sites like eBay where one person's trash is another person's treasure.
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  • Fortunately, Halle didn't have to resort to such extreme measures to fulfill her dream.
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  • You may have to resort to ordering online, and with that comes the hassle of finding a size that works for you.
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  • Unfortunately, not everyone loves board games, so when you cannot find a group to sit around a table filled to the brim with chips and pop, you can only resort to one thing, and that is to play board games online.
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  • The fact that it's a good idea to review sample proposals before you start writing your own does not mean that it's appropriate to resort to copying content or ideas that are not yours.
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  • Instead of choosing a discount scarf, a tin of cookies or that generic wallet you resort to when you can't think of anything else to buy someone special, mark the occasion with an engraved Christmas ornament.
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  • You don't have to always resort to buying something for your sweetheart.
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  • Which begs the question, why would a woman who was once in love with you, now resort to treating you so poorly?
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  • In order to broaden your search for other divorcees, you may have to resort to one of the larger free websites such as OK Cupid.
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  • Designers are more likely to offer scatter set diamond rings, though many couples will need to resort to online jewelry stores for an adequate selection.
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  • Some couples, in their eagerness to share a picture of the ring, resort to using photos from their jeweler's website.
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  • Children who are unable to find employment or who are homeless often resort to begging or selling small items on the street.
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  • Scary videos of authentic ghosts shatter all of those things that used to bring us comfort as children, so many people resort to belittling the evidence or joking about the phenomenon.
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  • Since Gucci wedges are not always available, many shoppers will resort to online auction sites like eBay to find a pair.
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  • Only when you can't identify the problem yourself or the repair is well outside your range of skill, should you resort to paying for the repair services of a mechanic.
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  • How do I curb my appetite without having to resort to pills and supplements?
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  • You do not have to resort to pills in order to fill you up.
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  • And there is no reason she must resort to eating only "diet foods", in fact this would be dangerous at only eleven years of age, as she is still growing and needs lots of nutrients that a varied diet provides.
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  • Women are genetically incapable of developing huge muscles - even female body builders usually resort to hormone supplements (testosterone is responsible for muscle size) and decades of training to develop larger muscles.
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  • By making sure that you burn more calories than you eat, you will be well on your way to a healthier body without needing to resort to magical cures.
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  • If you want medications to be a last resort to treating your symptoms, explain your concerns.
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  • Many people resort to spot training as a means to reduce the fat in this area and flatten their abs; however, it is impossible to flatten abs by spot training.
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  • For a simple office visit, however, you have to resort to Medicare Part B or Part C to offset the costs.
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  • Many girls have had to resort to the use of paper clips to keep the bra closed for the rest of the day till getting home and throwing it out.
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  • Therefore, you can resort to the convenience of online shopping, allowing yourself a lot of leisure for choosing and comparison.
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  • Though moisturizing problem spots with a rich cream can be helpful in minor cases, patients may need to resort to prescription treatments, such as cortisteroids or antihistamines, to experience relief.
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  • Many women use several eye creams, while some resort to an all-purpose aging cream.
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  • Don't resort to schemes – There are services out there that promise to bring lots of traffic to your blog if you pay them a small fee.
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