A Chinese attempt to enter the US energy sector was given very short shrift by the US Congress only a couple of months ago.
Such thieves as refused to work with him received short shrift.
Thus the " lazy yawning drone," as Shakespeare puts it, has a short shrift when his usefulness to the community is ended.
However, they received short shrift from the House of Lords.
Cambridge made short shrift of them on the outside of bends.
But why do the tenors always get such short shrift?
But in the case of Early Christian sarcophagi the iconographic connections of portraits to either visual context or survivors receive short shrift.
This has been given short shrift by both politicians and IT experts.
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