They tend to stand back and access a situation before they dive in.
First stand back and take a good hard look at your dog or puppy.
Don't forget to stand back and admire your work!
Carmen, I want to marry you in the worst way, but if you think I'm going to be the kind of man to stand back while my woman flirts with another man, you're sadly mistaken.
In this case the mouths of the underground main pipe-drains are stopped up, and the water in them and the secondary drains thus caused to stand back until it has risen sufficiently near the surface.
It now becomes a river of the plains from which the mountains on either side stand back.
Every few seconds, someone would randomly press one of the buttons, and stand back to admire the high decibel auditory effect.
I see how human ingenuity and new technologies have eliminated previously insoluble problems once we stand back and let free markets do what they do best: direct the allocation of capital to find a solution.
Now have guests stand back several feet and try to toss nipple rings so that they'll land on the nipple.
Cool colors make the color seem to stand back and are a good choice for a room that soaks up a lot of sun and gets hot during the day.
Parents need to stand back and look at the silhouette on their child rather than holding to an image that does not fit them properly.
If at any point you feel rushed or pressured to make a big decision, stand back and make sure you have all the information you need.
All you had to do was slip the can's edge into the mechanism and stand back while the can opener worked its magic.
Facilitate in creating a potentially supportive environment, but then, stand back and hope for the best.
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