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unlikely

unlikely Sentence Examples

  • That seemed unlikely, though.

  • It seemed unlikely that Señor Medena would invite Tessa.

  • Sleep seemed unlikely, but it must have happened shortly after her head hit the pillow.

  • Such an unlikely spot for a home site, and yet, the remains of a chimney gave indisputable proof that one had existed at some point.

  • She was exhausted but sleep seemed unlikely.

  • It seemed unlikely that he would travel so many miles to get her, and then give up.

  • It was an unlikely spot for water.

  • Do I think he'll find us from Julie's letter, one of maybe thousands; it's unlikely.

  • They spent the evening in their private quarters mulling over the possibilities and skirting the question that Lydia had actually killed her boss, which in spite of mounting concern, Dean continued to find unlikely.

  • She doesn't understand how unlikely that is.

  • The doctor said it was unlikely because of the tests, but doctors had been wrong about tests on him before.

  • Unlikely, since he only gets one, unless he planned on dying dead soon.

  • His confidence was too strong to shake, and she suspected he knew just how damned good in bed he was and how unlikely any woman who'd had him would choose another man over him.

  • He had hoped to have the day and night to himself, and now that would be unlikely.

  • He said they weren't going to get his blessing, so it was highly unlikely.

  • Is he actually sterile, or is his count so low that conception is highly unlikely?

  • It seemed an unlikely prospect, but on issues where the children were involved, she was generally correct.

  • Somehow that seemed unlikely.

  • And yes, you could find a man who felt the same way Sam does, but around here it's unlikely.

  • It seemed unlikely that Alex would tell his father his intent.

  • If Dad was going to have her followed, it was unlikely that he would have sent someone she knew.

  • So long as the particles are all very small in comparison with the wave-length, there is complete polarization in the perpendicular direction; but when the size is such that obliquity sets in, the degree of obliquity will vary with the size of the particles, and the polarization will be complete only on the very unlikely condition that the size is the same for them all.

  • That he was a day-boy commoner at Winchester is possible, but seems unlikely.

  • The loose soil on the banks of the river is every year carried away in great masses, and the channel has so widened as to render the recurrence of an overflow unlikely.

  • From what is known, however, of the policy of Spain at this time, it is by no means unlikely that such a scheme was planned.

  • It is not unlikely that the Thames became the boundary of the two kingdoms about this time.

  • In the second place, except in the unlikely event of all the places on the selected route lying at the same elevation, a line that is perfectly level is a physical impossibility; and from engineering considerations, even one with uniform gradients will be impracticable on the score of cost, unless the surface of the country is extraordinarily even.

  • That the oldest of these three does not contain earlier attempts to idealize him is unlikely.

  • But it is not unlikely that this story was invented to supersede the account of the incestuous union of Conchobar with his sister, which seems to be hinted at on various occasions.

  • Sharp, is unlikely to be superseded by the result of any researches into minute imaginal structure.

  • It is most unlikely that wings have been acquired independently by various orders of Hexapoda, and if we regard the Thysanura as the slightly modified representatives of a primitively wingless stock, we must postulate the acquisition of wings by some early offshoot of that stock, an offshoot whence the whole group of the Pterygota took its rise.

  • But Chrysanthius declined on the strength of unfavourable omens, as he said, but probably because he realized that the scheme was unlikely to bear fruit.

  • Grote and others hold that six thousand had to be given against one person before he was ostracized, but it seems unlikely that the attendance at the Ecclesia ever admitted of so large a vote against one man, and the view is contradicted by Plut.

  • Without the active intervention of a strong body of interested parties it is sometimes unlikely that new industries will be undertaken even in places well suited for them.

  • 16, which was to be had by the Colossians from Laodicea, is not unlikely.

  • His one thought was family aggrandizement, and while it is unlikely that he meditated making the papacy hereditary in the house of Borgia, he certainly gave away its temporal estates to his children as though they belonged to him.

  • Some years ago these rabbits were sold as "leporides" or hybrids, produced by the union of the hare and the rabbit; but the most careful experimenters have failed to obtain any such hybrid, and the naked immature condition in which young rabbits are born as compared with the clothed and highly developed young hare renders it unlikely that hybrids could be produced.

  • It seems not unlikely that Pelagianism had taken root among the Christian communities of Ireland, and it was found necessary to send a bishop to combat the heresy.

  • It is not unlikely, therefore, that even a compound as stable in the solid form as potassium chloride should be thus dissociated when dissolved.

  • The cultivation and collection of the rubber being troublesome, it is unlikely to be attended to in those countries in which Hevea is successful.

  • Further, it is pointed out by Korschelt and Heider that the hinder portion of the gut frequently acts in Arthropoda as an organ of nitrogenous excretion in the absence of any special excretory tubules, and that the production of such caeca from its surface in separate lines of descent does not involve any elaborate or unlikely process of growth.

  • The Holosomata and Rhynchostomi are probably offshoots from the stem of the Araneae, and it is not unlikely (in view of the structure of the prosomatic somites of the Tartarides) that the Solifugae are connected in origin with the Pedipalpi.

  • It is not unlikely that, owing to the conditions under which it now lives, these traits are even more developed in England than elsewhere.

  • For since the ministers of the Temple at Jerusalem were the aristocracy of the land, and were often, as we know both from the book of Malachi and from the history of the Maccabees, the chief offenders, it is extremely unlikely that they collected for the official services.

  • But the truth was that the Boers thought they stood to gain by fighting, while the British, though not expecting war, and acting up till the last month or so on the assumption that serious military preparations were either unnecessary or sufficiently unlikely to be necessary to make them politically inexpedient, had with no less confidence committed themselves to a policy which was impracticable on peaceful terms.

  • Along the banks of the Thames are several small havens whose names have remained to us, such as Rotherhithe, Lambhith (Lambeth), Chelchith (Chelsea), &c., and it is not unlikely that the Saxons, who would not settle in the city itself, associated themselves with these small open spots.

  • Already events had shown that the feudatories, quite devoid of business experience, were not unlikely to dispose of these bonds and devote the proceeds to unsound enterprises.

  • It seems unlikely, therefore, that as a system the Synthetic Philosophy will prove long-lived; but this hardly detracts from its fruitfulness as a source of suggestion, or from the historic influence of many of its conceptions on the culture of the age.

  • In the preface to the last part of his Ethics (1893) Spencer regrets that "the Doctrine of Evolution has not furnished guidance to the extent he had hoped," but his contributions to ethics are not unlikely to be the most permanently valuable part of his philosophy.

  • So far, however, as the real foundation ceremonies of Craft Masonry are concerned, whether before or after the premier Grand Lodge was formed, it is most unlikely that such a society as the Freemasons would adopt anything of a really distinctive character from any other organization.

  • That similar traditional elements have influenced them is not unlikely; but to recover the true historical foundation is difficult.

  • In fact, allusions to the necessary studies of a gentleman meet us constantly, reminding us of the unlikely erudition of the schoolboy in Macaulay.

  • It is not unlikely that they were spent at Rome or in Italy in the fulfilment of some official duties.

  • But this is unlikely, notwithstanding the fact that even some pagan writers, such as Juvenal, Pliny and Martial (?), traced a resemblance between Domitian and Nero.

  • Speaking generally, we may say with confidence that water predominates in the unexplored north polar area, and that it is very unlikely that new land of any great extent exists there.

  • It is in the highest degree improbable that Lucilius served in the army at the age of fourteen; it is still more unlikely that he could have been admitted into the familiar intimacy of Scipio and Laelius at that age.

  • During 1911 various matters had created friction between the two countries and caused the exchange of bitter articles in the press, but war had appeared unlikely.

  • Although Ypres is unlikely to regain the importance it possessed when its "red-coated" contingent turned the day in the great battle of Courtrai (1302), it has an important linen and lace trade and a great butter market.

  • The relationship with Aepyornis of Madagascar is still problematic. Whilst the moas seem to have been entirely herbivorous, feeding not unlikely upon the shoots of ferns, the kiwis have become highly specialized wormeaters.

  • It seemed by no means unlikely that the armies which had conquered Napoleon would soon be engaged in conflict with one another.

  • It is not unlikely that Roman settlers may have been attracted to the spot by the presence of the warm springs which still rise in the heart of the town, and spread fertility in the surrounding gardens.

  • unlikely that they were either more extensive in range or more important in character.

  • At the same time various details (as comparison with the Book of Kings shows) are relatively old and, on a priori grounds, it is extremely unlikely that the unhistorical elements are necessarily due to deliberate imagination or perversion rather than to the development of earlier traditions.

  • Beside the equivalence of the hon to 5 utens weight of water, the mathematical papyrus (35) gives 5 besha = (2/3)cubic cubit (Revillout's interpretation of this as 1 cubit cubed is impossible geometrically; see Rev. Eg., 1881, for data); this is very concordant, but it is very unlikely for 3 to be introduced in an Egyptian derivation, and probably therefore only a working equivalent.

  • But if we search Plotinus for evidence of any actual influence of Jewish and Christian philosophy, we search in vain; and the existence of any such influence is all the more unlikely because it is only the later Neoplatonism that offers striking and deep-rooted parallels to Philo and the Gnostics.

  • During a life of incessant activity Chalmers scarcely ever allowed a day to pass without its modicum of composition; at the most unseasonable times, and in the most unlikely places, he would occupy himself with literary work.

  • It seems not unlikely therefore that Craig may have accompanied the king in his visit to Uranienburg.

  • Again, it is not unlikely that the Politics was arranged in the traditional order of books by Theophrastus, and that this is the meaning of the curious title occurring in the list of Aristotle's works as given by Diogenes Laertius, rroXcTCKns IcKpoavEC.os ws OeocApa6Tov a'13'y'8'E'srrt', which agrees with the Politics in having eight books.

  • Legislative interference with agricultural operations or with the distribution of food-supplies, currency restrictions and failure of transport, which have all caused famines in the past, are unlikely thus to operate again; nor is it probable that the modern speculators who attempt to make "corners" in wheat could produce the evil effects contemplated in the old statutes against forestallers and regrators.

  • Though the chronicle is more legendary than historical, it is not unlikely that some good and even ancient sources were used by the first compiler, the Josippon known to us having passed through the hands of many interpolators.

  • Many, if not all, of these persons were members of the royal family, and it is not unlikely that they originally bore the kingly title.

  • It is not unlikely that they were in use during the Roman occupation of Britain, and consequently that they became known to the invaders almost from the first.

  • It is not unlikely that the houses of wealthy persons were distinguished by a good deal of ornamentation in carving and painting.

  • 655) But it is clear from the laws of iEthelberht that a regular silver coinage was in use at least half a century before this time, and it is not unlikely that many unidentified coins may go back to the 6th century.

  • On the whole it seems not unlikely that at the beginning of the Christian era the Teutonic peoples of the continent were in a state of transition from cognatic to agnatic organization.

  • After Marozia and Alberic and the rest another branch of the same family, the Crescentii, exercised the temporal powers of the Holy See; and after them the same regime was continued by the counts of Tusculum, who were sprung from the same stock, which sometimes provided the Roman Church with the most unlikely and least honourable pontiffs.

  • It is not unlikely that Zech.

  • With Bod-`ashtart, so far as we know, the dynasty came to an end, say about 250 B.C.; and it is not unlikely that the Sidonians reckoned an era of independence from this event (NSI.

  • 220 seq.); but it is unlikely that any genuine tradition on the subject existed, and though the Phoenician theory has found favour in modern times it is open to much question.

  • It seems therefore unlikely that any such northern boundary wall ever existed.

  • It has even been suggested that this gave rise to the myth of the blood accusation in which Jews are alleged to sacrifice a Christian child at Passover; but this is unlikely, since it has never been suggested that this crime was committed in connexion with Purim.

  • The age of a great part of the Palaeozoic belts is somewhat uncertain, but Permian, Carboniferous, Devonian and Silurian fossils have been found in various parts of the chain, and it is not unlikely that even the Cambrian may be represented.

  • It should be mixed with six or eight times its weight of loam or ashes, charred peat, charcoal-dust or some earthy matter, before it is applied to the soil, as from its causticity it is otherwise not unlikely to kill or injure the plants to which it is administered.

  • Such accommodation, though sometimes purely literary or stylistic, generally has the definite purpose of instruction, and is frequently used both in the New Testament and in pulpit utterances in all periods as a means of producing a reasonably accurate impression of a complicated idea in the minds of those who are for various reasons unlikely to comprehend it otherwise.

  • The supply of some of the most valuable, such as sable, silver and natural black fox, sea otter and ermine, which are all taken from animals of a more or less shy nature, does very gradually decrease with persistent hunting and the encroachment of man upon the districts where they live, but the climate of these vast regions is so cold and inhospitable that the probabilities of man ever permanently inhabiting them in numbers sufficient to scare away or exterminate the fur-bearing wild animals is unlikely.

  • It lacks a silky, bright and fresh appearance, and therefore is unlikely to be in great demand, except where economy is an object.

  • That this invasion is to be connected with the friendly relations which are said to have subsisted between the first of the Libyan dynasty and Rehoboam's rival is unlikely.

  • It seemed unlikely that the author of these definitions would himself be pensioned.

  • So complete was his hold over themajority of the princes that when the Turks, in 1683, surrounded Vienna, and appeared not unlikely to advance into the heart of Germany, they looked on indifferently, and allowed the emperor to be saved by the promptitude and courage of John Sobieski, king of Poland.

  • Be- sides, it is a priori unlikely that a contemporary of Mahomet should have drawn up such a list; and if any one had made the attempt he would have found it almost impossible to obtain reliable information as to the order of the earlier Meccan suras.

  • And it is not in itself unlikely that the passionate vehemence which characterizes the first group was of short duration.

  • Zaid may easily have overlooked a few stray fragments, but that he purposely omitted anything which he believed to belong to the Koran is very unlikely.

  • In several of these it appears not unlikely that the recurrent explosive liberations of energy in the muscle tissue are not secondary to recurrent explosions in nerve cells, but are attributable to decompositions arising sua sponte in the chemical substances of the muscle cells themselves in the course of their living.

  • Now, though the Hebrew certainly speaks of ten "words," not of ten "precepts," it is most unlikely that the first word can be different in character from those that follow.

  • This seems an unlikely limitation, throwing an impossible amount of work upon the crew, and leaving each ship terribly weak supposing a naval battle had to be undertaken - as with some rival viking fleet, even before any Christian nation possessed a fleet.

  • It is not unlikely that such changes have in past time occurred; and if so an explanation is afforded of the occurrence of allied forms of freshwater dolphins (Platanista) and of many other animals in the two rivers and in the Brahmaputra.

  • It is necessary to suppose, if the analogy is to hold, that the sun is brightest when sunspots and faculae are most numerous; this is by no means unlikely.

  • It is not unlikely that the chief leader of the Yemenites in Ali's army, Ash`ath b.

  • Ali, it is unlikely that he used it against less dangerous persons.

  • Whatever may be the objections to Regnault's method of measuring the specific heat of a vapour, it seems impossible to reconcile so wide a range of variation of S with his value 5=0.475 between 125° and 225° C. It is also extremely unlikely that a vapour which is so stable a chemical compound as steam should show so wide a range of variation of specific heat.

  • Some connexion with the goddess Ashir(t)a, however, is not unlikely.

  • If these junks could cross the Pacific in the latitude of Hawaii it is not at all unlikely that others running in a south-easterly direction would reach some of the many atolls which stretch over about 35° of longitude, forming the Caroline and Marshall archipelagoes.

  • It is very unlikely that a people borrowing an alphabet which was uniformly written from left to right should have used it in order to write from right to left, or (30uvrp04riOOP. Hence Hempl contends 3 that Wimmer's view must be discarded, and that the runes were derived about 600 B.C. from a western Greek alphabet which closely resembled the Formello alphabet (one of the ancient Chalcidian abecedaria) and the Sabellic and North Etruscan alphabets.

  • Further, to make out a case for dependence at all, one must assume the mistaken order (as it may be) in Gamaliel's speech as due to gross carelessness in the author of Acts - an hypothesis unlikely in itself.

  • Although the heathen Angles had their own runic alphabet, it is unlikely that any poetry was written down until a generation had grown up trained in the use of the Latin letters learned from Christian missionaries.

  • This is unlikely.

  • As it is unlikely that these delicate insects could be transported across seachannels, their wide and discontinuous range suggests both their great antiquity and the former existence of continental tracts over which they may have travelled to their present stations.

  • There is little of the world which is entirely uninhabited; still less permanently uninhabitable and unlikely to be required to support a population in the course of the expansion of the race beyond its present abodes.

  • The cemetery was naturally associated with the legend of St Ursula; and, this identification once accepted, it is not unlikely that when more careful investigations revealed male skeletons and tombstones bearing the names of men, other and more definite epitaphs were invented to reconcile the old traditions with the facts of such a damaging discovery.

  • Although, as Harris points out, it is unlikely that the original text of the Diatessaron had come down unchanged through the two centuries to Ephraim's day, the text on which he comments was in the main unaffected by the revision which produced the Peshitta.

  • 1017), he was "bishop of Mar Mattai," a famous monastery near Mosul, but it is unlikely that this institution existed so early.

  • But the gravity of the situation renders it unlikely that he would delay for any length of time in writing to counteract the intrigues of his opponents; to judge from allusions like those in i.

  • The nature of this is not very easy to analyse, but as mental depression is closely associated with irritation of the vagus nerve and weakening of the circulation, it seems not at all unlikely that mountain air acts by accelerating the pulse and quickening the circulation, and thus creating a sense of well-being.

  • It seems unlikely that this modern admixture of Asiatic and African blood represents the " Asiatic Ethiopian " of Herodotus, which was more probably a direct connexion of the Himyaritic Arab builders of " bunds " and revetments who spread eastwards from Arabia.

  • It is not unlikely that, as tradition states, there were incursions of Celts from central Gaul into Ireland during the general Celtic unrest in the 6th century B.C. It is certain that at a later period invaders from the continent, bringing with them the later Iron Age culture, commonly called La Tene, which had succeeded that of Hallstatt, had settled in Ireland.

  • In the case of the Goths a connexion with Gotland is not unlikely, since it is clear from archaeological evidence that this island had an extensive trade with the coasts about the mouth of the Vistula in early times.

  • A remarkable confirmation of the theory that the Bronze Age culture came from the East is to be found in the patterns of the arms, which are distinctly oriental; while the handles of swords and daggers are so narrow and short as to make it unlikely that they would be made for use by the large-handed races of Europe.

  • That the lake will soon dry up entirely seems unlikely, as there is a central trough, 25 to 30 m.

  • If Belshazzar had ever held such a position, which is extremely unlikely in the absence of any evidence from the cuneiform documents, he would hardly have been given the unqualified title "king of Babylon" as occurs in Daniel.

  • It is not unlikely that the customs of these Aaoi sacr Alkol went back to the epoch of the Persian monarchy.

  • Behrens, Poetae Latini minores (1879-1883); for an unlikely identification of Florus with the author of the Pervigilium Veneris (q.v.) see E.

  • To an exterior in these early years somewhat heavy and uncouth, he united a manner which, by universal testimony, was irresistibly winning, with a fund of genuine but simple humour and fun that would break out on the most unlikely occasions, and in after years enabled him to overcome difficulties and mellow refractory chiefs when all other methods f ailed.

  • As the stones are thrown on the days of the fair, it is not unlikely that they have something to do with the old Arab mode of closing a sale by the purchaser throwing a stone (Biruni, p. 328).

  • On the other hand, since the socalled peat-sheep of the prehistoric Swiss lake-dwellers appears to be represented by the existing Graubunden (Grisons) breed, which is woolly and coloured something like a Southdown, it may be argued that the former was probably also woolly, and hence that the survival of a hairy breed in a neighbouring part of Europe would be unlikely.

  • These genera attained the Colophiuran grade in respect of external plating, but it is unlikely that they or their ancestors had acquired even the Streptophiuran type of vertebra.

  • If he had now resigned rather than demean himself by Icting against his conscience, it is by no means unlikely that he would have been recalled to power before many years were over.

  • According to Brunnow, King William, by using his influence to secure the passage of the Reform Bill, had cast his crown into the gutter; the throne might endure for his lifetime, but the next heir was a young and inexperienced girl, and, even were the princess Victoria ever to mount the thronewhich was unlikely she would be speedily swept off it again by the rising tide of republicanism.

  • When he accepted office the country was on the eve of a great disaster in India; it was engaged in a serious dispute with the United States; and its relations with France were so strained that the two great countries of western Europe seemed unlikely to be able to settle their differences without war.

  • 1), where the officers of the Church are described as "bishops and deacons" - though it is not unlikely that earlier allusions are to be found in 1 Cor.

  • The great advance of biological knowledge in recent times though it has in no sense created a new problem (men have always been aware of the importance of racial or hereditary physical qualities in their influence upon human conduct) has certainly rendered the existence of complete individual freedom (in the sense in which it was advocated by older libertarians) in the highest degree unlikely.

  • A wide photographic survey, by which parallaxes might be secured wholesale, has further been recommended by Kapteyn; but is unlikely to be undertaken in the immediate future.

  • But the site is not unreasonably considered to be ancient, and the name to be derived from Vetus urbs; tombs, too, have been found in the neighbourhood, and it is not an unlikely assumption that here, as elsewhere, the medieval town occupies the Etruscan site.

  • It seems unlikely that the ancient Irish had a highly developed pantheon.

  • But though we may safely assume that a number of scattered communities existed in Ireland, and probably not in the south alone, it is unlikely that there was any organization before the time of St Patrick.

  • Various opinions are still held with regard to the question; but it seems not unlikely that the original settlers were Frisians who had been expelled by the Franks in the 8th century.

  • It seems not unlikely that the final conclusion will be that instead of the reflecting matter being composed of solid particles it is an exceedingly tenuous gaseous envelope surrounding the sun and revolving on an axis the mean position of which is between that of the sun's equator and that of the invariable plane of the solar system.

  • When, for example, Hagar, the "Egyptian," is the ancestress of Ishmaelite tribes, the evidence makes it very unlikely that the term is to be understood in the strict ethnical sense; and there are other passages more suitably interpreted on the hypothesis that the wider extension of the term was once familiar.

  • A number of abortive attempts were made to change the government, and as Alexander Charles was unlikely to leave any children, Leopold of Anhalt-Dessau took some part in the affairs of Bernburg.

  • That seemed unlikely, though.

  • It seemed unlikely that Señor Medena would invite Tessa.

  • Sleep seemed unlikely, but it must have happened shortly after her head hit the pillow.

  • Such an unlikely spot for a home site, and yet, the remains of a chimney gave indisputable proof that one had existed at some point.

  • She was exhausted but sleep seemed unlikely.

  • It seemed unlikely that he would travel so many miles to get her, and then give up.

  • It was an unlikely spot for water.

  • Do I think he'll find us from Julie's letter, one of maybe thousands; it's unlikely.

  • They spent the evening in their private quarters mulling over the possibilities and skirting the question that Lydia had actually killed her boss, which in spite of mounting concern, Dean continued to find unlikely.

  • She doesn't understand how unlikely that is.

  • The doctor said it was unlikely because of the tests, but doctors had been wrong about tests on him before.

  • Unlikely, since he only gets one, unless he planned on dying dead soon.

  • His confidence was too strong to shake, and she suspected he knew just how damned good in bed he was and how unlikely any woman who'd had him would choose another man over him.

  • He had hoped to have the day and night to himself, and now that would be unlikely.

  • He said they weren't going to get his blessing, so it was highly unlikely.

  • Is he actually sterile, or is his count so low that conception is highly unlikely?

  • As much as Dusty and his brothers distrusted the Watchers, she'd found them unlikely friends.

  • It seemed an unlikely prospect, but on issues where the children were involved, she was generally correct.

  • Somehow that seemed unlikely.

  • And yes, you could find a man who felt the same way Sam does, but around here it's unlikely.

  • It seemed unlikely that Alex would tell his father his intent.

  • If Dad was going to have her followed, it was unlikely that he would have sent someone she knew.

  • There is a hierarchy frustration for managers at the slowing of their career progress, since hierarchies flattened are are unlikely to be reinstated.

  • Yes, people may correctly infer that praise for my batting is unlikely.

  • His move is unlikely to appease the fans, who remain vehement in their determination to force Petty out as chairman.

  • They are unlikely to know the specialized vocabulary you use.

  • By contrast, an unlikely spark can also cross the abyss unexpectedly.

  • It is unlikely that such an alignment can have been merely accidental.

  • Any such changes are unlikely to significantly alter the fundamental composition of the SAC series.

  • Suguru Misato's search for a maid turns up an unlikely candidate in the form of the cute retired battle android Mahoro.

  • anthrax attack on Britain seems unlikely.

  • apologists for capitalism argued that Enron was a ' one-off ' - an unfortunate slip of the regulators that was unlikely to happen again.

  • appeared unlikely on the eve of the Games.

  • Such a negative effect is unlikely to arise where the proposed joint appointees are from the same firm.

  • They are unlikely to be carrying avian flu but they can suffer from other infections that people can catch.

  • If it were sung by bards, it is unlikely it would have stayed as it was.

  • The party is aware that they make unlikely bedfellows with the Save the Pound brigade.

  • Acute intoxication by inadvertent oral ingestion of tiotropium bromide capsules is unlikely due to low oral bioavailability.

  • boatyard facilities appear unlikely to be retained.

  • The takeover is often brazen, and it is extremely unlikely that Jesus was born on December 25.

  • It appears unlikely that the main festival campsite will be used in 2005.

  • If this looks unlikely, then civil war is extremely probable.

  • Had the codex already been developed for such serious use, it is unlikely that such experimentation would have been necessary.

  • Seem unlikely that adverse effects who live off to Harrison cole.

  • Sadly, in the rush for the lowest common denominator, others are unlikely to follow our lead.

  • Word of mouth is unlikely in this case but publicizing the anonymous details of a successful web complainant might encourage others.

  • compliant with that directive is unlikely to suffer or cause interference.

  • Any such changes are unlikely to significantly alter the fundamental composition of the SAC series.

  • Apart from that being extremely condescending, it's very unlikely to be true.

  • In the unlikely event of a child losing consciousness, do not give them anything to swallow.

  • Even then new conscripts would be very unlikely to be posted to a combat zone.

  • Thus, the present system remains intact and there is unlikely to be a flood of claims for wrongful conviction or unlawful detention.

  • We had no idea what had caused the convulsions, possible head trauma or an unlikely something he had eaten.

  • It seems very unlikely that a ' star wars ' defense program could be used to effectively counteract an asteroid.

  • But that these individuals formed covens to carry out their religious worship or spellcraft seems highly unlikely given all the reasons above.

  • crop rotation practices the applications under consideration in the UK seem unlikely to produce so-called " superweeds ", however.

  • crystallized in the extended form, this seems rather unlikely.

  • cures for baldness: you are unlikely to see too much benefit for your money.

  • dawning realization that he is unlikely ever to walk again.

  • You may be afraid of showing your true feelings and are unlikely to be overly demonstrative in public.

  • Sadly, in the rush for the lowest common denominator, others are unlikely to follow our lead.

  • It is unlikely that patients with a history of benzodiazepine dependence will respond normally to these drugs ' .

  • detoxifynce formed, the active metabolite is rapidly detoxified and hence 1,3-DCP would be unlikely to have significant activity in vivo.

  • In each case a semantic differential was used from 1 - extremely unlikely to 5 - certain.

  • They combine filial obedience and propriety with a steadfast resolve to take no real notice of parental disapproval of her unlikely but successful match.

  • Governments used to relying upon force to quell dissent are unlikely to make the reforms necessary to preserve social cohesion.

  • We recommend using randomize for this, as the above steps are very unlikely to generate nice Gaussian distributions in the data.

  • forced diuresis or dialysis are unlikely to be of benefit.

  • dredge spoils, mining tailings and exhaust gases are unlikely to fall significantly.

  • The archeologists drive out across the desert, climb an unlikely pass through some mountains and descend toward deep Saharan dunes.

  • But they may not fit as snugly as custom-made earplugs and are unlikely to give quite as much protection.

  • Football outside of the top echelons always seemed an unlikely business bet, with a history of clubs living hand to mouth.

  • This can be unpicked, although thieves are unlikely to bother if it is heavily embroidered Hot irons to brand leather with your postcodes.

  • In the modern Western world, a happy childhood is an unlikely event.

  • eventualityhe language of the unconscious, the most unlikely eventualities are indeed probable.

  • We would be unlikely to grant an increase in authorized expenditure to do this.

  • I find unlikely I'll just briefly explain the plot of Friends.

  • explanatory leaflets on simple accounts are unlikely to be of interest to them.

  • fallback of reliance on the ' explanations ' to mitigate the consequences of the Charter is similarly unlikely to have the effect desired.

  • The producer was the most unlikely man to do a comedy farce.

  • A chastened America is unlikely to pick a fight on that right now.

  • figurehead for this new movement is emerging in the unlikely shape of a fat, bearded George Clooney.

  • The nurse told us that we were unlikely to develop more follicles, what we have is what we have... .

  • Don't worry tho you're unlikely to to see much footie.

  • However, Blair is unlikely to allow the same freedom of expression in his own case.

  • Financial success eludes the couple but they gradually find their place among the characterful locals and develop an unlikely and enduring friendship with René .

  • gasket seal 's lip comes over the front of the drum which should make losing socks very unlikely.

  • Plastic fizzy drink bottles are best, as they are unlikely to explode if the mixture becomes too gassy.

  • even gelding him at this late time is unlikely to reduce his male urges!

  • And it's unlikely he would have any motivation for ' making up ' a pagan goddess.

  • gradations in color that humans are unlikely to notice.

  • As with braille displays, it is unlikely that students will have their own facilities for producing tactile graphics.

  • grouse habitat often leads to small populations which are unlikely to persist.

  • gum chewers are unlikely to wander to the nearest ' fun ' poster which could be a few minutes walk away.

  • The place is a natural lunch halt for walkers and it's very unlikely that you will have it to yourself.

  • However, serious harm is unlikely to be caused to most people.

  • If, however, your child has congenital hemiplegia your risk is slightly increased although it is still extremely unlikely to occur again.

  • humanitarian aid is unlikely to decline in the near future.

  • The inter-domain contacts are mainly hydrophobic, suggesting that the two domains are unlikely to be stable on their own.

  • Due to environmental constraints it is unlikely that we will see any further large scale hydropower sites developed in the UK.

  • Untreated hyperthyroidism means women are unlikely to become pregnant.

  • Slee incorporates the most unlikely imagery into his ceramics - everything, it seems, except the human figure.

  • indemnity insurer, which funds the prize in the unlikely event that someone actually wins it.

  • The bag is unlikely to burn if it remains in the chimney and the handgrip is not inflammable.

  • insecticide spray treatments are unlikely to achieve any lasting effect alone.

  • Members of Council will not be held personally liable for debt in the unlikely event of the University's becoming financially insolvent.

  • You pay a premium to a prize indemnity insurer, which funds the prize in the unlikely event that someone actually wins it.

  • introgression of a few individual transgenes is unlikely to have any major biological effect on genetic diversity in maize landraces.

  • irrepressible high spirits always found some outlet even in unlikely circumstances.

  • jettison the weight easily in the unlikely event of a water landing.

  • If separation of the continents occurred before kimberlite intrusion in Africa, then the Falklands would be unlikely to have diamond-bearing kimberlite intrusion in Africa, then the Falklands would be unlikely to have diamond-bearing kimberlite pipes.

  • Most people who have been eating kiwi on a regular basis are unlikely to react.

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