weak vs week

weak week

Definitions

  • 1) Designating a verse ending in which the metrical stress falls on a word or syllable that is unstressed in normal speech, such as a preposition.
  • 2) Lacking the ability to function normally or fully.
  • 3) Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing.
  • 4) Of, relating to, or being those verbs in Germanic languages that form a past tense and past participle by means of a dental suffix, as start, started; have, had; bring, brought.
  • 5) Lacking aptitude or skill.
  • 6) Unstressed or unaccented in pronunciation or poetic meter. Used of a word or syllable.
  • 7) Lacking the proper strength or amount of ingredients.
  • 8) Lacking firmness of character or strength of will.
  • 9) Likely to fail under pressure, stress, or strain; lacking resistance.
  • 10) Lacking physical strength, energy, or vigor; feeble.
  • 11) Lacking or resulting from a lack of intelligence.
  • 12) Lacking intensity or strength; faint.
  • 13) Of, relating to, or being the inflection of nouns or s in Germanic languages with a declensional suffix that historically contained an n.
  • 14) Lacking authority or the power to govern.
  • 15) Unable to digest food easily; readily nauseated.
  • 16) Having low prices or few transactions.
  • 17) Not thoroughly or abundantly impregnated with the usual or required ingredients, or with stimulating and nourishing substances; of less than the usual strength.
  • 18) Deficient in strength of body; feeble; infirm; sickly; debilitated; enfeebled; exhausted.
  • 19) Lacking force of utterance or sound; not sonorous; low; small; feeble; faint.
  • 20) Not stiff; pliant; frail; soft.
  • 21) Wanting physical strength.
  • 22) Lacking ability for an appropriate function or office.
  • 23) Not firmly united or adhesive; easily broken or separated into pieces; not compact.
  • 24) Not possessing or manifesting intellectual, logical, moral, or political strength, vigor, etc.
  • 25) Not able to resist external force or onset; easily subdued or overcome.
  • 26) Not able to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain.
  • 27) rare To make or become weak; to weaken.
  • 28) Tomakeweak;weaken.
  • 29) Tobecomeweak.
  • 30) Tosoften.

Definitions

  • 1) A period of seven days beginning with Sunday or Monday.
  • 2) Seven days after (sometimes before) a specified date.
  • 3) A subdivision of the month into longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekend periods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.
  • 4) Any period of seven consecutive days.
  • 5) A period of seven days.
  • 6) A week designated by an event or holiday occurring within it.
  • 7) The part of a calendar week devoted to work, school, or business.
  • 8) A week dedicated to a particular cause or institution.
  • 9) One week from a specified day.
  • 10) One week ago from a specified day.
  • 11) A seven-day calendar period, especially one starting with Sunday and continuing through Saturday.
  • 12) See under Day.
  • 13) a week of years, or seven years.
  • 14) A period of seven days, usually that reckoned from one Sabbath or Sunday to the next.
  • 15) See Pentecost, 1.
  • 16) a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
  • 17) any period of seven consecutive days
  • 18) A corner; an angle: as, the weeks of the mouth or the eye.
  • 19) The six working-days of the week; the week minus Sunday: as, to be paid so much a week.
  • 20) A period of seven days, of which the days are numbered or named in like succession in every period—in English, Sunday (or first day. etc.), Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (or seventh day); hence, a period of seven days.
  • 21) An obsolete form of wick.

Examples

  • 1) But what happens when you have weak growth and high inflation?
  • 2) But other research has found no link or a weak one.
  • 3) This puts him in a weak position.
  • 4) Investors expect the economy to be weak.
  • 5) But support for five-day strikes is much weaker.
  • 6) More production here means weaker oil prices worldwide, especially if demand growth weakens.
  • 7) His familiar growling voice was notably weaker, barely audible at times.
  • 8) The West is becoming much weaker.
  • 9) But that's a weak case, when the media already regularly prints player wages as fact.
  • 10) They added that consumer spending growth had recovered further in October, with spending on luxury items rising as tourists took advantage of the weaker currency.
  • 11) More weak cases also come to court.
  • 12) Pour your strength and power into this weak vessel.
  • 13) This resulted in an inept and weak government unable to bridge the chasm between sectarian factions.
  • 14) Without him we will be much weaker.
  • 15) Injuries often occur because the muscles surrounding the spine are too weak to support it.
  • 16) Why use weak arguments when strong ones will do?
  • 17) And manufacturing is not the only sector that benefits from a weaker currency.
  • 18) Not doing so could consign the economy to permanently weak growth.
  • 19) There was no weakest link in the cast.
  • 20) Is that not evidence of an economy getting weaker?
  • 21) Performance was generally weaker in the north of the country.
  • 22) His voice became so weak that it was just too exhausting for him to repeat anything.
  • 23) Cheaper does not have to mean weaker.
  • 24) Hopefully the introduction of fees will discourage people from bringing weak cases.
  • 25) Peers have long argued the powers are too weak.
  • 26) This varied between areas and the gap was much bigger in weaker schools.
  • 27) Both the money supply and bank lending are too weak to support recovery.
  • 28) It is also somewhat weak on actual evidence.
  • 29) The real question is if it is sensible to act so strong when the basic position is so weak.
  • 30) weak and sick, he had lost all his fight.
  • 31) The relatively weak Indian rupee may contribute to this trend.
  • 32) For the sore itself, apply weak vinegar or _very weak_ ACETIC ACID (_see_), and
  • 33) It is that danger which Paul is thinking of when he tells the elders that by 'labouring' they 'ought to support the weak'; for by _weak_ he means not the poor, but those imperfect disciples who might be repelled or made to stumble by the sight of greed in an elder.
  • 34) Regarding the reception of the infirm, he might have exclaimed with St. Paul: _Who is weak and I am not weak_?
  • 35) I was afraid to say it in there -- I am so weak for you, Prue -- I ache so for you in all this trouble -- why, if I could feel your hands in my hair, I'd laugh at it all -- I'm so _weak_ for you, dearest. "
  • 36) II. iv.204 (388,1) I pray you, father, being weak, seem so] [W: deem't so] The meaning is, since _you are weak_, be content to think yourself weak.
  • 37) She suddenly realized that if she had not been sitting down, she would have learned the true meaning of the phrase weak in the knees.
  • 38) At the same time, he acknowledges several potential problems - including the fact that China is a developing country with a large population and what he calls a "weak economic foundation and uneven development".
  • 39) They remember that concern for the weak is at the heart of Biblical religious tradition.
  • 40) ‘Of course, I had no power and I was very weak physically, so I felt very helpless and exposed.’
  • 41) ‘When the woman was asked why she drank so much malted milk, she explained that her weak physical state made it difficult for her to cook, so she just drank milk for nutrition.’
  • 42) ‘Recently, I began to feel weak with little strength in my legs.’
  • 43) ‘The dish is good for those suffering from a cough, fatigue or anyone in a weak physical condition.’
  • 44) ‘He was too weak to move very much, expending any energy he had trying to breathe.’
  • 45) ‘But by now they were physically weak from four days without food and water.’
  • 46) ‘At the age of 49, I simply couldn't accept the doctor's prognosis that for the rest of my life I would be too weak to do physical labor.’
  • 47) ‘He endured years of senseless, unfounded, unstopped bullying, knowing he was too physically weak to defeat his enemies, yet he tried.’
  • 48) ‘Some women may also see themselves as incompetent and physically weak.’
  • 49) ‘Just because they were physically weak didn't make them mentally vulnerable.’
  • 50) ‘Unfortunately that took much of his strength leaving him weak and tired, but he refused to rest just yet.’
  • 51) ‘The condition left her confused, physically weak and exhausted.’
  • 52) ‘These groups are physically weak and spend more time inside than the general population.’
  • 53) ‘She was physically weak but these letters reveal a strong-minded, manipulative woman.’
  • 54) ‘People who were weak were given hard physical exercises to do to build up their muscles.’
  • 55) ‘I felt too weak to move, and too tired to care.’
  • 56) ‘He thought of moving inside where it would be cooler, but he felt too weak to move.’
  • 57) ‘He loosened his grip, but now my knees were too weak to move.’
  • 58) ‘I felt myself grow weak from the sudden loss of blood and I lost my grip on my sword.’
  • 59) ‘Her legs were weak from lack of exercise.’
  • 60) ‘One of those lessons is how weak Britain's influence has been over the American administration.’
  • 61) ‘Or is it that they were raised by a strong father figure and a weak female influence?’
  • 62) ‘Education levels, at least higher education levels, have a mixed and somewhat weak influence on rural income growth rates.’
  • 63) ‘Yet he continually attempted to coax the board of directors into selecting weak artistic directors in order that he might influence the programming and selection of new singers.’
  • 64) ‘In each case the ruling elites were chosen from weak minority groups in order to make their power dependent on the colonial power.’
  • 65) ‘The question here is a philosophical one: why is it necessary to have some men be brave enough to fight and honorable enough to fight to protect the weak, in order to have a society exist?’
  • 66) ‘To its great shame, the United States has a pathetically weak labor law which makes it easy for employers to harass and punish workers who try to organize unions.’
  • 67) ‘British management, being its usual weak pathetic self, tried to please everyone all the time and lost the plot.’
  • 68) ‘The deliberate assault on the weak is not the spirit of Socialism but of Fascism.’
  • 69) ‘The old order was too weak for either reforms or brute oppression.’
  • 70) ‘Sometimes they left the sick and weak behind in order to make it through.’
  • 71) ‘The government has been very weak in terms of clarifying the case.’
  • 72) ‘Such new leadership would have been weak and easily outmaneuvered by Musharraf, of course.’
  • 73) ‘The conviction that the strong are bound to prey on the weak, as dictated by the law of the jungle, is incompatible with the principle of competition.’
  • 74) ‘But they agree its new parliament, for the moment, will be too weak to meet expectations.’
  • 75) ‘A knight was supposed to protect the weak and defend the Church against heretics of all shades.’
  • 76) ‘This may raise a few eyebrows, but it is not the fault of an individual to be a member of a weak team.’
  • 77) ‘The team is so weak at cornerback that forcing the action in the opponent's backfield is the only way it can succeed.’
  • 78) ‘Having a weak team represent the league would be like sending a donkey to race against thoroughbreds.’
  • 79) ‘I don't believe that Cork and the other teams were weak, but that Fermanagh were never given full credit for what they achieved.’
  • 80) ‘And the truth is that there are no longer any weak teams at this level.’
  • 81) ‘There are no weak teams left these days, and you need something extra to give you the edge - maybe a coach like Michael can do that.’
  • 82) ‘No longer burdened with the captaincy of a weak team, he is letting his bat do the talking as he has a new lease on life.’
  • 83) ‘Playing for a weak team did not diminish what Ramsey accomplished.’
  • 84) ‘That is, a good player drafted to a weak team is likely to be sold to a strong team where more revenue can be generated.’
  • 85) ‘In both 1999 and 2001, Brazil sent a weak team to the competition and was embarrassed.’
  • 86) ‘The team is weak along the offensive line, so their return is critical.’
  • 87) ‘Although they had recently beaten the home side convincingly in the cup the opposition on that day had fielded a weak team.’
  • 88) ‘I know there are no weak teams and all the games will be hard but I genuinely believe we are the best team.’
  • 89) ‘So while neither player is an outstanding leader, they get credit for being major factors in leading a weak team into the upper division.’
  • 90) ‘As long as Pataudi was captain, he led with authority and distinction, marshalling a weak team against strong oppositions.’
  • 91) ‘Their defense was weak, their special teams mediocre, their running game average.’
  • 92) ‘This was a team that was weak when we finished last year.’
  • 93) ‘But the overall verdict, delivered in the first police performance monitors published as part of a drive to tackle weak forces, is upbeat.’
  • 94) ‘They were a weak force, held together by little more than hatred.’
  • 95) ‘His team simply cannot appear weak in comparison.’
  • 96) ‘A weak and ineffective Police force, to sum up, is a certain threat to the maintenance of law and order in this country, and the criminals know it.’
  • 97) ‘He has been left with slurred speech, and the left side of his body is weak after his brain was damaged.’
  • 98) ‘The arms may feel weak, the patient no longer being able to lift heavy objects.’
  • 99) ‘You may have a weak immune system.’
  • 100) ‘Your legs feel so weak that you think they won't be able to support you.’
  • 101) ‘We rely on our muscles to walk, lift objects and climb stairs. However, in space muscles become weaker when there is no gravity to overcome.’
  • 102) ‘Smokers have a weak sense of smell, because cigarettes destroy the inner lining of the nose.’
  • 103) ‘The elderly lady was left with pains to her ribs and back, as well as high blood pressure and a weak heart.’
  • 104) ‘Although too weak for NBA standards, he is certainly not a liability on the defensive end.’
  • 105) ‘A pessimistic view would be that it is a question for weak students to do badly, average students to avoid, and for good students to prove.’
  • 106) ‘You know, when you're in a police force or in a firefighting unit, who the weak guys on your team are.’
  • 107) ‘But he's is a defensive liability, and the team already has enough weak defenders.’
  • 108) ‘That said, the coach admits that the team does have weak areas that need to be addressed, such as someone who consistently puts the puck in the net.’
  • 109) ‘What with David Seaman looking a hugely dominating presence at the back, this is looking like a team without a weak link.’
  • 110) ‘It has long been clear that the myth of auditor independence has been a weak link in the financial reporting chain.’
  • 111) ‘Gordon Brown's Treasury must explain why eight UK government departments have recently been criticised by auditors for weak financial control.’
  • 112) ‘Her English was weak, which was an incentive for me to work on my French.’
  • 113) ‘He was definitely weak in language skills in elementary school, as several tests show.’
  • 114) ‘Our waitress's command of English was weak, almost non-existent in fact, and our food arrived at strange intervals.’
  • 115) ‘The Italian was rejected because of his weak grasp of English.’
  • 116) ‘Despite some weak translation in the English subtitles, this is a powerful and elegant film.’
  • 117) ‘They have what we can call ‘communicative competence’ even though their grammatical competence in Gaelic is weak.’
  • 118) ‘Almost as bad is that it's artistically and logically weak.’
  • 119) ‘Although it has a superficial sheen, the film is mired in structural errors, weak plot contrivances and flimsy characterisation.’
  • 120) ‘For decades, such films were low-grade romances with weak plots interfused with 20-odd musical outbursts.’
  • 121) ‘I liked the idea of the movie, with the whole ‘matrix’ thing, but in some parts I found the plot weak and predictable.’
  • 122) ‘A slow-moving film with a weak plot, it trudges its way to a disappointing finish and leaves you wondering why you bothered.’
  • 123) ‘At the end, I was left wondering why they bothered to make the film, because the plot seemed weak to me.’
  • 124) ‘It has been premiered to mixed reviews, including criticism of a weak plot, and this is not really surprising.’
  • 125) ‘Its problems run a lot deeper than a weak, unoriginal plot or lame actors, however.’
  • 126) ‘To no one's surprise, the plot is predictably weak, but who really cares if it's all just inconsequential fluff when the action's this much fun?’
  • 127) ‘While the plot is pretty weak, it doesn't hurt the game too much.’
  • 128) ‘The film moves along quickly enough but just as it gets going we are let down by a weak plot finish, the usual clichés, and a big feeling of disappointment.’
  • 129) ‘The plot is weak and the film can't decide whether it's a road movie, a quest or a love story.’
  • 130) ‘As well as affecting the way we judge other people, moods also influence our susceptibility to weak arguments.’
  • 131) ‘A weak story, tepid characters, a confusion of plots and, to top it all, some terrible editing make this one of the worst reads of the month.’
  • 132) ‘But it does rest on two weak assumptions steeped in a simplistic view of race.’
  • 133) ‘It's a weak supposition - unworthy of the sharp-witted Miss Bennet.’
  • 134) ‘If on the other hand, at least a majority of the judges consider the evidence too weak for a conviction, they must acquit.’
  • 135) ‘I have tried to be fair, but where it seems to me that an argument is particularly strong or weak my convictions shine through.’
  • 136) ‘For example, my years of teaching education policy have convinced me that the research basis for many popular reforms is weak at best.’
  • 137) ‘And jurors are never accused of acting like vigilantes when they convict a defendant, no matter how weak the evidence.’
  • 138) ‘Only two weak aspects of the book could be identified.’
  • 139) ‘In many ways, the force of gravity is extremely weak.’
  • 140) ‘In fact, scientists could and did show that gravity was too weak a force to account for the movement of continents.’
  • 141) ‘But even after nearly 90 years the theory remains notoriously hard to test because gravity is such a weak force.’
  • 142) ‘Because of its low mass, its gravity is very weak.’
  • 143) ‘These interactions are held together principally by weak van der Waals forces.’
  • 144) ‘Bones with osteoporosis are weak and break easily.’
  • 145) ‘Breeders argue that the tails will be poor, weak, easily damaged things, which will need to be amputated anyway, because they're sure to be injured.’
  • 146) ‘This problem makes your bones weak, so they break easily.’
  • 147) ‘Just when treatment was beginning take effect, the arrival of a female zebra at the zoo caused him to run around in excitement, causing grave damage to his already weak hoof.’
  • 148) ‘The problem with the trees however lies with the fact that as young saplings they are very weak and susceptible to damage by vandals or simply by traffic or passers-by.’
  • 149) ‘Trees and shrubs should also be checked and any dead, weak or damaged stems removed, as well as any old material that has fallen to the ground.’
  • 150) ‘It was still weak from having been broken the year before and I banged it on the steering wheel and it broke again.’
  • 151) ‘The fence was weak and was toppled easily by a small group of protesters with a rope.’
  • 152) ‘The ice was melting, and soon it would be weak enough to break.’
  • 153) ‘This crude mask gave some protection but its eye-piece proved to be very weak and easy to break - thus making the protective value of the helmet null and void.’
  • 154) ‘All willows are fast growing and short-lived, and their wood is notably weak and prone to breaking.’
  • 155) ‘Corticosteroids cause osteoporosis or softening of bones, making them weak and more easily fractured.’
  • 156) ‘If the lead gets snagged, the weak line breaks and you may get the rig back.’
  • 157) ‘Refs aren't such weak characters that they would allow their impartiality to be compromised on this basis.’
  • 158) ‘Chelmsford, a man of weak character and mediocre talents, marched into Zululand only to suffer one of the most humiliating defeats in British military history at Isandlwana.’
  • 159) ‘I have a great cast; often Mark is portrayed as a small weak character, whereas I think he has an enormous ego.’
  • 160) ‘The only serious problem with the story is that, without spoiling anything, it makes one of the major characters look extremely weak.’
  • 161) ‘Their coach comes across as weak, making decisions to cater for the fading hero rather than the good of the team.’
  • 162) ‘He claimed that the Prime Minister was too weak to make a decision on his own.’
  • 163) ‘He is a bit weak for a main character; rather superficial and bland.’
  • 164) ‘Also, a lot of people misread Diane as a weak character; she's not.’
  • 165) ‘In the beginning of the story Bilbo is a very weak character.’
  • 166) ‘Her character is weak and Steinbeck characterized her as an archetypical child, both capricious and malleable.’
  • 167) ‘Therefore she absolutely worshipped her son although she had been greatly disappointed in his weak character.’
  • 168) ‘Obese people often are shunned by society and blamed for having weak characters.’
  • 169) ‘My father believed that our Tsar was weak and made wrong decisions.’
  • 170) ‘It basically makes him look like a weak, indecisive, craven leader.’
  • 171) ‘Zeph was definitely not the wimpy, useless, weak coward that he had originally seemed and she found herself almost inexplicably drawn to him.’
  • 172) ‘She hated herself for being so weak in front of her parents.’
  • 173) ‘I have a morbid fear of being seen as weak, pathetic or girly.’
  • 174) ‘Many people in the world, including me, are so weak and fragile that they easily fall into temptation and make mistakes.’
  • 175) ‘They are weak beings, easily controlled and manipulated.’
  • 176) ‘I suppose I'm weak when it comes to confrontation like that.’
  • 177) ‘Most likely he expected me to be weak and unsure in carrying them out.’
  • 178) ‘While large numbers of Americans professed religious belief, the depth of their conviction appeared weak.’
  • 179) ‘He is a man of strong convictions and weak commitments.’
  • 180) ‘So the question is which of the political groups will later benefit from the population's weak attitude.’
  • 181) ‘I wanted to retreat, so scared was I that he might touch me and break my weak resistance.’
  • 182) ‘Along with other car makers, they've been hit by a weak market in Europe for new cars, depressing prices and profitability.’
  • 183) ‘Lagged realisation prices and weak markets are likely to have affected its coal and industrial minerals businesses, but that won't outshine the good news.’
  • 184) ‘Madden conceded that launching a crime title in the present weak market was ‘sailing into uncharted waters’, but said he was optimistic.’
  • 185) ‘The company has been hit by weak markets, a change in accounting practices and the cancellation of a contract.’
  • 186) ‘The industry is still suffering from excess network capacity put in place during the boom years of the late 1990s, and prices are weak.’
  • 187) ‘It's unlikely, say observers, especially during a weak market.’
  • 188) ‘But, Nationwide added, the market is usually weak in the late summer/early autumn period - a factor that contributed to the fall.’
  • 189) ‘Sales in the cosmetics business were down 27 per cent compared to the same period last year, reflecting a weak market.’
  • 190) ‘Even excluding that shift, the labor market is weak, and chances of a drastic improvement anytime soon appear slim.’
  • 191) ‘The investment bank has put its flotation plans on hold because of the weak market and business conditions.’
  • 192) ‘The markets still believe the view that the US wants the dollar to stay weak in order to boost its economic recovery prospects.’
  • 193) ‘Last week, we talked about why the dollar has been so weak against the euro.’
  • 194) ‘A weak dollar might turn off foreign investors and reduce critically needed overseas capital.’
  • 195) ‘When the economy is weak, the homeless population expands.’
  • 196) ‘‘Sterling has been weak and you would expect that to continue,’ he said.’
  • 197) ‘But the big debate now in financial circles is about the weak dollar, whether it's good or bad, versus what a strong dollar should do to us, or for us.’
  • 198) ‘The index was dragged lower by weak financial and industrial stocks.’
  • 199) ‘With that movement, a silver necklace fell out of his robes, gleaming brightly in the weak light.’
  • 200) ‘A weak light filtered through the ice and bright sunlight shone through the opening.’
  • 201) ‘Though it was not very bright, his vision still ached from the weak light.’
  • 202) ‘The light is weak and watery and the air reeks of woodsmoke, but at least it is not raining, a blessing to those who must spend a long, laborious day harvesting olives ahead of the inevitable frost.’
  • 203) ‘As soon as Lana flipped on the switch, letting the weak light of a flickering lamp in the corner just barely illuminate the small room, Olivia let out a small gasp of shock.’
  • 204) ‘I try to keep the second exposure in the 1 to 10 second range, but exposure time may be extended to several minutes if the light source is weak.’
  • 205) ‘A weak, gray light filtered into Katherine's room the next morning, gradually bringing the young woman to the land of the living.’
  • 206) ‘She turned around and watched him walk away; his light blonde hair sparkled faintly in the weak light of the alley.’
  • 207) ‘These were lit only by weak lamps attached infrequently to cold stone walls, and after dark rats roamed freely within the gutters and the waste.’
  • 208) ‘In the darkness of the room, a weak light started to glow.’
  • 209) ‘She could see his face in the weak light from the front hall.’
  • 210) ‘The long chocolate strands flowed down his back and shoulder, small, dark waterfalls that shone in the weak light of the moon.’
  • 211) ‘The stones sparkled as they caught the weak light from the car.’
  • 212) ‘Only the moon and the stars provided me with light, and considering they are both millions of miles away it was only a dim, and weak light.’
  • 213) ‘As they walked out into the weak light, Amanda turned to face Jordan.’
  • 214) ‘He has already been up for a while, watching the sun as its weak rays break through the last misty hues of the night.’
  • 215) ‘When eating the dish, don't forget to add some extra sauce to your plate, thus improving the sea cucumber's somewhat weak flavour.’
  • 216) ‘The flavour was weak and the texture was unnervingly gritty.’
  • 217) ‘The weak cardamom flavour made it a less-than-exciting experience.’
  • 218) ‘Rinse off then give a final wipe over with a weak solution of vinegar and water to produce a sparkling surface free of streaks.’
  • 219) ‘At this point you may want to water the plant with a weak solution of balanced plant food.’
  • 220) ‘So this is my penance, she thinks, grimacing after taking another sip of the weak liquid.’
  • 221) ‘As Americans, we are used to drinking pots of weak coffee, diluted with milk and sugar.’
  • 222) ‘To remove heavy tarnish, difficult stains and corrosion: wash in hot, soapy water or a weak ammonia and water solution and rinse.’
  • 223) ‘Mold can be cleaned off surfaces with a weak bleach solution.’
  • 224) ‘However, grocery store vinegar is normally a 5% solution and is too weak to do the job.’
  • 225) ‘Once this is done, the resulting weak alcoholic liquid is distilled into tequila.’
  • 226) ‘I don't consider myself a caffeine addict, but I do drink diet Coke every evening and probably a weak coffee every day or two on average.’
  • 227) ‘All he got was a cup of weak coffee and a stale bourbon.’
  • 228) ‘As you know, Ann prefers her coffee very weak, so a single cafetière and a jug of hot water were sufficient for us both.’
  • 229) ‘Drink was either weak tea or water drunk from old petrol tins.’
  • 230) ‘A few seconds later, Tony came into the room with two plastic cups with brown liquid that tasted mildly of coffee, but was way too weak to be called coffee.’
  • 231) ‘I'll have to forgo my coffee and get it from the office, which probably isn't a god idea since I hear that Harris makes weak coffee.’
  • 232) ‘He takes a sip from the mug in front of him, which contains weak coffee.’
  • 233) ‘She drank the weak coffee she'd bought from the vending machine and watched the clock.’
  • 234) ‘For a mile I strolled along the river, the water the colour of weak tea, the short grass firm underfoot.’
  • 235) ‘From very strong coffee, to very weak with lots of milk it is enjoyed in many kitchens.’
  • 236) ‘However, I suspect one cup of weak coffee each day is likely to have only a marginal effect.’
  • 237) ‘Most of the spirits found for the lower classes were weak concoctions of fermented herbs and cheap grains, and tasted much like boiled mud.’
  • 238) ‘Sandra shifted her feet nervously and displayed a weak, but timid, smile.’
  • 239) ‘Kevin stood, brushing his hair out of his eyes with a weak, nervous smile.’
  • 240) ‘They still tapped their wrists together, though with such weak enthusiasm that they barely even felt it.’
  • 241) ‘He tried to cast a weak, faint smile at me, and confusedly, shyly, I lowered my eyes.’
  • 242) ‘The lady was evidently flattered by his offer and accepted in a weak and nervous voice as he kissed her hand.’
  • 243) ‘Amber couldn't help the faint blush, or the weak smile, as she nodded.’
  • 244) ‘When asked what he might do now, he gave a weak smile and said: ‘I might take a holiday.’’
  • 245) ‘I looked at him when he mouthed his insult to me, and all I could muster to give back was a weak smile that was aiming to be snide.’
  • 246) ‘I am incredibly appreciative, but manage to only muster a weak smile.’
  • 247) ‘Then there were reminiscences over the good times the couple had together, which Jacob meets with a weak, embarrassed smile.’
  • 248) ‘It was a half-hearted plea, accompanied by a weak smile.’
  • 249) ‘With considerable effort Emily turned around and sent Michael a weak smile that was just shy of halfhearted.’
  • 250) ‘She gave a weak smile and ran a hand through her hair nervously.’
  • 251) ‘He looked at me warily and I gave him a weak smile.’
  • 252) ‘He looked at her and smiled a weak grin.’
  • 253) ‘I have to say that my experiences with people that have weak handshakes have been far from good ones.’
  • 254) ‘variety: too many examples of smile'’
  • 255) ‘His voice wasn't weak, but it lacked its trademark strength and energy.’
  • 256) ‘Andy Roddie went closest to scoring for Peterhead just before the interval, but his weak free-kick was easily held by Colin Stewart.’
  • 257) ‘Roberts, looking for a second against his former club, stepped forward to take the spot kick but his weak shot was easily saved.’
  • 258) ‘Mr. Erickson-Moore stood behind me and wrenched the leaf-pole from my weak grip, breaking it in half over his knee as though it were a mere twig.’
  • 259) ‘However Saito's weak shot was easily cleared by Rachel Imison and the Hockeyroos held on to lead by a solitary goal at the break.’
  • 260) ‘At that point, however, his nerve deserts him and his weak shot is easily saved.’
  • 261) ‘The higher angle of the camera hides my weak chin.’
  • 262) ‘He had high cheekbones and did not have a weak chin.’
  • 263) ‘He looked like a natural for comedy with his weak chin, receding hairline and a nose that looked as if someone had recently slammed a car door on it.’
  • 264) ‘This figure's weak chin, hunched shoulders and humble demeanor contribute to the poignancy and humanity of the busts.’
  • 265) ‘A boy, no more than nineteen, with sideburns and a weak chin, muttered something in the ear of the man next to him, who sniggered.’
  • 266) ‘His mother was irritated by his weak chin and hang-dog appearance.’
  • 267) ‘He was slight, with floppy hair and a weak chin hidden by a small beard.’
  • 268) ‘In keeping with the association with babyish faces, weak chins are less common in movie villains than in more ‘innocent’ characters.’
  • 269) ‘An augmentation rhinoplasty is performed to build up the nose in the case of a flattened bridge or a weak nose tip.’
  • 270) ‘Stressed syllables retain full vowel quality, whereas unstressed syllables may have weak vowels.’
  • 271) ‘In many limericks extra weak syllables may be squeezed in almost anywhere, but we still recognise a familiar underlying metrical pattern.’
  • 272) ‘He pioneered a style of French text-setting in which the accentuation of weak syllables made for unusual forcefulness and clarity.’
  • 273) ‘The schema would consist of an initial strong syllable followed by an unspecified number (including zero) of weak syllables.’
  • 274) ‘Some phrasal verbs prefer a weak form (contrast The car sped up the hill and The car speeded up).’
  • 275) ‘Old English verbs were grouped in two major groups: weak verbs and strong verbs.’
  • 276) ‘weak verbs correspond to modern English regular verbs.’
  • 277) ‘Thus, the strengths of the electromagnetic, weak, and strong forces depend upon the energy at which they are measured.’
  • 278) ‘A theory that unifies the electromagnetic force with the weak nuclear force was developed around 1970 by Glashow, Salaam, and Weinberg.’
  • 279) ‘An experimentalist, he worked with synchrotrons to study the weak nuclear force and the structure of nuclear particles.’
  • 280) ‘To verify the theories, searches for some of these particles look to space, because particle accelerators are too weak to produce them.’
  • 281) ‘Those theories unite the electromagnetic and weak forces with the strong force that holds atomic nuclei together.’
  • 282) ‘The strong and weak nuclear coupling constants decrease with energy.’

Examples

  • 1) It looked like it had happened weeks ago.
  • 2) The ease and the elegance came after weeks and weeks of rehearsals.
  • 3) We worked really hard this week in preparing for this game.
  • 4) What a difference a couple of working weeks have made.
  • 5) You will probably have to use it for at least two to three weeks.
  • 6) This will happen a lot over the next few weeks.
  • 7) Measures that could be announced next week include a reduction in air passenger duty.
  • 8) All told, there and back will take the best part of a week.
  • 9) Some owners have more than one share, and people can swap weeks in the properties if they wish.
  • 10) Things were good until a few weeks ago.
  • 11) They are also feeling a bit more positive about life after a few weeks of better trading.
  • 12) It was the hardest three weeks of our lives but we somehow got through.
  • 13) He had been on the agenda all week with people wondering how he was going to behave.
  • 14) week one went by and was smooth sailing.
  • 15) But what works one week is not guaranteed to work again.
  • 16) In two beauty salons visited this week it is nurses who do the injections.
  • 17) We must have been home with them three weeks when the health visitor came round.
  • 18) The nation is to decide an extremely small matter next week.
  • 19) Her bingeing and vomiting may occur only twice a week or twenty times in a day.
  • 20) New coalition policies published this week did not include plans for managing prisoner numbers.
  • 21) He was a plumber who gave up three nights a week and weekends to coach us.
  • 22) Some complained that if it was going to happen it should have happened weeks ago.
  • 23) It took many weeks of hard work to take things on from here.
  • 24) Good courses lasting from one day to one week are available.
  • 25) He also sported a flicked back haircut like dad, who wore similar specs last week.
  • 26) Both lasted two weeks, each attempt.
  • 27) We are now feeding more than 210 people a week.
  • 28) You're unlikely to be able to drive or work before six weeks.
  • 29) Our online dollar sales this week are up 150 per cent on the same period the week before.
  • 30) _A week, a week, a week_, replied the stubborn little animal.
  • 31) Christmas week, by which I understood _next week_; I thought Christmas week was that which Christmas Sunday ushered in.
  • 32) _corvée_, that is to say, an unfixed amount of ploughing, which the steward could demand every week when it was needed; the distinction corresponds to the distinction between _week work_ and _boon work_ in the later Middle Ages.
  • 33) HPFacebookVoteV2. init (294007, 'Climate week Is Key Stop on Road to Copenhagen', 'This week, leaders from around the world will gather in New York and Pittsburgh for \ "climate week\" with a keen eye on the home team.
  • 34) It’s bad enough that finals start a week from today and Professor Assface is going to give us two projects this week…
  • 35) "In short, said the worthy Bramin, if I were to repeat the same questions to him a month, or even a year hence, I should not prevail upon him to say _now_; but his constant answer would be, _a week, a week, a week_.
  • 36) "Except this man who turned up here in George's own camp -- and in the village, two months ago, but whom I never saw till this week -- _this week_ -- Armistice Day -- John Dempsey.
  • 37) But the most exciting news for me this week is the announcement that Scarecrow and Mrs. King is coming to DVD in March.
  • 38) Out this week is a new, two-disc 50th Anniversary Edition of North by Northwest, the second best Alfred Hitchcock film.
  • 39) The biggest Rock Band release this week is the arrival of Green Day Rock Band to stores.
  • 40) ‘This was not the case if you looked at polls as recently as a month or six weeks ago.’
  • 41) ‘The truth is our patience should have been exhausted weeks and months and years ago.’
  • 42) ‘I must apologize to a reader who wrote me concerning last month's column a week or two ago.’
  • 43) ‘I know your new years' resolutions were probably broken weeks ago, but there's always a chance to turn over a new leaf.’
  • 44) ‘Psychological trauma would remain with them for weeks, months, years, or even decades.’
  • 45) ‘Days turned into weeks and weeks into months until Alleyne and I had been gone a year.’
  • 46) ‘The days turned into weeks and the weeks into months until the day after the twins' fourth birthday.’
  • 47) ‘Two weeks ago my left ear gave early signs of problems, a little sore and deaf.’
  • 48) ‘Whether you hold them for weeks, months or years, shares are simply a means to a financial end.’
  • 49) ‘The horse's regular rider Jim Culloty has been sidelined for several weeks after breaking his thumb two weeks ago.’
  • 50) ‘The course is expected to run one day a week for seven weeks, starting Monday January 27.’
  • 51) ‘So I had to spend weeks and weeks and months and months, all the way through the year, trying to find players.’
  • 52) ‘Days turned into weeks, weeks turned into months and winter was coming to an end.’
  • 53) ‘Planners hope to complete the program by the end of the month or the first week in February.’
  • 54) ‘All of them will certainly be praying for the strength to get through the next few weeks and months and years.’
  • 55) ‘His reluctance did not change in the weeks, months and years afterwards.’
  • 56) ‘I look forward to sharing more of my life with you over the coming weeks, months and years.’
  • 57) ‘He was known to work seven days a week, 52 weeks of the year, even at Christmas if needed.’
  • 58) ‘How the military action evolves in the coming weeks, months or years is open to speculation.’
  • 59) ‘The battle for a new civic hall began a year ago, within weeks of the previous hall burning down.’
  • 60) ‘Bizarre moment of the week came last night, as I was driving along Western Road in Hove.’
  • 61) ‘I have been working seven days a week for the past four years and it has been pretty tiring.’
  • 62) ‘We are completely sleep-deprived, running on 3 hours of sleep a night for the past week.’
  • 63) ‘Jeff and Eric are available to catch snakes at anytime of the day or night, seven days week.’
  • 64) ‘Two cars were also left burned out in one estate during the week of Bonfire Night.’
  • 65) ‘At the moment it is potentially one night extra a week and not huge commitment, and my wife's quite used to it now.’
  • 66) ‘We empty it roughly twice a week in winter and much more regularly in the summer.’
  • 67) ‘Owners can use the property for two weeks in the summer season and six weeks during winter.’
  • 68) ‘We have made it compulsory for the first year students to attend classes twice a week in the lab.’
  • 69) ‘It has been a long week of late nights and early mornings, with busy days sandwiched in between.’
  • 70) ‘Having to wake up at 6am again, after a couple of weeks of late nights and late mornings, is hard.’
  • 71) ‘Looking after William, even for one Saturday every three weeks, is hard work, the pair admit.’
  • 72) ‘I haven't had as much time at home recently with late nights at work, weeks away and now assignments to plan.’
  • 73) ‘Please take note in your diary that there is a change of night for this week's whist.’
  • 74) ‘Despite the harsh conditions they never take a day off, working seven days a week in any weather.’
  • 75) ‘It generally is the quietest night of the week but I have never seen town so dead.’
  • 76) ‘It often feels like you could attend a literary event every night of the week if you wanted to.’
  • 77) ‘For the immediate future, he will be confining his training to one night a week with each team.’
  • 78) ‘Every night of the week someone decides to take a chance and drive home when they shouldn't.’
  • 79) ‘The factory shop will initially create two new jobs and will be open seven days a week in the run-up to Christmas.’
  • 80) ‘The group has drawn up a short list of candidates to replace Mellor, but will not name his successor next week.’
  • 81) ‘New figures released last week indicate that most of us are earning much more than ever before.’
  • 82) ‘Mr Hamer said he expected to stay open to midnight on week nights and a bit later on weekends.’
  • 83) ‘It will not be useful to my work, as I am an office clerk, but I spent three hours each week at it.’
  • 84) ‘The second half of the week was spent discussing issues that affect us all.’
  • 85) ‘The remainder of their week is spent split evenly between the classroom and the workplace.’
  • 86) ‘Anyhow, it has, needless to say, been something of a busy week, mainly spent writing.’
  • 87) ‘The latter could see teachers from all four unions limiting their working weeks to 35 hours.’
  • 88) ‘I spent weeks interviewing and hiring the co-op student that would replace me.’
  • 89) ‘The following week was literally spent recovering while trying to work as usual.’
  • 90) ‘On average, the working week is two hours longer in the east compared to the west.’
  • 91) ‘The union is campaigning for an increase in pay and a cut in the working week to 32 hours.’
  • 92) ‘Most of last week was spent concentrating on trying to get the pitch dry because of all the rain we had.’
  • 93) ‘The memo says the only alternative to redundancies would be a reduction in the working week from five to three days.’
  • 94) ‘The offer includes a fixed sum of three months pay plus two weeks pay for each year of service.’
  • 95) ‘The team's courses are run for two hours a week for seven weeks.’
  • 96) ‘Work started a couple of weeks ago, a year after I'd first requested it.’
  • 97) ‘Vince Dubé worked in the produce section at the store for a year before quitting two weeks ago.’
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