ordinary care

NOUN
  1. the care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances; the standard for determining legal duty
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  • Stoicism had first been brought over by Greek teachers as a possible guide, but the Roman, now trained by his extraordinary career in world politics to think in terms of experience, could have but little patience with a metaphysical system that constantly took refuge in a faith in aprioristic logic which had already been successfully challenged by two centuries of skeptics. Vergil
  • A tall, bespectacled figure, his face half concealed by a luxuriant walrus moustache, Perky had enjoyed an extraordinary career.
  • It was held that if the plaintiff had used ordinary care the accident would not have happened.
  • This, however, is not the place to expatiate on Ormskirk's extraordinary career; his rise from penury and obscurity, tempered indeed by gentle birth, to the priviest secrets of his Majesty's council, -- climbing the peerage step by step, as though that institution had been a garden-ladder, -- may be read of in the history books. Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes
  • That evangelical faith in the transformative power of education that sustained Du Bois until the end was at open throttle in “The Immortal Child,” a sometimes lyrical evocation of the short, extraordinary career of his friend, the Afro-English composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. DARKWATER
  • In other words, after it had been sold, if still kept there the seller would be merely the keeper, or bailee, which is the legal term, and he would be obliged to use only ordinary care in keeping it. Up To Date Business Home Study Circle Library Series (Volume II.)
  • She's always primping, putting on makeup, taking extraordinary care with her hair, her looks, her clothes.
  • Now, it's an engrossing memorial to her extraordinary career, complete with microskirt made of bananas. Times, Sunday Times
  • Or might we reduce it to a moral question: do not occupiers have a moral responsibility to take the most extraordinary care with civilian lives?
  • That evangelical faith in the transformative power of education that sustained Du Bois until the end was at open throttle in “The Immortal Child,” a sometimes lyrical evocation of the short, extraordinary career of his friend, the Afro-English composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. DARKWATER
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