How To Use Watchdog In A Sentence

  • The watchdog plans to issue formal regulatory guidance setting out how companies should handle endowment complaints and assess where compensation is due.
  • Broadcast watchdogs have censured him for swearing on his former BBC Radio 1 afternoon show.
  • A watchdog has ruled that clamping cannot be allowed in areas where there is no obvious warning notice.
  • But consumer watchdogs blasted the increases. The Sun
  • The government has been under pressure to increase competition in banking after a highly criticised review from the competition watchdog. Times, Sunday Times
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  • The Prime Minister's revelation of a possible Government ban on public smoking has been welcomed by Swindon health watchdogs.
  • The Watchdog says the word "ash borer" reminds him of his flea problem. KansasCity.com: Front Page
  • Indeed, by reporting such matters the press fulfils its important watchdog role, ensuring the public has the information it has a constitutional right to receive. Times, Sunday Times
  • Buying second-class stamps could save you money this Christmas without delaying your cards to loved ones, according to the post watchdog.
  • The products are often rejected by watchdogs because of their potential for harming the environment. Times, Sunday Times
  • The watchdog group found a cocktail of dangerous pesticides when they tested 12 leading brands of drink.
  • A NEW hotline that allows punters to tip off watchdogs about suspected betting scams is to be launched today. The Sun
  • Tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers' money may have been defrauded from an adult education scheme, a spending watchdog has found.
  • EDITOR: The watchdog being the Audit Commission, normally known for cavilling about spending Archive 2009-08-01
  • If a high priority is placed on control, personnel officers will emphasize their role as watchdogs. Human Resource Management in Government
  • However there have been protests from parents against high levels of selection - leading to adjudications from the government's admissions watchdog.
  • If only Britain had someone to watchdog its press, his public reputation would still gleam.
  • There are consumer watchdog groups gaining in strength, and there's also the role of the popular media.
  • The hospital has been slammed by health watchdogs and patient groups. The Sun
  • The concept of a centralized database containing a patient's entire medical history is the kind of timesaving and potentially life-saving innovation doctors yearn for, but the idea makes privacy watchdogs squirm.
  • Allegations of misconduct against nurses and midwives will no longer be made available for public scrutiny before disciplinary hearings, the industry watchdog has said. Times, Sunday Times
  • But this is well out of line, according to a spokesman for the premium rate watchdog, ICSTIS.
  • The job is seen as yet another spin of the revolving door at the watchdog. Times, Sunday Times
  • In James Naughtie's book, far from being America's poodle, the British Prime Minister emerges as America's Alsatian, a watchdog which forewarns of danger and then helps combat it.
  • They include watchdogs, advisory groups and protection agencies. The Sun
  • The New York watchdog said that five executives would be fired or resign as a result of the investigation. Times, Sunday Times
  • A watchdog simply barks to alert if an intruder is detected and can run in various sizes and breeds. whats the best all around dog to have?
  • The inspector general's office operates as the Social Security Administration's chief watchdog and takes a lead role in law-enforcement cases. Disability Claims in Puerto Rico Get New Scrutiny
  • It has since become clear that the spending watchdog's role will not be radically extended. Times, Sunday Times
  • Relatives of elderly and disabled people are defrauding councils of millions of pounds by pocketing money meant for carers, the spending watchdog claims. Times, Sunday Times
  • But couldn't the Republicans have used the word "watchdog," which is the standard term, or at least found some other gender-neutral expression? Richard (RJ) Eskow: Rep. McHenry's Wall Street Goon Squad Targets Prof. Warren -- and America's Consumers
  • The watchdog criticised low standards, poor quality teaching and ineffective management.
  • POLICE and City watchdogs yesterday arrested a gang of four people suspected of insider trading. The Sun
  • This has earned the duo a torrent of bad press from the national newspapers, BBC Watchdog and the Government.
  • THE legality of how the Government's medicines watchdog rations drugs is to be challenged in court for the first time. Times, Sunday Times
  • The consumer watchdog also said borrowers were confused by the huge array of loan fees. The Sun
  • One alternative approach might have been for the fiscal watchdog to disclose publicly that it was reviewing its judgments, giving the government longer to prepare. Times, Sunday Times
  • PEOPLE drinking just two glasses of wine a day should be tested for liver disease, a health watchdog says. The Sun
  • Another mere coincidence, say school officials, adding that Tarkanian was adamant about having such a watchdog on staff.
  • Some bestselling yoghurts may be sold in smaller pots or have their sugar content cut as the health watchdog tries to tackle the obesity epidemic. Times, Sunday Times
  • A Financial Supervisory Service official said Wednesday the financial watchdog will focus primarily on whether banks are setting aside enough provisions for real estate project-financing loans to ensure that they are adequately prepared for pote ntial loan losses. South Korea to Inspect Banks' Loan Quality
  • The Watchdog says the word "ash borer" reminds him of his flea problem. KansasCity.com: Front Page
  • Some public watchdogs say the council is dangerously close to a violation of the Open Meeting Law.
  • They include watchdogs, advisory groups and protection agencies. The Sun
  • The products are often rejected by watchdogs because of their potential for harming the environment. Times, Sunday Times
  • The nuclear watchdog that was there did not see it.
  • PEOPLE drinking just two glasses of wine a day should be tested for liver disease, a health watchdog says. The Sun
  • Trade magazines, references and industry watchdog agencies can help a company find reputable firms.
  • It would be very strange for any country of South Africa's uranium capacity -- and we've done enrichment before -- not to beneficiate its uranium deposits," South African Minister of Public Enterprises Alec Erwin said in an interview, though he stressed the country would strictly comply with the rules of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the world's nuclear watchdog. Africa Has Nuclear Hopes
  • We serve as a watchdog of coastal activities and a team worker with state agencies.
  • The committee acts as an independent watchdog over government spending.
  • The MS Society urged the medicines watchdog and drug firm Novartis to work together so that Gilenya – also called fingolimod – can be reappraised. MS Society calls for rethink after first pill treatment is rejected
  • The UK police watchdog is finally looking into the widespread use of anti-terrorism stop-and-search powers by cops. Boing Boing
  • And Cari, one of the things that you do is to watchdog this.
  • The products are often rejected by watchdogs because of their potential for harming the environment. Times, Sunday Times
  • Human Rights Watch urged world leaders in a statement on Tuesday to pressure King Abdullah to end discrimination against religious monitories in the kingdom. “There is no religious freedom in Saudi Arabia, †™ †™ says Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at the rights watchdog. “The dialogue should be about where religious intolerance runs deepest, and that includes Saudi Arabia. †[unknown placeholder $my.siteName$]
  • A government spending watchdog today launched a scathing attack on attempts to cut congestion.
  • Smaller popcorn buckets and drink cups should also be made available, the nutrition watchdog said. Times, Sunday Times
  • Its heavy-handed sales tactics prompted the pharmaceutical industry's regulatory watchdog to make a ruling of unethical behaviour against it. Times, Sunday Times
  • What is the point of all these watchdog bods enforcing this and that disclosure when management can just turn around and hand you a company flier sans any relevant disclosure?
  • The British Bankers' Association is now in discussions with the watchdog to see whether cuts to current accounts must follow.
  • If a high priority is placed on control, personnel officers will emphasize their role as watchdogs. Human Resource Management in Government
  • Her death will be subject to an inquest and an investigation by the prisons watchdog. Times, Sunday Times
  • For every exemplar of the craft like DVD Savant Glenn Erickson, there's a dozen or more others who seem to be as clueless about the English language as they are one-dimensional or one-generical in their experience of film... and they all seem to use Video Watchdog as their template, whether intentionally or by imitating our imitators. Archive 2005-10-02
  • The watchdog said that it required further information on the deal. Times, Sunday Times
  • A pharmaceuticals company will have to cut dramatically the price of an epilepsy drug after losing its legal action against the competition watchdog. Times, Sunday Times
  • People were more offended by discriminatory language, the watchdog claimed. The Sun
  • The Countryside Commission was set up as the government's official watchdog on conservation.
  • Global watchdog Human Rights Watch has urged the block to put pressure on Zimbabwe to "end its broadscale attack on human rights", including a recent violent government crack-down on the opposition. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • A NEW hotline that allows punters to tip off watchdogs about suspected betting scams is to be launched today. The Sun
  • In a lead news article today headlined "Watching a Watchdog," the industry publication Inside Higher Ed draws attention to what it terms rising concerns among higher education observers about the editorial independence of The Washington Post in covering for-profit higher education. Higher ed community focuses on Post, Kaplan
  • Rail watchdogs blamed the overcrowding on a combination of train operator One's unpopular new timetable and shortage of serviceable rolling stock.
  • Likewise, media watchdog FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting) issued an excellent analysis of The New York Times 'coverage and concluded it was "wildly misleading" and that the paper had been "duped". Archive 2010-03-01
  • Consumer watchdogs last night questioned why it had taken so long to end the mis-selling scandal. The Sun
  • The New York watchdog said that five executives would be fired or resign as a result of the investigation. Times, Sunday Times
  • Trading standards watchdogs are warning businesses to be on their guard against a bogus bills scam.
  • Four in ten planned removals of foreign criminals and immigration offenders were cancelled last year, a highly critical watchdog report claimed. Times, Sunday Times
  • But critics say they are little more than a toothless watchdog, lacking the clout to change entrenched practices.
  • Official figures for business investment after the crisis no longer look quite as bad as the readings that had the government's budget watchdog scratching its head. Times, Sunday Times
  • Where in the Bible does it say you should have watchdogs and judgment groups that watch over ministries? Times, Sunday Times
  • Still, we applaud his verve in moving quickly on this suggestion and his willingness to embrace monitoring by watchdogs rather than trying to outbark them. undefined
  • Mobile phone bills are set to rise after the industry watchdog said it would treble the fees it charges networks for airspace to 200 million a year. Times, Sunday Times
  • They have signed a letter pleading with competition watchdogs to look into prices at the pumps. The Sun
  • This type of spam - which fleeces people by tricking them into calling a premium-rate number - is no longer a relatively small-scale concern, claimed the watchdog.
  • Jet was also an efficient bug - zapper and a terrific watchdog.
  • But advertising watchdogs have found the French design house guilty of misleading customers with two advertisements depicting its 'craftsmen' - because the bags are not actually made by hand. Home | Mail Online
  • The industry watchdog added that although it might make women think about their body shapes, it was not irresponsible. The Sun
  • And thinking that the competition watchdogs might just decide to turn a blind eye. Times, Sunday Times
  • The watchdog calls for cyclists and pedestrians to be put at the heart of transport investment. Times, Sunday Times
  • Prof. Mahmood rightly observes that the commission can either be a lapdog of the government of the day or the watchdog of the rights of the underprivileged.
  • That is why we view with concern a proposal to partially exempt NSW politicians from the purview of the state's anti-corruption watchdog.
  • Technology watchdogs and campaign groups such as Friends of the Earth and ETC Group initially called unrealistically for a total ban on synthetic biology, even though it lacked a workable definition. The Guardian World News
  • And the spending watchdog warns that councils are not ready for the looming crisis. The Sun
  • Researchers for the Parents Television Council - a conservative watchdog group - counted the "damns" and "hells" and a whole bunch of other words that can't be repeated in a family newspaper. THE NEWS BLOG
  • A government bailout watchdog is now reviewing the transaction, triggered by a request from Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican. White House Calling The Shots On GM IPO: Reuters
  • There will be a watchdog to check up on the operation of the scheme.
  • A government spending watchdog today launched a scathing attack on attempts to cut congestion.
  • Untangling the story will lead us through a mess of lapdogs, watchdogs, thick-witted cabinet ministers and terror in the Prime Minister's Office.
  • Restored Victorian buildings and innovative new designs have been officially commended in a town watchdog's annual awards.
  • SINGAPORE—Singapore's gambling watchdog has fined the city-state's two licensed casino operators a total 385,000 Singapore dollars US$308,000 for breaches relating to the admission of unauthorized locals and minors into the two gambling facilities in 2010 and 2011. Singapore Fines Casinos for Admission Breaches
  • The watchdog began formal enforcement action as a result. Times, Sunday Times
  • A watchdog timer can automatically reset the system or generate an interrupt should the system stop due to a program bug or EMI.
  • The drugs watchdog, the FDA, said that the telescope’s size might mean that patients will also need a corneal transplant after the operation.
  • Three federation officers are under investigation by the police complaints watchdog over their conduct during the affair. Times, Sunday Times
  • Since then the Financial Services Authority, the chief watchdog, has been trying to broker a rescue deal.
  • The British food watchdog is asking fast-food restaurants to add calorie-counts to their menus -- and want to adopt a set of "traffic light" labels that indicate dangerously high levels of salt, fat, sugar (or, presumably, eyeball-gnawing maggots, see post below). Boing Boing
  • In 2005 the industry's watchdog found it guilty of unethical behaviour. Times, Sunday Times
  • At public hearings, scholars, prominent real estate brokers, and civic watchdogs testified about possible remedies to the problems of racial discrimination and blockbusting.
  • The government has been under pressure to increase competition in banking after a highly criticised review from the competition watchdog. Times, Sunday Times
  • The watchdog's practice of warning nurseries of the month that they would be inspected was also highlighted.
  • The watchdog plans to issue formal regulatory guidance setting out how companies should handle endowment complaints and assess where compensation is due.
  • The watchdog said the problem was endemic in the industry. The Sun
  • Official figures for business investment after the crisis no longer look quite as bad as the readings that had the government's budget watchdog scratching its head. Times, Sunday Times
  • But environment watchdogs said that residents have not been put at risk by a complex operation to remove chemicals including tar, cyanide, ammonia and carcinogenic coal naptha.
  • If a high priority is placed on control, personnel officers will emphasize their role as watchdogs. Human Resource Management in Government
  • And the spending watchdog warns that councils are not ready for the looming crisis. The Sun
  • TOUGH steps to track down firms behind nuisance phone calls were announced by the industry watchdog yesterday. The Sun
  • At last the farm is established as a going concern, but the animals are surprised to find that - except for the pigs and their protectors, the watchdogs - life is exactly as hard and painful as it always had been.
  • The US financial watchdog has said that all firms must now certify the accuracy of their accounts.
  • Dogs are prized for hunting purpose, and as watchdogs and as pets, and, further, many dogs have actual commercial and market value.
  • But private-equity funds, flush with an estimated $200 billion bankroll, could buy such companies without riling the watchdogs.
  • Relatives of elderly and disabled people are defrauding councils of millions of pounds by pocketing money meant for carers, the spending watchdog claims. Times, Sunday Times
  • Competition watchdogs have dismissed concerns it would hurt consumers. The Sun
  • So far it seems to be the watchdog that barks loudly but has absolutely no inclination to bite. Times, Sunday Times
  • It will have to be approved by competition watchdogs. Times, Sunday Times
  • The consumer watchdog sent mystery shoppers to 122 pharmacies to complain about three sets of symptoms. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Government's financial watchdog has not accepted the department's accounts for the past 15 years.
  • Cooper, who is seeking a judicial review of the watchdog's decision not to investigate the case of Dr Hawley Crippen, accused it of being reluctant to examine historic cases involving alleged miscarriages of justice. Miscarriages of justice are going unchallenged by watchdog, says QC
  • Rice meets next hour with Mohamed ElBaradei, the head of the U. N.'s nuclear watchdog agcy. CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2006
  • The watchdog said yesterday that it was close to making an announcement on the future of credit card default charges. Times, Sunday Times
  • It also made 'a number of smaller calculation errors', the auditing watchdog said. Times, Sunday Times
  • Consumer watchdogs in York have warned residents to steer clear of emails making extravagant claims about unrealistic earnings.
  • PEOPLE drinking just two glasses of wine a day should be tested for liver disease, a health watchdog says. The Sun
  • The Department of Justice on Thursday received a tongue-lashing from Parliament's watchdog public accounts committee for what it called the shocking state of the department's financial accounts. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • An excellent companion, schipperkes are ideal playmates for children and keen watchdogs for the family home.
  • A legal watchdog has thrown out complaints about a leading Yorkshire solicitor made in the wake of the sensational trial of two Leeds United footballers.
  • The move came as watchdogs fear gas bills could rise by 80 to hit 700 a year. The Sun
  • And he accused the watchdog of being slow to react and of holding back essential research.
  • Though the New York Post and Daily News once a year routinely call for the abolition of this 179-year-old office (with periodic name changes) - and mayors, too, have predictably kvetched about an office that's mandated to be the watchdog over City Hall-there's no public support for ending something that keeps the bureaucracy on its toes. Mark Green: Changing the NYC City Charter. Again?
  • Now under investigation by the competition watchdog. Times, Sunday Times
  • Consumer watchdogs have accused banks of "appalling arrogance" in the way they treat customers.
  • The anti-trust watchdog will also ask the communications ministry to lease out the remaining frequency bands before 2011, the Chosun Ilbo writes.
  • Ideal as a watchdog, this dog will neither be aggressive nor cringe with fear on accosting a stranger.
  • Untangling the story will lead us through a mess of lapdogs, watchdogs, thick-witted cabinet ministers and terror in the Prime Minister's Office.
  • They have signed a letter pleading with competition watchdogs to look into prices at the pumps. The Sun
  • Dozens of asset managers are under scrutiny by the financial watchdog for failing to meet standards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Relatives of elderly and disabled people are defrauding councils of millions of pounds by pocketing money meant for carers, the spending watchdog claims. Times, Sunday Times
  • The watchdog plans to issue formal regulatory guidance setting out how companies should handle endowment complaints and assess where compensation is due.
  • The competition watchdog also declined to clip the big banks' wings. Times, Sunday Times
  • Garda watchdog body will be toothless says expert
  • A police watchdog is probing 17 officers over the handling of the case. The Sun
  • Last week their ex-chief financial officer was cleared by accountancy watchdogs. The Sun
  • The competition watchdog twice rejected the proposed sale this year, prompting AGL to launch a legal challenge in September.
  • (Unfortunately, as many media watchdogs have shown, multiple mainstream news organizations often misjudge, misevaluate, or simply self-censor the same critical stories.) Rachel Haimowitz: A Different Kind of News Hole
  • Japan's market watchdog is looking into allegations of illegal stock trading on a wide scale. Japan's Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish Stock Regulator
  • Far better for him to be appointed head of a watchdog organisation in Britain, where his integrity and insight could expose corruption close to home. Times, Sunday Times
  • Any attempt to impose some sort of external watchdog that might apply a degree of accountability is rejected as compromising its secrecy.
  • It has since become clear that the spending watchdog's role will not be radically extended. Times, Sunday Times
  • In tugs and sloops and rowboats, citizen watchdog groups have launched a campaign to protect America's waterways.
  • Since then the Financial Services Authority, the chief watchdog, has been trying to broker a rescue deal.
  • The fiscal watchdog will base its calculation on the share price nearer to when it publishes its forecast. Times, Sunday Times
  • Though the embattled Minister welcomed the inquiry, the news that the ethics watchdog is to hold a preliminary inquiry has substantially increased the pressure upon him.
  • The investors' watchdog may have had its day Notebook.
  • Some suits already have been filed, and platoons of lawyers and other legal watchdogs are standing by in battleground states like Wisconsin just in case.
  • The sound of the heavy footsteps awoke the watchdog.
  • To others it's an essential watchdog needed to prevent discriminatory practices in the workplace.
  • The introduction of the Pekingese strain was also probably designed to help make the larger mountain watchdog (the Apso) more suitable for the Imperial Palace.
  • PEOPLE drinking just two glasses of wine a day should be tested for liver disease, a health watchdog says. The Sun
  • WASHINGTON — A government watchdog is investigating government-owned GMAC Mortgage after a company employee admitted to approving thousands of foreclosures without reading the paperwork. Bailout Watchdog Investigating Alleged Foreclosure Fraud
  • The plan was rejected by the government nuclear safety watchdog.
  • Certainly, the ability of landowners to slough taxes onto others turns them from watchdogs of the treasury into raiders, since so much of public spending creates new unearned increments to land value.
  • The advertising watchdog has reprimanded a company for sending an offensive text message calling for consumers to upgrade their mobile phone.
  • Will government maintain its role of watchdog and regulator?
  • Transport campaigners and the main passenger watchdog say that the rises will put undue pressure on household budgets. Times, Sunday Times
  • They include watchdogs, advisory groups and protection agencies. The Sun
  • Its heavy-handed sales tactics prompted the pharmaceutical industry's regulatory watchdog to make a ruling of unethical behaviour against it. Times, Sunday Times
  • We serve as a watchdog of coastal activities and a team worker with state agencies.
  • The exams watchdog Ofqual will be instructed to change the rules on A-level resits to prevent students from retaking large numbers of modules. School reforms: bad teachers out, social mobility in as Gove outlines goals
  • The consumer watchdog says it is because many people don't know what their monthly limit is for calls, texts and data usage. The Sun
  • The watchdog has also criticised ministers for failing to protect passengers against the collapse of scheduled airlines. Times, Sunday Times
  • The competition watchdog pointed towards store sales and improved terms for suppliers as it outlined remedies for the possible takeover.
  • PEOPLE drinking just two glasses of wine a day should be tested for liver disease, a health watchdog says. The Sun
  • Consumer watchdogs have suspended sales of a household blowlamp that has been found to be potentially dangerous.
  • The watchdog said the problem was endemic in the industry. The Sun
  • It cut its teeth on water rat, badger, otter and fox in its native Yorkshire, England, then proved to be an excellent watchdog and retriever, too.
  • An independent safety watchdog has already advised the Government that 19 of London Underground's deepest stations should be affected.
  • This is because it is much more important for them to be part of the watchdog set-up and adequately provide checks and balances to the Executive.
  • Laxman is telling politicians, bureaucrats, ministers and others that his common man is the unseen but unsleeping watchdog, telling the world at large of what is going on.
  • Where in the Bible does it say you should have watchdogs and judgment groups that watch over ministries? Times, Sunday Times
  • Insurers who try to wriggle out of critical illness claims for the most spurious of reasons are being forced to pay up by a leading consumer watchdog.
  • The head of the watchdog on peerages has compared the use of secret loans by political parties to tax avoidance. Times, Sunday Times
  • The consumer watchdog says it is because many people don't know what their monthly limit is for calls, texts and data usage. The Sun
  • In a submission to a review of the rules which the watchdog has launched, he said on behalf of the Government that Ipsa was "failing in many respects" and was "impeding" the work of MPs. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • Research institutes, media watchdogs, watchdogs of watchdogs. Times, Sunday Times
  • Taken together, its blunderbuss approach to law enforcement has watchdog groups growling.
  • Fred Lewis, an independent government watchdog, called the deletions "outrageous. Top Tech News
  • The public relies on the watchdog role of the press to be informed about their political leaders.
  • Back here in Austin, Ms. Zanotti was coaxing her audience to establish networks, to cross-link, to join together as communities to act as watchdogs. The Sam Adams Project - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com
  • The head of the watchdog on peerages has compared the use of secret loans by political parties to tax avoidance. Times, Sunday Times
  • The move came as watchdogs fear gas bills could rise by 80 to hit 700 a year. The Sun

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