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Quotes of units

  1. It's still the same job, the same anxieties, but it did feel a lot different, that kind of budget, that schedule, and frankly, the slowness of it all, and also having a lot of other units working. – Michael Apted
  2. I was young and felt like it was opportunity 'cause they were moving units back then on the underground scene. – Young Buck
  3. I had to inspect all fighter units in Russia, Africa, Sicily, France, and Norway. I had to be everywhere. – Adolf Galland
  4. But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting. – Philip Gibbs
  5. Osama bin Laden, the person, more likely serves the function of a stand -in. Compare the new terrorists with partisans or conventional terrorists in Israel. These people often fight in a decentralized manner in small, autonomous units too. – Jurgen Habermas
  6. Both sides have been playing tremendous cricket over a couple of years and they're both very good units – Matthew Hayden
  7. Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space. – John McGahern
  8. The Halifax area has long played a major role in Canada's military operations, being the port of departure for convoys, naval task forces and army units over the past 100 years or so. – Alex Morrison
  9. The five separate fingers are five independent units Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization. – James Cash Penney
  10. We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research. – Abraham Robinson
  11. Guard units in the U. S. are suffering severe equipment shortages which will affect their ability to respond to emergencies in their home States, such as Katrina. – Ike Skelton
  12. Suspicions of degrading morale within some units – Thomas V. Smith
  13. Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units – Valerie Solanas
  14. When a project has an ample budget, I am interested now in using bigger units of materials. – Yoshio Taniguchi

Usage examples for units

  1. Firm friendships were rare, and family units survived on the flimsiest of foundations. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  2. But we know, with a knowledge which is burnt into us, how very many of the units live who compose these masses. – Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  3. Answer: Four duads, or eight units – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  4. We found a barrel of beer had been left by one of the other units so we carefully carried the prize to our lines and then tapped it. – “Crumps”, The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went by Louis Keene
  5. Confidence is a unit; every implies several units considered separately. – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  6. He was of that type chosen always by old man Packard to head any one of the Packard units a sort of confident mastery in his very stride, the biggest man of them, unkempt and heavy, with a brutal face and hard eyes. – Man to Man by Jackson Gregory
  7. It is easier, and accordingly more usual, to render an account of the moments and casual units of experience, than of its totality. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  8. Society is made up of units so similar to one another that any one can be replaced by some other, and, as a matter of fact, the place of everyone is at death filled by some successor. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  9. The local churches were treated as self- governing units but were controlled by a series of authoritative Classes and Synods. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  10. When the distant sound of the pipes coming from the direction of the front line was heard in camp, men of the various transport lines and base units lined up to watch the battalion come in. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  11. The members of these units got out of the train at Chupria, to join Admiral Troubridge. – My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915 by Monica M. Stanley
  12. For days, in some instances for weeks, the units of the train had lain here on the border, and the men were growing restless. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  13. Now- how much of your air- units is left? – Seed of the Arctic Ice by H. G. Winter
  14. All over that West, once so unspeakably wild and reckless, there now rise great cities where recently were scattered only mining- camps scarce fit to be called units of any social compact. – The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West, Volume 26 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Emerson Hough
  15. But it held and within its automatic units began feeding him oxygen, heat and radio- power. – Shipwreck in the Sky by Eando Binder
  16. That assumption is based upon the belief that we are dealing with two compact units – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
  17. Lately, however, printers have realized that single letters are like design units in an all- over pattern. – Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7) by Hugo B. Froehlich Bonnie E. Snow
  18. They form the units of the intellectual process. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  19. It is possible to create such units for competition in business organizations. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill