- n. work that is left incomplete
“A senate bill entitled an act to stay the proceedings on executions, trust deeds and other demands, in cases of refusal to receive bank notes; being the unfinished business of yesterday, with the pending amendments thereto, was taken up; and the question being on agreeing to the amendment submitted by Mr. DUCKWALL to the amendment submitted by Mr. KEEN, was put, and decided in the affirmative.”
“A bill releasing the securities of Robert O. Doss, late sheriff of the county of Campbell, from the payment of damages, being the unfinished business of yesterday, was taken up.”
“And her friends at the Joy Luck Club said she died just like a rabbit: quickly and with unfinished business left behind.”
“A joint resolution in regard to the movement of troops and arms within the limits of this commonwealth by the general government, with the amendments proposed thereto by the senate, being the unfinished business of the morning session, was taken up; and the question being on the indefinite postponement of the resolutions, Mr. McDOWELL moved the previous question; which was sustained by the house; and being put, was decided in the negative.”
“A bill for electing members of a convention, and to convene the same, on its second reading, being the unfinished business of yesterday, was taken up, on motion of Mr. KEMPER.”
“A quorum appearing, Mr. SEGAR moved that the unfinished business of the day, which was”
“The unfinished business was taken up, being the motion to lay on the table the substitute offered by Mr. Hooker of Holmes,”
“If it be still amongst the unfinished business we hope our Representatives will ferret it out and use their exertions to have it passed, for the late examination shows, that we have need of such an Institution, in an eminent degree1.”
“We might start with completing the unfinished business of the civil rights movement-namely, enforcing nondiscrimination laws in such basic areas as employment, housing, and education.”
“No, he had very serious business with Junior Maggione, unfinished business that probably went all the way back to Maggione Sr., who had bumped off his pal Jimmy Hats.”
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