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  • Bushehr, NORINCO, and other commercial arrangements made clear that neither Russia nor China yet fully understood, as we did, that profits from short-term business deals did not nearly make up for the risks inherent in proliferating sensitive technologies to Iran and other rogue states.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • She gets going each day by around noon and spends what stamina she has left volunteering at the Lupus Foundation of Mid and Northern New York, which has become her “baby,” although it can hardly begin to make up for the fact that “the chance to be a mother has been stolen from me.”

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • With Moggle on its way here, finally she could make up for all those cam-missing hours flying over the jungle.

    Extras

  • To make up for her less-than-feminine appearance when Ridge had been admitted to the hospital, Sharon took extra interest in her choice of dress the next afternoon.

    Western Man

  • The final step in food processing is the addition of vitamins and minerals, to make up for what was lost during the initial heat-stripping phase.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Mira took a nap, woke, heated a TV dinner, and prepared to study late into the night to make up for what she called a wasted day.

    The Women’s Room

  • For others, it was too late to make up for lost time, which would have required a major overhaul in priorities and making amends to all those they had “time-slighted.”

    The Time Paradox

  • Almost invariably, for some reason, the overweight person is a huge offender, even though dressed in the muumuu or bowling shirt and sweatpants, they still manage to make up for looking bad by trying to smell good and are therefore a huge nuisance.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Para-professional aides are much less technically expert than professionals, but they often more than make up for their lower degree of technical expertise through their greater social expertness.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • This was arranged by a Mister Cristobal Arrojo, to make up for some difficulty you encountered during your stay.

    SEEING GREEN

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    July 9, 2009