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Sensing trouble, when Johnson assumed the role, many onlookers used the phrase “glass cliff” to indicate the belief that Johnson was taking on leadership of a failing company and thus doomed to fail herself.
The state of global bodies that, despite their many failings, have been instrumental in building and enforcing international laws is no better.
In his ruling, Judge Tan Ikram said Uber, which claims to have over 45,000 drivers in the city, was now “fit and proper” to hold a London private-hire vehicle operator’s license “despite their historical failings.”
The company’s failings reflect a broader struggle within the industry to commercialize a technology with so much promise.
The National Security Council in this early period also struggled, without someone with a clinical epidemiology or global health security background empowered to run the response or challenge health officials — a huge failing, this official added.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 87 and in failing health.
HE ordered a lunch which he thought the girl would like, with wine to revive the faculties that he knew must be failing.
The foster-father, who was an American resident in Hong-Kong, found his eyesight gradually failing him.
Before Ulm he nearly ruined Napoleon's combination by failing to get in contact with the enemy.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Norman went slowly down, with failing knees, hardly able to conquer the shudder that came over him, as he passed those rooms.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE

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