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Governments may become more reluctant to rely on other countries for strategic goods, such as masks and medicine or computer chips.
Officials were reluctant to take their pitch to investors in the bond market because of the uncertainty of future court battles.
City lawyers were confident that he was wrong but the uncertainty of court battles to come meant that the city was reluctant to take its pitch to investors in the bond market.
The uptick in cases in recent weeks has been blamed on social gatherings and travelers, but officials are reluctant to resort to the strict lockdowns imposed during the initial peak of the pandemic in March and April.
Other publishers are reluctant to help, either because they have their own subscriptions to promote or they are not sure if Scroll is going to succeed.
The federal government has been reluctant to set guidelines requiring Americans to wear masks or face coverings when stepping out in public, or that businesses stay closed.
Also named was Gambia, a small, overwhelmingly Muslim country on Africa’s west coast, which had been reluctant to take back 11 of its own.
It was difficult, with the mean appliances of the time, to wring subsistence from the reluctant earth.
He only tore himself from her reluctant arms as the final whistle sounded from the engine.
With this political subjection one is reluctant to associate a more sordid kind of obligation.

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