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  • The commune allocated each family in the village a piece of land.†   (source)
  • Another was to focus NFL front office minds on how to allocate their dollars.†   (source)
  • Three of the segments in the house were awake, performing administrative duties (I sat on a mat on a low platform in the center of the first floor of the house and listened to an Orsian complain to me about the allocation of fishing rights) and keeping watch.†   (source)
  • But to get there, they would first have to figure out how to communicate with each other, how to organize themselves, how to allocate their resources, and which direction they should row.†   (source)
  • Such funds as are available for teacher support of this nature have already been allocated.†   (source)
  • If I may be arrogant enough to offer advice, I've found that it's essential for my sanity to allocate a certain portion of the day for my own interests.†   (source)
  • During eight years' imprisonment he had known various systems for allocating footwear: there'd been times when he'd gone through the winter without valenki at all, or leather boots either, and had had to make shift with rope sandals or a sort of galoshes made of scraps of motor tires—"Chetezes" they called them, after the Cheiabinsk tractor works.†   (source)
  • The farthest rooms in the house were allocated to Jean's mania for photography.†   (source)
  • Any "realistic" review of the AIDS virus when it was first appearing in Africa would probably have led experts and government officials to conclude that the virus was of little significance for human health and that scarce research funds should not be allocated to it—after all, it was just a virus that infected a handful of Africans, and all it did was suppress their immune systems.†   (source)
  • This presented a delicate problem, another of the house guests being also without his valet, raising the question as to which guest should be allocated the butler as valet and who the footman.†   (source)
  • He allocated certain stars to the Asian nations, and to North and South America.†   (source)
  • What was horrifying about Prudence's death was not that the hospital allocated its resources poorly, but that it neglected a human being in its care.†   (source)
  • But opinions still divided on how the loan would be allocated.†   (source)
  • We'll allocate about a minute and a half for you in the schedule.†   (source)
  • Japanese militarists reasoned that the U.S. and the U.K. would be preoccupied by the German thrust and would not dare to allocate large military resources to Asia.†   (source)
  • As the city developed, tax revenue was largely allocated to infrastructure for the neighborhoods settled by Anglos.†   (source)
  • A tremendous allocation of resources would be required to ensure your safety, and I simply cannot spare them at this time.†   (source)
  • After the rarefied life at Monticello, the everyday confusion, endless paperwork and frustrations of administering a state at war—trying to cope with inflation, taxes, allocations of money and supplies—was torturous and only grew worse.†   (source)
  • How else can we distinguish between you, allocate assignments?†   (source)
  • I was very pleased with that arrangement, but once I got through allocating money, there was nothing left.†   (source)
  • I looked over the budget of the Security Police and found nothing resembling an allocation for the Zalachenko club.†   (source)
  • But ....What I mean is, there are practical problems to solve, which ....For instance, what was that matter of our last allocation of new rail vanishing from the storehouse in Pittsburgh?†   (source)
  • Because the country has few resources, some people might fear that allocated funds will be diverted during such a crisis, even if the national government has the unrestrained power of taxation.†   (source)
  • Quite suddenly he reappeared at the Abteilung's headquarters in Leipzig as head of the Ways and Means Department, responsible for allocating currency, equipment and personnel for special tasks.†   (source)
  • I put himin the wardroom and got the duty officer to allocate a cabin for him for tonight.†   (source)
  • Overall, the board made a nice impression to the outsider: a lot of smiling, educated people serving their community in an enormously expensive building they had allocated money to build.†   (source)
  • One day he received an allocation of wood at the official price.†   (source)
  • The prospect of domination of the nation's scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present — —and is gravely to be regarded.†   (source)
  • The small amount of black coal that was allocated to us we would try to keep for winter heating.†   (source)
  • Most has been allocated to the archers on the outer walls.†   (source)
  • It was a subtle point of recognition; only one superior kind allocated to one elite circle.†   (source)
  • So they haven't been getting many allocations of materials.†   (source)
  • He can allocate it, how about that, Pete?†   (source)
  • It was the cover page to something bigger; she knew by the staple holes at the top, and it had a title that nearly put her to sleep: 'The allocation of public education resources in New Hampshire: a critical analysis.'†   (source)
  • Shift schedules, fund allocations, project juggling, out-and-out looting of other projects ...he'd never pulled so many stunts in his life.†   (source)
  • We ha been allocated three seats in a row so that Nathan could omplete any medical assistance that Will needed withou prying eyes.†   (source)
  • After the meal, while Mary was playing with my brother's three girls, I asked Cunyuan to show me the farmland he had been allocated by the commune.†   (source)
  • Every family was allocated a very small quantity of these items each month, but often they were not available at all.†   (source)
  • Of course, we often had to help our dia too, working the small piece of land that the commune allocated to us.†   (source)
  • We were allowed a few moments to put our personal belongings away, so I put my snakeskin and the smelly dried shrimp and my other items in a little bedside chest of drawers next to the bed I was allocated.†   (source)
  • What about allocations?†   (source)
  • Since being laid off, Murvelene has had freelance jobs, and she continues to allocate 10 percent of her income to charity.†   (source)
  • There were photographs of children, which Bourne quickly replaced, a driving permit, a housing allocation certificate and an official document proclaiming the bearer to be ...a member of the People's Security Forces] Jason pulled out the paper he had taken from the first guard's wallet and placed both side by side on the ground.†   (source)
  • They controlled the influential mass media and possessed nearly limitless financial resources, as well as the support of the gringos, who had allocated secret funds for the program of sabotage.†   (source)
  • The official dots manual contained the following statement: "In settings of resource constraint, it is necessary for rational resource allocation to prioritise tb treatment categories according to the cost-effectiveness of treatment of each category."†   (source)
  • That investigation is presently allocated to Södertälje, but it ought to be brought into a single investigation.†   (source)
  • They'd intended to start with the walls they'd been allocated before dinner, but Tiurin called from below: "Hey, men!†   (source)
  • The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and Chicanos por la Causa chipped in money, as did Luis, who allocated a portion of his scholarship money to Oscar's education.†   (source)
  • Allocate-you like it?†   (source)
  • It's fine to hold UN conferences on education, but sometimes it does more good to allocate the money to projects on the ground.†   (source)
  • He paused, then added, "The Director of Unification is sole judge of the public welfare and has sole authority over the allocation of any motive power and rolling stock on any railroad anywhere in the United States."†   (source)
  • The steel had been allocated by a directive which explained that the Spencer Machine Tool Company was a rich concern, able to wait, while Confederated Machines was bankrupt and could not be allowed to collapse, being the sole source of livelihood of the community of Sand Creek, Illinois.†   (source)
  • The result is that they are better able to afford health care, and educated families are also more likely to choose to allocate savings to the mother's health.†   (source)
  • These were allocated randomly, so it became possible to compare whether villages run by women were governed differently from those ruled by men.†   (source)
  • In addition, in Udaipur, the median household allocated 10 percent of its annual budget to weddings, funerals, or religious festivals, often involving conspicuous consumption.†   (source)
  • He found that when women gained the vote, the politicians in that state scrambled to win favor from women voters by allocating more funds to child health care; this did not happen in states where women remained unable to vote.†   (source)
  • In addition, there is strong evidence that when women gained the vote, the political system responded by allocating more funds to public health programs, particularly for child health, because this was an issue that women voters were perceived as caring about strongly.†   (source)
  • Jane Roberts and Her 34 Million Friends When George W. Bush announced early in his first administration that the United States would withhold all $34 million that had been allocated for the UNFPA, many people grumbled about it.†   (source)
  • Before the first race was over the organizers had put in a hurried call to Melbourne for two more ambulances, the two already allocated to the meeting being busy.†   (source)
  • By evening this signal had come in and had been dealt with, John Osborne was suitably clothed for life in a submarine, the work on the aft door of the torpedo tube was finished, and the two Australians were packing their gear into the little space that had been allocated to them for personal effects.†   (source)
  • Learning that military supplies were being allocated for various kinds of reconstruction, he got requisition slips for "conversion materials" from the prefectural government and began a hunt for things he could use or sell.†   (source)
  • Cousins had brought fifteen hundred dollars, but it turned out that two hundred dollars of this amount had been set aside for six particular children, sixty-five dollars had been allocated to the Maidens, and a hundred and nineteen dollars had been spent by Tanimoto at the Fukuya department store for briefcases to be presented as gifts by Norman Cousins to the directors of six orphanages.†   (source)
  • The room they've been allocated, with its narrow space and low ceiling, will be enough to show what contempt the court has for these people.†   (source)
  • After exchanging a few courtesies about who was to carry out the next tasks — the gentlemen did not seem to have been allocated specific functions — one of them went to K. and took his coat, his waistcoat, and finally his shirt off him.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, it's also true that the gentlemen don't become involved with the defence — which will of course be done with great expertise — just for philanthropic reasons or in order to be friendly, in some respects it would be truer to say that they, too, have it allocated to them.†   (source)
  • They're only allowed to deal with that part of the trial which the law allocates them, and they usually know less about the results of their work after it's left them than the defence does, even though the defence will usually stay in contact with the accused until the trial is nearly at its end, so that the court officials can learn many useful things from the defence.†   (source)
  • Earl has no money allocated for that purpose.†   (source)
  • This must have saddened my mother, this twist of fate that had allocated all the gumption to the daughter and left her with a son who was content with Dick Tracy and Stooge Viller.†   (source)
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