- n a public promotion of some product or service
- r in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
- William Hague in Irish Times
Too often, he said, the UK's approach to building relationships inside and outside the EU "has been rather ad hoc and patchy, giving rise to the frequent complaint from such governments that British ministers only get in touch when a crisis arises...
- Richard Shelby in USA Today
In my judgment, it would be foolish to waste massive sums of taxpayer funds testing an idea that has been hastily crafted and may actually cause the government to revert to an inadequate strategy of ad hoc bailouts,Shelby said.
- President Bush in Reuters
I thought the ad was disgusting,Bush said at a press conference. "I felt like the ad was an attack not only on Gen. Petraeus but on the US military, and I was disappointed that not more leaders in the Democrat party spoke out strongly...