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li ree

  • s  openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

  • The only women the choice might move, she contends, is unexcited Republican women who have been leery of McCain thus far.
  • They're leery about (giving) too much authority to the police.
  • He's leery of selling out to the popular crowd.
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  • Police in Lancaster, N.H., warn of paving scam
    Police in Lancaster, N.H., are warning people of a likely paving scam in the area. Police are advising homeowners to be leery of anyone approaching them offering some paving work at a reduced price.        
    June 19, 2013 - Boston Globe
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    LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Police in Lancaster, N.H., are warning people of a likely paving scam in the area. Police are advising homeowners to be leery of anyone approaching them offering some paving work at a reduced price.
    June 18, 2013 - Greenwich Time
  • Trouble-plagued 911 system set for Boston
    The same crash-prone 911 dispatch system that is being eyed in the death of a little girl in New York City is poised to go online in Boston this fall, prompting one Big Apple EMS union boss to warn the Hub to brace for problems now. “Be very leery of what you ask for,” said Israel Miranda, president of the Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, Fire Inspectors, Fire Department of New York Local 2507. “Tell ...
    June 13, 2013 - Boston Herald
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    Everybody is leery about being optimistic, but it does seem to be developing in a very positive way,Gates told reporters during a break in his Singapore meetings. "We've still got a distance to go, but I think that the lower casualty rates...
  • Tom Cable in Broncos Update (subscription)
    The one thing as a coach that you're always leery of is breaking camp because then they get home, you don't have the curfew, you don't have those kinds of things,Cable said. "As grown men, we've got to handle our distractions and be able...
  • Charles Schumer in TIME (blog)
    In my 20 years of trying to get the Federal Reserve to properly protect consumers, it has been an uphill, and very often unsuccessful, battle,Schumer said. "I am very leery of any consumer regulator being placed inside the Fed."

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