“Dismiss” in the news
|dismiss the case|
|motion to dismiss|
Publications and example sentences
The New York Times
· Why We Can’t Foresee the Pandemic’s Long-Term Effects →
Much as President Trump dismissed the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic in its early days, President Herbert Hoover made optimistic forecasts that proved to be wrong.
The New York Times
· Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests →
He dismissed the sudden burst of concern as a too-little, too-late public relations stunt.
· Transport: We need sensible, viable infrastructure projects →
Marion Terrill from the Grattan Institute (Comment, 25/5) should not be so quick to dismiss the need for fast regional trains.
· Class warfare: The fight over corporate Australia's most reviled legal tactic has begun →
In others, such as IOOF this week and Myer earlier in the month, they've been dropped or dismissed.
· Bulgaria to lift travel ban on Australian convicted of murder →
The decision comes after Bulgaria's highest appeals court dismissed a request by the former chief prosecutor to review the parole granted to Jock Palfreeman in September.
· (LEAD) Ex-Samsung worker ends one-year protest atop 25-meter tower →
He was initially sentenced to five years in prison in 2017 but was freed a year later after the Seoul High Court reduced the sentence to 2 1/2 years, suspended for four years, dismissing most of the bribery charges against him.
· George Floyd and police officer who kneeled on his neck worked at same club, owner claims →
The ex-Minneapolis Police Department officer, Derek Chauvin, was dismissed along with three other officers for his actions this week, which have led to demonstrations across the country and a row between Donald Trump and Twitter after the social media company red-flagged his threat to shoot anyone looting during the protests.
· The Conspiracy Theories That Fueled the Civil War →
Contradictory voices were dismissed as less-than-human or demonized for inciting mass murder.
· Democrats’ risky plan to ensure Congress can vote during the pandemic, explained →
So it is likely that the courts will dismiss the McCarthy case because its plaintiffs lack standing to sue.
· Lady Gaga: Chromatica review – Gaga rediscovers the riot on her most personal album →
On dark centrepiece 911, she details her reliance on antipsychotic medication (“Keep my dolls inside diamond boxes / Save ’em ’til I know I’m gon’ drop this”) over a chugging swirl of industrial synths, while opener Alice dismisses Gaga’s damaging obsession with perfection over a sugary house confection.