54 examples of Abetted in a sentence
by his best friend (and partner in not-so-serious crime) he puts people on at every opportunity but still often reveals his heart of gold.
Edmard Dmytryk's near-perfect direction, John Paxton's terse script and J. Roy Hunt's expert Expressionist lighting are wonderfully
by a superb ensemble cast.
Nigel Bruce's characterization - aided and
by the scripts - has always been the false note.
by foxy (and deceptively sharp) Maggie Smith and threatened with exposure by jealous company man Bob Newhart.
Realizing that the intended, called "Precious" (Barnes) is nothing but a gold-digger aided and
by her mother (Brady), they arrange for her to be introduced to a wealthy Count.
The plot of this enjoyable MGM musical is contrived and only occasionally amusing, dealing with espionage and romance but the focus of the film is properly pointed upon the tuneful interludes showcasing the enormously talented and athletic tap dancing Eleanor Powell,
by Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra, featuring Ziggy Elman, Buddy Rich and Frank Sinatra.
Marsh (John Forsythe) and
by Texan belle Carla Forester (Eleanor Parker), Roper is forced to follow the fugitives...even though the path leads straight into the country of the bloodthirsty Mescalero Apaches.
Williams, in all his ridiculous antics, is aided and
by a creepy little kid (sorry, no offense meant to the child actor playing the kid -- I'm sure the creepiness was all in the role) who tries to be cutely precocious, but basically comes off as an annoying, know-it-all, creepy, snot-nosed little brat.
Rather than facing up to the issues, corporate America systematically turns its back - aided and
by crony capitalism, American style.
The CDU-FDP coalition prefers to sugarcoat the situation by convincing themselves of an Anglo-Saxon conspiracy,
by those in the European crisis countries unwilling to perform and reform and whose only purpose is to make the Germans pay.
Poverty drives some to take money in exchange for acts of violence,
by the lure of a false heroism that they were not able to act upon during Saddam’s long reign.
At other times simple rent-seeking behavior by officials, aided and
by outsiders, is the outcome.
The increasing mathematization of economics in recent decades has
A ruling by a British court that the Russian government ordered or
the murder of Litvinenko would have far-reaching consequences.
The authorities aided and
the process by intervening whenever the global financial system was at risk.
Finally, Davos was about a belief that globalization,
by information technology, would not be just an engine of growth, but also a leveler of cultural and historic divisions.
Or does he go far beyond that, governing Russia and dealing with his neighbors and the rest of the world with reckless mendacity,
by a supine national media?
This failure of government was
by the complicit myopia prevailing at the extremes of the political spectrum.
But mutual mistrust remained, in part because the father of Pakistan’s nuclear program (presumably with government knowledge) aided and
the nuclear programs of Libya, North Korea, and Iran.
But the truth is that the severe economic hardships suffered by ordinary Iranians mainly reflect the regime’s economic mismanagement, and the widespread fear that the threat of war from both Israel and the United States, sometimes
by Iran’s own war rhetoric, has unleashed.
Shekhovstov’s book is particularly interesting for its account of how Putin’s regime and Europe’s right-wing populists have made a common enemy of the global order headed by the United States and
by the EU.
Ceding the immigration debate to extremists has
another extraordinary distortion: people generally believe that the number of immigrants in their countries is far higher than it actually is.
For most of the nineteenth century and well into the Cold War era, re-election of a sitting president was generally prohibited in the great majority of Latin American countries, owing to a general fear of leaders remaining permanently in power,
by the prevalence of electoral fraud.
That price, however, is also exacted from the rest of us, because when extremists are allowed to wipe out their neighbors, the victimized often become radicalized and militarized; they look to settle old scores not only against the perpetrators of genocide, but against those who
Yet another irony: our belief in human rights in some ways
Repressive regimes do not willingly abdicate power and are often
by business interests, both foreign and domestic, particularly in countries where resources such as oil and diamonds are at stake.
Then the Money Power struck back, aided and
by its apologist cohort of economists.
The credibility that has been lost to the Trumpists –
by Russia and the US Electoral College – can never be regained.
by the determination of national financial authorities at the center of the world economy to protect their own institutions, capital fled from the periphery.
Those who seem more interested in disproving the case for negotiation than in disarming North Korea should reflect on the fact that their ultra-realism has aided and
a regime dedicated to the proposition that eventually the world will come to accept its nuclear status.