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    1. By Monday morning, Iain had worked out what he was going to say to his boss – that James had been offered a revolutionary treatment for his migraines somewhere abroad that meant Iain had to resign from his job, asking for compassionate leave to follow James to where he was to receive this ‘special’ treatment

    2. Upon my arrival there I was informed that my counterpart in their offices was recently taken ill and had to resign his position indefinitely due to the extensive treatment of his near fatal malady

    3. advance warning of intention to resign - to give or tender one's notice v

    4. well resign yourself to the fact that you will not

    5. America"s thirty-seventh President, forced to resign in August, 1974, or face impeachment for abusing the powers of his office

    6. Just as he was beginning to resign himself to the prospect of being committed to this role, he heard a voice emerge from the gentle noise of the billions

    7. Others work out what they will do when free again – frequently they resign their high paying jobs to join NGOs in charity work

    8. I had made the necessary reservations to be present at that touching ceremony, but unforeseen circumstances forced me to cancel the trip and had to resign myself to a video

    9. The session will ask your father to resign

    10. Nonetheless, I decided to resign and take 6 months to a year off – I had saved enough money to finance the latter

    11. A preacher which is worth his salt, will resign and sever all ties with church, no matter what the dogma is, and a preacher who is only worth half his salt, will refuse point blank to partake in any action whatsoever related to any form of cremation

    12. You know Nezahualcoyotl tried to resign over that, but Kujujuk wouldn’t let him

    13. What caused him to resign was the news that USS Ronald Reagan had been

    14. The radicals had to resign themselves to issuing a minority report

    15. When the chips are down and you want to resign or simply feel awful then take a

    16. Rostenkowski); and one was forced to resign from an intelligence oversight committee for leaking classified information relative to the Iran-Contra hearings (Sen

    17. Representatives and the Senate) to resign from office immediately if a balance budget isn’t produced

    18. Lott had to resign his seat as Senate Majority Leader because nothing was being introduced on the Senate floor except vilifications of Sen

    19. There was always a chance he could make my life miserable enough to force me to resign, rendering the agreement null and void

    20. If you and the other leaders can’t or won’t fulfill those duties, then I’ll resign as Key to the Alliance

    21. John Lynch was relieved of command of the USCGC Mesquite after the grounding, refused to resign his commission, and faced a military court in August 1990

    22. “I hereby formally resign as your Pastor

    23. He was forced to resign to the

    24. tragedy, or to resign ourselves to it and all of its consequences

    25. When this is over, if it turns out I led us here without good justification, I will resign my command…"

    26. "What? Resign your command?" Miles looked like he was about to burst

    27. You have to resign from your job

    28. The only course open to you, the judge, is either to resign your post, and thus dissociate yourself from evil if you feel that the law you are called upon to administer is an evil and that in reality I am innocent, or to inflict upon me the severest penalty if you believe that the system and the law you are assisting to administer are good for the people of this country and that my activity is therefore injurious to the public

    29. The members of the band had no choice but to resign themselves to their own resources

    30. sign I stated that I would then have to resign

    31. I guess then you would have to resign

    32. I"d just decided to resign, so why couldn"t I have said, It"s your gallery, and packed my bags?

    33. Of course, that was the plan---go nuts or resign

    34. He had been told to resign by his wife, Alice

    35. What sort of a man was he? He couldn’t even resign without cocking it up!

    36. the workers at his “Iyempe” shirt factory had gone on strike bringing in the support of the Unions for an unreasonably high wage increase – the Drug Cartel, in the form of “Chapo” Guzman was apparently not too happy with the way he was handling the drug business – “Bureau 39” was sending out a “Business Efficiency” expert to “advise” him and re-organise structures – the “nurse” at his private nursing home was threatening to resign after being assaulted by Marianne Kane – James Kane was trying to expose him – Mr BEE wanted out of his role in the drug set-up and he had no doubt that threats of speaking to the Police would follow, should he refuse – he had lost one of his best men during the rescue mission for Jenni – and the worst of all…his beloved Jenni was lying at “death’s door” in his nursing home…

    37. Perhaps Smith was right; perhaps he should resign and quit the force

    38. That was to resign then go straight to the newspapers and give his story to them

    39. office, resign, sell your share of the business, don’t leave any ties and

    40. “Why did the Treasurer and Secretary both resign?”

    41. and Homer should resign! ”

    42. The rest were shuffled off to the reserves or some God forsaken outpost so isolated that they found ways to resign early

    43. In my being asked to resign was a great thing for me in my business career

    44. The end result was that many senior people and shareholders were forced to resign their jobs and go elsewhere

    45. This one was different from all the rest as the final result was that the president was forced to resign his office due to a myriad of improprieties, one of which was the scam involved in LOTTO

    46. I was almost ready to resign and do nothing further, but then I saw an 800 number on the card and I decided to call – what could it hurt? After suffering through voice maze I finally got a human on the line in a far-off country

    47. 'I just want to resign and try

    48. All current members of the corporatocracy and remaining living perpetrators in the assassination/cover-up of John Kennedy that came forward would be allowed to resign and have no criminal prosecution pressed against them by the US or any of its states

    49. several years, and when it came out, I was given a choice; Court martial or resign

    50. ‘’But, you can’t resign like this, General

    1. but eventually they grew weary and resigned

    2. ---> (Resigned) It is time to return to the same place

    3. When you are alone, to have even the slightest familiarity of walls and doors and floors shifted constantly, breaks you down and leaves you impotent and resigned

    4. We resigned ourselves to playing a waiting game, during which Menachem told me about the vagaries of his life, about how he never quite made any decisions, but through a word here and a mutual friend there, he had just gone with the flow

    5. Some fought back, but eventually they grew weary and resigned

    6. The soldier sighed, resigned to his fate

    7. resigned to his fate

    8. Going back home, broken hearted, they resigned

    9. ” Tania adopted the same resigned look that matched her sister's

    10. alone, and had resigned himself to a lengthy march

    11. That comment alone made my jaw drop … crazy man … he’d resigned himself to being friends but when I started backing off it was more than he could bear

    12. asleep, and resigned himself to waiting

    13. resigned himself to the fact that he was the second-smartest person in the room

    14. ' My own part in this was a formality to be sure,” and he feigned a resigned sigh

    15. He resigned over Christmas break citing

    16. She walked her little niece from room to room and told her grand stories of the men and women who had led the vanguard of the life she was destined to pursue as a real woman, not the grown up girl Kaitlyn had nearly resigned herself to be, that is before she met Hannah's Uncle Harry

    17. They approached Liverpool docks just seven days from New York and they resigned themselves to returning to the firmer earth once more

    18. abandoned all hope and optimism, and had resigned

    19. ” resigned, Brodin agreed with him

    20. was relieved, the Cure grateful, and the Abbess resigned

    21. Basically, he had resigned himself to the fact that

    22. she slowly resigned herself to the inevitable, and her

    23. Or had he resigned himself to the jury’s condemnation, despite his innocence? Most likely, he was no longer capable of rational thought

    24. ” He didn’t know what to say further to make them comply, so he resigned them to their fate

    25. He resigned himself to the fact that she’d obviously seen it all now; no need to hide anything

    26. After his father died, John resigned from the military and became a teacher

    27. Fendrin now had a resigned look about him, a subtle shake of the head

    28. They were all resigned to an inevitable death, it seemed

    29. Elijah I could see was hurting the same as me and there was a resigned pained look on his face as he said

    30. It seemed like she wanted to get it over with, get it out the way, as if she was merely resigned to the inevitability of his desire, and then going through the motions

    31. Helpless, frightened, or perhaps resigned

    32. So like I said in the front line there were working parties but you weren’t at it all the time like you were back in the rear so all in all we were resigned to going back up front

    33. There was a touch of resigned gallantry in his voice

    34. By this time, Badger had resigned his

    35. thinking I had resigned myself to his tender mercy

    36. When Virginia seceded from the Union, Barron resigned, but his

    37. On that date, he resigned his commission returning to the United States shortly before the

    38. I was devastated and almost lost faith, but I resigned myself to believe that this would pass, too

    39. ‘Not this time, I’m simply resigned to my fate

    40. ‘No, you’re wrong,’ Jerand countered, annoyed that she could sound so resigned

    41. The crew had resigned themselves to give a healthy distance to the half-Elf and the big man, a kind of reverence as well as wariness

    42. Some were crying and sniffling, while others we quiet and resigned to their fates

    43. Years later, after I resigned, the Special Task Force began training other members in SWAT techniques and tactical awareness

    44. He resigned from the Office of the Presidency once impeachment proceedings appeared imminent

    45. The litany of abuses predicated in the name of free expression, or proxy ―decisions‖ made on behalf of others who are unable to make informed decisions, are understood by the hordes of mentally ill people roaming the streets, who should be otherwise institutionalized for their own safety, if not for the safety of our society, for that matter, who remain on the streets, unable to properly care for themselves, mandated by civil rights organizations fearful that their rights may be jeopardized, people otherwise incapable of making a rational assessment of their own condition; not to mention conferring legitimacy to sexual deviancy in all its varieties that many of us have casually resigned ourselves to as ―simply‖ alternative lifestyles or championing (equal) protection under the law, that, in some instances, should call for censorship, or implausible assumptions regarding the ―unborn,‖ (Abortion) remanding millions of innocents to an early grave, a convenience for women fretting over their figures or professional careers, abetted by spineless politicians, who for expediency sake, continue advancing legislation denying them (―unborn‖) their own inalienable right to choose, had they the means, or encouraging a culture of death (Euthanasia) for the convenience of (the) would-be custodians of the terminally ill or perhaps to (simply) reduce the increasing costs of Healthcare, or the legalization of drugs because that too is a convenient alternative for a number of individuals who have seemingly lost the will to rid our society of rampant drug abuse and therefore justify such (hare-brained) schemes from the vantage point of opportunity savings or reduced social costs, or movements to eliminate God from the public consciousness lest society be reminded of its sins or perhaps because many of us have (conveniently) chosen to become our own gods

    46. I resigned, and studied law full time and qualified as an attorney six years later as it is a long road to claim that title

    47. Transitional elements, as emerging possibilities present themselves, are oftentimes prone to violence because of rising expectations; unlike a society‘s wealthier segments who, lacking little in the way of material comfort, are ―stable‖, as a rule, or (ironically), the abject poor who, (temporarily) resigned to their wretched living conditions, are equally ―at ease‖ in a dormant stage of transition waiting for such an opportunity when there will be reason enough for hope or ―change‖

    48. Steven Higgens of the ATF resigned after a critical report on the ATF's actions

    49. Alberto Gonzalez resigned in 2007, not for his role in torture nor another controversy over illegal spying, but for revelations he forced US Attorneys out of the Justice Department to replace them with Republicans

    50. When Carter gave up on diplomacy to rescue US hostages in Iran and tried a military rescue, Vance resigned in protest

    1. But I'm going to change that, when this tape is done I'm resigning from Sarsawuf

    2. Kurt Sloan as to breaking his security code, leaving his work station, and resigning his position without notice

    3. I miss him a lot, and it was the only thing about the SAP I missed after resigning

    4. Were he truly committed to rectifying social ―injustices‖, perhaps he might consider resigning from the newspaper, thereby enabling an equally qualified journalist of color, otherwise prevented from engaging in his or her chosen profession because of ―institutionalized racism‖, to assume his present position as sports writer

    5. GW Bush was actually less popular than Nixon was before resigning because of the Watergate Scandal

    6. “deeply embarrassing to all of us” but said he had no intentions of resigning

    7. “His critics think he should have resisted more, instead of resigning himself to his fate

    8. I took him up on his offer early in 1964, resigning a promising and remunerative career as a corporate VP in the Midwest

    9. In resigning from

    10. “Is this a joke? You really want me to believe that after a lifetime of training and hard work, he is resigning

    11. But if there is any part of you which does not want this, you are better than being powerless, resigning yourself to the fate of living your life not to live your life

    12. Would President Barack Obama ever announce that his mission in Afghanistan is so crucial that he is leaving office to move, with his family, to serve there? What if he left his presidential authority to other leaders so he could equip new leaders in Afghanistan to govern well? Would coach Doc Rivers leave the NBA to train children in China to play like his son? Could you picture your college president resigning her or his position to work in your campus ministry? Would you give up the chance to hold a paid church leadership position in the United States to go overseas and equip leaders to govern churches there?

    13. Resigning herself to a long search, Nancy guided her horse towards the Gate of Sion, on the southern edge of Jerusalem

    14. Only the knowledge that their job could shorten this war had kept them from simply resigning their positions

    15. Resigning himself to a possibly long and uncomfortable stay in this cell, Peter took off his jacket, tie and shoes and slipped under the rough wool blanket of the bed

    16. Resigning himself to a quarrelsome trip, Erigène then climbed on his horse, soon imitated by the four other men

    17. He seemed relieved when I told him that I was going to be resigning because it meant that he could now quit without any unwanted

    18. his heart Michael Stephens felt that the whole business of resigning his

    19. You can claim that you are resigning for any number of reasons

    20. I was less sure of the principle involved in resigning over a legislation which needed oversight from the Central government

    21. was resigning his Atlanta Audit function to take up the position of Southern African

    22. The Fourth Pillar again called it right: ‘Now if the president is sincere about these salutary commitments, and honest with himself, he should start by resigning the presidency with immediate effect, before the inevitable recall

    23. Won’t she like to have it that way as long as she could? Moreover, when I can’t seduce her in the euphoric beginning, how can I win her over later, when familiarity would have bred contempt? Patience cannot be the right tactic to checkmate women into resigning, so it seems

    24. pendence on him, and after resigning all their actions to him

    25. So why bother?” she said, resigning herself to the conversation

    26. reason for resigning is to spend more time with his family

    27. She almost believed that if he somehow chose to continue living the best years of his life instead of resigning himself to being “over”—then it would suddenly be the best time of his life again

    28. Pain was carrying her to a place far removed from this world; perhaps her mind was already resigning itself to death

    29. “Juan, I want you to plan on resigning from the White House and rejoin the

    30. Senior officers were resigning or retiring early to join the private sector in growing numbers

    31. Resigning from the govt just as his father had: who had died early reduced to living in obscurity because of his foolish political move In the fight over India he once again made himself look foolish as an out of date Victorian regarding the people of India as children and his racist view of people who are not white and made even more friends by accusing them of being corrupt

    32. In 1936 Churchill sold his political soul to a bunch of Jewish international bankers who funded the Focus group and saved him from financial and political ruin by giving him a single cheque of £40,000 which was worth 40 times more than it is now… which saved him from resigning from Parliament, selling his ancestral home and going into insolvency

    33. Just as he was resigning himself to this fate, however, a slender grey telephone purred discretely at her elbow

    34. But resigning didn’t mean the arrests would not happen, just that somebody else would do them

    35. property! A woman, on the contrary, resigning what is termed her natural

    36. overhanging the sea—to plunge into the waves from the height of fifty, sixty, perhaps a hundred feet, at the risk of being dashed to pieces against the rocks, should you have been fortunate enough to have escaped the fire of the sentinels; and even, supposing all these perils past, then to have to swim for your life a distance of at least three miles ere you could reach the shore—were difficulties so startling and formidable that Dantes had never even dreamed of such a scheme, resigning himself rather to death

    37. She had, however, just power to give one parting look to her grandfather, who in losing her seemed to be resigning his very soul

    38. But that’s not the same as actually resigning

    39. I could have paid to stay longer than what insurance generally covered, but politically I didn’t think I could afford a longer stay without resigning from office

    40. Instead of resigning to protest “the whole canard of journalistic objectivity,” as he liked to claim, Zig had been fired for fabricating stories, and some combination of that secret and a subsequent fistfight in which he’d broken Richard’s nose had caused the rift between them

    41. Two days after Westin strode into my office and confidently extended the offer, I was at home when I saw the following headline on the New York Times website: “Chief of ABC News Is Resigning

    42. ’ To give that terrible order seemed to him equivalent to resigning the command of the army

    43. But he also knew (or rather felt at the bottom of his heart) that by resigning himself now to the force of circumstances and to those who were guiding him, he was not only doing nothing wrong, but was doing something very important- more important than anything he had ever done in his life

    44. Gillenormand insisted on resigning to them his chamber, the finest in the house

    45. "If you are going to marry a minister," said Aunt Jamesina, picking up Joseph and her knitting and resigning herself to the inevitable with the charming grace that made her the queen of housemothers, "you will have to give up such expressions as 'dig in

    46. A fortnight later I, too, left the regiment; no one turned me out, no one suggested my resigning, I alleged family reasons for my leaving the army

    47. He had thoughts, too, of resigning his post at once and devoting himself to human happiness as a simple citizen, in solitude

    48. “My dear friends and comrades,” said I, “don't worry about my resigning my commission, for I have done so already

    49. "In order to accomplish the conversion of all men, to induce each one to exchange the pagan for the Christian life-conception, voluntarily resigning riches and power, there being none left to profit by these, it would be necessary that not only all the rude, half-barbarous people, unfitted either to accept Christianity or follow its precepts, who are always to be found in every Christian community, should become Christians, but that all savage and non-Christian nations, which are still numerous, should also become Christian

    50. ” To give that terrible order seemed to him equivalent to resigning the command of the army

    1. She resigns herself to the long hours of dead waking, and as she tries to settle, as she tries to find a position of relative comfort, she asks herself a simple question; "Why, Billy, why can't you do something useful for a bloody change?"

    2. He resigns his fate to the will of God when

    3. She sees the dog poop on her lawn as she pulls into her driveway, and resigns herself - this is

    4. 6 In order to escape prosecution for conspiracy, extortion, and bribery, Agnew resigns on October 10, 1973

    5. BYRKYT, FATHER ZHON—an over-priest of the Church of God Awaiting; abbot of the Monastery of Saint Zherneau, BSRA; resigns as abbot and becomes librarian, HFAF

    6. resigns his seat in the Senate, 250

    7. resigns his seat in Senate, 26

    8. resigns his seat in the Senate, 264

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    Synonyms for "resign"

    reconcile resign submit free give up release relinquish renounce vacate leave office quit step down surrender forgo abandon waive

    "resign" definitions

    leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

    give up or retire from a position

    part with a possession or right

    accept as inevitable