extract concessions

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  • He used British fears of his dealings with the Americans and the French to extract concessions.
  • It was hoped this would reduce the power of small parties (mainly the religious parties) to extract concessions in return for coalition agreements.
  • For the first time, Thailand had been able to extract concessions from a European power, albeit a weakened one.
  • But even in these situations, it is highly unlikely a bill will be defeated, though dissenting MPs may be able to extract concessions from the government.
  • They did, however, extract concessions from the Americans, including promises to address ongoing grievances like the encroachment of white settlers on their lands.
  • The Government of Turkmenistan often appears to be trying to use the conflicting interests of these regional powers as a means to extract concessions from the others, especially on energy issues.
  • With no alternatives, European powers used Egypt's indebtedness to extract concessions regarding how the debts would be repaid.
  • Charles and Henry both wanted to extract concessions from Francis, but the concessions were very different, and neither monarch cared much for those which the other demanded. Cited from Henry VIII, by A. F. Pollard
  • In other instances, the Teamsters used their position to extract concessions from Alyeska and the subcontractors.
  • The allies had good reason to suspect each other of trying to make separate terms with Francis; each hoped to extract concessions from the French King as the price of defection. Cited from England Under the Tudors, by Arthur D. Innes
  • They can use this power to extract concessions at the bargaining table by disrupting production, undermining management control on the shop floor, and hurting the company's profits -- while still on the job.
  • Sil was the representative of the Galatron Mining Corporation present on the planet Varos to extract concessions from the current Governor.
  • The warrant alleges that Mbarushimana was part of a plan to create a humanitarian catastrophe to extract concessions of political power for the FDLR.
  • Their strategy was to take enough Southern states from Truman to force the election into the House of Representatives, where they could then extract concessions from either Truman or Dewey on racial issues in exchange for their support.
  • The Community had to decide urgently on the agricultural prices for that year, and Britain was not objecting to the contents of that decision but merely using its supposed right of veto to extract concessions on another matter.
  • In the early years of Sir Henry Bolte's Liberal government, Hyland took advantage of the premier's inexperience to extract concessions, especially relating to freight charges.
  • Shaw and Albert also suggest that separation will never happen, on the grounds that nationalist francophone Quebecers have used the threat of separation to extract concessions from the federal government but recognize actual independence would harm their community.
  • The British Foreign Office sharply criticized Medhurst and Alcock for having used gunboats to extract concessions from the Nanjing Viceroy.
  • Their strategy was to take enough Southern states from Truman to force the election into the United States House of Representatives under the provisions of the Twelfth Amendment, where they could then extract concessions from either Truman or Dewey on racial issues in exchange for their support.
  • The first major crack in the practice of unanimity came in 1982 when the UK attempted to block the final adoption of the annual package of farm prices (details of which it had already agreed to) to extract concessions in separate negotiations on the Community's budget.
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