At USAID, he speaks of applying a business model: “We are trying to make our work as results-oriented as possible.”
“There are some things you still have to go to state functionaries for like applying for a passport,” says Kareem.
Haney sees a cyclical problem with defining sex abuse and applying that definition across the country.
And I think a lot of people are applying a lot of stuff from the comics to it.
Are you a young undocumented immigrant in the process of applying or planning to apply for deferred action?
The great Luther was right in applying this saying to the church.
The life of society consists in making folkways and applying them.
But Milton scorns the thought of applying learning to the service of material gain.
On applying to the old man and woman of the lodge, she was kindly received.
Take care that no glair runs on to the fore-edge when applying it or when draining it off.
late 14c., "to put (one's faculties, etc.) to some task or career," late 14c., from Old French aploiier "apply, use, attach" (12c., Modern French appliquer), from Latin applicare "attach to, join, connect;" figuratively, "devote (oneself) to, give attention," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + plicare "fold" (see ply (v.1)). The etymological sense is "bring things in contact with one another." Of lotions, from early 15c. Meaning "seek a job by submitting an application for one" is from 1851. A by-form applicate is recorded from 1530s. Related: Applied; applying.