He penned a piece in the Times after his return, arguing for greater American attention to the country.
Spooner urged Roosevelt to stay out of the contest, arguing that presidential dignity required him to remain above the fray.
Simultaneously, other major powers pressed Iran not to retaliate, arguing that Israel would use any retaliation to expand the war.
But White House lawyers disagreed, arguing that the restrictions still tied their hands.
Back in 2007, I wrote an op-ed for The New York Times arguing that SSE should declare victory and then go out of business.
He would have distrusted any advances on her part as arguing a certain poverty of personal resource.
The trouble about arguing with children is that they will argue too.
This is no time for arguing; and please remember that I command here.
There is no use of arguing about it now; I tell you that it is so.
I did not know that it was the world that was arguing in me.
c.1300, "to make reasoned statements to prove or refute a proposition," from Old French arguer "maintain an opinion or view; harry, reproach, accuse, blame" (12c.), from Latin argutare "to prattle, prate," frequentative of arguere "make clear, make known, prove, declare, demonstrate," from PIE *argu-yo-, from root *arg- "to shine, be white, bright, clear" (see argent). Meaning "to oppose, dispute" is from late 14c. Related: Argued; arguing.