Economics is good politics for the GOP right now, but only by encouraging the ignorance of the public.
The first step in winning the future is encouraging American innovation.
I am still not sure if she meant it as a compliment... The recognition of GQ was, therefore, encouraging to say the least.
Both Okonjo-Iweala and Ubiñas had encouraging things to say about progress and the future.
For civil libertarians, this should not be an encouraging answer.
"I shouldn't say there was a great deal" was Marilla's encouraging answer.
"It is not encouraging to have to mix with this flock of pious geese," he exclaimed.
The chief pleasure of her life consisted in creating and encouraging quarrels among her neighbours.
But indeed, Monsieur l'abb, these details are far from encouraging.
On one special problem, of great concern to our friends, and to us, I am proud to give the Congress an encouraging report.