In eastern Libya, that often meant a Mad Max charge across the Sahara, armed to the teeth in jury-rigged pickups and sedans.
That is why the Geithner plan is so complex and jury-rigged, to avoid the need for public requests for more money for banks.
Because women have so little support in combining work and family, everyone is left to do it in her own ad-hoc, jury-rigged way.
Designed as a skirt, it was jury-rigged into a dress by Middleton—or by some stage-hand with an eye for provocation.
This was no occasion calling for remarkable ingenuity to make some sort of jury-rigged drive.
Perry grinned at the jury-rigged cooler and rummaged around in its mouth for a while.
The Agamemnon had been jury-rigged for the service, her heavy masts and rigging removed, and lighter ropes and spars substituted.
They had jury-rigged the entire mess so that it stuck together on the old heap.
At a safe distance from the bore site, a master control panel had been jury-rigged to control all units simultaneously.
Copeland worked the jury-rigged controls of the jet, continuing to decelerate.