This sort of lapse confirms Obama´s underlying lack of commitment to Mexico and the Mexican people.
Only then, Santorum would later say, did it become “a pretty easy call” to induce labor and allow the pregnancy to lapse.
Cezanne is full of details, too, of course, but we know that they will endure a lapse in our attention.
The transformation requires sustained effort: one that cannot lapse just because energy prices have collapsed.
But I can attest first hand: one lapse aside, Fareed is just such a fastidious writer.
He almost forgot where he was; he did not heed the lapse of time.
Seeing them after this lapse of time, I was conscious of a change.
After all this lapse of time one hopes that one may not hit on any surviving prejudice against the use of names and places.
This dose should be repeated once after the lapse of two hours.
It was indeed a beautiful old church, mellowed into restful beauty by the lapse of years.
mid-15c., "elapsing of time, expiration;" also "temporary forfeiture of a legal right," from Middle French laps "lapse," from Latin lapsus "a slipping and falling, flight (of time), falling into error," from labi "to slip, glide, fall." Meaning "moral transgression, sin" is c.1500; that of "slip of the memory" is 1520s; that of "a falling away from one's faith" is from 1650s.
early 15c., said to be from lapse (n.) or from Latin lapsare "to lose one's footing." Related: Lapsed; lapses; lapsing.