Desperate, Assaf jumped over the wall surrounding the premises only to be caught by the guards.
She then told officers that there were illegal drugs on the premises and “offered us consent to search the house.”
“She could not have two more experienced guides to take her around the premises,” said Mr Robinson.
Some factories do not employ Muslims on the premises who can oversee the process, Nana said.
Before Oppen, all cosmic jokes are laid out for the absurdities that they are, punch lines as obvious as the premises.
After breakfast, Adams piloted Polly over the premises, from the corral to the office.
He could not close his jaws, but hurried, open-mouthed, off the premises.
From these premises it can be easily inferred that the standard of literary activity in Cuba could not have been very high.
She walks about the house with as dignified an air as if she was mistress of the premises.
It was possible to secure the premises so that no person could enter even by the aid of false keys.
late 14c., in logic, "a previous proposition from which another follows," from Old French premisse (14c.), from Medieval Latin premissa (propositio or sententia) "(the proposition) set before," noun use of fem. past participle of Latin praemittere "send forward, put before," from prae "before" (see pre-) + mittere "to send" (see mission). In legal documents it meant "matter previously stated" (early 15c.), which in deeds or wills often was a house or building, hence the extended meaning "house or building, with grounds" (1730).
"to state before something else," mid-15c., from premise (n.). Related: Premised; premising.