Billions of dollars have been spent and progress has been made—but progress has been slow and spotty.
Promotion has been spotty for officers who distinguished themselves by their imagination in either war.
Because the cooling system was also spotty, all doors were always open.
He had, as Weisbrode points out, a great reverence for the institution of monarchy, but a spotty record with monarchs.
While indisputably attractive as a concert draw around the world, the Louis Vuitton Don has a spotty record with live performance.
spotty the Turtle sat on an old log on the bank of the Smiling Pool, taking a sun-bath.
spotty the Turtle was also there, not to mention Longlegs the Heron.
spotty isn't a mammal, as are all of you and all those we have been learning about, but is a reptile.
Say, what puzzled me most about the whole business, though, was the new name they had for spotty.
But now spotty was beginning to wish that some of the others would hurry up.