When decisions had to be taken, she attempted to guess what Albert would have done and used this as her yardstick.
The yardstick, in other words, is not how a Palestinian group treats its own people but how it treats Israel.
That sense of sustained struggle provides the yardstick for judging Obama.
“$40 million, $50 million a year is excessive, no matter what the yardstick,” he says.
Like continuity, it provides a yardstick against which we can measure ourselves.
Miss Pamela cleared her throat and pointed with the yardstick.
That yardstick keeps all the other fellows at a distance, too.
He flung his yardstick behind him and entered the railway fray.
The holes in the yardstick must be large enough to let the head of this nail through.
This was the yardstick by which all advertising was measured at that time.