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Despite potential limitations, Leung and Peiris argue that the general public should not be hesitant to get vaccines when they come to market.Scientists say a gap in COVID vaccine research may keep us from returning to ‘normal’|Grady McGregor|September 23, 2020|Fortune
Since China’s unemployment is still relatively high, Beijing is hesitant to take any action that would cost jobs.The U.S. has nailed Chinese companies this year. Why hasn’t Beijing retaliated?|Veta Chan|September 17, 2020|Fortune
People may be hesitant to use voice assistants if the assistants routinely stumble when asked to do tasks.
Those companies may view Alexa as a competitor to their own and may therefore be hesitant to partner with Amazon.
Despite efforts to preserve privacy, there is substantial worry that Americans will be hesitant to use the apps.Apple and Google expand digital coronavirus contact-tracing tools to help speed adoption|dzanemorris|September 1, 2020|Fortune
After some teasing and talking, Mulvehill writes that she is “hesitant” but they start kissing.
But church authorities have traditionally been hesitant to discuss controversial parts of Mormon history.
He negotiates with a hesitant Hershel who allows everyone to remain on the farm.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the memoir I am a little more hesitant because it probably will be translated into Spanish.
Dalia is hesitant to use the label of feminist (making her no different from scores of other progressive female musicians).The Sisterhood of Bulletproof Stockings: It’s Ladies’ Night for Hasidic Rockers|Emily Shire|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was a little hesitant about accepting the assignment and the managing editor misunderstood him somewhat.The Boy Grew Older|Heywood Broun
The side gates clicked as he stood hesitant under the shelter of the wall, and a figure emerged from his domain.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
A moment before, she had been talking to me freely and impulsively, though a little shy and hesitant, as a young girl.The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
So Nancy went through the little garden again with hesitant feet, and turned her face to the Casino.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
Barney stepped out on the sill, moved on a few hesitant steps, stood looking about.Gone Fishing|James H. Schmitz