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Jos Hermens, the agent who represents both Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele, told me that Kipchoge got a big boost from the original Vaporflys, while Bekele got a much more modest one.
On the housing production side, we want to make sure that some reasonable and modest improvements on how we are allowing housing production to actually take place are afforded.Sacramento Report: 5 Questions for San Diego’s New Assemblyman|Voice of San Diego|November 13, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Even a modest deployment in the next few months could protect millions of people and save tens of thousands.If we don’t vaccinate the world quickly, all our COVID efforts will be a waste|jakemeth|November 12, 2020|Fortune
The bank’s bad-loan write-offs, though still modest, are creeping higher.Mounting commercial real estate losses threaten banks, recovery|David Lynch|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
The researchers contend that such a strategy can make a huge dent in the infection rate while causing a far more modest drop in the total number of visits to those venues.These venues are high-risk areas for spreading the coronavirus, model suggests|Ben Guarino, Joel Achenbach|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Williamson “talks fluently and modestly about his art,” Barkham wrote.
If I am dressed “modestly,” then they can perhaps generate a modicum of understanding.
Perhaps to prove its literary mettle, A Time to Kill, at first, sold only modestly (it has since sold fifteen million copies).Still Killing Time: John Grisham Talks Broadway and “Sycamore Row”|Thane Rosenbaum|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Demand in the biggest retail sector – autos – rose only modestly last month.
Creating lots of new yen cheapens the currency, which is a boon for exporters and is modestly inflationary.Japan’s Fiscal Crossroads: Will Abenomics Mean Tougher Changes?|Daniel Gross|July 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Your Excellency is very kind, he said modestly, as he stood beside her low phaeton with his hat in his hand.A Lady of Rome|F. Marion Crawford
Mr. Lamon's single volume was modestly confined to a part of it.Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?|John B. Remsburg
She saluted him modestly, and without a word turned round and "obscured her face as not seeming well contented."
Gracious, but modestly reserved, he spoke little, listened beautifully.What Will He Do With It, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
When banteringly invited to dance, to the surprise of all, Hiiaka modestly complied.Unwritten Literature of Hawaii|Nathaniel Bright Emerson