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Now Musharraf is calling for Sharif to stand up to Modi and not be pushed around by India.
Sharif is under pressure from another party leader, Imran Khan, to resign.
For retreating in 1999, Sharif was overthrown in a coup by the army commander, Pervez Musharraf, who had planned the Kargil War.
You lie with the dogs, Assistant U.S. Attorney Harrison Rivers (Sharif Atkins) told Will, “You wake up with fleas.”‘The Good Wife’ Star Mike Colter Defends Lemond Bishop’s Killer Instincts|Kevin Fallon|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sharif wanted to talk to the Taliban; the army, for once, wanted to fight.Nuclear Pakistan's Spies Target India—and Their Own Prime Minister|Bruce Riedel|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After dinner we and Imam Sharif had another serious council, finding ourselves in a regular fix.
The chief settlement of this island is Kanawi, where lives Sharif Alawi, the strongest chief on the island.The History of Sulu|Najeeb M. Saleeby
Imam Sharif was soon a wretched heap, and not an appetite was left among our party but my husband's and mine.
Sharif Kabungsuwan came to Magindanao to the mouth of the Tinundan.Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion|Najeeb M. Saleeby
Presently there entered behind him Sharif Bey, whose appearance was the signal for a fresh demonstration.The Weavers, Complete|Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for sharif
Word Origin and History for sharif
1550s, shereef, from Arabic sharif "noble, glorious," from sharafa "to be exalted." A descendant of Muhammad through his daughter Fatima.