Thus the transaction was all geared to assuming a specific layer of liability, avoiding an open-ended assumption.
But the option of replacing a new diplomatic breakthrough with open-ended diplomatic muddle-through is not on the table.
After any number of open-ended interviews are conducted, a suspect may emerge.
Maybe it was the string of open-ended questions from Charlie Rose.
After several broken agreements, the open-ended ceasefire agreed to on August 26 has held.
As long as open-ended struggle with radical Islam remains a reality for the United States, Southeast Asia will be critical.
Such specificity will avoid the open-ended conflict many feared during the Bush administration.
The cooks worked in an open-ended extension at the rear of the great room.
This is built of open-ended sections jointed so that they may pass round the terminal rollers.
That is, they are open-ended connections in status nascendi.