Sham


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Sham

A business transaction, such as a limited partnership, that is entered into for the sake of avoiding tax.
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You gave me my first glimpse of a real life, and at the same moment you asked me to go on with a sham one.
What has it got to do between you and me who are the only two beings in the world that may safely say that we have no need of shams between ourselves?
He talked with his voice rising slowly, through the greater part of the eighth and ninth days-- threats, entreaties, mingled with a torrent of half-sane and always frothy repentance for his vacant sham of God's service, such as made me pity him.
Wife, children, friends--in the clear, white light of his logic they are exposed as frauds and shams.
n) Jabhat Ansar al-Din was initially formed as a jihadi coalition in July 2014 constituting four groups: Jaysh al-Muhajireen wa al-Ansar, the Green Battalion, Harakat Sham al-Islam, and Harakat Fajr al-Sham al-Islamiya.
While observing an operation by London enforcement staff, borders and immigration inspectors were told suspicions about sham marriage are being under-reported by register offices, despite there being a statutory duty to refer such marriages to the Home Office.
Mohammed bin Ali bin Mlkdad Tabrizi, nicknamed Shamseddin, or Shams Tabriz, (582-645 AH.
The investigators noted the use of sham acupuncture points is problematic because they are not neutral controls.
They were more difficult times, the late 1970s - particularly over here - but still much of Sham 69's angst is relevant and one thing is guaranteed - It will rock.
The sham-treatment group received a previously validated sham procedure at nonacupuncture sites.
The price for failing to recognize that sham peer review exists, and that there are physicians and hospital administrators who view sham peer review as a "useful tool" to eliminate certain physicians, is often the death of a good physician's career.