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Examples of Aloof


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Marks & Spencer’s horrific results heap pressure on its chief executive, plodding counter-jumper Steve Rowe, 49. Might the board consider replacing its aloof chairman, Robert Swannell, 65?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

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He stood aloof.

He kept himself aloof.

He stood aloof from her.

He always stands aloof from the masses.

The old man stands aloof from this world.

Cats are aloof, guinea pigs are nervous, and dogs need constant love and attention.

On painting and fighting look aloof.
(British proverb)

The key is in remaining just aloof enough from a painting so that you know when to stop.
(Buffy Sainte-Marie)

He seemed to be robotic and aloof.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Tall, aloof, didn't give you a second look - or a first.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

Far from man’s best friend, they’re notoriously aloof and cunning.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

As much as you curl your lip and try to be aloof, fashion sucks you in.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Despite their aloof reputation, cats can be as devoted and brave as dogs.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Amid crises, President Obama gets a broadside for being disengaged and aloof from his own party.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Sir Malcolm Rifkind is an aloof grandee who never took much trouble making friends or remembering names.
(The Independent - People, )

With their FIFA-like aloof and out-of-touch operating style, the USGA stumbled over its own feet once again.
(Forbes - Business, )

People on the spectrum appear aloof and distant because they have trouble establishing and maintaining relationships.
(Tech Times - Health, )

ADRIAN DURHAM: In an era when too many players are aloof and distant from real fans, we should be applauding Jack Wilshere.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A few narrow alleys keep the hotel aloof from the window-shopping hordes on the swish streets leading into St Mark’s square.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

It is the Duke of York alone who manages to remind us of the days when the monarchy was considered aloof, out of touch, uncaring.
(Daily Mail - News, )

When Michel Platini wanted to avoid scrutiny as UEFA president, Gianni Infantino provided cover for his languid, often aloof boss.
(The Associated Press in CBC Sports, )

ROY McFARLAND: Sir Alf Ramsey may have seemed cold and aloof, but we saw another side of him after a dinner for the England squad in Athens.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A barracuda in a business suit who rarely sleeps and never loses, she has a well-earned reputation for being cold, calculating and monstrously aloof.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

There might be a resemblance to the same aloof Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., but those close to the fighter say lessons found in growing up have transformed him.
(Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

Here, Rez, Cohen et al . use aloof electron beam vibrational spectroscopy to probe different bonds in biological samples with no significant radiation damage.
(Nature Communications, )

The decision to join the bank is an about-face for the nation, which had earlier agreed with the Obama administration’s requests to stay aloof from the bank.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Markus Themessl-Huber, of Dundee, likened himself to the aloof Fitzwilliam Darcy from Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice as he seduced his troubled patient.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Bob Bradley, the former U.S. coach once seen as aloof, has become an emotional leader as Egypt's national soccer team moves one win from the final round of World Cup qualifying.
(Kevin Baxter in Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

Martha is long since separated from Stéphanie's father, the conductor and pianist Stephen Kovacevich, a humorous but slightly aloof figure in the portrait of him presented here.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

An infographic aims to explain the non-verbal clues we give in every interaction we have, from revealing if we're bored, interested, aloof or sexually attracted from body language alone.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Put aside the chaos abroad and the beheadings in Iraq, the sense of a president adrift and aloof, and the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, ripping open racial wounds that seemed to be healing.
(The Independent - World News, )

Healthcare professionals who act aloof, noisy, sloppy on the long walk from the parking lot to the time clock are detracting from the patient experience, even if they do the best possible job once they’re clocked in and badged up.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The rogue driver who turned a night of fireworks and fun into the worst carnage the French city of Nice has seen in decades appeared aloof and menacing to his neighbours and family, while authorities said Saturday that he had recently turned to religious extremism.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

As his party absorbed a crushing election defeat, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left office Saturday, ending a 10-year run that began with strong economic growth but collapsed amid corruption scandals and political paralysis that he was seen as too aloof to stop.
(Shashank Bengali in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

We also demonstrate that the vibrational signal has both high- and low-spatial-resolution components, that the first component can be used to map vibrational features at nanometre-level resolution, and that the second component can be used for analysis carried out with the beam positioned just outside the sample—that is, for ‘aloof’ spectroscopy that largely avoids radiation damage.
(Nature, )

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