on the loose
- There's a homicidal maniac on the loose!
- After tying up loose ends on the house, the carpenter gave the painter approval to begin work.
- As a prank, some students let three goats loose inside their school after painting the numbers 1, 2 and 4 on the sides of the goats. The teachers spent most of the day looking for goat number 3.
- The meaning of the distinguishing number of the producer shall be explained on a separate notice in the case of eggs sold loose and on or in the pack in the case of packed eggs.’;
- Most of these projects evolve nowadays based on a loose compliance with the current TSI CCS-HS, a situation that could potentially lead to yet another non-interoperable legacy at European level then rooted on different national flavours of ERTMS.
- Centrifuge at 500 g (2000 to 3000 rpm) for 10 minutes and decant the clear aqueous supernatant into a 150 to 200 ml beaker, taking care that no loose material on the bottom goes over.
- Stitching and decorative parts on the sleeping bag shall not become loose when subject to mechanical stress from foreseeable use and thus pose a risk of entrapment (especially of fingers).
- Stitching and decorative parts on the suspended baby bed shall not become loose when submitted to mechanical stress from foreseeable use by children and pose a risk of entrapment of limbs, head and fingers.
- This could be the case with a fastening on a beverage container, which could come loose and be swallowed by a child, causing the child to choke to death.
- Stitching and decorative parts on the bumper shall not become loose when submitted to mechanical stress from foreseeable use by children so as not to pose an additional risk of entrapment of limbs, head and fingers or make the filling accessible (see choking hazards).
- If tonnage tax companies were to operate only vessels chartered-in on a time or voyage basis, they would loose their know-how in terms of the crew management and technical management of vessels, in contradiction with one of the objectives set out in section 2.2 first subparagraph fourth indent of the Guidelines, namely ‘maintaining and improving maritime know-how’.
- Less-than-serious risks may also require action when the product concerned could cause fatal accidents, even though such accidents may be extremely unlikely. This could be the case with a fastening on a beverage container, which could come loose and be swallowed by a child, causing the child to choke to death.
- As to the behaviour of fittings manufacturers at pan-European level, due to the loose form and exploratory nature of contacts before January 1991, the Commission limited its assessment under competition rules to the period from 31 January 1991, date of the first ‘Super-EFMA’ meeting, when the competitors agreed on prices and when the pan-European arrangements were evidenced as an organised and structured scheme.