While it's encouraging to see that risk experts, in tune with the zeitgeist, have at least ratcheted down
their bonus expectations, anyone's got a lot of nerve if they think they still deserve a bonus in this economy.
In 2005, the alcohol limit was ratcheted down
Under mounting international pressure to produce a credible result, Mugabe's government and party ratcheted down
the bloodletting that has plagued previous elections.
Instead, it has opted to focus on spin (talking about how Washington has ratcheted down
spending growth to 1 percent--true only if you exclude 82 percent of the budget).
Expected to join Anthony in the draft in June are a bevy of other underclassmen whose teams' fortunes will have to be ratcheted down
several steps: Oregon's Luke Ridnour, Marquette's Dwyane Wade and Central Michigan's Chris Kaman.
The survivors on the scene have ratcheted down
their expectations and funding requirements accordingly.
Adverse reproductive effects might disappear if the Japanese team ratcheted down
exposures to more realistic concentrations, adds Joe L.