weak ground

weak ground

[′wēk ′grau̇nd]
(mining engineering)
Roof and walls of underground excavations which would be in danger of collapse unless suitably supported.
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But this was always going to be a weak ground because this right applies from the moment you are arrested; to begin with there is an allegation against you that needs to be proven -- how can you be denied consular access when a charge has not yet been proved?"
Meanwhile, most Asian stocks were on a weak ground after a technology rout sank Nasdaq shares overnight.
The DILG chief insisted the set of evidence was strong against Baldo, with denial being only his lone excuse which is a weak ground for defense.
In legal term, a weak ground of the reference may benefit the accused.
LAHORE -- The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) opponents have claimed that former ruling party will fail to attract a sizable crowd for Nawaz's reception on Friday (today) as it is playing on a weak ground.
He wrote in his memoirs, "I was the first president to test the principle of executive privilege in the Supreme Court, and by testing it on such a weak ground, I probably ensured the defeat of my cause."
This has made the constitution as weak ground. Constitution pro vides the set of fundamental rights.
First, "although Trump is great at rallying his supporters when he speaks, he has a relatively weak ground organization.
Peterson struck out David Greer and got Andrew Snow to hit a weak ground ball to get out of another jam in the second.
Though the Congress stands on weak ground in questioning the quit notice on the governors, the party seems to draw strength from a Supreme Court ruling of 2010, a year after UPA II assumed office, that held that a governor cannot be removed in an 'arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable' manner.
From its inception, the expression "Arab Spring" always appeared to be on rhetorically weak ground. Today, pessimists' skepticism about that wave of popular protests across the Middle East and North Africa might appear to be justified.