You must have been very slow about it, Jacob, Scrooge observed, in a business-like manner, though with humility and deference.
This was the most business-like attitude he had seen his son manifest.
Thank you very much, Commissioner, for your broad and business-like response.
I would like to thank the rapporteur for a business-like report.
It conducts business like the Supreme Soviet and the debates here are not debates in any real sense of the word at all.
It is precisely to help businesses like this that the economic recovery plan was endorsed.
In my view, the Summit was highly business-like and of great importance for the idea of a unified and non-discriminatory Europe.
Our aim is to have a focused, business-like summit.
This is a good, business-like report.
I should like to thank Mrs Patrie very much for a thorough and business-like report.