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Here there seems to be bewildering variety both of risks and of claims. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)This has led individual trusts to impose a bewildering range of restrictions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The new book includes replicas of two manuals containing a bewildering array of equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He works simultaneously on a huge number of projects in a bewildering array of forms. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He also wants to remove boardroom representatives from a bewildering array of independent societies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some people miss out on care and support simply because they end up confused and bewildered by the process. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This week has been utterly bewildering. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Reducing the bewildering range of benefits into a single package should also help reduce errors by the officials who run the system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Victims have been bewildered and hurt when the Church has adopted a defensive stance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is a bewildering variety of data available to measure a firm's financial health. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She is confused, bewildered and despairing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your utterly bewildered and terrified but loving Ma. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)At the moment, managers buy a bewildering variety of different equipment to do the same jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He has gone from sublime form at the end of 2012 to looking confused and bewildered. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But they come in a bewildering range of prices, sizes and ingredients. The Sun (2008)His family are obviously heartbroken and utterly bewildered that anyone could harm a man like Geoff. The Sun (2010)He leaned over to stare, utterly bewildered. A Time of War (1993)The fish is served up in a bewildering variety of forms, but probably the most common is boiled cod served with chickpeas. Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)I wish people would expect the unexpected, to be confused and bewildered. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A Public notices must be advertised in a bewildering range of situations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)From white collar to blue collar to dog collar, Unite represents a bewildering variety of workers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What happened to this mother is tragic, and right now she'll be feeling bewildered and confused. The Sun (2008)
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