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Example sentences for lip service
Now they are wondering if what the university's president said was little more than lip service.
Customer service cannot be improved through lip service only.
In modern war a complicated lip service is still paid to the principle of discrimination.
Leaders have been compelled not merely to pay lip service to their peoples' demands, but to respond to them.
It's one thing to give lip service to solving the nursing shortage.
Focus only on the happy parts, and pay the rest little lip service.
We need to really embrace the diversity that makes this country great instead of giving it lip service when it's convenient.
Society gives little more than lip service to education.
The prewar chaos was largely recreated with only a little more lip service to central coordination.
They are well-tested, highly effective voluntary measures that we've merely paid lip service to for the last decade and a half.
Although they pay lip service to economic and social advance they have become strikingly ambivalent in practice.
Senior management pays lip service to cost but generally leaves the solutions to human resources.
City officials actually putting some money and action behind their lip service to bring more bike options to the city.
What's really cool, and it really is true-it's not lip service-is that our little group has really managed to stay together.
We have paid lip service to our diversity for years.
Crews fails to pay even lip service to the good our book has done.
We keep waiting, and he only gives us lip service, and that means propaganda and spin without healthcare and benefits.
Some folks pay only perfunctory lip service to the month.
They frown on professors who hold their students to high standards even as they pay lip service to concern over grade inflation.
More than theory or lip service will be required to make this work.
Spirituality despite the lip service in our public forum is not widely valued.
Although politicians pay lip service to those goals, insufficient effort has been made to structure incentives in that direction.
Some chief executives pay lip service to the notion of encouraging employees to strike a healthy balance between work and family.
And now that greed was good, some felt the notion of service barely received lip service.
The language isn't thrown into the law as lip service.
Not so in fashion, where much lip service but little money is paid to radical originality.
Any other statements tend to be little more than lip service to some public relations effort.
Civic leaders pay a lot of lip service to the importance having robust flight options in their communities.
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