"Our door will continue to be open, but we are now at a critical stage in the appropriations process."
He has done that at critical stages in series past.
During September 2008, the crisis hit its most critical stage.
After going 0 for 4 last night, the Rangers' power play has reached a critical stage.
Now, after 16 months of negotiations, the issue is at a critical stage.
And at the moment when he came to that conclusion, a critical stage was reached.
Two years later, the club was reported to be entering the most critical stage in its history.
Hopefully we can make the future, even at this critical stage, a better one.
At the present rate, it will reach a critical stage in less than a minute.
So throughout man's life, he is dependent on woman and every critical stage.