In an effort to justify going past the deadlines, they said they wanted to hold out for a better deal.
"The guys just can't justify going that extra yard."
In response to a question, he said he did not think the administration had misrepresented facts to justify going to war.
By themselves, the warheads are not a provocation so serious that it would justify going to war.
But to grant that a war against Iraq would be just does not justify actually going to war.
The sad truth about being single was that Patrick couldn't justify going to all the bother to cook for himself.
I don't really think at that time I would have had enough experience to justify going on the staff.
Analysts doubt that the Texas oilman can justify going much higher.
A few vague and unrealistic projections are enough to justify going ahead.
How do we justify going into somebody else's territory with our military to get this guy?