Usually, however, he finds a way to preserve his positive image of himself and to shirk responsibility for others.
Still, there are hopes for a last-minute solution that will preserve Lisbon's image.
Pirates needed to preserve their image of barbarism, even when they were halfway civilized.
If Mantle was ever surly, it never showed on television, which preserved his image.
But protecting him from critical inquiry preserves his image at the expense of his message.
The museum was created to preserve her father's image and reach out to millions of Disney fans worldwide.
Performance events help preserve the town's wild-west image and expose it to new visitors.
It has preserved its image as one of Africa's few social and economic success stories.
How did the man preserve his image of himself as a righteous man?
"She said he did it to preserve his image."