The council went on the defensive amid the flak thrown up by the case.
A lot of younger people sat in the aisle amid the fag ends, gum and dust.
The operation was under way amid fears for the safety of diplomats in the country.
It was here, amid the wilderness of the Forest of Dean, that her imagination took wing.
The first was sentimental and self-indulgent, the second offered hope amid despair.
It has been a tough couple of years amid the high exchange rate and tightened student visa checks.
She is expecting the first guests in two days but, amid the mayhem, she shows great patience with my memories.
It's difficult to imagine him feeling at home amid the superficial glitz and gloss of the US Tour.
If she had any doubts about taking a leap into an alien culture, they were banished amid the excitement of being in love.
talks broke down amid accusations of a hostile takeover bid