Don't get so defensive about it.
And don't feel defensive about it.
You seem very defensive about this.
India is no more defensive about the human-rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
To deny or get defensive about it would not be fair and would not solve the problem.
No getting defensive in comments.
I hope you aren't this defensive in court.
Both these key leaflets were defensive in tone.
Yes, she was extremely defensive in her support of Obama and his Rose Garden speech.
Much of Israel's posturing, on the other hand, appears to be defensive in character.
In the 1980s, the army returned to the LAC, but remained entirely defensive in outlook.
Now, Duncan can be very defensive in these gatherings and can say very little but I found him very interesting today.
We might just be seeing a reasonable batsman getting understandably defensive in the light of less stellar performances.
Adults with ADD are so used to being criticized, they are often unnecessarily defensive in putting their own case forward.
Maybe we're a little sensitive and defensive of our local hockey.
Why are people so defensive of this guy? He wins face-offs; great.
No wonder an average BNP supporter would be very defensive of Jamaati war criminals.
So it appears that Sammy is too defensive of the boundary, and leaves too many singles.
July 2011, 12:54 Yes mainstream science can be very defensive of its incorrect theories.
Kofana was the slightly more defensive of the two, while Owona Zoa tried to make decisive passes to the attackers.
Back foot: (UK) If you are on your back foot, you are at a disadvantage and forced to be defensive of your position.
The only time I have felt JG to be strangely defensive of Apple has been the coverage of the iphone leak/theft case.
Ramires is the more defensive of the two, with Paulinho looking to break forward, although the roles can be reversed.
I got a little defensive for some.
Put THEM on the defensive for a change.
French capital has been on the defensive for some time.
TsarBomba: Conservatives are constantly on the defensive for their failed ideology.
In contrast to Republican activism, the Democrats were on the defensive for most of 2011.
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been on the defensive for his government's role in deforesting the Amazon.
Amis is defensive on this issue.
Murtaza Haider is quite defensive on some issues.
And it would be least of all likely to find itself on the defensive on its own soil.
When men start becoming defensive on a simple basic truth, be careful something is wrong.
Thats why we have had to find ourselves on the defensive on clear favorable national issues.
I feel they have been put on defensive on one side, and they in terrible pain on the other, must be maddening situation.
The resistance was on the defensive on the West Bank and on the East Bank, but it escalated suddenly in Gaza in a remarkable way.
So, I don't why anyone would get defensive over it.
Don't be defensive over something that's only an issue for you.
Until these attacks, Romney was on the defensive over his tax returns.
Pakistanis on the other hand were unnecessarily excited and defensive over Indian vituperations.
National BJP spokesperson, Rajiv Pratap Rudy too was evasive and defensive over the issue of Gadkari, when quizzed by the media.
Romney is also on the defensive over remarks he made about the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in a Republican debate.
The coalition is weak and on the defensive over the economy and several Conservative and Lib Dem MPs are fuming over these tax revelations.
Bashir: That sounded positively defensive to me.
Refusing to respond seems a little wierd and defensive to me.
Fight? That means responding with a defensive to the offensive.
Louise was being quite defensive to their criticism, which of course got the judge's backs up.
In fact I find that most of Trevor Phillips ideas are very backward looking and defensive to the point of paranoia.
The FSA battalions switched from defensive to offensive manoeuvres - targeting military bases and specific officials.
It's provably false that there exists no morality outside of religion, therefore the statement sounds defensive to me.
Put them on the defensive with more revelations.
Do not get aggressive or defensive with your examiners.
But did they meet ultra-defensive with ultra-attacking? No.
And then Obumbles gets all defensive with the media for questioning Rice's credibility.
Prevost's concept relied upon an operational defensive with tactical offensives as necessary, and this was not to Brock's liking.
Posted by: IdahoKid Sep 29, 2004 11:25:43 AM I find it funny how quickly the right-wingers have gone on the defensive with this one.
It is on the defensive against itself.
They are often defensive against other patents.
You want Lampard to play defensive against the Danish minnows, get real.
Gayle always attacks so we couldn't be defensive against him to get him out.
This will immediately put some priests on the defensive against the changes.
After reaching last year's All-Ireland semi-finals, they got lambasted for being overly defensive against Dublin.
There is no need to be so defensive against another person's beliefs, and your anger hints at your many insecurities.
Do not be defensive at challenges.
Perry was certainly on the defensive at times.
You don't believe it either, do you? Obama is clearly on the defensive at his convention.
They refused to re-focus and re-group defensive at 1-0 and 2-0 down and conceded the killer third goal.
Ideally we'd just start with a 3 of Carrick-Scholes-Anderson but I can't see Fergie being that defensive at home.
Audiences are made defensive by their earnestness.
The dutch were defensive by kicking their opposition.
Problem is these defenders have an attack mind and are not defensive by nature.
But Napolitano was put on the defensive by Republican Lindsey Graham and other senators.
If he gets sketchy and defensive by this question, you can pretty much assume it's shady.
You would get interesting subjects to interview and they would be grilled and put on the defensive by the so-called hard questions.
Your M-16 is your all around defensive as well as offensive weapon which does just fine.
Second quarter, 2:58, 76ers 48-37: Now the problem has become defensive as the 76ers are now shooting 51.
The university system has become very defensive as the neo-liberal dominance and values have been imposed on it.
It is largely a defensive rather than offensive force.
Emerging economies are often defensive rather than offensive.
It was defensive rather than aggressive, and all the more dangerous for that.
To the extent Nato is relevant, it should be a strictly defensive rather than offensive pact.
I think of Athena as defensive rather than war-like -- her Viginity being symbolic of Athen's city walls etc.
This suggests that advertising by the industry is more defensive rather than increasing the number of consumers.
Obama was defensive from the beg.
Cranky and defensive from the git go.
Di Matteo went very defensive from the start.
In the FA Cup, we weren't defensive from the off.
Is that the message you would be communicating at today's UBS conference -- Sell India? Gautam Chhaocharia: Not really sell India, but yes be defensive from the Indian portfolio context.
He became defensive towards my needs.
They may also be a bit defensive towards the other person and put up barriers.
He became defensive towards any criticism towards the South, talked about the money Hank Williams Jr.
Both parents present self-righteously in their position and both parents are remarkably defensive towards any insinuation that their behaviour may be contributory to the child's distress.
From January 1943, the Japanese were on the defensive throughout their island empire.
Evans and Odom, however, did nothing to protect my rights, ensuring that I was on the defensive throughout the proceeding.
It won't want it to be an election issue in 2011 because it doesn't want to be on the defensive during a campaign.
Imperialism which had been defensive during the nationalist period tried to rehabilitate itself morally and ideologically.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, another Cain rival for the Republican presidential nomination, was forced on the defensive during a Sept.
Lauren, Great post! Just recently on Twitter I completely missed someone's joke and was put on the defensive because of how I interpreted the message.
It just appears that Loui is on the defensive after last night polling.
Japan? s navy never recovered from its mauling at Midway and it was on the defensive after this battle.
He could have been a little more defensive after the first 20 overs b/c our bowlers were getting hammered.
At a news conference in neighboring Thailand on Sunday, he sounded defensive after being attacked by human-rights activists.
Earlier, Clarkson was on the defensive after being banned on Wednesday night for a verbal altercation with a 19-year-old official on Sunday.