The car was six years old now, but it was in good shape and still had low mileage. You're the person he wanted to put in the house. Alex was secretive and he did like to be in control. He had seemed amused by her modesty in the past, and yet it had obviously troubled him. He held them in his hand, and showed them to the boy. When it slowed for the drive, the dust caught up, hiding it in a swirling cloud. After dressing and freshening up, she found him in the kitchen wolfing down a sandwich. This was first said by Shakespeare: "To thine own self be true. Jonathan rarely asked for anything and the idea of having someone in the house playing music was appealing. But then, he had made it clear from the start that he didn't want any of them in his life. The naval officer spoke in a particularly sonorous, musical, and aristocratic baritone voice, pleasantly swallowing his r's and generally slurring his consonants: the voice of a man calling out to his servant, Heah! Please pack my anthologies on short stories, poetry, and Shakespearean plays; my biographies on Jackie Kennedy, Charles Stuart, and Queen Elizabeth; and my historical romance novels by Nora Roberts, Jude Devereux, and Diana Gabaldon. I have finished the main course; now I have to make dessert. There was no reason for him to think his father might be romantically interested in her. A touch of humor lurked in Señor Medena's dark eyes, but he continued as if he didn't notice. When she was close enough to the house, she ran to the courtyard and slipped in through the back door. Make sure it matches with its indefinite article. But do you know why they’re different? I will be there as soon as I finish working; that is a promise I will definitely keep. ", Diana Gabaldon says this prayer before writing: "Help me see what I need to see. "Then" tends to indicate time or subsequent action. Maybe she was right, and if Alex hadn't been such a perfect husband in every other way, she might have done it. Apparently something had been discussed in her absence. You probably already know the basic differences between vowels and consonants. Example: Is that your car? Alex had provided the money to remodel the home, but insisted that it stay in her name only. We knew who would win the game: the Eagles, He wanted to see three cities in Italy: Rome, Florence, and Venice. In business transactions Alex was frugal with his money, but when it came to his family, he was generous. If he wants to keep this estate in the family, he'll have to leave it to his daughters. It was only two thirty in the afternoon, but she didn't want to go back to sleep. Example: There is too much pepper on my potato salad. Use “a” in front of singular nouns that begin with consonants. was repeated approvingly in the back rows of the crowd. Uncle Bill Hugson married your Uncle Henry's wife's sister; so we must be second cousins," said the boy, in an amused tone. The plants she had started in the house in March thrived. Yet, look where she would, Dorothy could discover no bells at all in the great glass hall. With nothing more to do, she wandered in to watch him shave. It's wandering around in circles and it's not at all afraid of us. That is the job of “the,” English’s only definite article. No more searching for frozen half-tires in the snow and stomping the water out of them. In the darkness, Alex found her and pulled her into his arms. It shouldn't be any surprise, since that was what suffered when he had been troubled in the past. Her dark shining hair was pulled back loosely with bejeweled combs and hung in loose curls down her back. If you want to use "whom," try replacing the word with "him" or "her." How could a man with four million in the bank be in financial danger? It was wandering in circles and looking around. We are Russians and will not grudge our blood in defense of our faith, the throne, and the Fatherland! Here's a good rule of thumb. Jonathan and I will make sure we fill her in on anything she missed. ", Mrs. Morris preaches this concept: "Second place is first loser. Amusement twinkled in his eyes and played with the corners of his mouth. Find examples of how to use any word or phrase in a sentence with our powerful sentence generator. In fact, he'd probably be horrified to know he slipped and did it now. In addition to the assistance from the renters, the money finally gave her an income of her own, and the token independence that went with it. The ultra sound photo brought back a vivid memory of Alex watching the screen as the baby moved in her womb. As such, the semicolon comes to the rescue to divide the lists, acting as a comma, but allowing for greater organization and clarity. When Alex returned to the table, he sat in the chair Carmen held for him. The letter “y” is sometimes a vowel because your mouth treats it differently depending on the word. Others in that heat and crush racked their brains to find some thought and hastened to utter it. Maybe it was therapeutic for him in some way. Alex was lounging with one shoulder against the wall on the other side of the family room when Carmen walked in. Carmen followed her gaze and was surprised to find Señor Medena standing in the doorway. They exist simply because we have not had the means to solve them in the past. I also see the pace of problem solving—and change in general—accelerating at an astonishing rate. She calls it the bathroom; I call it the loo. Their, There, They’re: These three words mean three different things. Example sentences with the word what.