If I want to sunbathe, I should buy appropriate clothing.
If Howie was successful and a tip was in order, Martha would call me and after Betsy would find the most appropriate authority to call, I'd convey the tip.
I've passed out a list of the appropriate states.
The search for appropriate luggage was tedious.
Even the sermon by the personable priest had an appropriate message of listening before pronouncing judgment.
The conversation drifted to clothing—Cynthia's search for an appropriate wedding dress for the mother of the groom, and Jennifer's west coast dress shop.
Martha suggested an appropriate burial for the tiny remains she dubbed "Pinkie" and services were conducted in the back garden, next to Mrs. Lincoln's last winter mouse-victim.
I didn't think it appropriate to tell you who I was.
All the spaceships, computers, and weapons within the Five Galaxies were made from ore from Anshan mines-- even the swords, the only weapons sanctioned by the Planetary Council as fair and appropriate for man-to-man combat.
Effie stood in the middle of the room, as if enthralled and after all the smiles and appropriate handshakes, took a deep breath and closed her eyes.
Fred made appropriate notes, then asked, "Who was in the room when the knife disappeared?"
I wasn't sure what would be appropriate attire for the restaurant.
He couldn't have chosen a more appropriate song.
He grabbed her wrist, about to give her a lecture on appropriate behavior, but instead said, "Screw it" and locked eyes with her.
The party for the departing employee, if you could call it that, had been a quick affair—a pat on the back, a few appropriate words and a token going away present.
He couldn't think of an appropriate comeback and found himself staring down at her drink.
He pushed back his chair, stood and glanced down at her, but no appropriate words came to mind.
The laundry was one place she hadn't been yet and her wardrobe had dwindled down to a few clean items - none of them appropriate for a ride around the countryside with a man she hardly knew.
His poetic facundia, or command of striking and appropriate language, is more noticeable still.
The questions which would claim the exercise of such a jurisdiction appear to be (I) intercolonial tariffs and the coasting trade; (2) railways, roads, canals, and other such works running through any two of the colonies; (3) beacons and lighthouses on the coast; (4) intercolonial gold regulations; (5) postage between the said colonies; (6) a general court of appeal from the courts of sucn colonies; (7) a power to legislate on all other subjects which may be submitted to them by addresses from the legislative councils and assemblies of the colonies, and to appropriate to any of the above-mentioned objects the necessary sums of money, to be raised by a percentage on the revenues of all the colonies interested."
In L'Evolutionnisme des idees forces (1890), La Psychologie des idees forces (1893), and La Morale des idees forces (1907), is elaborated his doctrine of idees forces, or of mind as efficient cause through the tendency of ideas to realize themselves in appropriate movement.
Great Britain followed suit, but under a political arrangement between the powers no single power was to appropriate the islands.
But it was a long time before I ventured to take the initiative, and still longer before I could find something appropriate to say at the right time.
Before Helen made her final copy of the story, it was suggested to her to change its title to "The Frost King," as more appropriate to the subject of which the story treated; to this she willingly assented.
They are regarded generally as far more appropriate in books and in public discourses than in the parlor or at the table.
Vera was good-looking, not at all stupid, quick at learning, was well-brought up, and had a pleasant voice; what she said was true and appropriate, yet, strange to say, everyone--the visitors and countess alike--turned to look at her as if wondering why she had said it, and they all felt awkward.
Anna Mikhaylovna instantly guessed her intention and stooped to be ready to embrace the countess at the appropriate moment.
He had often begun to make reflections or think aloud in her company, and she had always answered him either by a brief but appropriate remark--showing that it did not interest her--or by a silent look and smile which more palpably than anything else showed Pierre her superiority.
Boris was elegantly dressed, with a slightly martial touch appropriate to a wartime wedding.