Her heart skipped a few beats and then thundered.
Under that facade of indifference beats a heart primed for breaking.
Beats me why he gave up.
The muffled beats of music thumped through her open windows.
Give me some reason why one percent and an eternity with you beats out the alternative.
It sounds like some English gothic—a naive waif married off to tyrannical older man who holds her hostage in a golden cage and beats her into submission!
Her old man beats her like a tin drum and he's gonna kill her if he finds where she is.
He beats all I've ever seen.
Every time I get close to you, my heart beats faster.
"You're stuck with a deadbeat boyfriend who doesn't carry his own weight and beats you because he's some sort of control freak," he guessed.
On the east coast the force of the north-east monsoon, which beats upon the shores of the China Sea annually from November to February, has kept the land for the most part free from mangroves, and the sands, broken here and there by rocky headlands thickly wooded, and fringed by casuarina trees, stretch for miles without interruption.
The Australian, when he suffers from an oppression in his sleep, says that Koin is trying to throttle him; the Caribs say that Maboya beats them in their sleep; and the belief persists to this day in some parts of Europe; horses too are said to be subject to the persecutions of demons, which ride them at night.
The pulse is slowed, the number of beats per minute being actually reduced, under considerable doses, to forty, or even thirty, per minute.
It has made me many friends, I assure you, and it beats as kindly and lovingly today as it every did.
Now, you don't know if the radishes make the people get better or if something that makes people crave radishes also beats back skin cancer.
Not a cure, but it sure beats insulin shots.
She drew me closer to her and said, "It is here," pointing to my heart, whose beats I was conscious of for the first time.
And suddenly the whole world centered for him on anticipation of the next note, the next phrase, and everything in the world was divided into three beats: "Oh mio crudele affetto."...