I mean, I could still have my business in town.
She'd need that time to settle her business and pack her things.
It was none of her business and she certainly didn't want to hurt Mary's feelings.
In business transactions Alex was frugal with his money, but when it came to his family, he was generous.
Apparently the horse knew the rider meant business, because it didn't act up again.
This became a difficult task, as her publishers in Philadelphia had retired from business many years ago; however, it was eventually discovered that her residence is at Wilmington, Delaware, and copies of the second edition of the book, 1889, were obtained from her.
Men who did not know when their visit had terminated, though I went about my business again, answering them from greater and greater remoteness.
It's none of my business how you run this outfit.
Was she the business he had to take care of?
Jacquot's business was to sell charcoal to the rich people in the city.
I have to take care of some... business and then I'll meet you there.
The town was fairly large with a dozen or so business buildings on each side of the street but, as I said, most were closed.
Our business is to do our duty, to fight and not to think!
She was attached to the arm of good-looking man wearing a business suit.
You know how stubborn you are about not doing business with dishonest people.
He listened to what Langeron said, as if remarking, "So you are still at that silly business!" quickly closed his eye again, and let his head sink still lower.
With planning and diligence, his business would be on its feet in a few years and she would be working in the pediatric ward at the hospital.
I've finished my business in New England and must be moving on.
I have to think this business through.
"It is well," said he, "that neither a merchant nor a fisherman shall have it; for such men think only of their business and care really nothing for beauty."
They were very kind; but I could not help feeling that they spoke more from a business than a humanitarian point of view.
It's rather stupid business, I think.
I see these men every day go about their business with more or less courage and content, doing more even than they suspect, and perchance better employed than they could have consciously devised.
I should not have come, but I have business, he said coldly.
"No, I came on business," replied Rostov, briefly.
I helped you, but all the same I must tell you the truth; it is a dangerous business, and if you think about it--a stupid business.
This simple thought could not occur to the doctors (as it cannot occur to a wizard that he is unable to work his charms) because the business of their lives was to cure, and they received money for it and had spent the best years of their lives on that business.
Men of business, even farmers, thought only of solitude and employment, and of the great distance at which I dwelt from something or other; and though they said that they loved a ramble in the woods occasionally, it was obvious that they did not.
He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.
What the Giddons did on their own land was their business, yet it left her feeling uncomfortable.
Betsy called in one tip from California on a business trip.
I must be on my way, as business calls.
I asked her, as if it was business as usual.
We'd discussed the possibility of conducting our business at other sites, should the need arise.
I knew when we started this business it was like I was in the backseat of Thelma and Louise's car hurtling toward a cliff edge.
My wife thought he should go or Howie should simply kiss his mother's hand, give an excuse of pressing business, and come back east.
The going back business; finding missing kids; sometimes seeing them hurt.
It's a bad business, eh?
"As to your business," Prince Andrew continued, addressing Boris, "we will talk of it later" (and he looked round at Rostov).
"That is no business of mine," he thought.
He remembered how carefully and at what length everything relating to form and procedure was discussed at those meetings, and how sedulously and promptly all that related to the gist of the business was evaded.
I'm here on business and have brought my girls with me.
As a general on duty on Kutuzov's staff, he applied himself to business with zeal and perseverance and surprised Kutuzov by his willingness and accuracy in work.
She included among her enemies the creditors and all who had business dealings with her father, and always at the thought of enemies and those who hated her she remembered Anatole who had done her so much harm--and though he did not hate her she gladly prayed for him as for an enemy.
Millions will pour forth from there"--he pointed to the merchants' hall--"but our business is to supply men and not spare ourselves...
"With our business, how can we get away?" said Ferapontov.
They all had business with Pierre and wanted decisions from him.
He regarded the whole business of the war not with his intelligence or his reason but by something else.
Pierre had gone to Petersburg on business of his own for three weeks as he said, but had remained there nearly seven weeks and was expected back every minute.
You have the education, the experience in business and the personality.
When it was over, he pulled a business card from his pocket that listed the location of his hotel.
All those folks were going about their business and now they're dead.
Do you remember any of the business names?
I'd better move my hunt further south when I've cleaned up my business and finished here.
This business is so incredible it's wrecking me.
When asked why he now went public with his so-called gift, he replied he was establishing a business to locate missing children.
They're beginning to take this business seriously, but what about this Rupert Youngblood character?
Business demanded my attention this past week and I responded gallantly.
Celebratory cigars and wine came out and all other business suffered from total indifference.
In general, the learned consensus dubbed the whole business with indifference.
Though I detest getting back to a city, business calls and I respond.
This Julie-Howie business can't work, at least not in the long term.
Martha confirmed my suspicions Quinn was mad as hell, convinced the whole business was down the flusher.
But first, there's business I need attend to.
"But Jim knows his business all right--don't you, Jim?" patting the long nose of the animal.
"That's none of my business," growled the kitten.
It was his business to take care of the sheep which belonged to a rich landholder by the Ettrick Water.
Who could argue there was ever a better time to start a business any time in the world?
When has starting a business been so easy?
Low-cost business websites hosted around the world.
This makes business a meritocracy and encourages business owners to focus on quality, service, and reputation since these are so easy for customers to check.
Say the second country requires the business to do none of those things.
The business looks at this new country and decides to move there because, from their standpoint, they can save costs and be more efficient.
Innovating will become table stakes just to stay in business, and innovation will be used to lower prices, not to increase them.
Once a nation shows its willingness to seize foreign-owned property at will, foreign investors are reluctant to do business there again.
Jobs are created when someone starts a business that takes a thing, adds labor and technology to it, and makes a new thing.
I personally think the establishment of charitable organizations was driven by the same spirit that drove the creation of new businesses.
For instance, if you think large corporation are greedy and evil, then when you read about how large corporations produce low-nutrition food or are putting family farms out of business, you will believe it.
If you think "Western Medicine" is a business whose goal is to keep you sick to sell you medicines, you will tend to move away from genetically modified foods and favor organic.
If you knew someone who was a good business partner, was fun to hang out with, but let one of his children starve to death so that he could enjoy a higher standard of living, what would be your opinion of this person?
You could have the libertarian state, the green state, the clothing-optional state, the state with free public housing for all, the state where puns are outlawed, the state with a two-drink minimum, the fiercely pro-business state—even a state that guarantees free speech but requires that you sing your speech like a show tune.
Even in civilized corporate offices, professionals in business attire say their work tasks place them "down in the trenches" or that a certain "campaign" requires "guerrilla" marketing.
In the modern age, we have simply transferred the competition to a new arena: the business world.
Is this situation really preferable from a business standpoint?
Even if you don't accept this, try to accept that war is financially disadvantageous to 99 percent of the business owners in the country and that this is new and meaningful.
Electronic transfers mean the money of a government, business, or individual might be anywhere at any time.
Everyone will be on Facebook, as will be every business, every idea, every brand, and all the people who were once members but have since passed away.
Autocrats can hold power indefinitely if they control the media, the military, business, the money, and information.
I determined to go into business at once, and not wait to acquire the usual capital, using such slender means as I had already got.
I have thought that Walden Pond would be a good place for business, not solely on account of the railroad and the ice trade; it offers advantages which it may not be good policy to divulge; it is a good port and a good foundation.
As this business was to be entered into without the usual capital, it may not be easy to conjecture where those means, that will still be indispensable to every such undertaking, were to be obtained.
But if we stay at home and mind our business, who will want railroads?
Might not the basket, stable-broom, mat-making, corn-parching, linen-spinning, and pottery business have thrived here, making the wilderness to blossom like the rose, and a numerous posterity have inherited the land of their fathers?
His business calls him out at all hours, even when doctors sleep.
They have no doubt that it is a damnable business in which they are concerned; they are all peaceably inclined.
I hear he has come on some inspection business, remarked the visitor.
"Wetched business," he muttered to himself.
"You speak to the colonel about this nasty business before other officers," continued the staff captain, "and Bogdanich" (the colonel was called Bogdanich) "shuts you up."
Only let me report this gentleman's business, and I shall be at your disposal.
All that ruler business was just nonsense, but we are friends forever.
Come and talk over my business and I'll go away.
He was worried by the impending necessity of interfering in the stupid business matters for which his mother had called him home.
He cast down his eyes and hurried out as if it were none of his business, careful as he went not to inflict any accidental injury on the young lady.
Each man in the hunt knew his business, his place, what he had to do.
He did not like to combine frivolity with the serious business of hunting.
After his interview with Pierre in Moscow, Prince Andrew went to Petersburg, on business as he told his family, but really to meet Anatole Kuragin whom he felt it necessary to encounter.
I really must go home... business... said Pierre hurriedly.
"The old men have met to talk over the business of the commune," replied the peasant, moving away.
"If he manages the business properly he will be able to pay off all his debts," said the militia officer, speaking of Rostov.
Well, Rapp, do you think we shall do good business today?
It's the business of us soldiers.
"Mind your own business," an old sergeant shouted at them.
The soldiers handed up the charges, turned, loaded, and did their business with strained smartness.
A commander-in-chief's business, it would seem, is simply to choose one of these projects.
And I will knock the nonsense out of anybody"-- but probably realizing that he was shouting at Bezukhov who so far was not guilty of anything, he added, taking Pierre's hand in a friendly manner, "We are on the eve of a public disaster and I haven't time to be polite to everybody who has business with me.
A dozen persons who had business with Pierre were awaiting him in the drawing room.
At first her intervention in the business of packing was received skeptically.
She packed, repacked, pressed, made the butler's assistant and Petya--whom she had drawn into the business of packing--press on the lid, and made desperate efforts herself.
It's the government's business to look after the wounded; they know that.
What business is it of yours? muttered the count angrily.
"What business is it of yours?" cried the count.
"It's not my business!" he exclaimed, and strode on quickly down one of the passages.
When he had finished that business it was already too late to go anywhere but still too early to go to bed, and for a long time he paced up and down the room, reflecting on his life, a thing he rarely did.
Muddles, grief for Mamma... business difficulties... muddles, terrible muddles!
They are asking to attack and making plans of all kinds, but as soon as one gets to business nothing is ready, and the enemy, forewarned, takes measures accordingly.
A horrid business dragging these corpses about with one!
In autumn he gave himself up to hunting with the same business-like seriousness--leaving home for a month, or even two, with his hunt.
He examined the bailiff's accounts of the village in Ryazan which belonged to his wife's nephew, wrote two business letters, and walked over to the granaries, cattle yards and stables before dinner.
Well, what business is it of mine what goes on there-- whether Arakcheev is bad, and all that?
What business was it of mine when I married and was so deep in debt that I was threatened with prison, and had a mother who could not see or understand it?
The last time he made a business trip to Columbia, he had said they needed the money.
The only business experience she had was the goat dairy, the non-functional farm and a horse ranch that had been in the fetal stage for years.
Did he have business with Yancey?
How can you love a business that could get your family killed.
I figured that if Giddon was using a pseudonym, he would have to either do his banking with his own name or fill out some kind of paperwork to do business under another name.
He had been preoccupied yesterday with his business in Ashley.
"It's too bad to we're closing down this dream business after you decided to delve into it" I told Howie.
Is Howie going to take this business further?
What's this negative-positive business and electrostatic field?
There's time for recreation before my business in Omaha.
We old folks have some business to discuss.
When it comes to starting a new business, nothing that previously existed can rival the Internet in terms of both ease of entry and breadth of potential.
She wants to do business as a limited liability company, so she creates an LLC online for $200.
Has there ever before been a time when business opportunity was more blind to color, gender, or creed?
With the rapid flow of information about businesses and their products, along with the ease of "checking up" on a vendor, good businesses will get more business and push out the bad ones.
The pay per click (PPC) business is a way to advertise online to people who did a specific search in a search engine like Google or who are viewing content on a certain topic.
Now, a business example.
Prince Andrew, depressed and preoccupied with the business about which he had to speak to the Marshal, was driving up the avenue in the grounds of the Rostovs' house at Otradnoe.
One could see that he wished to pass through the rooms as quickly as possible, finish with the bows and greetings, and sit down to business in front of a map, where he would feel at home.
Having finished his second glass of punch, Napoleon went to rest before the serious business which, he considered, awaited him next day.
My past is such an enigma; I don't know any of the details.
Let every one mind his own business, and endeavor to be what he was made.
This fact impressed Alpatych, but in thinking about his own business he soon forgot it.
What business did he have here?
I guess if he thought it was any of my business, he'd tell me.
What did you think my business was?