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.
It's none of my business how you run this outfit.
You know how stubborn you are about not doing business with dishonest people.
What the Giddons did on their own land was their business, yet it left her feeling uncomfortable.
Did he have business with Yancey?
I guess if he thought it was any of my business, he'd tell me.
What did you think my business was?
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 mean, I could still have my business in town.
He had been preoccupied yesterday with his business in Ashley.
I have to take care of some... business and then I'll meet you there.
Was she the business he had to take care of?
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.
She was attached to the arm of good-looking man wearing a business suit.
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.
Do you remember any of the business names?
Though I detest getting back to a city, business calls and I respond.
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.
Jacquot's business was to sell charcoal to the rich people in the city.
"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."
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The country does so to force the business to internalize externalities.
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.
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 are advertised that at a certain hour and minute these bolts will be shot toward particular points of the compass; yet it interferes with no man's business, and the children go to school on the other track.
Men who did not know when their visit had terminated, though I went about my business again, answering them from greater and greater remoteness.
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.
I have been surprised to consider that the only obvious employment, except wood-chopping, ice-cutting, or the like business, which ever to my knowledge detained at Walden Pond for a whole half-day any of my fellow-citizens, whether fathers or children of the town, with just one exception, was fishing.
"That is no business of mine," he thought.
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.
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.
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.