I was so excited that I couldn't sleep, so I got up and dressed.
"I couldn't sleep," she said.
"Yes. I couldn't find a better friend than Alex, could I?" she said.
No matter how sorry Alex was for what happened, or how many times he apologized or tried to make up for it, he couldn't remove the hurt.
In any case, there was nothing that couldn't wait to be discussed at home.
If he has custody, she couldn't get the money.
Mom always said lost time couldn't be replaced.
It ached in places there couldn't be muscles.
The trail couldn't have been a road... more likely a wash.
By now she was so turned around that she couldn't have found her way to the ATV, much less the road.
He couldn't wait to get her out of the house.
He couldn't win the argument any other way, so he had resorted to his irresistible charm.
"'Cause we couldn't help it," said Dorothy.
Sorry to have troubled you; but it couldn't be helped.
Couldn't you, Zeb? asked the little girl.
"Couldn't you manage to hold me in your arms?" asked the cab-horse.
Couldn't you wish me in some safer place than Oz.
"I couldn't help it," returned the other, rather crestfallen.
The only man that has been here for lodging to-day was an old clodhopper who was so spattered with mud that you couldn't see the color of his coat.
I couldn't help but do it.
But even if I had a robot that knew everything, I couldn't really say, "Tell me every custom they have here" and be fully informed.
He had died by the time I read that passage in one of his books, so I couldn't write him, as is my normal practice when an author's words puzzle me.
Given these agricultural strengths, is there anyone who believes the United States alone couldn't produce an extra $365 billion worth of food, at full retail price, if there were a ready buyer for it?
He couldn't splice genes.
In fact, virtually everyone should have wondered why he was fighting soldiers from places he couldn't find on a map.
"Big Whale Oil" couldn't stop the move to kerosene.
I couldn't coax her or compromise with her.
We couldn't think for a second what she was doing; but when we saw her make the letters "d-o-l-l" on her own fingers, we knew that she was trying to teach Belle to spell.
I couldn't make out at first what it was all about.
But the poor little girl couldn't fix her attention.
I couldn't help laughing, for at that very moment Viney was shouting at the top of her voice:
I explained that Uncle Frank was old, and couldn't learn braille easily.
He had never seen such a dull and out-of-the-way place; the folks were all gone off; why, you couldn't even hear the whistle!
I couldn't possibly do it.
Suvorov couldn't manage them so what chance has Michael Kutuzov?
You couldn't see a thing.
Sonya said you wouldn't go, but I knew that today is the sort of day when you couldn't help going.
"I couldn't begin talking about him in the presence of that Frenchwoman," thought Natasha.
"We couldn't take Murat prisoner this morning or get to the place in time, and nothing can be done now!" he replied to someone else.