"Y'all are cutting me no slack today," he said.
That was cutting it close.
It was constructed of narrow boards and chewed by the cutting crampons of hundreds of climbers.
He hadn't mentioned anything earlier about cutting the evening short so I figured it was an excuse.
Howie and I were relegated to shucking more corn and cutting up strawberries on the covered front porch as we watched the rain continue to fall.
Before they could get out of sight, Joseph Dawkins' rental Jeep pulled up below them, cutting new destruction through the flowers.
Dean pointed out the obvious reasons he was suspected of cutting the rope.
By the time he stuffed a duffle bag with slacks, sweater, socks and underwear, he knew he was cutting the time close.
"We do – well, actually it's part of the land Alex had when we got married," Carmen answered, cutting a sandwich in fourths for the twins.
"I think she looks cool," Jonathan submitted, cutting his eyes to Carmen and giving her an encouraging smile.
"Surely no one could blame you for cutting your name short," said Ozma, sympathetically.
The only thing she accomplished was cutting her hands on the sharp rocks.
Puzzled, she studied her finger, not understanding what was cutting it.
No, I didn't kill Shipton, or try to kill him by cutting his rope.
At first she said nothing but when he tried to rise, she grabbed his wrist and held it, her long nails cutting into his flesh.
"Whoa, wait a minute," Dean said, cutting off his caller.
He didn't say anything about cutting the rope?
When Shipton looped the rope to descend, after he faked cutting it, Edith's cut was then positioned differently.
Kelli greeted one of the men with a kiss and a quick hug before going to the woman cutting chunks of meat off the deer.
Four, maybe five. He can test for it by cutting himself.
Irritated with her spirit, Taran leapt from the horse and pursued, his long strides quickly cutting the distance between them.
A stainless steel sink was set into home made cabinets, whose cutting board top was marred with years of use.
I hate to tell you this, but you probably got the chiggers while you were cutting the grass.
The records of convocation in Chicheley's time are a curious mixture of persecutions for heresy, which largely consisted in attacks on clerical endowments, with negotiations with the ministers of the crown for the object of cutting down to the lowest level the clerical contributions to the public revenues in respect of their endowments.
The second book is in nine propositions, eight of which deal with segments of spheres and include the problems of cutting a given sphere by a plane so that (a) the surfaces, (b) the volumes, of the segments are in a given ratio (Props.
Many species of Thysanoptera are known to be habitually parthenogenetic. The eggs are laid on the food-plant, those females possessed of an ovipositor cutting through the epidermis and placing their eggs singly within the plant-tissues; a single female may take five or six weeks to deposit all her eggs.
These were lands over which, in distinction front the other feudal lands, rights of pasture, cutting of wood, &c. &c., existed.
The first consists of cutting up the various fabrics and materials employed into shapes suitable for forming the leaves, petals, &c.; this may be done by scissors, but more often stamps are employed which will cut through a dozen or more thicknesses at one blow.
The story of Alexander's cutting the fatal "Gordian knot" on the chariot of the ancient Phrygian king Gordius is connected with his stay in this place.
Canine very small; a considerable interval between it and the first premolar, which is as long from before backwards but not so broad as the molars, and has a cutting edge, with a smaller parallel inner ridge.
The first in the upper jaw is strong, curved and cutting, the other two generally somewhat smaller; the single lower functional incisor large, more or less.
Immediately on the fall of Pembroke Cromwell set out to relieve Lambert, who was slowly retreating before Hamilton's superior forces; he joined him near Knaresborough on the 12th of August, and started next day in pursuit of Hamilton in Lancashire, placing himself at Stonyhurst near Preston, cutting off Hamilton from the north and his allies, and defeating him in detail on the 17th, 18th and 19th at Preston and at Warrington.
He sent 14,000 men into Fifeshire and marched to Perth, which he captured on the 2nd of August, thus cutting off Leslie from the north and his supplies.
The comparatively rapid growth of the tree is its great recommendation to the planter; it is best raised from acorns sown on the spot, as they are very bitter and little liable to the attacks of vermin; the tree sends down a long tap-root, which should be curtailed by cutting or early transplanting, if the young trees are to be removed.
Slate-quarrying and cutting is carried on in the south-western part of the state, in Rutland county; there are important quarries at Fair Haven, Poultney, Castleton, Wells and Pawlet.
At the funeral of men there is much mourning, the female relatives cutting or tearing their hair off and plastering their faces with clay, but for women no public ceremonies took place.
3; the incisors being sharp and cutting, o, 3, 3 and those of the lower jaw frequently having a scissor-like action against one another.
Of the Old World forms, the family Triconodontidae is typified by the genus Triconodon, from the English Purbeck, in which the cheek-teeth carry three cutting cusps arranged longitudinally.
Pair of large cutting incisors situated close to the middle line, and one great, cutting, compressed premolar, on each side above and below.
A governor has been appointed since 1885, some importance being foreseen for the islands in connexion with the cutting of the Panama canal, as the group lies on the route to Australia opened up by that scheme.
He signalized his accession by putting to death his brothers and nephews; and gave early proof of resolution by boldly cutting down before their troops two officers who showed signs of insubordination.
A sob constricted her throat, cutting off the words she couldn't bring herself to say anyway.