Katie shrugged her shoulders and focused on cutting an eye from the potato in her hand.
I guess that's what they mean by cutting off your nose to spite your face.
She had to decline the last trip because it coincided with her monthly cycle - and this trip was cutting the time close.
The only thing she accomplished was cutting her hands on the sharp rocks.
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.
"Your turn," Betsy called, cutting off further conversation.
"Y'all are cutting me no slack today," he said.
Puzzled, she studied her finger, not understanding what was cutting it.
Cynthia asked, cutting the game short as Mrs. Lincoln leaped into her lap, purring like a buzz saw.
Before they could get out of sight, Joseph Dawkins' rental Jeep pulled up below them, cutting new destruction through the flowers.
You can't be cutting up the only set I do have.
She snatched a wooden cutting board as the maid rounded a counter with the knife raised.
She gritted her teeth and wished she.d brought the cutting board with her to knock some sense into Ully.
It was constructed of narrow boards and chewed by the cutting crampons of hundreds of climbers.
Dean pointed out the obvious reasons he was suspected of cutting the rope.
I'm always cutting off more than I can chew.
The man before her snatched one arm and flipped out a knife, cutting through her black clothing and tossing it aside.
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.
He'd lost three days already. Four was cutting it close.
By the time he stuffed a duffle bag with slacks, sweater, socks and underwear, he knew he was cutting the time close.
He hadn't mentioned anything earlier about cutting the evening short so I figured it was an excuse.
Irritated with her spirit, Taran leapt from the horse and pursued, his long strides quickly cutting the distance between them.
"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.
That was cutting it close.
A stainless steel sink was set into home made cabinets, whose cutting board top was marred with years of use.
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.
"Surely no one could blame you for cutting your name short," said Ozma, sympathetically.
Then I would imitate the acts of cutting the slices and buttering them.
We were busy cutting out paper dolls; but we soon wearied of this amusement, and after cutting up our shoestrings and clipping all the leaves off the honeysuckle that were within reach, I turned my attention to Martha's corkscrews.
Once, in the winter, many years ago, when I had been cutting holes through the ice in order to catch pickerel, as I stepped ashore I tossed my axe back on to the ice, but, as if some evil genius had directed it, it slid four or five rods directly into one of the holes, where the water was twenty-five feet deep.
Making another hole directly over it with an ice chisel which I had, and cutting down the longest birch which I could find in the neighborhood with my knife, I made a slip-noose, which I attached to its end, and, letting it down carefully, passed it over the knob of the handle, and drew it by a line along the birch, and so pulled the axe out again.
Perhaps he'll take pity on me someday, when it comes to cutting off a leg or an arm for me.
Denisov blushed like a girl (it was strange to see the color rise in that shaggy, bibulous, time- worn face) and boldly began to expound his plan of cutting the enemy's lines of communication between Smolensk and Vyazma.