This is embarrassing, but I really need the money for groceries.
I suppose it's getting a little embarrassing now.
While Dean held out no illusions of leading the pack through the mountains, after turning out 73 miles of rolling hills on a humid Saturday, he felt more confident of his chance of least not embarrassing himself.
It was embarrassing to think she had let it go on this long without realizing he was troubled by it.
It's just silly stuff that would be embarrassing to reveal.
When the count returned, Natasha was impolitely pleased and hastened to get away: at that moment she hated the stiff, elderly princess, who could place her in such an embarrassing position and had spent half an hour with her without once mentioning Prince Andrew.
She doubted he'd appreciate her embarrassing one of them.
Not only embarrassing, but hurtful.
He nipped her neck, and she gasped, embarrassing herself.
At the moment it was embarrassing, but he would make her forget that too.
However, he was pleased to keep up a fairly respectable pace, at least a few notches above the embarrassing level.
His tribe of paltry, rapacious and embarrassing Corsicans; his admirably subservient generals; his selfish ministers, docile agents, apprehensive of the future, who for fourteen long years felt a prognostication of defeat and discounted the inevitable catastrophe.
These questions were sometimes asked under circumstances which rendered them embarrassing, and I made up my mind that something must be done.
The generals were passing by, looking as if they wished to avoid embarrassing attentions.
Look, I feel like a fool asking embarrassing questions, especially to someone as kind as you've been, but my wife and I promised a little girl we'd follow up on this.
"It's rather embarrassing," he said.
Attempts have been made to prohibit so embarrassing a system; but as it is preferred by the agriculturists, the existing laws permit it.
In the meanwhile another difficulty was further embarrassing a harassed government.
Yet another embarrassing event to add to her day's tally!
For an embarrassing moment she thought he would decline the offer, but slowly a smile touched the corners of his mouth.
The Albanian leaders, however, soon displayed a spirit of independence, which proved embarrassing to Turkish diplomacy and caused alarm at Constantinople; their forces came into conflict with a Turkish army under Dervish Pasha near Dulcigno (November 1880), and eventually the league was suppressed.
In the Laws he accepts the institution as a necessary though embarrassing one, and recommends for the safety of the masters that natives of different countries should be mixed and that they should all be well treated.
Thus, with the succession uncertain, with the Turk at the very door, with the prospect, dismal at the best, of a long minority, the political outlook was both embarrassing and perilous.
As frequent allusion is made by classical writers to this embarrassing method of computation, which is carefully retained in the ecclesiastical calendar, we here give a table showing the correspondence of the Roman months with those of modern Europe.
The situation in which he found himself was embarrassing: he could not countenance the designs of heretical princes, and yet he distrusted Philip II.
But the dauphin succeeded in embarrassing his father's policy at home and abroad, and had his own party in the court itself.
Nevertheless the political situation was still embarrassing, for as the whole country beyond the range of British effective military control was masterless, it was undesirable to withdraw the troops before a government could be reconstructed which could stand without foreign support, and with which diplomatic relations of some kind might be arranged.
Lotze's logic then, is formal in a sense in which a logic which does not find the conception of synthetic truth embarrassing is not so.
Parliamentary reform had become a burning question and an embarrassing one for the Tory party.
The embarrassing subject of photographic photometry has also been attacked by Prof essorPickering.
The soldiers, for the most part handsome fellows and, as is always the case in an artillery company, a head and shoulders taller and twice as broad as their officer--all looked at their commander like children in an embarrassing situation, and the expression on his face was invariably reflected on theirs.
How embarrassing it must be for him.
No. I can see why it would be embarrassing, but it is his father.
And then there was the embarrassing thought of having to call the doctor and explain how he got in that condition.
It was embarrassing enough to simply think of the things to tell him, let alone say it to him.
Look at the way he treated her—always embarrassing and belittling her.
If he found it embarrassing to ride in her truck, what would he think of the little room upstairs?
Atherton had managed to beat the rap, avoiding embarrassing notoriety, but he had despised David Dean from that day forward.
Jenny didn't look as if she believed their story but Dean was a detective so she simply took their statements and refrained from asking embarrassing questions.
I might not be able to prove your involvement in this little charade but I bet I can ask some embarrassing questions.
It was embarrassing, but she couldn't stop.
He was but twenty years of age, and his sudden intrusion was as embarrassing to the prince of Orange as to Don John.
The financial situation continued to be em iously embarrassing; deficit was piled on deficit, loan upon res fn, and the service of the debt rose from 9o,ooo,ooo lire in th 60 to 2?O,000,000 in 1864.
The situation, however, was found to be so complicated and embarrassing that, early in 1900, the so-called Berlin treaty was abrogated, Great Britain withdrew her claims to any portion of the islands and received compensation from Germany by concessions in other parts of the world, and the United States withdrew from all the islands W.
Meanwhile Bismarck, who was not intimidated by the parliamentary opposition, irritating and embarrassing though it was, resolutely proceeded with his task of developing the National!.
But every attempt to carry out the policy supported by these parties aroused an opposition most embarrassing to the government.
The influence of Lueger was very embarrassing; he had now a majority of two-thirds in the town council, and had been elected burgomaster.
Macdonnell at once admitted through the newspapers that he had in his possession letters (rumoured to be " embarrassing " to the Unionist leaders) which he might publish at his own discretion; and the discussion as to how far his appointment by Mr Wyndham had prejudiced the Unionist cause was reopened in public with much bitterness, in view of the anticipation of further steps in the Home Rule direction by the Liberal ministry.
Davis should know such needless defense was embarrassing for her.
She looked up, wondering who she now owed an apology for her embarrassing scene.
The liberum veto seems to have been originally devised to cut short interminable debates in times of acute crisis, but it was generally used either by highly placed criminals, anxious to avoid an inquiry into their misdeeds,' or by malcontents, desirous of embarrassing the executive.