For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.
"It was entertainment for a rainy day," I offered.
Once in a while they did things together socially, usually to fulfill mandated coupling at necessary functions and seldom for the entertainment of either.
They had planned a barbeque for entertainment, but as it turned out, Felipa provided all the entertainment they needed.
A few minutes later, the cat meowed at his door, indicating its entertainment – Ingrid – was gone.
Numerous institutions contribute to the entertainment of visitors.
His reception and entertainment of Odysseus, who when cast by a storm on the shore of the island was relieved by the king's daughter, Nausicaa, is described in the Odyssey (vi.-xiii.).
For a time at least " the drama's patrons " were content with the higher entertainment furnished them; in the end Garrick had to " please " them, like most other managers, by gratifying their love of show.
And further, we must always remember that entertainment and aesthetic effect were at most subsidiary objects.
The next three days were given up to banqueting, but on the 7th of November "an entertainment of another sort began."
In his day, Shakespeare was low-brow entertainment for the common class.
A second reason we think of robots as mechanical people with personalities is that historically they have been portrayed this way in entertainment media.
In this world, humans have grown fat, stopped walking, and fill their days with non-stop entertainment and food.
In the 1600s in Paris, a form of popular entertainment was known as "cat burning."
In many parts of the world, we have even outlawed the use of animals fighting as entertainment, such as cockfighting and dogfighting.
No doubt I talked much more with my fingers, and more constantly than I should have done with my mouth; for had she possessed the use of sight and hearing, she would have been less dependent on me for entertainment and instruction.
When I paused to lean on my hoe, these sounds and sights I heard and saw anywhere in the row, a part of the inexhaustible entertainment which the country offers.
I think that he should keep a caravansary on the world's highway, where philosophers of all nations might put up, and on his sign should be printed, Entertainment for man, but not for his beast.
All day long the red squirrels came and went, and afforded me much entertainment by their manoeuvres.
The style, the house and grounds and "entertainment" pass for nothing with me.
"If they had known that you wished it, the entertainment would have been put off," said the prince, who, like a wound-up clock, by force of habit said things he did not even wish to be believed.
Prince Vasili's daughter, the beautiful Helene, came to take her father to the ambassador's entertainment; she wore a ball dress and her badge as maid of honor.
All Denisov's Moscow friends gave him a farewell entertainment at the gypsies', with the result that he had no recollection of how he was put in the sleigh or of the first three stages of his journey.
The very day that Napoleon issued the order to cross the Niemen, and his vanguard, driving off the Cossacks, crossed the Russian frontier, Alexander spent the evening at the entertainment given by his aides-de- camp at Bennigsen's country house.
As to the theaters for the entertainment of the people and the troops, these did not meet with success either.