They were all dressed for a white tie party in expensive tuxedos.
I found Boston is an expensive place to live.
It would be less expensive to repair the new car.
Howard was unemployed but was forced to eat an expensive lease.
His gray suit looked expensive and the silk tie added a touch of elegance.
A small table held an expensive looking scale.
Publishing was expensive, and by the time news of the lie came out, days or weeks had passed.
I don't know who is paying for the room; it's God-awful expensive here.
The most expensive one was her favorite, but she selected the least expensive.
Maybe the smart thing to do was shut up and enjoy it, but that little voice inside kept saying it was more than she deserved - wondering who got the cheap appliance, and if someone would discover the mistake and take the expensive one back.
Expensive cars lined the long drive to the mansion overlooking the hills.
The American bale has been described in a standard American book on cotton as " the clumsiest, dirtiest, most expensive and most wasteful package, in which cotton or any other commodity of like value is anywhere put up."
These forms are more agreeable to the fancy and imagination than fresco paintings or other the most expensive furniture.
I don't know if you realize how expensive it would be.
"That's expensive wine, my friend," Andre said suddenly.
Andre was dressed in cashmere and wool, his hair kept short and neat, his loafers more expensive than Kris's conference room had cost to build.
Raising two teenagers in a place as expensive as southern California was not easy.
She was relieved to discover her request of nothing expensive had been honored.
And the price was about the same as the tiny Cape Cod house the LeBlanc's owned in expensive Massachusetts.
We adults passed banalities back and forth while Howie opened wine, of an obvious expensive vintage us Gustefsons only admired.
Three men stood in the main foyer, two in the same shade of brown as her bodyguard and a striking man in designer jeans and an expensive sweater.
The expensive things, for when he comes here and visits.
A slender lady dressed in an expensive looking dark suit swung out of the car and stood, slowly shutting the door.
He glanced down at the expensive loafers that now contained tiny grains of sand he'd never be able to flush out of the seams.
The main difference between the penthouse and its contents and her own life: she'd never been able to afford anything remotely as expensive or nice.
She shoved a camera at Dean, an expensive looking Nikon, freeing her other hand to more securely grasp the rail.
At this time of day, the best option would be to go to Stanton Street where the expensive boutiques were, and hope to find a lonely, rich wife getting back at her husband by spending his money.
"I like it best, but it's so expensive," she said.
According to the lawyer, Lori could contest the will — which would be expensive and straining on everyone.
The name is also applied to a special kind of wall-paper, which has an appearance almost like cloth, or, in the more expensive kinds, of velvet.
The silk fabrics of France hold the first place, particularly the more expensive kinds.
The vertex of the Washington Monument is made of aluminum, an extremely expensive material at the time of its construction.
In first cost the hydraulic crane has the advantage, but the power mains are much less expensive and more convenient to arrange in the electric crane.
This type of crane used to be in great favour, in consequence of the great clearance it gives under the jib, but it is expensive and requires very heavy foundations.
He became very expensive in his habits, fell at times into difficulties, and had to urge his valid claims upon the marquis's attention.
The creation of the state commissions, independent of the city's control, but able to commit the city indefinitely by undertaking expensive works and new debt, was resented.
The remaking of the city was enormously expensive, especially the alteration of the streets after 1866, when the city received power to make such alterations and assess a part of the improvements upon abutting estates.
In the moist bottom-lands along the rivers it is the custom to throw the soil up in high beds with the plough, and then to cultivate them deep. This is the more common method of drainage, but it is expensive, as it has to be renewed every few years.
Cotton-picking is at once the most difficult and most expensive operation in cotton production.
The lower the grade the more elaborate and expensive is the machinery required to clean it, and consequently a spinner is willing to pay a certain amount extra for high grade cotton in order to save expenditure on preparatory machinery.
Although petroleum wells in Russia have not the depth of many of those in the United States, the disturbed character of the strata, with consequent liability to caving, and the occurrence of hard concretions, render drilling a lengthy and expensive Drilling in operation.
28 The granites and dolerites from Magan were too fine and too expensive to build with.
Third, the day will come when the farm of the future will make a healthier, less expensive, more ecologically friendly, fresher, and better-tasting product.
At present, they win hands down on "less expensive" and put in a decent showing on a couple more factors.
I know it sounds all futuristic and expensive now, but what if this technology falls to just a few dollars per acre?
I do not mean that exactly, but I mean something which he might think a good deal like that; I mean that they should not play life, or study it merely, while the community supports them at this expensive game, but earnestly live it from beginning to end.
There was still the hunting establishment which Nicholas had enlarged.
If he now incurred Natasha's censure it was only for buying too many and too expensive things.
Most wore trendy boots and coats, sat in designer jeans and sweaters worth a month of her salary, and wore make- up that coordinated perfectly with their expensive clothing and hair.
You don't have to buy expensive cuts of meat just because they are, but I'm sure you'd enjoy buying some meat that you don't have to play wizard on so they won't be tough.
It was kind of like paying for a cheap appliance that would do the job and having an expensive one delivered.
He smelled of expensive cologne and felt warm against her chest.
Outside the house, beyond the gates, a group of undertakers, who hid whenever a carriage drove up, waited in expectation of an important order for an expensive funeral.
Hannah warmly greeted her friends, four coiffed women in expensive clothing with diamonds the size of her thumbnail on their ring fingers.
The bag was an expensive, down-filled model, and like everything else, showed little if any signs of wear.
I saw some expensive new ones today that were all beat up.
He led her down into the basement of the gated apartment building, where the wealthy residents of the apartment kept their expensive cars.
Owing to the poverty of the people, cheap Austrian goods find a readier sale than the more expensive and solid British manufactures.
For this purpose he created a very severe press-censorship and an expensive system of passports, which made it more difficult for Russians to visit foreign countries.
Wood is the material most widely used, but steel is employed in some countries where timber is scarce or liable to destruction by white ants, though it is still regarded as too expensive in comparison with wood for general adoption.
Away from the edges of the platforms. On the other hand, wide spans are more expensive both in first cost and in maintenance, and there is the possibility of a failure such as caused the collapse in December 1905 of the roof of Charing Cross (S.E.R.) station, London, which then consisted of a single span.
To buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest; to secure cheapness by lowering the expenses of production; to adopt the less expensive rather than the more expensive method of obtaining a given result - these and other maxims are as old as human society.
Undoubtedly, in this case, what is true for one is truer still for a thousand, as a large house is not proportionally more expensive than a small one, since one roof may cover, one cellar underlie, and one wall separate several apartments.
Paintings hung on every wall and expensive looking pottery lamps with hand painted shades gave the room a warm glow.
Land for farming purposes is expensive, and wages are high, leaving small profit, unless it happens that a man, with his family to assist him, works his own land.
One of my most expensive shirts with the pants that went out of season five years ago.
They had dined at an expensive restaurant, at Fred's booking and in his company, when the only connection between them was Detective Dean investigating her husband's disappearance.
The faint smell of disinfectant soap was washed away by expensive cologne.
Hannah enveloped her in a warm hug that smelled of expensive perfume.
The elevated is used where the traffic is so light as not to warrant the expensive underground construction, or where the construction of an elevated line is of no serious detriment to the adjoining property.
The number of the inmates is decreasing; but the institution is an expensive one.