Getting no response from Alex, he shrugged and turned to his desk.
For a minute there, I thought I was getting forgetful.
Maybe getting away from Dulce had helped.
After that, I guess I was focused on just getting by.
No matter what she said, getting him back meant financial security - a roof over her head and everything that went along with it.
Is she still getting worse?
Having everyone run her life was getting old.
I think you still need someone here, but you're definitely getting better.
Things were getting complicated here and the mountains were calling.
It was getting late and the air was taking on a chill.
It had been in all the local papers, but she wasn't sure she could talk about it without getting emotional.
Are the weeds getting a little high along the drive?
Getting around in front, so that she could look inside, the girl saw a boy curled up on the seat, fast asleep.
As for reaching the top of the earth, I have never heard that it is possible to do that, and if you succeeded in getting there you would probably fall off.
But come, my children; let us explore the mountain and discover which way we must go in order to escape from this cavern, which is getting to be almost as hot as a bake-oven.
"Were you ever before shut up in a cave, far under the earth, with no way of getting out?" enquired the horse, seriously.
There was enough material there to enable him to prepare several new tricks which he had learned from some of the jugglers in the circus, and he had passed part of the night in getting them ready.
"If you don't come to me, right away," continued Dorothy, getting provoked, "I'll take my Magic Belt and wish you in the Country of the Gurgles."
They are getting ready to start this very night.
George's brothers knew the master of a trading ship who was getting ready to sail to England.
The factors that enable us to solve for and eliminate disease are getting better all the time, like wind at our back, pushing us forward.
Then we see that only people in certain parts of the country are getting better.
The brown-eyed redheads have slower reflexes and should consider getting more Vitamin X (or whatever it is).
We scratch at the surface of the planet with our feeble machinery and, because of the physical difficulty of getting at the raw materials, we term them scarce.
Now, to explain why I think Chad will be getting a better job anyway.
In a speech to the House of Representatives at this same time, Congressman Davy Crockett told the story of getting chewed out by a constituent for voting for a $20,000 emergency relief bill for the homeless in a city just wiped out by a fire.
I could not follow with my eyes the geometrical figures drawn on the blackboard, and my only means of getting a clear idea of them was to make them on a cushion with straight and curved wires, which had bent and pointed ends.
It is getting warm here now, so father is going to take us to the Quarry on the 20th of August.
Finally I succeeded in getting her back in her chair again, and held the spoon in her hand, compelling her to take up the food with it and put it in her mouth.
It was another hour before I succeeded in getting her napkin folded.
She has not as yet been allowed to read the Bible, because I do not see how she can do so at present without getting a very erroneous conception of the attributes of God.
The ability to read the lips helps Miss Keller in getting corrections of her pronunciation from Miss Sullivan and others, just as it was the means of her learning to speak at all, but it is rather an accomplishment than a necessity.
I was in haste to buy it, before the proprietor finished getting out some rocks, cutting down the hollow apple trees, and grubbing up some young birches which had sprung up in the pasture, or, in short, had made any more of his improvements.
If we were always, indeed, getting our living, and regulating our lives according to the last and best mode we had learned, we should never be troubled with ennui.
One inconvenience I sometimes experienced in so small a house, the difficulty of getting to a sufficient distance from my guest when we began to utter the big thoughts in big words.
It was in the winter, and he had been getting out ice in the forenoon, and had resolved that in the afternoon, with the aid of his neighbors, he would take out the old yellow pine.
He grows to be four feet long, as big as a small boy, perhaps without any human being getting a glimpse of him.
As it grew darker, I was startled by the honking of geese flying low over the woods, like weary travellers getting in late from Southern lakes, and indulging at last in unrestrained complaint and mutual consolation.
Passing between the companies that had been eating porridge and drinking vodka a quarter of an hour before, he saw everywhere the same rapid movement of soldiers forming ranks and getting their muskets ready, and on all their faces he recognized the same eagerness that filled his heart.
The infantry regiments that had been caught unawares in the outskirts of the wood ran out of it, the different companies getting mixed, and retreated as a disorderly crowd.
He was afraid of getting some other officer into trouble, and silently fixed his eyes on Bagration as a schoolboy who has blundered looks at an examiner.
He was merely a man of the world who had got on and to whom getting on had become a habit.
Prince Vasili mimicked the sobbing of Sergey Kuzmich and at the same time his eyes glanced toward his daughter, and while he laughed the expression on his face clearly said: "Yes... it's getting on, it will all be settled today."
Pierre rose and said it was getting late.