You keep giving it.
Was he giving her a way to back out gracefully?
The visitor is giving you an open invitation to his soul.
"Thanks," he said, giving Rachel a little hug.
"Take it if you like," said the officer, giving the girl an apple.
My legs are giving way, thought he, and fell on his back.
The grass around the creek was new, giving it a velvety look.
You weren't giving me much information.
Carmen shot a glance at Alex, who was giving his meal undue attention.
Giddon was silent, giving all his attention to his food, but Tammy watched Lisa with interest, twirling her fork in her eggs and squirming in her chair.
Of course, he thought she was giving him a signal.
Then you don't know if he was merely giving you an opportunity to leave.
The least we should do is come up with a fool proof way of giving a tip that can't be traced back to us!
"Go on, you must drink it all," said Anatole, giving Pierre the last glass, "or I won't let you go!"
"It seems it's no use knocking one's head against a wall!" he said, coming from the window and giving Rostov a large envelope.
Alex said nothing, his stoic features giving no suggestion of what was on his mind.
Why didn't you tell me Dulce was giving you a hard time?
The medication they were giving her to clear up the congestion in her lungs was making her sleep a lot, but they thought that was better than having her upset all the time.
When Alex approached Carmen about giving Tessa some money, she said it was up to him, but keep in mind that the issue could have been something like drugs.
Since his wife left, he's avoided relationships because he's afraid of giving his heart again only to drive another love away.
"You look like the cat that swallowed the canary," he said, giving her a puzzled look.
Desire still a hot ember inside of her, she was tempted to set the record straight, but maybe it was best he didn't know how close she had come to giving in.
I thought maybe you were giving me the chance to say no - giving me a chance to save my pride.
She brushed past Cade, giving him a stern look as she left the room.
Giving him a few minutes to traverse the drive, she got up and went into the kitchen.
He met her gaze and his eyes warmed, his lips giving in to a smile.
I speculated out loud about giving up my job.
The case was only hours old when Betsy spotted it giving us hope for the boy's recovery and the perpetrator's arrest.
What about giving one person a fool proof demonstration?
From what I read between the lines, the stepfather has no use for Howie, so Howie's presence isn't giving him any comfort.
She stood over me, giving me little choice though I dreaded the chore.
"We'll talk about it, honey," she said giving the girl a hug.
The service lasted just under an hour and consisted mostly of Reverend Humphries preaching against giving in to the devil's temptation for wicked bodily desires.
She pulled up a chair, her movement giving him a peek of the swells of her breasts as she bent.
He slung his arms open, giving her a huge target.
It is the man who rose to go out, and two young princes contended for the honor of giving him his shoes but at last agreed that each should offer him one.
When you trade with someone in a free market, you are giving up something you have for something the other person has, which you value more.
It is safe to say that the man with seventeen puppies is creating more happiness by giving one each to sixteen friends than he is forgoing by his loss of puppies.
A third radical method of redistribution is called land reform, which is actually a polite term for taking land from one person and giving it to another.
His parents are too poor to pay to have the little fellow sent to school; so, instead of giving me a dog, the gentlemen are going to help make Tommy's life as bright and joyous as mine.
Mr. and Mrs. Chamberlin celebrated the 17th of June by giving a picnic to their literary friends.
In her account of her early education Miss Keller is not giving a scientifically accurate record of her life, nor even of the important events.
When she is in a new place, especially an interesting place like Niagara, whoever accompanies her--usually, of course, Miss Sullivan--is kept busy giving her an idea of visible details.
Helen was giving Nancy a bath, and didn't notice the dog at first.
Between these humps she had placed her doll, which she was giving a ride around the room.
When Miss Sullivan went out in the barnyard and picked up a little chicken and talked to Helen about it, she was giving a kind of instruction impossible inside four walls, and impossible with more than one pupil at a time.
I remembered the story of a conceited fellow, who, in fine clothes, was wont to lounge about the village once, giving advice to workmen.
The vivacious lilac still grows, unfolding its sweet-scented flowers each spring.
Her tone was now querulous and her lip drawn up, giving her not a joyful, but an animal, squirrel-like expression.
Prince Vasili said no more and his cheeks began to twitch nervously, now on one side, now on the other, giving his face an unpleasant expression which was never to be seen on it in a drawing room.
To Pierre he said nothing, merely giving his arm a sympathetic squeeze below the shoulder.
I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.
He asked about mutual acquaintances, and she became still more animated and chattered away giving him greetings from various people and retelling the town gossip.
He has a passion for giving audiences, but he does not like talking himself and can't do it, as you will see.
And Prince Andrew after giving directions about his departure went to his room.
A truce was Kutuzov's sole chance of gaining time, giving Bagration's exhausted troops some rest, and letting the transport and heavy convoys (whose movements were concealed from the French) advance if but one stage nearer Znaim.
Prince Andrew remembered the story of Suvorov giving his saber to Bagration in Italy, and the recollection was particularly pleasant at that moment.
Though the commander was occupied in giving instructions to Major Ekonomov, he could not help taking notice of the soldier.
Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now counting the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute.
To say "tomorrow" and keep up a dignified tone was not difficult, but to go home alone, see his sisters, brother, mother, and father, confess and ask for money he had no right to after giving his word of honor, was terrible.
I envy him, but you want to make him what I am, without giving him my means.
"How do you find Andrew?" she added hurriedly, not giving him time to reply to her affectionate words.
At one time the count thought of giving her the Ryazan estate or of selling a forest, at another time of borrowing money on a note of hand.
Simon did not finish, for on the still air he had distinctly caught the music of the hunt with only two or three hounds giving tongue.
After listening a few moments in silence, the count and his attendant convinced themselves that the hounds had separated into two packs: the sound of the larger pack, eagerly giving tongue, began to die away in the distance, the other pack rushed by the wood past the count, and it was with this that Daniel's voice was heard calling ulyulyu.
Her letters to him, far from giving her any comfort, seemed to her a wearisome and artificial obligation.
What holiness is there in giving concerts in the choir?
After giving several recitations, Mademoiselle George left, and Countess Bezukhova asked her visitors into the ballroom.
He liked giving a painful lash on the neck to some peasant who, more dead than alive, was already hurrying out of his way.
"Marya Dmitrievna, for God's sake let me in to her!" she pleaded, but Marya Dmitrievna unlocked the door and went in without giving her an answer....
After hearing the details of Anatole's marriage from Pierre, and giving vent to her anger against Anatole in words of abuse, Marya Dmitrievna told Pierre why she had sent for him.
Natasha was in bed, the count at the club, and Pierre, after giving the letters to Sonya, went to Marya Dmitrievna who was interested to know how Prince Andrew had taken the news.
In historic events the so-called great men are labels giving names to events, and like labels they have but the smallest connection with the event itself.
Napoleon, without giving them a glance, turned to Balashev:
And giving her no further reply, he began thinking of the glad vindictive moment when he would meet Kuragin who he knew was now in the army.
Rostov, without waiting to hear him out, touched his horse, galloped to the front of his squadron, and before he had time to finish giving the word of command, the whole squadron, sharing his feeling, was following him.
Before he had had time to finish giving these instructions, a chief of staff followed by a suite galloped up to him.
Prince Andrew was in command of a regiment, and the management of that regiment, the welfare of the men and the necessity of receiving and giving orders, engrossed him.
The cares of preparation and giving orders, for which everyone came to her, occupied her all day.
I am giving you everything, my friends, and I beg you to take everything, all our grain, so that you may not suffer want!
It's as the old men have decided--there's too many of you giving orders.
Julie was preparing to leave Moscow next day and was giving a farewell soiree.
In giving and accepting battle at Borodino, Kutuzov acted involuntarily and irrationally.
An elderly sergeant who had approached the officer while he was giving these explanations had waited in silence for him to finish speaking, but at this point, evidently not liking the officer's remark, interrupted him.
Prince Andrew went out of the shed with them, giving final orders to the adjutant.
On the twenty-fifth of August, so his historians tell us, Napoleon spent the whole day on horseback inspecting the locality, considering plans submitted to him by his marshals, and personally giving commands to his generals.
After giving these and other commands he returned to his tent, and the dispositions for the battle were written down from his dictation.
Beside him sat Uvarov, who with rapid gesticulations was giving him some information, speaking in low tones as they all did.
Petya was in the porch, engaged in giving out weapons to the servants who were to leave Moscow.
The German who knew little French, answered the two first questions by giving the names of his regiment and of his commanding officer, but in reply to the third question which he did not understand said, introducing broken French into his own German, that he was the quartermaster of the regiment and his commander had ordered him to occupy all the houses one after another.
On reaching Moscow after her meeting with Rostov, Princess Mary had found her nephew there with his tutor, and a letter from Prince Andrew giving her instructions how to get to her Aunt Malvintseva at Voronezh.
The little fellow, giving Pierre no time to betray his confusion, instantly continued in the same pleasant tones:
He did not sing like a trained singer who knows he is listened to, but like the birds, evidently giving vent to the sounds in the same way that one stretches oneself or walks about to get rid of stiffness, and the sounds were always high-pitched, mournful, delicate, and almost feminine, and his face at such times was very serious.
Having crossed over, by a forced march, to the Tula road beyond the Pakhra, the Russian commanders intended to remain at Podolsk and had no thought of the Tarutino position; but innumerable circumstances and the reappearance of French troops who had for a time lost touch with the Russians, and projects of giving battle, and above all the abundance of provisions in Kaluga province, obliged our army to turn still more to the south and to cross from the Tula to the Kaluga road and go to Tarutino, which was between the roads along which those supplies lay.
And he did his work, giving his whole strength to the task.
Since his appointment as general on duty he had always slept with his door open, giving orders that every messenger should be allowed to wake him up.
Or perhaps your flints are giving out, or are worn out--that happens sometimes, you know.
Denisov stood by the watchman's hut giving final orders.
Pierre admitted that it was true, and from that was gradually led by Princess Mary's questions and especially by Natasha's into giving a detailed account of his adventures.
Good night! said Pierre, giving his hand to the Swiss tutor, and he turned to young Nicholas with a smile.
Fancy giving the command of the Semenov wegiment to a fellow like that Schwa'tz! he cried.
I have begun giving the elder ones marks every evening, showing how they have behaved.
Felipa pulled the hair up and used combs with amethyst jewels on them, giving the impression of long hair.
He was just showing me a house he said he was giving as a wedding gift.
She glanced at Yancey, who was giving the forward in the magazine on his lap undue attention.
Rachel was giving Julie a strange look.
She glanced quickly at Bordeaux, who was giving his coffee undue attention.
Bordeaux wasn't giving up easily.
Being tempted was one thing, giving in to temptation was something else.
They showed no indication of giving them any privacy.
We haven't discussed giving it up; only taking a short leave to have our baby.
They understood giving any credibility to a hint of the existence of a psychic tipster adversely affected their ultimate chance for a conviction.
His voice had the ring of a nervous third-grader giving his first speech.
She recognized tips came in all over the country; giving rise to her feeling there might be many different tipsters.
Giving birth had no way diminished her beauty.
I felt like a POW giving up military secrets.
I thought only briefly before giving him Daniel Brennan's phone number.
"Actually, he said no relationships with Naturals," Rainy said, giving him an odd look.
Except… He trailed off, giving her a considering look.
He clasped his hands behind his head, giving her an unobstructed view of his body.
My existence relies on you giving me blood.
This habit of assimilating what pleased me and giving it out again as my own appears in much of my early correspondence and my first attempts at writing.
Can you tell me in what paper the article appeared accusing Helen of plagiarism, and giving passages from both stories?
"Lazy roses, wake up," said he, giving the branches a gentle shake; but only the dew fell off in bright drops, and the flowers were still shut up.
Olga, go and see whether Uncle's beef tea is ready--it is almost time, she added, giving Pierre to understand that they were busy, and busy making his father comfortable, while evidently he, Pierre, was only busy causing him annoyance.
"Inform the prince that labor has begun," said Mary Bogdanovna, giving the messenger a significant look.
Anna Pavlovna gave him her shriveled hand to kiss and introduced him to several persons whom he did not know, giving him a whispered description of each.
Princess Mary shrugged her shoulders but took the glass submissively and calling the nurse began giving the medicine.
Incidents were related evidently confirming the opinion that everything was going from bad to worse, but whether telling a story or giving an opinion the speaker always stopped, or was stopped, at the point beyond which his criticism might touch the sovereign himself.
Prince Andrew's eyes were still following Pfuel out of the room when Count Bennigsen entered hurriedly, and nodding to Bolkonski, but not pausing, went into the study, giving instructions to his adjutant as he went.
Pierre turned back, giving a spring now and then to keep up with her.
Does that mean you're giving me another chance?
Each of us nervously cut ties with our past by giving notice, making moving plans and advising our few friends and relatives.
We start tomorrow and I'm giving you a place in my carriage.
He nodded absently, giving her a suspicious look.