Was he giving her a way to back out gracefully?
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!
He was just showing me a house he said he was giving as a wedding gift.
You keep giving it.
The visitor is giving you an open invitation to his soul.
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.
One with a white plume in his hat seemed familiar to Rostov; the other on a beautiful chestnut horse (which Rostov fancied he had seen before) rode up to the ditch, struck his horse with his spurs, and giving it the rein leaped lightly over.
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.
She brushed past Cade, giving him a stern look as she left the room.
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.
My mother solved the problem by giving it as her wish that I should be called after her mother, whose maiden name was Helen Everett.
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.
It was so dull without you, said she, giving him a tender smile.
Carmen shot a glance at Alex, who was giving his meal undue attention.
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.
Of course, he thought she was giving him a signal.
"You look like the cat that swallowed the canary," he said, giving her a puzzled look.
"Thanks," he said, giving Rachel a little hug.
Then you don't know if he was merely giving you an opportunity to leave.
She glanced quickly at Bordeaux, who was giving his coffee undue attention.
Bordeaux wasn't giving up easily.
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.
The grass around the creek was new, giving it a velvety look.
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.
Bennigsen, the Tsarevich, and a swarm of adjutants general remained with the army to keep the commander-in-chief under observation and arouse his energy, and Barclay, feeling less free than ever under the observation of all these "eyes of the Emperor," became still more cautious of undertaking any decisive action and avoided giving battle.
After giving the clerk orders about the work to be done, Alpatych, not trying to imitate the prince now, lifted the hat from his bald head and crossed himself three times.
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.
"Immediately, I'm coming, I'm coming!" replied the princess hurriedly, not giving Dunyasha time to finish what she was saying, and trying to avoid seeing the girl she ran toward the house.
I am giving you everything, my friends, and I beg you to take everything, all our grain, so that you may not suffer want!
And if you have been told that I am giving you the grain to keep you here--that is not true.
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.