I don't want to take you for granted, anyway.
Granted, we have to plan how to best make it public but.
Granted, what you're saying could have worked, but that doesn't mean it did.
Granted, he's been secretive about Julie but the fact he brought her here to meet us shows he's opening up.
With regard to administrative matters, Moscow was granted a constitution.
Granted, Howie's mother might linger for weeks but she's still his only flesh and blood.
Harmony was granted access to use Hell to go to your underworld.
Would he go to this extent to be granted admittance, even though he might not survive long enough to get whatever it was he came for?
Granted, what we accomplished was monumental, but coming across a similar situation and duplicating what we were able to do might not occur very often.
Granted, that's a step in the right direction but we still wouldn't know if the scene Howie saw actually occurred.
"Granted," I answered, "but she isn't stupid."
He granted me a position directly supporting the Council, if I walked away from her forever.
Xander made a mental note to vamp Ingrid none-too-gently, when he finally granted her wish to be a vampire.
On the 18th of July 1542 it was surrendered to Henry VIII., and its possessions granted to Robert Dacres on condition of maintaining the grammar school and paying the master £10 a year, the same salary as the headmasters of Winchester and Eton, and maintaining the almshouse.
The barony and castle of Kendal or Kirkby-in-Kendal, held by Turold before the Conquest, were granted by William I.
A weekly market on Saturday granted by Richard I.
On the other hand, the peculiar value to her of language, which ordinary people take for granted as a necessary part of them like their right hand, made her think about language and love it.
"Granted, he won't do anything untoward knowingly," I answered.
"Granted, the time and location are fairly precise," I said, "and Howie could probably nail it.
He'd trade all the powers Damian granted him after the Schism for his sister's life.
Harmony was granted access to use Hell to go to your underworld.
I was granted leave.
Granted, Shipton was taking a slight chance, but a mighty slim one.
The enigmatic Tim's request for a favor was readily granted after three generations of both their families working together towards the PMF's goals of national unity.
She'd never spoken of them to anyone, not since being granted access to a file only a handful of people in the country had access to.
Brady and his men paused after two rigid security inspections and being granted permission to enter.
On one occasion, for instance, Heraclea was afflicted with famine, and the Pythian priestess at Delphi, bribed by Heraclides, assured his inquiring townsmen that the dearth would be stayed if they granted a golden crown to that philosopher.
For this, the king granted Berford's Hall, formerly Charleston's Inn, which Chicheley's trustees had granted to him so as to obtain a royal grant and indefeasible title.
The only alien priories granted were Abberbury in Oxfordshire, Wedon Pinkney in Northamptonshire, Romney in Kent, and St Clare and Llangenith in Wales, all very small affairs, single manors and rectories, and these did not form a quarter of the whole endowment.
Its French estates were granted to the Hospitallers, but actually Philip IV.
Mme Dudevant was granted sole legal rights over the two children and her Paris home was restored to her.
Is said to have granted letters of protection to John Kemp, a Flemish weaver who settled in the town; and, although the coarse cloth known to Shakespeare as "Kendal green" is no longer made, its place is more than supplied by active manufactures of tweeds, railway rugs, horse clothing, knitted woollen caps and jackets, worsted and woollen yarns, and similar goods.
He closed his eyes and summoned his power to Travel, one of the most useful gifts Damian granted him.
All obediently requested quick deaths, and he granted them, tossing their souls into the lake instead of crushing them to send them to Hell, which was the usual fate for the souls of traitors.
Granted, he was Death, and she was offering a partnership running the underworld instead of deferring to him in his role in charge of the underworld.
Granted, Death's soul radar just kicked in.
Granted, he wasn't exactly himself at the time, near dead, starved, weak.
She relaxed and sank into the soft leather seats of the Town Car, telling herself she was being granted a chance to be normal.
That Rhyn of all his brothers would be granted such an honor as an Ancient.s mate made a mockery of everything.
The dhjan has granted us permission to address you.
He'd granted favors to women as a way of releasing his frustration, but never with any real affection-- just physical need.
Thrilled, she realized he'd just granted her something he'd never given anyone else: the position as his equal.
I'll make some phone calls, but we should get started as soon as possible, even before we're granted permission.
She retrieved her microcomputer with the other hand and checked the supply store she granted the Guardian access to.
This distinction granted him the position—nay, the obligation—of coaching Parkside High Baseball, and so he did, for as far back as anyone could remember.
If it is refuge you seek, you will only be granted it by swearing allegiance to us.
It can take growth for granted and thus overtax.
Miss Keller does not suppose her views to be of great importance, and when she utters her opinions on important matters she takes it for granted that her reader will receive them as the opinions of a junior in college, not of one who writes with the wisdom of maturity.
Granted that the majority are able at last either to own or hire the modern house with all its improvements.
He is so accustomed to unlimited power that he is terrible, and now he has this authority of a commander-in-chief of the recruiting, granted by the Emperor.
With Mademoiselle Bourienne's help the princess had maintained the conversation very well, but at the very last moment, just when he rose, she was so tired of talking of what did not interest her, and her mind was so full of the question why she alone was granted so little happiness in life, that in a fit of absent-mindedness she sat still, her luminous eyes gazing fixedly before her, not noticing that he had risen.
We've taken you for granted, haven't we?
Granted, she hadn't heard anything, but she knew Darkyn well enough to know he didn't plan on leaving anyone alive.
He'd hoped to be granted the same level of power as his predecessor.
I granted you immortality.
"If I've been taking you for granted," he said firmly, "I sincerely apologize.
Granted, we didn't stop her death, but she didn't kill herself through any direct fault of ours.
Granted, they are probably random occurrences, but the coincidence bothers me.