"Half-sister," she amended aloud.
His gaze was clearly focused on her half exposed breasts.
Carmen woke suddenly and glanced around the room, half expecting to find him there.
As a matter of fact, he hadn't said that since he spent half the night with his old flame.
Officer Lathum met him half way to the car and lifted a bushy gray brow.
Lisa half dragged her gapping friend down the hall.
They reached an open place in the brush where Diablo stood hip-shod, his eyes half closed - as if all hell wasn't getting ready to burst loose.
She darted around him and ran for the door, but he caught her half way.
Don't spend a half hour selecting what you need, either.
She glanced up at him, a fork full of eggs half way to her mouth.
Finally he lifted his glass of tea in a half salute to her.
What can he do out there right now that he couldn't do a month and a half from now.
Her age must have been mentioned at least a half-dozen times in the last six trips.
He paused with the spoon half way to his lips and raised one brow.
One and a half or two if you leave the wagons - and leave tonight.
Fritz was slumped on the back of his mule, half-asleep, his stocky frame rolling with the gait of the mule.
The idea was especially welcome, as she had become so organized that cleaning took no more than half the day.
After all, you were half asleep and thought you were dreaming.
The baby was half his and he should be sharing equally in its financial needs.
She leaned toward him and he met her half way.
Betsy Morganthaw, my fiancée, was employed by a public relations firm at a wage half again as much as her future husband.
I've spent half my summer nights in that room working on my tests.
I was awake half the night.
I sat at a table after randomly pulling half dozen books from the shelf.
"Guess I'm half asleep yet," he said, untying the horse.
"Eureka weights only about half a pound," replied the horse, in a scornful tone, "while I weigh about half a ton."
Half of the bullet stuck in the wood and half stuck out, so it had been the jar and the sudden noise that had knocked the creature down, more than the fact that it was really hurt.
The other was a great Tiger with purple stripes around his lithe body, powerful limbs, and eyes that showed through the half closed lids like coals of fire.
The afternoon was half gone, and the trouble was growing.
He took his stand on the forward deck, while the robber sailors stood in a half circle before him, anxious to listen to his song.
In those far-off days, an abbey was half church, half castle.
I thought of the big fire in the queen's kitchen, and knew that the cook would never allow a half-drowned child to be carried into that fine place.
And that was almost half a century ago!
Just half a century ago, Americans on average spent more than 20 percent of their income on food.
I can easily list a half-dozen reasons this goal will be difficult to achieve.
Half a century ago, the United States had three channels on TV and everyone watched them.
I read La Fontaine's "Fables" first in an English translation, and enjoyed them only after a half-hearted fashion.
The children who crowd these grimy alleys, half-clad and underfed, shrink away from your outstretched hand as if from a blow.
Three months and a half after the first word was spelled into her hand, she wrote in pencil this letter
During the summer Miss Sullivan was away from Helen for three months and a half, the first separation of teacher and pupil.
And now, after lying half a century in his garret and other dust holes, these things were not burned; instead of a bonfire, or purifying destruction of them, there was an auction, or increasing of them.
The real attractions of the Hollowell farm, to me, were: its complete retirement, being, about two miles from the village, half a mile from the nearest neighbor, and separated from the highway by a broad field; its bounding on the river, which the owner said protected it by its fogs from frosts in the spring, though that was nothing to me; the gray color and ruinous state of the house and barn, and the dilapidated fences, which put such an interval between me and the last occupant; the hollow and lichen-covered apple trees, gnawed by rabbits, showing what kind of neighbors I should have; but above all, the recollection I had of it from my earliest voyages up the river, when the house was concealed behind a dense grove of red maples, through which I heard the house-dog bark.
My house was on the side of a hill, immediately on the edge of the larger wood, in the midst of a young forest of pitch pines and hickories, and half a dozen rods from the pond, to which a narrow footpath led down the hill.
Regularly at half-past seven, in one part of the summer, after the evening train had gone by, the whip-poor-wills chanted their vespers for half an hour, sitting on a stump by my door, or upon the ridge-pole of the house.
Everyone stood up respectfully when the Military Governor, having stayed about half an hour alone with the dying man, passed out, slightly acknowledging their bows and trying to escape as quickly as possible from the glances fixed on him by the doctors, clergy, and relatives of the family.
Within half an hour adjutants had been sent in various directions with orders which showed that the Russian troops, who had hitherto been inactive, would also soon have to meet the enemy.
When he saw Mack and heard the details of his disaster he understood that half the campaign was lost, understood all the difficulties of the Russian army's position, and vividly imagined what awaited it and the part he would have to play.
"Oh, he's all right, a good horse," answered Rostov, though the horse for which he had paid seven hundred rubbles was not worth half that sum.