I don't mean to insult them.
They are always asking: What does this beauty or that music mean to you?
I mean... he rode ahead so he could make arrangements before you arrived.
"It's good to be home," he whispered, "with the people who mean the most to me."
I mean - does he tell you what to cook for supper and what to wear?
I don't mean to chase you out.
You mean he thinks that he has to take care of his mother, now that his father is gone?
We could take two wagons, but that would mean we'd have to travel slow, and there wouldn't be any animals for riding except Bordeaux's horse.
You mean we're that close?
If you had called these sensations respectively BLACK and WHITE, he would have adopted them as readily; but he would mean by BLACK and WHITE the same things that he means by SWEET and SOUR.
It grieves me to think that I have been the cause of his unhappiness, but of course I did not mean to do it.
All that is beautiful, but what do we, I mean the Austrian court, care for your victories?
I mean, you let Dulce believe you talked me into this surrogacy thing.
"I didn't mean to wake you," he whispered as he crawled into bed.
In the mean time, maybe if she stopped running, he'd stop chasing.
I didn't mean to pry.
I mean, I could still have my business in town.
"What do you mean by that?" asked the little Wizard, greatly puzzled.
That it would mean people would no longer know their neighbors?
I realized what the Orientals mean by contemplation and the forsaking of works.
I had more visitors while I lived in the woods than at any other period in my life; I mean that I had some.
I know he did not mean to say it, but it came out accidently.
"But what do you mean by living only for yourself?" asked Pierre, growing excited.
My dear, what does it mean?... she asked, turning to Princess Mary.
Assuming that she did go down to see him, Princess Mary imagined the words he would say to her and what she would say to him, and these words sometimes seemed undeservedly cold and then to mean too much.
You mean an employee.
"What does all this mean, anyhow?" asked the horse, jumping to escape a thorn.
"Each of their arms is a wooden club," answered the little man, "and I'm sure the creatures mean mischief, by the looks of their eyes.
"What does that mean?" asked the prince.
He teaches how to eat, drink, cohabit, void excrement and urine, and the like, elevating what is mean, and does not falsely excuse himself by calling these things trifles.
He had not decided what it should mean when he heard the voice of the eldest princess at the door asking whether she might come in.
Well, Michael Ivanovich," he suddenly went on, raising his head and pointing to the plan of the building, "tell me how you mean to alter it...."
The doctor said this restlessness did not mean anything and was due to physical causes; but Princess Mary thought he wished to tell her something, and the fact that her presence always increased his restlessness confirmed her opinion.
Princess Mary raised herself on the sofa on which she had been lying and replied through the closed door that she did not mean to go away and begged to be left in peace.
What do you mean? demanded Pierre, blushing.
"Then it will mean that I must go to the army," said Pierre to himself.
"You mean the left flank?" asked Kaysarov.
"Yes--that is, how do you mean?" said Pierre.
"Whom do you mean, Aunt?" asked Nicholas.
Neither he nor she said a word about what "Natasha nursing him" might mean, but thanks to this letter Nicholas suddenly became almost as intimate with the princess as if they were relations.
"But what does it mean?" she added meditatively.
What "still the same" might mean Princess Mary did not ask, but with an unnoticed glance at little seven-year-old Nicholas, who was sitting in front of her looking with pleasure at the town, she bowed her head and did not raise it again till the heavy coach, rumbling, shaking and swaying, came to a stop.