I guess that means you now own a plaster skeleton!
It means I can't kill you, as much as I'd like to!
By some means, however, he learned to read; and after that he loved nothing so much as a good book.
"I bet you don't know what that means," he said, glancing at her necklace.
She means that respectfully, Toni said.
You're a human mate, or were originally, which means I can't hurt you.
This means that non-military manufacturing interests in the United States no longer profit as in the past from war.
I didn't wave today, which means you saw him at the strip mall.
That's it, exactly; by means of the Magic Belt.
We just lacked these means to do it before.
I determined to go into business at once, and not wait to acquire the usual capital, using such slender means as I had already got.
"The means are... the balance of power in Europe and the rights of the people," the abbe was saying.
Dusty should have given you a means of contacting someone in an emergency, he said with disapproval.
Which means this could be your doing, Gabriel pointed out.
However, the Wizard went once more to his satchel--which seemed to contain a surprising variety of odds and ends--and brought out a spool of strong wire, by means of which they managed to fasten four of the wings to Jim's harness, two near his head and two near his tail.
To their disappointment there was within this mountain no regular flight of steps by means of which they could mount to the earth's surface.
But they knew now that there was a means of escape and so waited patiently until the path appeared for the second time.
"Becos," said the wise man, "is a Phrygian [Footnote: Phrygian (_pro_. frij'i an).] word, and it means _bread_."
I think that is the case with polio and smallpox, which means they weren't eliminated because they were easy, but because they were awful.
This is a good thing because it means that high degrees of utility (the economists' word for "happiness") can be achieved with a wide variety of goods.
That means that as you get more of them, you value each new one less.
It means I can trade you a good or service for an intermediate store of value known as money, and then trade that money to the person who actually has the goods I want.
All this together means that our economic fates are more intertwined than ever.
"Ah, my love," answered Anna Mikhaylovna, "God grant you never know what it is to be left a widow without means and with a son you love to distraction!
He'll know he wasn't identified by any normal means but he won't have a clue how you do it or what capabilities you possess.
But I must be ever cautious with my new means of touring about the land.
I chastise myself for taking an undue risk, when other means are available.
It would kill him to do so but it means his life, Julie.
I want you to start learning what it means to be in charge of something.
It means when the immortals reclaim the earth, you'll be among the ruling party.
"It means, she doesn't eat," Dustin said, coming to her rescue.
His face expressed the relief of relaxed strain felt by a man who means to rest after a ceremony.
"If this patience comes out," he said to himself after shuffling the cards, holding them in his hand, and lifting his head, "if it comes out, it means... what does it mean?"
For me tomorrow means this: a Russian army of a hundred thousand and a French army of a hundred thousand have met to fight, and the thing is that these two hundred thousand men will fight and the side that fights more fiercely and spares itself least will win.
After many consultations and conversations, the count at last devised means to tranquillize her.
After all, ours are things that can be bought but think what being left behind means to them!...
Not only did it seem to him (as to all administrators) that he controlled the external actions of Moscow's inhabitants, but he also thought he controlled their mental attitude by means of his broadsheets and posters, written in a coarse tone which the people despise in their own class and do not understand from those in authority.
When lunatics command our armies God evidently means these other madmen to be free.
Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source.
You will be responsible if the enemy is able to direct a force of any size against Petersburg to threaten this capital in which it has not been possible to retain many troops; for with the army entrusted to you, and acting with resolution and energy, you have ample means to avert this fresh calamity.
You will soon find means of satisfying your needs.
Then, as Thiers eloquently recounts, he ordered his soldiers to be paid in forged Russian money which he had prepared: Raising the use of these means by an act worthy of himself and of the French army, he let relief be distributed to those who had been burned out.