I never, ever meant for her to get hurt.
I only meant it would be good to get out of the house, no matter what we went to see.
A gentleman asked me what BEAUTY meant to my mind.
I never meant to make you feel that way.
Little Lucy had not meant to whisper.
Sleep meant one thing – nightmares.
The car would be replaced by the insurance that was meant to replace her parents' car.
I meant don't over work yourself.
She hadn't meant to hurt him.
She didn't know if it was meant for her or the woman sidling up to him.
The kitten looked at the horse thoughtfully, as if trying to decide whether he meant it or not.
Whether he meant that his feelings for her were the same was unclear.
I meant that in a nice way.
That meant she would have to drive to town tonight, and she wasn't feeling up to it.
I assumed she meant a wedding dress or something connected to our pending wedding until she continued.
You… you're meant to maintain a vital balance in this world.
With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.
She meant what she said; she had no friends, but a long time ago, she'd had one whose family had a summer cottage near the coast.
"I just meant I can fix anyone who decides to brawl," Bianca retorted.
"No, Lacy, what I meant is that whatever is wrong—" "So you're a basket case.
"Hypochondriac, not aphro—" "I meant, you're making it up!"
If the Watchers were once again bringing their battle to earth, it meant the Original Beings imprisoned by the Schism were stirring up old divisions again.
Even the younger Guardians referred to him by the ancient title that meant my king.
That meant that their world--the real world--was not very far away, and that the succession of perilous adventures they had encountered had at last brought them near the earth's surface, which meant home to them.
While Jefferson's "all men are created equal" statement was not meant by him to include slaves, we have broadened the application of the principle and should continue to do so.
These changes occurred in a single lifetime, which meant people changed their minds.
A shake of the head meant "No" and a nod, "Yes," a pull meant "Come" and a push, "Go."
I knew the sky was black, because all the heat, which meant light to me, had died out of the atmosphere.
I smelt the violets in her hand and asked, half in words, half in signs, a question which meant, "Is love the sweetness of flowers?"
This meant some mental development.
Rostov did not think what this call for stretchers meant; he ran on, trying only to be ahead of the others; but just at the bridge, not looking at the ground, he came on some sticky, trodden mud, stumbled, and fell on his hands.
They meant to leave for the country long ago.
She spoke in a soft, tremulous voice, and in the weary eyes that looked over her spectacles Sonya read all that the countess meant to convey with these words.
"Yes, of course!" replied Davout, but what this "yes" meant, Pierre did not know.
Apparently the horse knew the rider meant business, because it didn't act up again.
This was his family - the supper was meant for him.
It meant everything, but it didn't erase the ugly feeling.
They would probably be leaving very soon and anything she could do to hurry the process meant they would get to Ashley sooner.
Some things are meant to be, and death is natural for humans.
I never meant to put you in danger.
The boy was meant for greatness-- and darkness.
What am I meant to do?
I meant, you may need it to fight Talon's goons soon.
He ached to show her how much she meant to him, to open her closed vision of him and his world and show her the beauty that made him fight as he did.
A balloon meant to her some other arrival from the surface of the earth, and she hoped it would be some one able to assist her and Zeb out of their difficulties.
It meant a good deal to him to secure a home like this.
The farmers had to learn what it meant to be paid by the hour and to take instructions from supervisors; how to do a task and then the next day, learn a completely new task and do it instead.
Because military accomplishments were one way to do that, the military attracted the most ambitious young men eager to prove themselves—and "proving themselves" meant battle.
Only those who knew and loved him best can understand what his friendship meant to me.
The sweet companionship of their children meant much to me.
As I wrote you, I meant to go slowly at first.
She objected to its miscellaneous fruits and began to remove them, evidently thinking they were all meant for her.
It is true rather that she has a special aptitude for thinking, and her leaning toward language is due to the fact that language to her meant life.
Pierre could not make out what it was all about, and still less what "watching over his interests" meant, but he decided that all these things had to be.
This meant that Tikhon was not handing him the waistcoat he wanted.
A member of the Hofkriegsrath from Vienna had come to Kutuzov the day before with proposals and demands for him to join up with the army of the Archduke Ferdinand and Mack, and Kutuzov, not considering this junction advisable, meant, among other arguments in support of his view, to show the Austrian general the wretched state in which the troops arrived from Russia.
To be so sent meant not only a reward but an important step toward promotion.
But you meant to stay another two days?
By "what was due from the Ryazan estate" Prince Vasili meant several thousand rubles quitrent received from Pierre's peasants, which the prince had retained for himself.
She always addressed him with a radiantly confiding smile meant for him alone, in which there was something more significant than in the general smile that usually brightened her face.
The old prince knew that if he told his daughter she was making a mistake and that Anatole meant to flirt with Mademoiselle Bourienne, Princess Mary's self-esteem would be wounded and his point (not to be parted from her) would be gained, so pacifying himself with this thought, he called Tikhon and began to undress.
Now only twelve hundred rubles was left of that money, so that this seven of hearts meant for him not only the loss of sixteen hundred rubles, but the necessity of going back on his word.
I am called in to help sort the letters and take those meant for us.
No, I meant to ask...
Could she, like other women" (Vera meant herself), "love a man once for all and remain true to him forever?
(This meant that the she-wolf, about whom they both knew, had moved with her cubs to the Otradnoe copse, a small place a mile and a half from the house.)
(This call and the uplifted whip meant that he saw a sitting hare.)
"Uncle" himself twisted up the hare, threw it neatly and smartly across his horse's back as if by that gesture he meant to rebuke everybody, and, with an air of not wishing to speak to anyone, mounted his bay and rode off.
"Yes, he meant to look in," answered Helene, and glanced attentively at Natasha.
She knew what it was all meant to represent, but it was so pretentiously false and unnatural that she first felt ashamed for the actors and then amused at them.
Natasha kept turning to Helene and to her father, as if asking what it all meant, but Helene was engaged in conversation with a general and did not answer her look, and her father's eyes said nothing but what they always said: Having a good time?
In the figure in which he had to choose two ladies, he whispered to Helene that he meant to choose Countess Potocka who, he thought, had gone out onto the veranda, and glided over the parquet to the door opening into the garden, where, seeing Balashev and the Emperor returning to the veranda, he stood still.
Boris understood that this was meant for him and, closing his eyes, slightly bowed his head.
What meant still more to him was that he sought and did not find in himself the former tenderness for his son which he had hoped to reawaken by caressing the boy and taking him on his knee.
Why, you meant to spend the evening with us....
While dressing, Petya had prepared many fine things he meant to say to the gentleman-in- waiting.
At the very beginning of the war our armies were divided, and our sole aim was to unite them, though uniting the armies was no advantage if we meant to retire and lure the enemy into the depths of the country.
Napoleon rode on, dreaming of the Moscow that so appealed to his imagination, and "the bird restored to its native fields" galloped to our outposts, inventing on the way all that had not taken place but that he meant to relate to his comrades.
She turned away, and then, as if fearing he might take her words as meant to move him to pity, looked at him with an apprehensive glance of inquiry.
On seeing these peasants, who were evidently still amused by the novelty of their position as soldiers, Pierre once more thought of the wounded men at Mozhaysk and understood what the soldier had meant when he said: "They want the whole nation to fall on them."
"I don't understand what is meant by 'a skillful commander,'" replied Prince Andrew ironically.
Though it was not clear what the artist meant to express by depicting the so-called King of Rome spiking the earth with a stick, the allegory apparently seemed to Napoleon, as it had done to all who had seen it in Paris, quite clear and very pleasing.
Having ordered punch and summoned de Beausset, he began to talk to him about Paris and about some changes he meant to make in the Empress' household, surprising the prefect by his memory of minute details relating to the court.
Petya was not at home, he had gone to visit a friend with whom he meant to obtain a transfer from the militia to the active army.
She understood that he meant what were their parents quarreling about.
Count Rostopchin was mentally preparing the angry and stinging reproaches he meant to address to Kutuzov for his deception.
They could not believe it because they alone knew what their life meant to them, and so they neither understood nor believed that it could be taken from them.
The princess understood what Natasha had meant by the words: "two days ago this suddenly happened."
To love everything and everybody and always to sacrifice oneself for love meant not to love anyone, not to live this earthly life.
All the artful maneuvers suggested by our generals meant fresh movements of the army and a lengthening of its marches, whereas the only reasonable aim was to shorten those marches.
Kutuzov, shrugging his shoulders, replied with his subtle penetrating smile: "I meant merely to say what I said."
(She meant the baby's head.)
As I entered the anteroom I heard Andrusha's peals of laughter and that meant that all was well.
This meant two stockings, which by a secret process known only to herself Anna Makarovna used to knit at the same time on the same needles, and which, when they were ready, she always triumphantly drew, one out of the other, in the children's presence.
(She meant her little son.)
Alex didn't like any kind of discord, which generally meant that she shouldn't contest anything he said or did.
Maybe he meant he was sick of all the bickering with his family.
My guess is that he meant exactly what he said.
It was meant as a threat, not a promise.
I never meant to hurt you.
I'm not against a woman having a job, as long as she sticks to work meant for women.
Being first in line one day meant being last in line the next.
Hail meant turbulence, and turbulence meant there could be a tornado close.
Had it meant anything at all to Cade, or was it merely a moment of desire?
I never meant to push myself on you in the first place.
I guess that's what you meant in the diner when you told me to hold that thought.
I'm sure he meant well, but his lecture wasn't what Howie, and to a lesser extent Betsy, wanted to hear.
We firmed plans although it meant my cancelling a night out with a coworker.
She nodded, willing to agree to anything if it meant she could see Jonny.
I never meant to drag you into this, B.
What you think you're meant to do.
"I know what you meant," he said and returned to hacking at the dummy.
He'd never been afraid of anything in his life until that moment when all his power and control meant nothing.
He expected these days to be his last, but he'd give the order to decimate the entire state if it meant humanity as a whole survived.
The Watcher had been up front with him about the mission, which meant there was much more than the immortal creature was saying.
It was better than any jewels he could buy her, because it meant something to him!
But I meant it.
If he was dead, it meant her father did it, not Jule, who had been in the basement.
They meant little to her, but to Damian, they could mean something.
No disrespect meant, ikir.
For a moment the boy did not know what he meant by this question.
Here is what I think he meant: If you could see a theoretical possibility for something in physics—"something that might be true"—then given enough time, you eventually could achieve it in reality.
That meant for every pound someone made, he owed more than a pound in taxes.
In O'Neill's day, getting a copy of the federal budget meant writing away and buying a hefty paper copy.
Indeed, books have meant so much more in my education than in that of others, that I shall go back to the time when I began to read.
But somehow, I should prefer to see the originals in the place where Genius meant them to remain, not only as a hymn of praise to the gods, but also as a monument of the glory of Greece.
Then I took the doll, meaning to give it back to her when she had made the letters; but she thought I meant to take it from her, and in an instant she was in a temper, and tried to seize the doll.
It was the only open and cultivated field for a great distance on either side of the road, so they made the most of it; and sometimes the man in the field heard more of travellers' gossip and comment than was meant for his ear: "Beans so late! peas so late!"--for I continued to plant when others had begun to hoe--the ministerial husbandman had not suspected it.
Just fancy!" said the countess with a gentle smile, looking at Boris and went on, evidently concerned with a thought that always occupied her: "Now you see if I were to be severe with her and to forbid it... goodness knows what they might be up to on the sly" (she meant that they would be kissing), "but as it is, I know every word she utters.
If not, then as soon as all is over," and Prince Vasili sighed to intimate what he meant by the words all is over, "and the count's papers are opened, the will and letter will be delivered to the Emperor, and the petition will certainly be granted.
Either this look meant nothing but that as long as one has eyes they must look somewhere, or it meant too much.
He asked, "Whose company?" but he really meant, "Are you frightened here?" and the artilleryman understood him.
"It's because she was in love with that fat one in spectacles" (that was how Petya described his namesake, the new Count Bezukhov) "and now she's in love with that singer" (he meant Natasha's Italian singing master), "that's why she's ashamed!"
At that moment it meant nothing to him who might be standing over him, or what was said of him; he was only glad that people were standing near him and only wished that they would help him and bring him back to life, which seemed to him so beautiful now that he had today learned to understand it so differently.
"To your barrier!" and Pierre, grasping what was meant, stopped by his saber.
What is it meant to prove?
Natasha guessed what he meant to do, and abandoning herself to him followed his lead hardly knowing how.
The meat was meant for outdoor grilling, but the rain kept us inside.
And that meant, for too many of us, ditching what we loved to do and doing the work of a machine.
No matter what she said, getting him back meant financial security - a roof over her head and everything that went along with it.
They had been married almost five years, so... that meant the baby was conceived long before they met - about the time he and Tessa were going to get married.
I meant I'm not your boss.
I meant only to borrow them.
I meant... do I have time to fix you a hot lunch?