I guess I looked funny, so he asked me outright, if we'd been lovers.
Through Brennan's subtle urging, the authorities, ultimate recipients of our tips, were learning to deny them outright or down playing their importance.
I really don't want to lie outright to the police.
I was sure he wanted to know about the tipster and when he asked me outright if it was I, I knew I was correct.
The world was flooded in some areas and on fire in others with still other parts blanketed in outright war.
The fact the mysterious creatures could find him whenever they wanted made him cautious about outright opposing them.
He had since they first crossed paths in the shadow world, when he offered her a choice: to cure the inoperable brain tumor killing her or to outright kill her before she declined, whichever outcome she preferred.
It really did hurt to think that Darkyn outright tested others and they failed when it came to her.
The only brother not to declare outright war on him, Kiki was a distant second to Andre in his tepid support of their black sheep of a young brother.
Evelyn's giggle turned into outright laughter.
Asked me outright if I thought Claire might have pinched it.
Corday never volunteered any information and when Dean asked him outright if Shipton was still alive, the officer ignored the question and changed the subject.
In fact, her emotion at the moment would better be described as uncomfortable – if not outright dread.
He'd never outright told her it grossed him out, but she suspected it did.
I could've been outright killed.
She was like a walking rectangle with a bird face, and she got outright hostile towards the beautiful women she escorted out of his home every morning.
He'd outright asked her to.
Retreating to the center of the room, she tried to think instead of outright panicking.
Herrmann reject natural theology outright in favour of revelation - a striking external parallel to early Socinianism.
On first thoughts it would seem desirable that all spinners should buy cotton outright to cover their contracts, but on second thoughts the social disadvantage of their doing so becomes apparent.
Spiders, caterpillars and grasshoppers are, he said, stung in their chief nerve-centres, in consequence of which the victims are not killed outright, but rendered motionless and continue to live in this paralysed condition for several weeks, being thus available as food for the larvae when these are hatched.
It would seem then that by the stinging of insects or spiders their powers of resistance are overcome and their escape prevented; that some are killed outright and some paralysed is merely an incidental result.
The caliph laughed outright, and so did every one that heard him.
Hm.... If you wish to kill him, to kill him outright, you can see him...
Tears filled the thin man's eyes, and the fat otkupshchik sobbed outright like a child and kept repeating: