There was a pause and he finally cleared his throat.
Many days are indicated in the calendar as nubattu, a term which signifies rest, pause, and especially a god's connubial rest with his consort goddess.
There was no pause before she answered.
She answered without pause and then spent long seconds looking down at her coffee, as if searching for words to clarify her statement.
"Can I ask you something?" she called through the door, an odd note in her voice that made him pause as he pulled on the other boot.
His words made her pause in the doorway, and she faced him, frowning.
It is quite possible that shabattum and nubattum are from the same root and originally denoted much the same thing - a pause, abstention, from whatever cause or for ceremonial purposes.
There was a long pause where the two assessed each other.
This name shabattu was certainly applied to the 15th day of the month, and am nuh libbi could mean "day of rest in the middle," referring to the moon's pause at the full.
It's queer," he added after a pause, "that you should have suspected me!"
There followed a momentary pause, which seemed very long to them all.
There was a pause as the two eyed each other.
There was a pause in activity before Dusty's Uh-oh.
There was a pause before the man on the other end answered.
There was a pause, and Katie covered the mouthpiece.
A tap at the door made Lankha pause, and she hurried to answer it to keep the healer from being distracted.
After a surprised pause, she waved her bracelet in front of the internal access pad.
The thick stone door behind her slid closed, and there was a pause before another door opened in front of her.
The momentary pause of the space battle quickly turned to chaos, and Mansr was struggling to outmaneuver the ships darting away from the planet.
A pause, then, "You have such old fashioned ideas sometimes."
Once past the scrub brush and small trees, the near-total darkness surprised him, causing him to pause until his eyes became accustomed to this darkened world.
After a long pause, Jenn tucked it beneath her shirt.
A motor rated for a quarter load factor means that the motor is capable of exerting its full normal horse-power for three minutes out of every twelve, the pause being nine minutes, or one minute out of every four, the pause being three minutes.
The interruption of maritime intercourse, the stagnation of industry and trade, the rise in the price of the necessaries of life, the impossibility of adequately providing for the families of those - call them reservists, " landwehr," or what you will - who are torn away from their daily toil to serve in the tented field, - these are considerations that may well make us pause before we abandon a peaceful solution and appeal to brute force.
His finances, therefore, remained embarrassed despite the comparative pause in the war, although in 1339 he had repudiated his debt to his Italian creditors, a default that brought about widespread misery in Florence.
Or: You are watching TV, flipping through the channels—and every channel you pause on, every channel you watch, every channel you come back to, are all perfectly logged.
"Count Rostov asks you to come to dinner today," said he, after a considerable pause which made Pierre feel uncomfortable.
Kutuzov looked sternly at his adjutant and, after a pause, replied: I think the battle will be lost, and so I told Count Tolstoy and asked him to tell the Emperor.
There was a pause, then Xander purred, "You know I do nothing for free."
There was a pause then a surprised, "Lana?"
Before we follow this host into Asia, we may pause to inquire into the various factors which would determine its course, or condition its activity.