I guess I wasn't very polite, making a face like that.
I'm beginning to wonder if you're too polite to tell me to shove off.
But they were polite, to a man.
There was polite applause, a little less then followed Fitzgerald's words, or so thought Dean.
His polite address terrified her.
He chuckled at her polite phrasing.
His smile was polite, but the eyes held a glint of humor.
Gabriel cocked his head to the side at the polite summons.
Andre raised his eyebrow in polite disapproval, the same way his father did.
"My brother is never pissy," Andre said with polite offense.
More than one went beyond polite disdain and glared to the point of hostility.
It was not the polite, curious glances of Romas's people but direct looks that made her skin crawl with awareness.
Dean couldn't think of a polite response so for once he kept his mouth shut.
Fred was in his finest form, the image of polite firmness.
Yes. You know it isn't polite to ask a lady her age.
They alternated discussing what was happening in their lives while the other nodded, injecting a polite one word answer occasionally, just to properly pretend interest.
The boys were glad to earn 50 bucks and DeLeo was polite enough not to ask why a 74-year-old man was renting a one-way automobile.
They made an effort at being polite, but the sparkle had left their eyes.
She was boring him to death, but he was too polite to drop her off and run.
She was debating whether there was a polite way to tell him she was done with his game and how likely he was to stalk her and the cousins, until he got what he wanted.
Another, Daniel Neal, in 1720, found Boston conversation " as polite as in most of the cities and towns in England, many of their merchants having the advantage of a free conversation with travellers; so that a gentleman from London would almost think himself at home at Boston, when he observes the number of people, their houses, their furniture, their tables, their dress and conversation, which perhaps is as splendid and showy as that of the most considerable tradesmen in London."
The innovation was at first received with some disfavour; critics accustomed to polite formalism censured it as extravagant and undignified; but the freshness and beauty of its melody soon silenced all opposition, and did more than anything else throughout the 18th century to establish the principle of nationalism in musical art.
The lesson in manners was not forgotten; for, always after that, the man was very polite when he brought his presents.
"Who is that polite old gentleman who carried my turkey for me?" he asked of the market man.
A third radical method of redistribution is called land reform, which is actually a polite term for taking land from one person and giving it to another.
For my own part, I was never so effectually deterred from frequenting a man's house, by any kind of Cerberus whatever, as by the parade one made about dining me, which I took to be a very polite and roundabout hint never to trouble him so again.
When he entered, Prince Andrew, his eyes drooping contemptuously (with that peculiar expression of polite weariness which plainly says, "If it were not my duty I would not talk to you for a moment"), was listening to an old Russian general with decorations, who stood very erect, almost on tiptoe, with a soldier's obsequious expression on his purple face, reporting something.
He was so very polite, amiable, good-natured, and genuinely grateful to Pierre for saving his life that Pierre had not the heart to refuse, and sat down with him in the parlor--the first room they entered.