The problem wasn't Dulce or his father.
To discover and define those laws is the problem of history.
"It's a big problem," he said.
Neither of them lawyers had a problem with me either.
Maybe his problem was a girlfriend.
I had hoped that you would resolve your problem, but it seems to have no end.
The problem is that the poor don't have enough money to afford the food.
What's the problem with this jury business?
This was Howie's problem, not ours.
She had created this problem and now it was hers to face alone.
To me, that's problem number one.
"You've always had this problem," he said, standing.
She does have a problem with my keeping secrets from Julie.
A bright idea, however, shot into my mind, and the problem was solved.
Of course, a stream running through, or an island in the pond, would make the problem much more complicated.
He decided to move on to problem number two and find out something about the tiny bone he'd discovered.
If I suggest her leaving a problem in arithmetic until the next day, she answers, "I think it will make my mind stronger to do it now."
The only problem is that it all doesn't fit into your preconceived plans.
The problem is they'll know what I did sooner or later and when I resurface, they'll be on me like John Dillinger at the movie.
The father had some health problem, if I remember.
"Dusty, we're going to have another problem soon," Jule said for Dustin's ears only.
When we consider the costs of all the wrong decisions ever made—a calculation I don't even know how to approach—we will think of it as a diminishing problem receding into the past.
This problem seemed to the ancients insoluble.
"Whether you like her or not isn't the problem," I said.
But in a real sense, it also makes the problem that much easier to solve in the future.
I want to be able to focus on solving this problem, not worrying about what might be said or done to you.
Whatever the problem was, it remained in his mind alone.
While her romance session failed to reveal his problem, it did wonders for her confidence.
The business of Martha's bones took a back seat to her present whereabouts and the touchy problem of Mr. Fitzgerald.
But there was the little problem of the pack of cigarettes Martha clearly described as being with the bones in the Lucky Pup Mine.
However, even if this problem were solved perfectly, it doesn't really end ignorance.
But the problem, of course, was that food prices went up, the people went hungry, and riots ensued.
From the day when Pierre, after leaving the Rostovs' with Natasha's grateful look fresh in his mind, had gazed at the comet that seemed to be fixed in the sky and felt that something new was appearing on his own horizon--from that day the problem of the vanity and uselessness of all earthly things, that had incessantly tormented him, no longer presented itself.
Disregarding the officers' orders, the soldiers stood leaning against their stretchers and gazing intently, as if trying to comprehend the difficult problem of what was taking place before them.
Helene was faced by a new problem--how to preserve her intimacy with both without offending either.
Alex continued to be preoccupied with his problem - whatever it was.
Brandon may have considered his problem "stupid" at the ranch, but it obviously wasn't behind him.
The problem is the further I go into the past, the less accuracy I can attain.
I didn't mention his blossoming love life, but expressed concern over his serious problem of nightmares.
"We've got a problem," he said as we gathered around our conference table, a cold cup of coffee in each of our hands.
Howie's temporary absence eliminated the problem, at least for now; no trips back to a crime scene resulted in no tips to convey.
Problem is, it's a big state.
Howie, I really feel for you but you've had this problem of not knowing about your past for a long time and you've managed to live with it.
We don't usually have a problem tracking him, but this changed about two weeks ago.
Is that a problem, dear?
This debate business was no problem when I didn't have an opponent.
I also see the pace of problem solving—and change in general—accelerating at an astonishing rate.
To understand this problem, consider our relationship with knowledge over the centuries.
Search engines have done a fabulous job tackling this problem, even given the vast, vast, amounts of information added to the Internet every day.
Once we get the problem off our "to-do list" and stick it onto the computer's, we largely will be done.
A problem arises because of the strong correlation between standard of living and energy consumption.
First, I would contend that the size of this problem is substantially smaller than many people would guess.
He writes how in Europe when there is a problem, people turn to the government to solve it, but in America, they form what he calls "voluntary associations"—what we might term charities and nonprofits.
To me, this makes the problem of hunger that much sadder in the present—to realize that the planet has enough food, just not enough generosity.
As we have reasoned, when the Internet and related technologies help bring an end to poverty, the end of poverty will largely solve the problem of hunger.
Sweetheart, this problem is of my making.
Whatever his problem, she needed to get involved.
I want to know what the problem is.
"No problem," I answered.
The problem is her abductor is the revered local police chief!
Yet another problem surfaced later the same day.
While I hadn't formulated in my mind how to tackle the problem, I resolved to attack it one on one and keep animosity at bay.
One more problem you don't need.
While it was feasible, Quinn's equipment was cumbersome and there were the ever present problem of absolute quiet, not to mention the security issue.
The problem isn't your staying her; it's this whole clandestine meeting.
You know what a problem that can be.
"No problem, Mister," an old man said.
One arrested his nasal problem on the sleeve of his hoodie.
We don't want you leaving here with a problem on your mind.
I hate to think of him worrying himself if there's some problem we could help him with.
"There is no doubt in my mind," Dean continued, "that underage drinking is a major problem here in Ouray.
This seemed to satisfy the official, who was obviously embarrassed over the entire debacle and infinitely relieved that at least half their problem was solved without any accusatory newspaper headlines.
So the problem must be that we have stretched the planet past its ability to feed its inhabitants, right?
The problem is not that the world doesn't have enough food.
This is exactly the kind of problem geneticists can sink their teeth into, so to speak, to make the protein in this grain digestible.
The problem for us was always that it is easier to get a car running than it is to fix the brakes.
By adopting smaller and smaller elements of motion we only approach a solution of the problem, but never reach it.
The problem was how they were both reacting to the situation.
The problem is, you neither asked nor listened.
"No problem," Howie said.
"You got a problem with me?" she demanded.
If you have a problem, see the sheriff.
If you have a problem with that, take it up with the man with the gun.
Disease is a problem of technology; thus, its solution will be technological.
Scarcity, or what we term scarcity, is a technological problem as well. 4.
When confronted with any thorny societal problem, I apply the same basic thought process I used on the five topics of this book.
He paced up and down his room, now turning his thoughts on a difficult problem and frowning, now suddenly shrugging his shoulders and wincing, and now smiling happily.
The presence of the problem of man's free will, though unexpressed, is felt at every step of history.
She sat awhile, wondering what the meaning of it all having happened before could be, and without solving this problem, or at all regretting not having done so, she again passed in fancy to the time when she was with him and he was looking at her with a lover's eyes.
Suddenly your adversary's checker disappears beneath the board, and the problem is to place yours nearest to where his will appear again.