I know what you mean, but I didn't make the rules - and apparently I have no power to change them.
He was impressed that I had done so much on my own time and without breaking any rules - so impressed that he got me limited security access to do more sleuthing.
I told her we had house rules; no hanky-panky, but she didn't believe me.
Besides, house rules protected him from that sort of thing.
Suddenly all those annoying rules of conduct began to make sense.
She recognized this trait and would accept rules she herself would never be able to make.
Don't make me make up my own rules for you, Darian!
The rules are there for a reason.
He rattled off more rules, and she listened without registering any of them.
Damian's rules for Oracles returned to her.
"Rules," he reminded her and entered the chamber.
She hated his rules, but she wasn't fighting him.
"Look," Dean said, "I don't want to violate any rules, but this little girl was in our care up until a couple of days ago and we're very interested in her welfare.
I don't know what the rules say but he must have enough legal tie to the county to qualify.
She'd broken the rules from the time-before-time for a chance with Gabriel.
He used to frown at her when she acted outside the Immortal Laws, unable to appreciate that a deity charged with managing a domain often had to take steps outside the rules to protect one's underworld.
Those rules are very few.
He followed all the rules in the Code, but he couldn't help thinking he was doing something …wrong.
She frowned, wondering when someone would explain the rules of this game to her.
Daniela finished her lecture on the Sanctuary's rules and waited.
"Guess I don.t understand the rules," she said quietly.
I.m not bound by those rules of his.
"The girl that rules the marvelous Land of Oz," was the reply.
Everyone has to believe there are rules and that they apply to everyone.
No one will play the game if the rules only apply to one team. 2.
I had a French grammar in raised print, and as I already knew some French, I often amused myself by composing in my head short exercises, using the new words as I came across them, and ignoring rules and other technicalities as much as possible.
Helen acquired language by practice and habit rather than by study of rules and definitions.
We have had to agree on a certain set of rules, called etiquette and politeness, to make this frequent meeting tolerable and that we need not come to open war.
Let us rather confine ourselves to studying those sublime rules which our divine Saviour has left for our guidance here below.
What distinguished them from others was the absence of host or hostess and the presence of the good-natured Iogel, flying about like a feather and bowing according to the rules of his art, as he collected the tickets from all his visitors.