He could see I was getting serious, and he was afraid you would draw me away from my work.
He did date occasionally, but he didn't appear to be serious about any of the girls.
This is serious stuff.
She was confused and a little annoyed by a growing desire for a more serious relationship.
She was the one who had become serious - and with little encouragement on his part.
"Are you serious?" she finally managed.
You'd better give this some serious thought.
How could he know she had become serious about him?
I am serious and fortunately in a perfect position to act.
When he didn't respond, I added, She'll have a hell of a headache but you guys both have some bridges in need of serious damage control.
Betsy read a notice on the Internet a day later that the culprit was beaten and in serious condition, after allegedly resisting arrest.
"It's not serious," he said.
He grew serious when she didn't respond.
The recent chain of events made it impossible for her to deny something serious was going on, and she was somehow involved.
Jake grew serious and sat in the spare chair in her cube.
He was Damian's size, though by his lopsided shoulders and scars, he'd survived some sort of serious injury.
"Pierre," Sofia said with a serious note.
"You're going to need some serious physical therapy," Wynn said and took a few notes.
He's not someone who bows to others, and a blood-bond is pretty serious, considering you were already mates.
"You're serious," she murmured.
He raised the topic as much to take Cynthia's mind off Martha's departure as from any serious concern about the old man.
Cynthia gave him a hands-on-hips serious look.
His size was inadequate for any hopes of a serious basketball future but he was obviously a fine athlete.
These spires were like great spear-points, and if they tumbled upon one of them they were likely to suffer serious injury.
That is serious money!
This has to be a serious deterrent to Japan (as an example).
Even in autocratic regimes, truth has a way of seeping in—which means today's dwindling crop of dictators has a serious problem.
One day as we left the library I noticed that she appeared more serious than usual, and I asked the cause.
Helen seemed a little serious after supper, and Mrs. H. asked her of what she was thinking.
In the cold, dreary month of February, when I was nineteen months old, I had a serious illness.
My residence was more favorable, not only to thought, but to serious reading, than a university; and though I was beyond the range of the ordinary circulating library, I had more than ever come within the influence of those books which circulate round the world, whose sentences were first written on bark, and are now merely copied from time to time on to linen paper.
Yet, though many people of every class came this way to the pond, I suffered no serious inconvenience from these sources, and I never missed anything but one small book, a volume of Homer, which perhaps was improperly gilded, and this I trust a soldier of our camp has found by this time.
I will go with you gladly soon, but I am just concluding a serious meditation.
Don't joke; I mean to have a serious talk with you.
Kutuzov, whom he had overtaken in Poland, had received him very kindly, promised not to forget him, distinguished him above the other adjutants, and had taken him to Vienna and given him the more serious commissions.
Before the countess could answer, Prince Andrew entered the room with an agitated and serious face.