People simply cannot move that fast.
Maybe Katie was simply trying to stay out of trouble.
Maybe he was simply tired.
He had simply avoided it.
Was he going somewhere or simply exercising the horse?
Can't you simply ask his mother what he does for a living?
I simply want to follow his lead.
She could drive, if someone would simply tell her where they were.
This is simply returning to the people a portion of income from land that is publicly owned.
When we do not at all understand the cause of an action, whether a crime, a good action, or even one that is simply nonmoral, we ascribe a greater amount of freedom to it.
This is simply another form of trade, so some might accuse me of double counting some of my forty-three reasons war will end.
But then, maybe Alondra was one of those people who simply took a long time to warm to strangers.
If he had simply ignored her, she might have been able to get her emotions under control, but now a sob threatened so convincingly that she was afraid to breathe.
It was hard to say whether Alex was withholding facts so she couldn't contest his decisions or simply because he thought she did not need to know.
Judge Marshall carried the turkey simply because he wished to be kind and obliging.
Or these jobs can be divorced from economic realities, as the struggling painter or actor decides simply to do what he loves and live off the minimum income afforded by this planet-wide prosperity.
As we noted earlier, people no longer disagree simply about what values to apply to a set of facts—rather, they disagree as to the nature of the facts themselves.
Young boys compete with other boys in sports and races and tug-of-wars and, well, in everything, because that is simply how they are wired.
In the modern age, we have simply transferred the competition to a new arena: the business world.
I did not know that I was spelling a word or even that words existed; I was simply making my fingers go in monkey-like imitation.
She showed me how very foolish it would be for me to pursue a four years' course of study at Radcliffe, simply to be like other girls, when I might better be cultivating whatever ability I had for writing.
Also, simply having a Facebook friend in Albania will tend to make you more interested in the events of Albania.
People who buy organic food, for instance, are not doing it simply because they have more money.
We call these rights "human rights" because they apply to every single person on the planet by virtue of simply being alive.
No one I knew of had ever seriously considered the possibility that without any conflict, treaty, war, or even a coin toss, the Soviet Union would simply vote itself into nonexistence in 1991.
Oh, he was simply beautiful!
I have made a satisfactory dinner, satisfactory on several accounts, simply off a dish of purslane (Portulaca oleracea) which I gathered in my cornfield, boiled and salted.
At that time, the Russians were so used to victories that on receiving news of the defeat some would simply not believe it, while others sought some extraordinary explanation of so strange an event.
And why didn't you simply come straight to me as to a friend?
She moved simply to be farther away from the wounded man.
This time he didn't simply indicate what he felt.
Maybe he felt excluded - or maybe he simply needed a little encouragement.
It was simply that he didn't want to tell her - which amounted to the same thing.
On the other hand, maybe he was simply surprised that Alondra would want such a tame life.
Did he arrange to have Alex out of the way, or was he simply taking advantage of the situation?
As with Josh, he had simply assumed a relationship.
Consumed with sobs, Dulce simply shook her head.
It wasn't simply a personal matter to Dulce.
For a moment he simply gazed into her eyes, and then he drew a deep breath.
She simply hadn't looked.
It's easier to simply fix something at home.
Part of it was simply his nature - and that part was sweet and selfless.
In the beginning, she was simply sleeping a lot.
If it's something we simply can't afford, that's one thing, but we should be encouraging things like this, Alex.
He would simply evade the question - like he did in Texas.
Maybe he was trying to protect her, but more likely he was simply trying to conceal the problem.
Why would he need to lie when he could simply tell her that it didn't concern her?
Then again, maybe she was simply weary of listening to it.
It was simply a ruse to keep her from exploring that path and what lay beyond.
She pulled the lawn chair into the shade under a tree and stretched out, closing her eyes and simply listening to the birds.
There was nothing illegal going on, simply mysterious.
And yet, the mail man always stopped – or was he simply turning around?
It simply happened that they were attracted to each other.
I simply didn't want your mother to feel uncomfortable.
Of course, it could happen, but it simply didn't fit his character.
They exist simply because we have not had the means to solve them in the past.
We simply don't understand how it can be so.
Technology is simply the combining of other economic products in new ways.
During the Great Depression in the United States, many unemployed Americans simply left the city and went back to farm life, sometimes living with relatives.
We could decide today to end it—by, well, simply deciding to.
It was a rhetorical question and, to those posing it, simply a wish—just another way to say, "Why can't we all just get along?"
They will simply disappear from daily use.
We don't simply have more video screens; we now have an infinitude of broadcasters.
YouTube's contribution to world peace is not simply to add empathy to current events, although that would be enough.
But with rare exceptions, we simply don't train our brains to do this particular task.
So in the present and future, when a technology comes along that represents such a change—that saves details of our activities with which to advise us later, or has us speaking to machines as if they were creatures—it will simply be more of the same.
That claim is simply not true.
It is simply a realization.
As I did not teach for the good of my fellow-men, but simply for a livelihood, this was a failure.
I am convinced, that if all men were to live as simply as I then did, thieving and robbery would be unknown.
If he and his family would live simply, they might all go a-huckleberrying in the summer for their amusement.
We are so degraded that we cannot speak simply of the necessary functions of human nature.
Maybe they are simply great enough to receive without misgiving.
The rooms were whitewashed once a month; and this one, at least, was the whitest, most simply furnished, and probably the neatest apartment in the town.
I simply wish to refuse allegiance to the State, to withdraw and stand aloof from it effectually.
He could not tell them simply that everyone went at a trot and that he fell off his horse and sprained his arm and then ran as hard as he could from a Frenchman into the wood.
Drawing nearer, he recognized in the Rhetor a man he knew, Smolyaninov, and it mortified him to think that the newcomer was an acquaintance--he wished him simply a brother and a virtuous instructor.
Remember, dear boy," and he drew Pierre's arm downwards, "it is simply a misunderstanding.
In it was the petition to the Emperor drawn up by the auditor, in which Denisov, without alluding to the offenses of the commissariat officials, simply asked for pardon.
She did not now say those former terrible words to him, but looked simply, merrily, and inquisitively at him.
The party of the old and dissatisfied, who censured the innovations, turned to him expecting his sympathy in their disapproval of the reforms, simply because he was the son of his father.
And how simply she is dressed!
She and all the Rostov family welcomed him as an old friend, simply and cordially.
Things are nice as it is, she said to herself, and she began walking up and down the room, not stepping simply on the resounding parquet but treading with each step from the heel to the toe (she had on a new and favorite pair of shoes) and listening to the regular tap of the heel and creak of the toe as gladly as she had to the sounds of her own voice.
The height of happiness was reached--and so simply, without warning, or noise, or display, that Rostov could not believe his eyes and remained in doubt for over a second.
When she was touched, she jerked her bound legs and looked wildly yet simply at everybody.
Not 'very good' it's simply delicious!
Such were Dimmler the musician and his wife, Vogel the dancing master and his family, Belova, an old maiden lady, an inmate of the house, and many others such as Petya's tutors, the girls' former governess, and other people who simply found it preferable and more advantageous to live in the count's house than at home.
She simply enjoyed their pleasure and tried to fit in with it.
Oh no, she is simply enchanting, and that is all.
I would not be silly and afraid of things, I would simply embrace him, cling to him, and make him look at me with those searching inquiring eyes with which he has so often looked at me, and then I would make him laugh as he used to laugh.
She could say what she did not think--especially what was flattering--quite simply and naturally.
We won't speak of it, my dear--I'll tell him everything; but one thing I beg of you, consider me your friend and if you want help, advice, or simply to open your heart to someone--not now, but when your mind is clearer think of me!
A man who simply wished to retain his lucrative post would today agree with Pfuel, tomorrow with his opponent, and the day after, merely to avoid responsibility or to please the Emperor, would declare that he had no opinion at all on the matter.
A third, in the absence of opponents, between two councils would simply solicit a special gratuity for his faithful services, well knowing that at that moment people would be too busy to refuse him.
No, simply I have business....
"He wrote here that he took a great liking to you," he went on simply and calmly, evidently unable to understand all the complex significance his words had for living people.
Adjutants and generals galloped about, shouted, grew angry, quarreled, said they had come quite wrong and were late, gave vent to a little abuse, and at last gave it all up and went forward, simply to get somewhere.
We have paid for the right to look at the matter plainly and simply, and we will not abandon that right.
The man, a soldier with a sack over his shoulder, stopped, came close up to Dolokhov's horse, touched it with his hand, and explained simply and in a friendly way that the commander and the officers were higher up the hill to the right in the courtyard of the farm, as he called the landowner's house.
The sole importance of the crossing of the Berezina lies in the fact that it plainly and indubitably proved the fallacy of all the plans for cutting off the enemy's retreat and the soundness of the only possible line of action--the one Kutuzov and the general mass of the army demanded--namely, simply to follow the enemy up.
It was impossible to take bread and clothes from our hungry and indispensable soldiers to give to the French who, though not harmful, or hated, or guilty, were simply unnecessary.
So naturally, simply, and gradually--just as he had come from Turkey to the Treasury in Petersburg to recruit the militia, and then to the army when he was needed there--now when his part was played out, Kutuzov's place was taken by a new and necessary performer.
He felt uneasy and embarrassed, but sat on because he simply could not get up and take his leave.
It was simply dull.
I don't know if he is actually trying to hide things, or simply doesn't know how to initiate the subject.
Somehow it simply wasn't top priority in her life right now.
That might be true, but there was no point in working at becoming a spendthrift simply because he had money.
He was simply one of their children.
It simply wasn't like him to be rude like that.
A few minutes after they left, Felipa arrived with an older woman she introduced simply as Maria.
But Tessa wasn't simply another pretty face.
She immediately told him about the incident with Jonathan and Alfonso and he simply nodded.
Instinct told her his threat wasn't simply the liquor talking.
All her skills were occupied simply keeping all four wheels on the ground.
Were his comments genuine, or simply a way to get her to like him?
She stiffened, wondering if the job was genuine - or was he was simply looking for a mistress?
Was he falling in love as well, or was he simply taking what he could get?
Maybe it would hurt Sarah's feelings less if she simply told the truth.
"I simply can't describe 'em," answered the kitten, shuddering.
Although they were rich, they lived simply and were at peace with all the world.
Because television was radio with pictures, the first television shows were simply men in suits standing in front of microphones reading the news.
It simply has been enabled by technology combined with prosperity compounded over time.
You won't be able to identify the other people; you will simply see that 1600 other people seem to have this same corn dog issue.
If we obtained this ten-thousand-fold increase simply by allowing specialization and dividing work up among people, then what astronomical gains will we achieve by outsourcing that work to robots capable of working with unimaginable precision at unimaginable speed?
In the past, we simply had division of labor among people.
Instead, forget which is "right" for the moment and simply consider the flow of history, for better or worse.
Simply put, as income rises, we buy more things, including more government.
In fact, we don't simply buy more government, but we give it a disproportionate amount of our increased income.
The implication is always that some people are simply unable to do any job that a machine cannot do.
Simply because only so many jobs can, in theory, be replaced by machines does not imply anything about the ability of the people now doing them.
Citizens in these countries are grateful for any job that pays anything at all, and their primary concern is simply survival.
This simply is not the case.
Instead, the poorest nations should simply resign themselves to importing their food from abroad and instead get jobs working in cities in factories.
We cannot determine the chemical composition of soil simply by touching it.
The two letters "c-a," you see, had reminded her of Fridays "lesson"--not that she had any idea that cake was the name of the thing, but it was simply a matter of association, I suppose.
Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.
True, single words do suggest and express ideas; the child may say simply "mamma" when he means "Where is mamma?" but he learns the expression of the ideas that relate to mamma--he learns language--by hearing complete sentences.
Who knows but if men constructed their dwellings with their own hands, and provided food for themselves and families simply and honestly enough, the poetic faculty would be universally developed, as birds universally sing when they are so engaged?
He was so simply and naturally humble--if he can be called humble who never aspires--that humility was no distinct quality in him, nor could he conceive of it.
Though what she said was quite just, perhaps for that very reason no one replied, and the four simply looked at one another.
Prince Vasili looked questioningly at the princess, but could not make out whether she was considering what he had just said or whether she was simply looking at him.
I came simply to help him and you.
A commander-in-chief's business, it would seem, is simply to choose one of these projects.
Or no, it should be simply: Maison de ma Mere, *(2) he concluded.
For a moment they simply looked at each other.
Even the way she wore her hair, with those braids wrapped around the top of her head like a crown and the long shiny blond curls falling around her shoulders and down her back – she wasn't simply beautiful.
You simply had to make better use of what was left.
Sometimes countries simply nationalize industries, so that an enterprise once owned by a private company, often a foreign-based one, is taken over by the government or "the people."
They will simply complain about the tax rates and keep on working.
Instead of piety being expressed simply in a multitude of unrelated individual acts, it expressed itself in group action.
And Rostov got up and went wandering among the campfires, dreaming of what happiness it would be to die--not in saving the Emperor's life (he did not even dare to dream of that), but simply to die before his eyes.
"I have come... simply... you know... come... it interests me," said Pierre, who had so often that day senselessly repeated that word "interesting."
Moscow when occupied by the enemy did not remain intact like Berlin, Vienna, and other towns, simply because its inhabitants abandoned it and did not welcome the French with bread and salt, nor bring them the keys of the city.
The soldiers simply held their sides as they watched him.
It is almost impossible to execute a pure controlled study of anything relating to nutrition because there are simply too many variables to consider.
But such undercurrents still existed among the people and gathered new forces ready to manifest themselves just as strangely, unexpectedly, and at the same time simply, naturally, and forcibly.