Was she always misinterpreting his intent, or was he merely quick-witted enough to think of a good excuse on the spur of the moment?
I did it on the spur of the moment.
I guess that shows they at least believed what they were doing was right—not just whacking you on the spur of the moment because they were mad as hell, taking their anger out on your backside.
You mean you'd start blasting away on the spur of the moment— in the heat of passion.
"I have a friend who's an attorney," Dean said, on the spur of the moment.
On the spur of the moment you pick up the suitcases, put them in your trunk, and drive off.
On the spur of the moment he picked up the phone and dialed Cece Baldwin, a number he now had committed to memory from the many unsuccessful times he'd made the call.
On the spur of the moment he telephoned her.
We all do something on the spur of the moment once in awhile.
Was this a spur of the moment thing?
Spur of the moment?
Leave it to Alex to think so logically on the spur of the moment, and in such an emotional situation.
A bee, we will assume, attracted by the colour and perfume of the flower, alights on that part of it which is the first to attract its attention - the lip. There, guided by the hairs or ridges before-mentioned, it is led to the orifice of the spur with its store of honeyed juice.
The city is built upon the lower slope of the Serra do Ouro Preto, a spur of the Espinhago, deeply cut by ravines and divided into a number of irregular hills, up which the narrow, crooked streets are built and upon which groups of low, old-fashioned houses form each a separate nucleus.
The circumstance that the gold turned black on exposure to the humid air (owing to the presence of silver) gave the name of Ouro Preto to the mountain spur and the settlement.
It stands on an abrupt hill-spur rising above flat lowlands which form a southward continuation of Romney marsh.
These have a speed reduction from armature shaft to bridge column of 1500 to I, through four intermediate spur gears and a worm gear.
In 1940, at the request of Mexico's president, the Rockefeller Foundation joined Mexico's agriculture ministry in a joint venture to spur economic growth.
Rostov saw how the Emperor's rather round shoulders shuddered as if a cold shiver had run down them, how his left foot began convulsively tapping the horse's side with the spur, and how the well-trained horse looked round unconcerned and did not stir.
"But that's the Grand Duke, and I want the commander-in-chief or the Emperor," said Rostov, and was about to spur his horse.