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.
Mazaca, the residence of the kings of Cappadocia, later called Eusebea (perhaps after Ariarathes Eusebes), and named Caesarea probably by Claudius, stood on a low spur on the north side of Erjies Dagh (M.
The Sierra Nevada range, which forms the western rim of the Basin, sends into the state a single lofty spur, the Washoe Mountains.
In addition there is in this particular genus, as indeed in many others, a long tubular spur or horn projecting downwards from the back of the lip, whose office it is to secrete and store a honeyed juice; the forepart of the lip forms an expanded plate, usually larger and more brightly coloured than the other parts of the flower, and with hairs or ridges and spots of various kinds according to the species.
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.
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.