Stands to reason, doesn't it?
"I don't do one night stands, Dusty," she said, face red again.
"No one-night stands," she said, though her tone was considering.
It will become all that stands between your mate and the human world.
As he neared the softball stands and was about to return to his Jeep when a hand touched his arm.
I'm afraid you're all that stands between the Council and him.
What if you do succeed in forcing Death's hand and she brings Katie back from the dead? You'd tear the fabric of the universe and invite the demons to take control. She's all that stands between us and them.
Well, it stands to reason, doesn't it?
You are all that stands between him and those who live in this world.
"C'mere, Jessi," he growled, suspecting he knew how the one-night stands got invited to dinner.
Within are some admirable specimens of encaustic tiles, and several monuments of the Vernon and Manners families; while an ancient runic roodstone stands in the churchyard.
The city stands at the head of a small valley, 11,380 ft.
The letter M stands for " Midland."
"But I make you wash it, every time I think of it," said the mother; "for it stands to reason your face is dirty, Ianu, whether I can see it or not."
The sequencing of the human genome, completed in 2003, stands above all other scientific advancements because it is both profound in character and unmatched in terms of potential practical application.
The wealthier a nation gets, the more it stands to lose in war, and the less marginal utility it gains in conquest.
Could there be anything more dramatic than the scene in which Esther stands before her wicked lord?
Their house stands near a charming lake where we went boating and canoeing, which was great fun.
The golden words that Dr. Howe uttered and the example that he left passed into her thoughts and heart and helped her on the road to usefulness; and now she stands by his side as his worthy successor in one of the most cherished branches of his work....
Bankruptcy and repudiation are the springboards from which much of our civilization vaults and turns its somersets, but the savage stands on the unelastic plank of famine.
Here is a hogshead of molasses or of brandy directed to John Smith, Cuttingsville, Vermont, some trader among the Green Mountains, who imports for the farmers near his clearing, and now perchance stands over his bulkhead and thinks of the last arrivals on the coast, how they may affect the price for him, telling his customers this moment, as he has told them twenty times before this morning, that he expects some by the next train of prime quality.
I find that even so long ago as 1792, in a "Topographical Description of the Town of Concord," by one of its citizens, in the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, the author, after speaking of Walden and White Ponds, adds, "In the middle of the latter may be seen, when the water is very low, a tree which appears as if it grew in the place where it now stands, although the roots are fifty feet below the surface of the water; the top of this tree is broken off, and at that place measures fourteen inches in diameter."
The higher a man stands on the social ladder, the more people he is connected with and the more power he has over others, the more evident is the predestination and inevitability of his every action.
And the botanist who finds that the apple falls because the cellular tissue decays and so forth is equally right with the child who stands under the tree and says the apple fell because he wanted to eat it and prayed for it.
And the more imbued he became with that principle of love, the more he renounced life and the more completely he destroyed that dreadful barrier which--in the absence of such love-- stands between life and death.