"So, shut the door," he said, his voice strained, and drew her into his arms, seeking her lips again in a hungry way.
"Go away," she said in a strained voice.
The wagon strained forward.
He rose above me as I strained to open my other eye.
She strained against her own body again, panic floating through her at her helplessness.
Jule frowned and strained to sit.
Her breathing stilled, and she strained against the bindings.
Deidre strained then sighed, letting her head drop back against his shoulder.
Dean brought Fred and Cynthia up to date on his strained meeting with the new acting sheriff and Fitzgerald's reluctant agreement to check out the skeleton—Martha's bones, as the mine-hidden discovery was now named.
The mare strained several times over a period of time.
She strained to move, regretting she couldn't have one small moment of peace.
She strained against him.
Kiki strained to breathe.
Her body strained under muscle fatigue as the form became increasingly complex and slower.
Dean said as he strained the spaghetti into a colander.
They both produced strained chuckles.
More than likely their marriage would be strained at times, but he couldn't picture it ever being dull.
They flew south, and she strained against the harness to see if her own condo was still standing.
A feeling of helplessness and panic welled up in him as he strained his eyes against the darkness.
His voice was strained, but the arms that held her were gentle and warm.
She strained to keep her hold on the guardsman, even as the other one left the cell and snatched a sword to finish her off.
Rissa strained to control her wild desperation.
No doubt the attack yesterday had strained both.
Matters became still further strained on account of the outrages committed by the national troops, and such was the bitterness of feeling developed between the two factions, that an appeal to arms became inevitable.
The rafters creaked and strained, and the branches of the trees surrounding the house rattled and beat against the windows, as the winds rioted up and down the country.
There came to me in this case a melody which the air had strained, and which had conversed with every leaf and needle of the wood, that portion of the sound which the elements had taken up and modulated and echoed from vale to vale.
The last weeks passed in her mother's bedroom had strained Natasha's physical strength.