I don't want to bond with a child only to have it taken away.
It was a picture taken at the party and the focus was on Carmen and Alex.
Still, Alex had taken ownership for what he had done.
It must have taken a long time to say good-bye.
I've taken up enough of his time.
Hers wasn't the only life that had nearly been taken today.
It had taken more than an hour to get to school on the bus, making any after-school activities rare.
The wildlife had probably taken care of them.
They stood around until all the chairs were taken in the living room so that they were forced to sit together on the couch.
Yet his presence reminded her that he was alive because she had taken another life.
But the effects of the trip had taken their toll.
No wonder Bordeaux was so taken with her.
As for the ranch, she had always known it could be taken away.
My husband has taken time away from school he shouldn't have and is pressuring me to do the same at the hospital.
I've not taken a prize in weeks.
We've taken steps for my home not to look like a fortress, but believe me, it is.
But the baby... he must have taken Claire!
All he ever wanted to do was play with his stupid baseball, and she'd taken it and thrown it into the forest.
She rolled her eyes, irritated that her brother hadn't taken his promise to her seriously.
She looked at it, flushing to think someone had taken the time to figure out her sizes.
His thoughts turned to Jonny, who'd been taken to the Guardians' barracks.
The man had taken a step or two across the glass roof before he noticed the presence of the strangers; but then he stopped abruptly.
After the Wizard had wiped the dampness from his sword and taken it apart and put the pieces into their leathern case again, the man with the star ordered some of his people to carry the two halves of the Sorcerer to the public gardens.
Dorothy's wicker suit-case was still under the seat of the buggy, and by good fortune the boy had also placed the harness in the buggy when he had taken it off from Jim to let the horse lie down and rest.
I've taken a look at this place, and it's no fit country for real creatures to go to.
They looked, as they thought, in every place where the lambs might have taken shelter.
The small house in which he had taken shelter was almost between the two armies.
At last a ship happened to pass that way and Robinson was taken on board.
Then the messengers told him how it had been taken from the sea, and they repeated the words of the oracle:--
Taken together, those findings suggest that almost all economic growth in the last 120-plus years was from technology.
When industries are taken without payment to the property owner, it has a certain legal term.
The word "unalienable" (or "inalienable"—they are interchangeable) means, "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
But English seems to have taken hold, thanks to the Internet.
We would have taken any way rather than this; but it was late and growing dark, and the trestle was a short cut home.
Until then I had never taken a course of study with the idea of preparing for college; but I had been well drilled in English by Miss Sullivan, and it soon became evident to my teachers that I needed no special instruction in this subject beyond a critical study of the books prescribed by the college.
I had taken to heart the words of the wise Roman who said, "To be banished from Rome is but to live outside of Rome."
She was taken to the cotton exchange.
Let Harlequin be taken with a fit of the colic and his trappings will have to serve that mood too.
Such a lodge was in the first instance constructed in a day or two at most, and taken down and put up in a few hours; and every family owned one, or its apartment in one.
To my astonishment I was informed on leaving college that I had studied navigation!--why, if I had taken one turn down the harbor I should have known more about it.
However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
Pierre had taken part in tying a policeman to a bear.
"The limits of human life... are fixed and may not be o'erpassed," said an old priest to a lady who had taken a seat beside him and was listening naively to his words.
Has he taken his medicine?
This might have been taken as an expression of sorrow and devotion, or of weariness and hope of resting before long.