Alex was romantic enough to understand the sentimental significance of the home she had inherited.
He must understand what Alex had been through.
If he lived to be a hundred he'd never understand women.
Now I understand why you were crying.
Oh, I can understand why you would want to deceive people, I just don't understand how you can involve your family in such a thing – especially Tammy!
I could understand why he would be chasing her, but if I'd have known she'd go for a guy older than me...
I can understand you not wanting to invest the money for a car, but what's wrong with accepting a ride now and then?
It's just that... well, she doesn't understand him, she stammered.
They all didn't understand that she couldn't simply run out and get a job like she had in Tulsa.
That wasn't the point she was trying to make, but maybe a man would never understand what she was talking about.
If only she could understand their words.
"You don't understand," she said, her voice breaking with emotion.
I understand you have a big ranch west of here.
I never did understand why Dad married her.
It was obvious that Cade couldn't understand her sudden change of behavior, but he made no further attempts to seduce her.
I can't even understand it.
But you don't need those numbers; I understand you've done your homework searching public records.
I don't understand how we could have missed him.
They thought her too young to understand words like coma and deteriorating, and they accused her of lying when she said she could help him.
But you understand that medical treatment isn't free?
Do you understand what I ask of you?
All this was so terrible and unreal that he could not understand it at all, and so had good reason to be afraid.
And the whole thing has been unnatural because that cat and I are both able to talk your language, and to understand the words you say.
"There ought to be several animals on the jury," said Ozma, "because animals understand each other better than we people understand them.
"Then what shall we understand by these children being able to speak a Phrygian word which they have never heard from other lips?" asked the king.
"We are to understand that the Phrygian language was the first of all languages," was the answer.
We cannot understand it nor the reason of it.
To understand this problem, consider our relationship with knowledge over the centuries.
With these terms in mind, consider this observation: For the better part of human history, as people have sought to understand their world, an extensive amount of their time has been spent collecting or retrieving data.
We all understand intuitively there is plenty of food in the world.
My mother, moreover, succeeded in making me understand a good deal.
When we were fortunate enough to find a nest I never allowed her to carry the eggs home, making her understand by emphatic signs that she might fall and break them.
I went upstairs with something which my mother made me understand I was to give to Miss Sullivan; but no sooner had I given it to her than I slammed the door to, locked it, and hid the key under the wardrobe in the hall.
As I understand it, that was a valid objection urged by Momus against the house which Minerva made, that she "had not made it movable, by which means a bad neighborhood might be avoided"; and it may still be urged, for our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them; and the bad neighborhood to be avoided is our own scurvy selves.
If they cannot understand that, they cannot understand much that I have to say.
As if that were important, and there were not enough to understand you without them.
Perhaps I don't understand things, but Austria never has wished, and does not wish, for war.
If it were a war for freedom I could understand it and should be the first to enter the army; but to help England and Austria against the greatest man in the world is not right.
I can't understand why he wants to go to the war, replied Pierre, addressing the princess with none of the embarrassment so commonly shown by young men in their intercourse with young women.