"You don't understand," she said, her voice breaking with emotion.
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 don't need those numbers; I understand you've done your homework searching public records.
Alex was romantic enough to understand the sentimental significance of the home she had inherited.
That wasn't the point she was trying to make, but maybe a man would never understand what she was talking about.
My mother, moreover, succeeded in making me understand a good deal.
As if that were important, and there were not enough to understand you without them.
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.
I can understand you not wanting to invest the money for a car, but what's wrong with accepting a ride now and then?
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 could understand why he would be chasing her, but if I'd have known she'd go for a guy older than me...
It's just that... well, she doesn't understand him, she stammered.
"There ought to be several animals on the jury," said Ozma, "because animals understand each other better than we people understand them.
They all didn't understand that she couldn't simply run out and get a job like she had in Tulsa.
I understand you have a big ranch west of here.
No; just trying to understand a few things.
But you understand that medical treatment isn't free?
All this was so terrible and unreal that he could not understand it at all, and so had good reason to be afraid.
We have a natural desire to make beautiful things and a bone-deep need to understand the world we live in and our place in it.
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.
Her words puzzled me very much because I did not then understand anything unless I touched it.
I began to read the Bible long before I could understand it.
But if Quinn got drunk and slept with Betsy, like years ago, you'd understand and forgive her, wouldn't you?
When new technology comes out, we generally understand it in terms of what it displaces.
By doing this, we will come to understand those conditions better and perhaps prevent them.
In the electrical building we examined the telephones, autophones, phonographs, and other inventions, and he made me understand how it is possible to send a message on wires that mock space and outrun time, and, like Prometheus, to draw fire from the sky.
My dog friends seem to understand my limitations, and always keep close beside me when I am alone.
It was quite impossible to understand these sounds.
Then he again opened his eyes and said something none of them could understand for a long time, till at last Tikhon understood and repeated it.
She did not understand who was to go or where to.
She feared for her brother who was in it, was horrified by and amazed at the strange cruelty that impels men to kill one another, but she did not understand the significance of this war, which seemed to her like all previous wars.
She could not understand them, but tried to guess what he was saying and inquiringly repeated the words he uttered.
Princess Mary did not understand what he wanted of her or why he was asking to be discharged.
She felt that she could not understand them however much she might think about them.
But I cannot understand the cruelty...
This disposition on the left flank increased Pierre's doubt of his own capacity to understand military matters.
So you understand the whole position of our troops?
Not being a military man I can't say I have understood it fully, but I understand the general position.
"I don't understand what is meant by 'a skillful commander,'" replied Prince Andrew ironically.
War is not courtesy but the most horrible thing in life; and we ought to understand that and not play at war.
I see that I have begun to understand too much.