Jonathan understood, but what must Destiny think?
It was something her parents never understood... which was probably why they moved to Fayetteville.
If Sarah thought she understood Yancey's moods, she was mistaken.
The only word she understood was Bordeaux.
However, my wife was far and away the most intelligent of the five of us and understood our success depended on strong leadership.
I wasn't sure I understood what he was asking and said so.
His sense of humor wasn't well understood by many.
With a sinking feeling, Dusty understood Sofi's concern better.
She'd stayed after she turned eighteen, because he was the only one who understood her strange gift.
"I understood," he replied with a smile.
He didn't know if he understood what he was doing.
He understood why she'd looked at Dusty before telling him about Claire.
Deidre had the sense of speaking a different language, even though she understood his words.
Deidre approached unbidden and stood before him, wishing she understood him and their bond better.
The girl understood and began to clear them.
Dean quickly understood this was no social call.
He hated the idea but understood the necessity, especially after finding the second compass in the hands of demons within a week.
I understood why he needed to defang Darkyn.
His eyes wandered over her face, but he gave no indication that he understood her, much less that he wanted to respond.
It was helpful to know that he heard and understood what she was saying.
It was impossible to forget Fate or Death or any other deity once one crossed their paths or to deny that such creatures not only existed, but played a game no one else understood or had a chance of winning.
By the end of their conversation, he understood why she laughed, too.
They could not see the speeding horse, but they heard the clatter of its hoofs far down the road, and they understood the cry, "Up! up! and defend yourselves!"
They spread their wings and opened their mouths to show that they understood his words.
Whether things in the future stay the same as they are today or change from what they are today, both are understood in terms of the current reality.
And it really is composed of two separate components that need to be understood in their own right.
Martha Washington understood my signs, and I seldom had any difficulty in making her do just as I wished.
But my teacher had been with me several weeks before I understood that everything has a name.
The secretary of the Province of New Netherland, writing in Dutch, in 1650, for the information of those who wished to take up land there, states more particularly that those in New Netherland, and especially in New England, who have no means to build farmhouses at first according to their wishes, dig a square pit in the ground, cellar fashion, six or seven feet deep, as long and as broad as they think proper, case the earth inside with wood all round the wall, and line the wood with the bark of trees or something else to prevent the caving in of the earth; floor this cellar with plank, and wainscot it overhead for a ceiling, raise a roof of spars clear up, and cover the spars with bark or green sods, so that they can live dry and warm in these houses with their entire families for two, three, and four years, it being understood that partitions are run through those cellars which are adapted to the size of the family.
They said that a gentleman farmer, who was behind the scenes, wanted to double his money, which, as I understood, amounted to half a million already; but in order to cover each one of his dollars with another, he took off the only coat, ay, the skin itself, of Walden Pond in the midst of a hard winter.
"Because I hate ghost stories," said Prince Hippolyte in a tone which showed that he only understood the meaning of his words after he had uttered them.
"I say so," he continued desperately, "because the Bourbons fled from the Revolution leaving the people to anarchy, and Napoleon alone understood the Revolution and quelled it, and so for the general good, he could not stop short for the sake of one man's life."