He is selling a used vehicle that is five years old.
He used to pay $10; now he pays one dollar.
She used a few combs to pull hers into a French bun.
As we envision a world where machines do more and more work that people used to do, our minds naturally turn to those who would be displaced by technological advance.
Mom used to say that children and dogs weren't fooled by people.
She used the same suit cases when she came and she had the same clothes, but it didn't look like there was enough room to put it all in.
"Yes; but we're used to such things in California," he replied.
The best way to make a chair, known only by a few craftsmen, would be used to make all the chairs better.
"Dronushka," she said, regarding as a sure friend this Dronushka who always used to bring a special kind of gingerbread from his visit to the fair at Vyazma every year and smilingly offer it to her, "Dronushka, now since our misfortune..." she began, but could not go on.
You used to be in the army?
You haven't used it once.
I used them a lot over the years, not always to the FBI liking which didn't help my career but I found they often work.
There's less time between his killings and he seems to have used his new found knowledge down the road in Arkansas.
People used to sweep the streets at night until a machine replaced them.
Let's talk a moment about patriotism and nationalism, words frequently used but seldom clearly defined.
My grandmother used to say, "There is many a slip between cup and lip."
It is a custom in the South to build a small house near the homestead as an annex to be used on occasion.
Probably not or he would have used it.
When you're riding an ATV you can cover more territory, and the animals have grown used to the sound of them.
She didn't want the family picture, as that was the one they used in the newspaper.
"That," said Zeb, "explains why this house is used by them for a prison.
Get used to it and you'll like it, and he patted her cheek.
Riding past the pond where there used always to be dozens of women chattering as they rinsed their linen or beat it with wooden beetles, Prince Andrew noticed that there was not a soul about and that the little washing wharf, torn from its place and half submerged, was floating on its side in the middle of the pond.
He was sitting on the seat the old prince used to like to sit on, and beside him strips of bast were hanging on the broken and withered branch of a magnolia.
Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
"But above all," added Prince Andrew, "I have grown used to my regiment, am fond of the officers, and I fancy the men also like me.
"You don't seem to be used to riding, Count?" remarked the adjutant.
Some historians say that Napoleon need only have used his Old Guards, who were intact, and the battle would have been won.
A modern branch of mathematics having achieved the art of dealing with the infinitely small can now yield solutions in other more complex problems of motion which used to appear insoluble.
Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.
The count nodded affirmatively, and Natasha, at the rapid pace at which she used to run when playing at tag, ran through the ballroom to the anteroom and downstairs into the yard.
Who would have said that I should be a soldier and a captain of dragoons in the service of Bonaparte, as we used to call him?
When they had all been brought for the night to a large house on the Zubov Rampart that was being used as a guardhouse, Pierre was placed apart under strict guard.
(He used to read at the Empress'.)
When he heard these words and saw the expression of firm resolution in the Emperor's eyes, Michaud--quoique etranger, russe de coeur et d'ame-- at that solemn moment felt himself enraptured by all that he had heard (as he used afterwards to say), and gave expression to his own feelings and those of the Russian people whose representative he considered himself to be, in the following words:
Yes, prayer can move mountains, but one must have faith and not pray as Natasha and I used to as children, that the snow might turn into sugar-- and then run out into the yard to see whether it had done so.
Sonya, dovey, everything is as it used to be.
"Yes, yes, it really was pink!" cried Natasha, who now thought she too remembered the word pink being used, and saw in this the most extraordinary and mysterious part of the prediction.
On growing used to the darkness Pierre saw that the man was taking off his leg bands, and the way he did it aroused Pierre's interest.
He liked to hear the folk tales one of the soldiers used to tell of an evening (they were always the same), but most of all he liked to hear stories of real life.
Trembling and panting the old man fell into that state of fury in which he sometimes used to roll on the ground, and he fell upon Eykhen, threatening him with his hands, shouting and loading him with gross abuse.