How to use Asking in a sentence

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  • I'm asking because I have no choice.

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  • I'm asking you to show a little consideration.

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  • I've been unfair asking everyone to take it on faith.

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  • But I fear that he was not the wiser for all I told him, for every time I attempted to answer his questions he interrupted me by asking, "What do you do here?"

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  • Mrs. Hutton had already written to mother, asking her to telegraph if she was willing for me to have other advisers besides herself and Teacher.

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  • He knew without asking she'd left him dinner again.

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  • Jule's asking if you're okay.

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  • They watched her with matching troubled expressions, asking the same questions and getting the same answer.

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  • A nurse was unhitching things from my body and asking if I could sit up.

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  • Cynthia apologized for asking so many questions, but Westlake waved her off.

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  • There was only one way to find out... well, maybe two, but asking Sarah or Giddon was probably wasted effort.

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  • The only way he could have known was by asking Mrs. Hertz.

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  • Yes and I can go back to asking questions I haven't been able to ask and I have sources to get answers.

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  • When I retrieved it, she was asking if I'd tried to intervene.

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  • She kept asking for Annie.

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  • I'm not asking you to prove anything.

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  • How were you caught, Reverend, if you don't mind my asking?

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  • Traci told him not to think about asking her to marry him just because she's pregnant, and he said she had no choice and he'd drag the priest to her.

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  • I'm just asking questions.

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  • Look, I feel like a fool asking embarrassing questions, especially to someone as kind as you've been, but my wife and I promised a little girl we'd follow up on this.

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  • The old man was careful of privacy and territory and would take nothing without first asking.

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  • A chorus of voices yelled down, asking if there were survivors.

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  • Asking about Josh-the-miner is like asking about Joe-with-a-moustache or John-who-drives-a-snowplow.

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  • I think this is the Josh I'm asking about.

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  • They were also concerned over yesterday's strange call, apparently from a state worker, asking if they'd heard from the girl.

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  • The message was dated July 3rd and was addressed to Joseph Dawkins, asking for an update on the title to the property in litigation.

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  • God, he was so cute about it—wanting to know if you were a witness, asking all kinds of questions about what you saw and heard.

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  • While he was interested in what Pumpkin said about Fitzgerald, he wanted to get Martha away from any questions about the skeleton before he could do the asking.

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  • She was quick to deny that they were the ones she'd found, but they continued with the story without asking her the details of her initial discovery.

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  • You didn't used to …touch me without asking.

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  • He planned on asking.

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  • Andre's patient smile reminded him of how there was a time when he never would've considered asking for such a favor.

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  • It was possible that Alex was making no progress with her because she actually didn't want what she was asking for.

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  • After asking if there were any more questions, he turned and left the room.

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  • Daniela refilled the glass without asking, and Deidre drank more.

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  • Are you asking me to stop?

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  • You tear me away from the only stability I have in my life, expect me to change my view on the entire world overnight, reject me and now, you're asking me to take a chance on something you can't guarantee.

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  • No, but thanks for asking.

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  • Tired and confused, Katie left without asking what the drugs were for and stepped into the chilly fall evening.

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  • She feared asking more and braced herself when it took one foot in its hand.

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  • She feared asking him, not wanting to tip him off that she was plotting.

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  • He trudged across the bedroom, climbing into bed with her without asking.

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  • Rhyn understood without asking.

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  • She silently thanked Lankha for healing her without her asking him.

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  • Evelyn, her best friend and landlord, shifted beside her before waving a manicured hand at the clear night above them and asking, "Ever wonder what's out there?"

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  • Jetr crossed to the door and closed it before asking, "Have you given any thought to what I warned you of a few weeks ago?"

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  • Fred followed Cynthia, asking more questions about the new guest as Dean shook his head in mild frustration.

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  • The other houseguests had left earlier and separately after asking directions to one of the few winter restaurants that remained open in Ouray.

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  • I'd appreciate your asking her.

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  • The boy was too far away for Dean to hail but Dean hurried his pace in hopes of stopping him and asking if he'd seen Cynthia.

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  • If you don't come up with some answers, you're going to find the police at our door, asking you some pretty pointed questions.

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  • Corday looked at Fred, seemed to consider asking him to leave and then decided he'd best leave well enough alone.

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  • Then five minutes later, some guy calls asking for her, by name!

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  • Corday just shrugged and began asking questions about Dean's background.

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  • I don't have any business asking you anything personal...about your friends.

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  • Claire, in her usual manner, said nothing as she departed, but Effie had flustered and hovered about, asking detailed questions about Annie as soon as her sister was out of ear-shot.

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  • No, the events of two weeks past didn't make total sense, at least not yet, but Dean was suddenly interested, not in avoiding Jerome Shipton, but asking him some important questions.

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  • Jackson proceeded to pleasure her in ways she had never experienced, asking nothing of her.

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  • Sarah was asking Elisabeth about her art when she stopped mid-sentence, spotting her feet.

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  • Jesus Sarah, why would you do that without asking me?

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  • Didn't you say your sister has been asking you to visit?

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  • I'm not used to asking permission.

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  • Carmen, if and when I decide to get married, I'll do the asking - without being prompted, coaxed, coerced or blackmailed.

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  • But tell me, if he's so much better than me, why aren't you asking him to marry you?

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  • I'm not asking you to make a decision now.

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  • I'm asking you not to make a hasty decision.

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  • You try asking Angel?

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  • Tim had never mentioned Angel to him before asking him to take care of her.

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  • She stared, unaccustomed to the political powerhouse asking for anything.

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  • I know you would, and I'm asking you not to.  I'm asking you to protect what's left of good in the world.

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  • He said he had been thinking of asking me for weeks.

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  • Mid-morning, Fred O'Connor came by, ostensibly out for a stroll, casually asking for the list of newspaper subscribers.

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  • I know I'm asking a lot, but....

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  • He used the age-old method of asking questions that needed answers until she swung into something akin to conversation.

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  • Dean paid him no attention and called headquarters to report the break-in, asking them to send a doctor as well.

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  • He said he was just asking about Dean's return trip but he was fishing for details on why the FBI was so unexpectedly interested in Billie Wassermann.

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  • Well, he surely was surprised people were asking for him.

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  • Why did she have to go and tell Cleary we were hot on his trail asking about him?

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  • Someone else was asking about her favorite tenant, Mr. Cleary.

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  • Mrs. Glass told him he wasn't the first person asking about her Bascomb Place tenant and the fellow wanted to know all about us.

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  • Who will you be asking for?

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  • You were asking about Jeff and all.

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  • She paused before asking, "He isn't alive or something, is he?"

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  • When the ad was pulled from the paper, the seller told the clerk he had just had a cash sale for his asking price.

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  • Jenny didn't look as if she believed their story but Dean was a detective so she simply took their statements and refrained from asking embarrassing questions.

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  • And don't bother asking how I'm going to pick out a guy I've never seen from 2,000 bicyclists.

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  • Maybe he signed up under a second name when he found out someone had been asking about him in Scranton.

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  • Tell you what, you show me where this guy's gear is and maybe I'll leave a note for the fella asking him to ask Corbin when he sees him.

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  • A part of him kept asking why he was doing this—not the bik­ing but chasing after a ghost wearing number 888 who was proba­bly hundreds of miles away.

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  • No one would write a love note to someone asking them if they wanted coffee.

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  • He was asking for a second chance, but could they ever reclaim the relationship they had once enjoyed?

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  • But Alex was asking for trouble.

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  • I feel terrible asking you this, but it keeps nagging at me.

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  • He'd resisted asking about Jenn, but she was almost always on his mind.

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  • The exchange a week ago was the first time she met the nightmarish Original Vamp, when he'd offered to help Jule in exchange for asking her a question.

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  • He'd planned on asking her about it this morning, before the summons took her and Jonny from the mountain fortress.

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  • Why are you asking this?

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  • Still, she'd texted once, soon after Dusty disappeared, asking her Watcher where her mate was.

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  • Maybe there is no harm in asking it to heal me as it does everyone else.

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  • After all, how can asking for the same treatment it gives all others be bad?

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  • She had made a list of questions, but after asking half of them, she wound up setting them aside and letting instinct guide her.

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  • Was he humiliated because she had made the decision without asking him – and why was he home at this time of the day?

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  • They too were asking for Alex.

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  • Don't you think it's a little late to come to my rescue now – or is there some other reason you're asking?

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  • Even when she was angry with him and numb with shock, she didn't consider asking for a divorce.

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  • He was sworn to secrecy, but he was still asking for her input in the only way he could.

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  • Denton has been asking where you are.

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  • Well, a nice clean cut young man was asking questions about you at the store yesterday.

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  • What kind of questions was he asking?

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  • Call me old fashioned, but I like to do the asking.

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  • You mean you'd pass up a free dinner just because it was a woman who did the asking?

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  • Like I said, I like to do the asking.

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  • The only things that seemed to upset him were minor things, like asking him out to dinner and such.

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  • I didn't notice you asking me if I was married before you kissed me?

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  • If you were asking Clara, then why were you pointing a finger at me?

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  • You like to do the asking - only you're afraid to take control.

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  • Are you asking me, or telling me?

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  • She knew what he was asking.

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  • The quietness with which he spoke made Jessi feel bad for asking.

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  • You told me months ago I was in for a surprise that would answer a question I didn't know needed asking.

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  • The question you should be asking is whether or not I put in enough for instant death or if I want you to die slowly.

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  • Staring at her phone, she typed a quick note to her parents, asking if they were okay with her bringing the kids up.

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  • Jonny had texted her twice already today, asking if she planned on meeting him tomorrow.

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  • He wrote letters to the cities of Italy, asking them to send representatives to an assembly which would meet on the 1st of August, when the formation of a great federation under the headship of Rome would be considered.

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  • Garibaldi replied asking "permission to disobey."

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  • The Virginia legislature repealed the act of cession and in 1866 brought suit against West Virginia asking the court to declare the counties a part of Virginia.

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  • They resigned their positions as councillors of state, and expressed their grievances personally to Margaret and by letter to the king in Madrid, asking for the dismissal of Granvelle.

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  • A creditor is not bound to give change to the debtor, whose duty it is to make tender in lawful money the whole amount due, or more, without asking for change.

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  • In his last illness he was cauterized, and on seeing the burning iron he addressed "brother Fire," reminding him how he had always loved him and asking him to deal kindly with him.

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  • Some clue to this enigma might be found by asking a lot of questions.

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  • He then requested Charles Albert to take the papal troops under his command, and also wrote to the emperor of Austria asking him voluntarily to relinquish Lombardy and Venetia.

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  • Josephus with a few stalwarts took refuge in Tiberias, and sent a letter to Jerusalem asking that he should be relieved of his command or supplied with an adequate force to continue the war.

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  • Webster had been in the House less than three weeks when he greatly embarrassed the administration by introducing a set of resolutions asking for information relating to the immediate cause of the war.

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  • A very charming piece of work of a lighter kind was inspired by a question from his friend, Mrs Katherine Phillips (the "matchless Orinda"), asking "How far is a dear and perfect friendship authorized by the principles of Christianity?"

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  • This work, and especially certain notes added by the translator, gave great offence to the advocates of unlimited papal authority, and three separate memorials were presented asking for its repression.

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  • Fever laid hold of him, and he died somewhat suddenly on the 31st of July 1556, without receiving or asking for the last sacraments.

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  • The nickname of "gentle shepherd" was given him because he bored the House by asking over and over again, during the debate on the Cider Bill of 1763, that somebody should tell him "where" to lay the new tax if it was not to be put on cider.

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  • Her blunt manners, her unconcealed scorn of the male favourites that disgraced the court, and perhaps also her sense of unrequited merit, produced an estrangement between her and the empress, which ended in her asking permission to travel abroad.

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  • On the death of John Palaeologus in 1391 his son Manuel, who was serving in the Turkish army, fled, without asking leave, to Constantinople, and assumed the imperial dignity.

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  • Notes ad referendum are addressed by diplomatic agents to their own governments asking for fresh powers to deal with points not covered by their instructions, which they have had to "refer."

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  • The family service, termed Hagada shel Pesach, includes a description of the Exodus with a running commentary, and is begun by the youngest son of the house asking the father the reason for the difference in Passover customs.

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  • Any application for a revision of the award must be based on the discovery of new evidence of such a nature as to exercise a decisive influence on the judgment and unknown up to the time when the hearing was closed, both to the tribunal itself and to the party asking for the revision.

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  • It was in this year that a petition from Cape Town merchants asking for the creation of a British colony at Natal was met by the statement that the Cape finances would not permit the establishment of a new dependency.

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  • At the same time the settlers, who numbered about 50, sent a memorial to the governor calling attention to the fact that they were acknowledged rulers over a large tract of territory south of the Tugela, and asking that this territory should be proclaimed a British colony under the name of Victoria and that a governor and council be appointed.

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  • On the previous day the Hungarian parliament had adopted a proposal in favour of an address to the crown asking for a separate state bank.

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  • Is it possible, one cannot help asking, that the abrupt description of the strange fortunes of the "Servant" - by this time entirely personalized - was written to follow chap. lii.

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  • It is reported that William sent a private message to Ansgar asking for his support.

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  • Hamilton had cabled home asking for reinforcements and for very large drafts that were needed to bring the depleted units under his command up to their war establishment.

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  • Mr Chamberlain concluded by asking whether the treasury would consent to sending a royal commission to the West Indies to inquire into the effect of the foreign sugar bounties on their principal industry.

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  • Thence he wrote to the French king, Louis IX., asking for an asylum in France; but this Louis cautiously refused.

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  • Perceval meets a party of knights in armour; he first adores the leader as God, and then takes them to be some new and wondrous kind of animal, asking the most naïve questions as to their armour and equipment.

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  • On the 30th of June 1688 Admiral Herbert, disguised as a bluejacket, set out from England with a letter from seven influential Englishmen, asking William to "bring over an army and secure the infringed liberties" of England.

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  • Messages asking for help were sent to Margaret, duchess of Burgundy, sister of Edward IV., to Sir Thomas Broughton and other Yorkist leaders.

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  • The knights and their Maltese troops fought for death or victory, without asking or giving quarter.

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  • The Church at Philippi wrote to Polycarp asking him to forward their letters to Antioch.

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  • As president of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Franklin signed a petition to Congress (12th February 1790) for immediate abolition of slavery, and six weeks later in his most brilliant manner parodied the attack on the petition made by James Jackson (1757-1806) of Georgia, taking off Jackson's quotations of Scripture with pretended texts from the Koran cited by a member of the Divan of Algiers in opposition to a petition asking for the prohibition of holding Christians in slavery.

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  • The famous cavalry leader had brought on his mounted men ahead of the infantry and asking, " Where is the king of Sweden ?"charged at once in the direction of the enemy's right.

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  • It was by asking precisely these questions that Hegel gave the finishing strokes to the Kantian philosophy.

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  • Among the inscriptions one of the most interesting is the letter of the Tyrian merchants resident at Puteoli to the senate of Tyre, written in 174, asking the latter to undertake the payment of the rent of their factory, and the reply of the senate promising to do so.

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  • The majority of the white farmers in Kok's territory sent a deputation to the British commissioner in Natal, Henry Cloete, asking for equal treatment with the Griquas, and expressing the desire to come on such terms, under British protection.

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  • His first recorded act was, after a synod had been held at Rome, to write to Constantius, then in quarters at Arles (353-354), asking that a council might be called at Aquileia with reference to the affairs of Athanasius; but his messenger Vincentius of Capua was compelled by the emperor at a conciliabulum held in Arles to subscribe against his will a condemnation of the orthodox patriarch of Alexandria.

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  • The leading burghers were, however, soon alienated by his violent and despotic methods, by his defence of Kieft, and by his devotion to the interests of the company; the nine men became (as early as 1649, when they sent the famous Vertoogh, or Remonstrance, to the states-general asking for burgher government and other reforms) the centre of municipal discontent; and a bitter quarrel ensued.

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  • On the 12th of March 1881, however, the acting secretary of the United States treasury, in answer to a letter asking for an interpretation of the words "waters adjacent thereto" in the acts of 1868 and 1873, stated that all the waters east of the boundary line were considered to be within the waters of Alaska territory.

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  • A petition called the millenary petition, because signed by no less than one thousand ministers, was soon presented to him, asking, among other things, for various alterations in the Prayer Book and specifying the alterations desired.

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  • Aristotle emphasized being as being, without always sufficiently asking whether the things whose existence he asserted are really knowable.

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  • It may have been he who, as a "presbyter christiani ritus," conducted negotiations with Valens before the battle of Adrianople; but that he headed a previous embassy asking for leave for the Visigoths to settle on Roman soil, and that he then, for political motives, professed himself a convert to the Arian creed, favoured by the emperor, and drew with him the whole body of his countrymen - these and other similar stories of the orthodox church historians appear to be without foundation.

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  • Their discipline afterwards became so slack that an appeal was made to Cardinal Borromeo asking him to reform their houses.

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  • During the reign of Peisistratus he is said to have visited Athens, on which occasion he related the fable of The Frogs asking for a King, to dissuade the citizens from attempting to exchange Peisistratus for another ruler.

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  • The earliest mention of tea by an Englishman is probably that contained in a letter from Mr Wickham, an agent of the East India Company, written from Firando in Japan, on the 27th June 1615, to Mr Eaton, another officer of the company, resident at Macao, and asking for "a pot of the best sort of chaw."

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  • The government of the French Republic, for their part, declare that they will not obstruct the action of Great Britain in that country by asking that a limit of time be fix.d for the British occupation, er in any other manner.

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  • An armistice was arranged; the besieged begging for a remission from the pope, and also asking Henry to request the emperor to move the pope to refuse.

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  • Some cryptic correspondence with the pope, whether actually by James or by Elphinstone, one of his ministers, came apparently to the knowledge of the English court; his secret relations with the earl of Essex were, if not known, suspected; the young earl of Gowrie, returned from a residence on the continent, was too effusively welcomed by Elizabeth in May 1600; and James made a tactless speech when asking parliament for money towards his " honourable entering to the crown of England after the death of the queen."

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  • Much time is spent, especially after the evening meal, in asking riddles, in rhyming, &c. The recital of songs and myths.

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  • Home despatches of the French minister, Joseph Fauchet, intercepted by a British man-of-war and sent to the British minister to the United States, accused Randolph of asking for money from France to influence the administration against Great Britain.

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  • Under this act, in 1902, there was a favourable vote (451,319 to 76,975) for the adoption of measures requisite to securing the election of United States senators by popular and direct vote, and in 1903 the legislature of the state (which in 1891 had asked Congress to submit such an amendment) adopted a joint resolution asking Congress to call a convention to propose such an amendment to the Federal Constitution; in 1904 there was a majority of all the votes cast in the election for an amendment to the primary laws providing that voters may vote at state primaries under the Australian ballot.

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  • He begins by asking them the popular opinion as to His Person.

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  • If a man asks you for anything, give it him; if he takes it without asking, do not seek to recover it.

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  • St John's prologue prepares us to find that he is not writing for persons who require a succinct narrative of facts, but for those who having such already in familiar use are asking deep questions as to our Lord's mission.

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  • The cry was the same as that of Krug (q.v.), asking the philosophers who expounded the absolute to construe his pen.

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  • The pope thinking that the whole dispute was a monkish quarrel, contented himself with asking the general of the Augustinian Eremites to keep his monks quiet.

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  • The emperor even wrote to the elector of Saxony, asking him to bring Luther with him to the diet for examination.

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  • They also suggested that Luther should be heard upon the papal claims, and ended by asking the emperor to deliver Germany from the papal tyranny.

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  • They also contain provisions authorizing the asking of supplementary questions, the moving and discussion of resolutions on any matter of public interest and the annual consideration of the contents of the budget.

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  • Mehemet Ali merely protested the complete loyalty of his intentions; Ibrahim, declaring that as a soldier he had no choice but to obey his father's orders, advanced to Afium-Karahissar and Kutaiah, whence he wrote to the sultan asking his gracious permission to advance to Brusa.

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  • During the occupation of Java by the British an embassy was despatched to Sir Stamford Raffles by the sultan of Banjermasin asking for assistance, and in 1811 Alexander Hare was despatched thither as commissioner and resident.

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  • In return Anne gave her support to William's government, though about this time, in 1696 - according to James, in consequence of the near prospect of the throne - she wrote to her father asking for his leave to wear the crown at William's death, and promising its restoration at a convenient opportunity.'

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  • She wore mourning for her father in 1701, and before his death James is said to have written to his daughter asking for her protection for his family; but the recognition of his son by Louis XIV.

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  • To this date belong Millet's "Golden Age," "Bird Nesters," "Young Girl and Lamb," and "Bathers"; but to the "Bathers" (Louvre) succeeded "The Mother Asking Alms," "The Workman's Monday," and "The Winnower."

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  • August Becker, asking for explanation of some difficulties, began an intimate correspondence which went on for some time (and which was published by Becker's son in 1883).

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  • The Riksdag, however, finally agreed to a proposal by Bishop Billing, a member of the First Chamber, that an address should be presented to the king asking for a full inquiry into the question of extending the franchise for the election of members to the Second Chamber.

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  • A portion of the nation is, however, said to have remained behind, and Procopius tells a story that these remnants sent an embassy to Gaiseric, asking that their kinsfolk in Africa should renounce their claims to the lands which their forefathers had held in the old homes of the race.

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  • It is asking for nothing from others which we do not give ourselves.

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  • A petition was presented to the emperor by the Georgians in 1904 asking for the restoration of their church and their language, but nothing came of it.

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  • He also wrote to Pope Pius IX., asking that a Roman Catholic bishop should be sent to him.

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  • In reply to a note addressed by England to neutrals, asking that all belligerent submarines be excluded from neutral waters, he said that the nature of each submarine must govern the decision.

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  • He had heard a voice asking him whether he would leave his sins and go to heaven, or keep his sins and go to hell; and he had seen an awful countenance frowning on him from the sky.

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  • Soon after he saw an ascetic walking in a calm and dignified manner, and asking who that was, was told by his charioteer the character and aims of the Wanderers, the travelling teachers, who played so great a part in the intellectual life of the time.

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  • The young girl in her love for it carried the dead child clasped to her bosom, and went from house to house of her pitying friends asking them to give her medicine for it.

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  • Gotama heard the sound of their talk, and asking what it was, told them to let Subhadra come.

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  • The latter began by asking whether the six great teachers knew all laws, or whether there were some that they did not know, or knew only partially.

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  • In 1848 a circular was sent by the 3rd Earl Grey, then colonial secretary, to the governor of the Cape (and to other colonial governors), asking him to ascertain the feelings of the colonists regarding the reception of a certain class of convicts, the intention being to send to South Africa Irish peasants who had been driven into crime by the famine of 1845.

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  • Asking themselves - What is the material universe, they had replied respectively - It is water, It is µeraEv Ti, It is air, It s fire.

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  • In 1893 a further conference on the Swazi question took place between Sir Henry Loch, high commissioner for South Africa, and President Kruger, the result of which was that the administration of Swaziland, with certain reservations as to the rights of the natives, was made over to the South African Republic. In the following year six Swazi envoys visited England for the purpose of asking Queen Victoria to take Swaziland under her protection.

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  • In 1873 a petition signed by four hundred and eighty-three clergy was presented to Convocation asking for the "education, selection and licensing of duly qualified confessors."

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  • Under Pyms leadership, they began by asking the head of Strafford.

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  • Seven bishops, who presented Trial of a petition asking him to relieve the clergy from the burthen of proclaiming what they believed to be illegal, were brought to trial for publishing a seditious libel.

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  • Lord John Russell decided on asking parliament to sanction.

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  • People have been asking ever since how the penniless man of letters was able to raise so large a sum in the first instance, and how he was able to keep up a respectable establishment afterwards.

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  • A fortnight afterwards Airy wrote asking for information about a point in the solution.

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  • When Balaam reached the frontier of Moab Balak was waiting to welcome him, but could not refrain from asking why he had not come with the first embassy.

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  • According to J, Balaam was among his own people the BneAmmon when Balak sent messengers to him with presents such as soothsayers generally received, asking him to come and curse a people that had come up out of Egypt.

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  • OnMirabeau's motion theAssembly voted an address to the king asking for their withdrawal.

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  • Not content with asking for redress of grievances, they sometimes seized the regimental chest or imprisoned their officers.

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  • It was originally confined to the asking of a question, after due notice, on some affair of state.

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  • When public excitement demands a foreign war, Athens must not rush into it without asking whether it is necessary, whether it will have Greek support, and whether she herself is ready for it.

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  • Burnet wisely refused to accept a benefice in the disturbed state of church affairs, but he wrote an audacious letter to Archbishop Sharp asking him to take measures to restore peace.

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  • Consequently, the Spanish government had once more to attempt to make both ends meet by asking its creditors to assent to the suppression of all the amortization of imperial and colonial debts, and to a tax of 20% on the coupons of all the debts, whilst at the same time the Cortes were asked to authorize a consolidation and liquidation of the floating and war debts and an annual increase of 3,200,000 in already heavy taxation.

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  • As the only means of preserving authority at Khartum (and thus securing the peaceful withdrawal of the garrison) Gordon repeatedly telegraphed to Cairo asking that Zobeir Pasha might be sent to him, his intention being to hand over to Zobeir the government of the country.

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  • But on reaching London he telegraphed to the British consulgeneral in Cairo, asking him to let the khedive know that he would not go back to Egypt.

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  • He is not asking, with Locke, whence the details of experience arise; he is not attempting a natural history of the growth of experience in the individual mind; but he is endeavouring to state exhaustively what conditions are necessarily involved in any fact of knowledge, i.e.

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  • Before she folded the letter, Lisa described the incident with Allen, asking Connie if she had given him the instructions to the Giddon house.

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  • I've been asking a lot of questions of my old network pals and some of them are beginning to wonder why I'm so interested in crime when they think a retiree should be out fishing or chasing a little white ball.

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  • Without even asking where she lived, the Black God brought her home.

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  • That's kind of an extreme form of revenge for asking you about croissants.

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  • She was still silently cursing herself for asking him why he needed to get to the underworld and him for answering honestly.

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  • When the first wave of guests were satiated and Maria on board to do duty with the next horde, Cynthia surprised her husband further by changing into a dress and asking if he wanted to accompany her to church.

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  • God, he was so cute about it—wanting to know if you were a witness, asking all kinds of questions about what you saw and heard.

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  • He kept asking me weird questions about my e-mail.

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  • You didn't used to …touch me without asking.

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  • She feared asking what they meant by Immortal society.

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  • The idea of caring for her overwhelmed him again.  He'd never had a reason to try to control his power or to focus on anything other than surviving.  That a simple little mortal could show him just how little his Immortal and demon powers really meant humbled him.  If he found his way, it would be because of her.  Her distress and sorrow were, buried but he still saw them.  She was trying to be brave, asking him for one last moment of comfort before what she thought was the end.

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  • He didn't embarrass her by asking and was thankful when at long last their flight was ready for boarding.

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  • He had telephoned Randy the following day, asking the boy to inform his mother of Arthur Atherton's death.

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  • A part of him kept asking why he was doing this—not the bik­ing but chasing after a ghost wearing number 888 who was proba­bly hundreds of miles away.

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  • Was he humiliated because she had made the decision without asking him – and why was he home at this time of the day?

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  • Don't you think it's a little late to come to my rescue now – or is there some other reason you're asking?

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  • She was so rude, so abrupt asking me if I was over my panic attacks.

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  • Answering questions or at least asking them is the basis of all scholarly endeavor.

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  • He put up a poster asking for help with my name as the contact.

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  • Forman also practiced alchemy, for Lilly found among his papers several horaries asking whether he would ever attain the Philosopher's Stone.

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  • Following many decades of uninterrupted tradition, many were asking that old question - what do anthropologists do?

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  • I'm only asking for some help here, it won't cost anybody anything.

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  • Throughout this period, as asking prices became more approachable, buyers returned to the market, slowly pushing sale prices upwards.

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  • Many underestimate their need for help, and feel there is a stigma attached to asking.

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  • The ' Parent Know How ' campaign has been developed to break down some of the perceived barriers to asking for help.

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  • At the moment we're asking people to keep an eye out for the scarlet malachite beetle.

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  • Like asking a car mechanic to work on the car without lifting the bonnet!

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  • Lack of demand at these price levels has applied the brakes firmly to property asking prices.

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  • We are running an ongoing publicity campaign asking site visitors to stop feeding bread to the ducks.

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  • You're being very cheeky there asking me that, Small Talk.

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  • A woman calls asking where her linen closet went.

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  • And no, Cheeky Chester, I don't like vanilla coke, thanks for asking.

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  • I wouldn't mind asking Lenin if he really thought communism would work in practice.

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  • An encouraging result for discerning pizza connoisseurs, who may now be asking for an extra topping of fuzzy logic with their next pizza.

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  • Today, leading conservationists are asking for their help to save protect these vulnerable birds from accidental poisoning.

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  • No good asking me, ask the Spirit, become contemplative.

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  • I was besieged by people asking me to make corsets for them.

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  • It is thought that Bygone Sports will be asking the court to allow it to file counterclaims asserting trade mark infringement.

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  • McGinley also had a lot more of the ball & his telling crosses were asking questions of the Braves ' defense.

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  • We are left asking why the Qur'an should choose to deny the crucifixion without good evidence.

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  • I remember asking a mate what the song was, and felt pretty daft not knowing!

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  • A group of girls from Vermont was asking the doorman of Corcoran's to take a picture of them.

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  • Lizzie finds it utterly engrossing, constantly asking questions.

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  • He tours the pit lane asking competitors what they think needs to be done to attract more entrants.

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  • Mayor Flynn kicked off, asking Clinton if he would appoint a peace envoy to Northern Ireland.

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  • In all areas, everybody, for one reason or another, is asking almost existential questions.

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  • For any lawyer knows that you can expose falsehood by asking witnesses about the details.

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  • We have been asking you for the past week who will provide the firepower for City's attack this season.

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  • I know it may be her favorite soap, I like fish fingers but I'm not asking for a job to make them!

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  • There are signs up in the streets of Gardez asking people to kill all foreigners.

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  • Is is just simply a question of asking forgiveness?

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  • If you must have a fry-up, limit the damage by asking for bacon to be grilled and cut the rind off yourself.

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  • He came and sat down on the next bed and just gaped, after asking how I was.

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  • Bidder A were asking whether this would be regarded by FSA as mis-selling to those policyholders who did not have garded by FSA as mis-selling to those policyholders who did not have GARs.

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  • I can't imagine asking someone in Britain to spend three days embroidering a single garment.

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  • The studies often involve giving them a task, or asking them to imitate a gesture.

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  • Indeed private seller, often goaded by EA's encourage crazy asking prices.

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  • You may want to consider asking a local gravedigger who is used to working in graveyards if he could dig the excavation for you.

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  • He wo n't haggle, the asking price is absolutely fine.

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  • Mads Korneliussen broke the tapes at the first time of asking, incurring a 15-metre handicap.

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  • My husband thinks its all hocus pocus and takes a negative angle when asking questions about auras.

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  • A defense lawyer was asking him why no bullets or bullet holes had been found in the room.

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  • Whoever was hunting the hounds then had to keep asking the foot followers to keep well back.

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  • In the ensuing hubbub, the clearest voice I could hear was asking, " what's VHS?

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  • As a result I could keep referring to it and kept things impersonal by simply asking if he could suggest alternatives.

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  • Elsewhere, too, Dunn frequently and understandably expresses incomprehension of Lesley's death, asking the rhetorical " Why?

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  • The character overcomes his initial incomprehension of some local customs by asking the right questions.

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  • The problem of asking for the same result several times comes up not too infrequent in calculations.

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  • Joe, my eldest, who was 31 then, kept asking for money and he was getting really insistent.

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  • It is likely, however, that many more people will be asking questions about the healthcare interventions they receive.

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  • I'm asking you to cooperate in a criminal investigation.

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  • Jesus was asking them to do what a healed leper would do.

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  • I carried the box and an umbrella around the settlement, asking if anyone knew a good locksmith.

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  • We're not asking you to run a marathon, or play 90 minutes of world class football!

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  • This inspired him to create Clean Language, a way of asking questions which preserves the logic of clients ' metaphors.

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  • Suffer no wicked mouth to make blasphemous mirth out of my distresses by asking, " Where is thy God?

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  • Tourists asking for advice on whiskey were often misinformed or not informed at all.

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  • Harry Barnes has been asking questions relating to the effects of exposure to the chemical vinyl chloride monomer.

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  • I kept telling her people were asking after her and she wouldn't believe me, silly moo!

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  • Robert Gater, her boyfriend, was calling from their flat in Chelmsford, asking how to cook mussels.

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  • For light relief we studied the neuropsychology of addiction, again asking ' why?

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  • Therefore on the 16th of February 1907 he submitted his handwritten petition asking for the tax free raising to Austrian nobility.

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  • I was suitably impressed - reading aloud in class, asking far too many questions and being nosey had always been my forte.

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  • Perhaps it is asking too much of a first-time novelist to do both.

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  • However, in 1845, the Birmingham Festival Committee wrote to him, asking him to write a new oratorio for the 1846 Festival.

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  • First she got us into the swing of things by asking us to play an ostinato (a repetitive piece of short music ).

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  • He has started initiating interactions and asking for things, both verbally and using pecs.

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  • This is yet another symbolic feature, the triad asking the percipient to join them to form a quaternity.

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  • Richard has obviously been extremely persuasive asking officers to donate their uniforms to the museum.

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  • During break, I am constantly pestered by William who keeps asking me for my snack.

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  • He was tired of asking the Minister of Supply, Douglas Sandys, to clarify the true position.

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  • They're asking listeners to help by donating just 5 pounds.

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  • Yvette & Karl continue asking for visual and audible proof that someone is with them, suddenly a loud prang to a barrel.

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  • We managed to get a few thousands off the asking price.

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  • He decided to approach the catholic priest asking for Baptism.

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  • We were not allowed to ask - were even rebuked by some for asking - " what is God's truth?

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  • After the opening recitative, three solo male voices represent the magi asking where they can find the new-born Jesus.

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  • We know that the people protesting in front of the Presidential Office are asking for a vote recount.

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  • To handle recursion, Tcl will call this function frequently asking only for directories to be returned.

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  • This can also mean making an appropriate rejoinder, asking a supplementary question, or simply looking interested while remaining mainly silent.

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  • You should think about asking several timeshare resale organizations to value your timeshare to get an idea about how much it is worth.

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  • At age 13, Weir wrote to Jack Nicklaus asking whether he should switch to playing right-handed.

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  • But he gently scolded her asking if she did not realize that this would be where he was to be found.

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  • A woman who has just come back from pregnancy leave may feel sensitive that she is asking for part-time.

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  • Sounds like you are asking for the still shawm I have described above, but the range of this instrument is limited.

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  • When asking what had happened I asked West whether they usually opened 1NT with a singleton - and he looked a bit sheepish!

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  • Every day shopkeepers turn up asking for the money they are owed.

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  • My guest ordered a roast sirloin of Scottish beef, asking it to be served medium.

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  • A grand slam try in spades, asking for good trumps.

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  • Ford dismisses Kwik Fit report Ford today dismissed reports that it would have to dramatically slash its asking price for Kwik-Fit.

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  • Confronted with something called sleaze, I find myself asking myself, what is sleaze?

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  • I mean the silly old sod is only asking three hundred a month, I'm glad we snapped him up on it.

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  • I am sure someone will pay what they are asking for.

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  • Perhaps I should be asking, ' do you still own your own spleen?

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  • Labor cannot steamroller Wales into constitutional change without asking the electorate.

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  • Asking for specific tests or treatments gets pretty sticky.

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  • The real stinger is that £ 400 asking price.

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  • By asking the right questions and truly listening to our clients, we create interior design solutions tailor-made for practical and spectacular life styles.

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  • Asking Your Question Our tarot Readers do not use the Tarot for ' Fortune Telling ' .

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  • Meanwhile, the club are asking supporters to vote for their women's team player of the season.

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  • A confident careers trajectory is yours for the asking.

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  • Years ago many women felt uncomfortable asking their GP's to give them a smear.

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