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behind Sentence Examples

  • The boy got up at once, and sat behind the king.

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  • He peered behind her.

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  • I took the shortest way through the little park behind the palace.

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  • But the brightest summer has winter behind it.

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  • With that behind her, she turned to another subject - one equally disturbing.

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  • Closing it behind her, she moved into the cool moist air.

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  • She wanted to show it to the little boy in the seat behind us.

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  • They had to move forward, and leave the past behind them.

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  • They heard the sound of voices behind them.

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  • The four lawyers rode along, one behind another; for the pathway was narrow, and the mud on each side of it was deep.

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  • Just behind the royal standard-bearers came the Princess Ozma in her royal chariot, which was of gold encrusted with emeralds and diamonds set in exquisite designs.

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  • She squeezed behind the barrel as the office door opened.

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  • At that point, the iffy parts of human history are behind us and it is blue skies and clean sailing ahead.

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  • Only an occasional sound of brush being pushed aside indicated he was still behind her.

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  • Carmen was looking at someone behind the camera and Alex was looking at a girl who stood about five feet from him.

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  • The cogs were working behind those blue eyes.

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  • Brandon leaned down and spoke to the woman behind the wheel.

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  • Leaning her back against the wall, hands behind her back, she watched him in the mirror.

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  • The headlights behind provided a sense of false security.

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  • "Well, then," said the teacher, "you may take your slate and go out behind the schoolhouse for half an hour.

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  • He was still chuckling as she closed the door behind her.

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  • A wide porch peeked from behind three stucco arches.

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  • Quick steps from behind alerted Adrienne to the arrival of Michael.

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  • At such times Dorothy, Zeb and the Wizard all pushed behind, and lifted the wheels over the roughest places; so they managed, by dint of hard work, to keep going.

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  • Suddenly he heard a rustling noise behind him.

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  • "Stretchers!" shouted someone behind him.

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  • The quilt of a high, white feather bed was just visible behind a screen.

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  • Leaving her thoughts behind, she started up the hill to meet Alex.

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  • He was afraid of falling behind the hussars, so much afraid that his heart stood still.

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  • I ride with a divided skirt, and so does my teacher; but it would be easier for her to mount a man's wheel than for me; so, if it could be arranged to have the ladies' seat behind, I think it would be better....

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  • She kept coming up behind me and putting her hand on the paper and into the ink-bottle.

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  • A movement behind caught her attention and she stopped.

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  • She hurriedly ascended the narrow dimly lit stone staircase, calling to Pierre, who was lagging behind, to follow.

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  • The dead and for the most part unmerchantable wood behind my house, and the driftwood from the pond, have supplied the remainder of my fuel.

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  • Wildlife hid behind that wall of green, but it was too late in the day for them to be hopping out on the road.

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  • There was a soft step behind her, and then his hands were on her waist, his thumbs nimbly working the tense muscles.

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  • Just behind it they came upon some dozens of soldiers, continually replaced by others, who ran from the entrenchment.

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  • When having limbered up the only two cannon that remained uninjured out of the four, they began moving down the hill (one shattered gun and one unicorn were left behind), Prince Andrew rode up to Tushin.

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  • As we consider the lot of those left behind, it becomes clearer how the end of scarcity will have a profound impact on the world.

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  • She walked behind his chair, leaning over it and putting her arms around him.

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  • She reached the door and looked back, expecting to find him right behind her, but he wasn't.

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  • But over time, these dehumanizing jobs are what will be "left behind," not the people who perform them.

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  • This has come about as we have left a polarized world behind us and the importance of military alliances has fallen.

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  • In front and behind moved infantry.

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  • A few such trees in the backyard behind your condo, cabin, or yurt would be enough to satisfy your power requirements.

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  • He leaped into the saddle, and away he dashed with his officers close behind him.

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  • After the play I was permitted to go behind the scenes and meet her in her royal costume.

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  • Behind it, sixteen cars were jammed together all the way back to the highway.

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  • She must have two footmen behind her carriage, and very big ones.

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  • When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.

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  • Men esteem truth remote, in the outskirts of the system, behind the farthest star, before Adam and after the last man.

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  • Dodging cobwebs by the dozens, she pushed on until deciding she had reached a point behind the building.

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  • These latter the butler thrust mysteriously forward, wrapped in a napkin, from behind the next man's shoulders and whispered: "Dry Madeira"...

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  • Swiftly behind that thought came another.

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  • While this was being given, Prince Andrew heard the whisper of a woman's voice and the rustle of a silk dress behind the door.

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  • A honk from behind drew their attention.

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  • Sonya trembled all over and blushed to her ears and behind them and down to her neck and shoulders while Nicholas was speaking.

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  • Yancey was instantly behind her.

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  • OK. I'll be right behind you... and drive slowly.

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  • After the play Miss Sullivan took me to see him behind the scenes, and I felt of his curious garb and his flowing hair and beard.

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  • The adjutants and battalion and regimental commanders mounted, crossed themselves, gave final instructions, orders, and commissions to the baggage men who remained behind, and the monotonous tramp of thousands of feet resounded.

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  • Those standing behind noticed what a speaker omitted to say and hastened to supply it.

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  • Behind her throne stood the twenty-eight officers of her army and many officials of the royal household.

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  • Behind them followed a long procession of the women of Rome.

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  • The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.

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  • Methinks I hear them barking behind the Peterboro' Hills, or panting up the western slope of the Green Mountains.

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  • For a hunt and a gallop, eh? asked Nicholas, scratching Milka behind the ears.

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  • It stood behind the door.

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  • He came up behind her and took the coffee cup from her hands, sitting it on the table.

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  • It merely confirmed that she had left childhood behind... quite gracefully.

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  • She mounted the ATV behind him and hesitated before putting her arms around his waist.

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  • The French were making a stand there behind a wattle fence in a garden thickly overgrown with bushes and were firing at the Cossacks who crowded at the gateway.

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  • But that was behind them.

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  • Just then at a distance behind Kutuzov was heard the sound of regiments saluting, and this sound rapidly came nearer along the whole extended line of the advancing Russian columns.

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  • The foreboding of evil that had suddenly come over Rostov was more and more confirmed the farther he rode into the region behind the village of Pratzen, which was full of troops of all kinds.

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  • With an effort, she managed to straddle the vehicle behind him.

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  • She squatted behind a screen of brush and watched.

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  • With his hands behind him he paced briskly from corner to corner of the room, looking straight before him and thoughtfully shaking his head.

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  • "Nesvitski, Nesvitski! you numskull!" came a hoarse voice from behind him.

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  • A soft southern voice drawled behind her.

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  • Alex assisted her as she swung up behind him.

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  • She kicked off her shoes and stretched out on the couch, lacing fingers behind her head.

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  • Brandon may have considered his problem "stupid" at the ranch, but it obviously wasn't behind him.

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  • So she ran along over their heads until she had left them far behind and below and had come to the city and the House of the Sorcerer.

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  • She said, 'Girl,' to the maid, 'put on a livery, get up behind the carriage, and come with me while I make some calls.'

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  • I heard it proposed lately that two young men should travel together over the world, the one without money, earning his means as he went, before the mast and behind the plow, the other carrying a bill of exchange in his pocket.

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  • The staff officer remained behind and Prince Andrew rode on alone.

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  • Alex put the paper down and turned toward her, sliding an arm behind her on the back of the couch.

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  • A fat major skirted a bush, puffing and falling out of step; a soldier who had fallen behind, his face showing alarm at his defection, ran at a trot, panting to catch up with his company.

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  • All began to run and bustle, and Rostov saw coming up the road behind him several riders with white plumes in their hats.

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  • The marshals stood behind him not venturing to distract his attention.

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  • Prince Andrew was behind, among the immense number forming the commander-in-chief's suite.

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  • A cannon ball killed someone behind them, another fell in front and splashed Dolokhov with blood.

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  • When Gabriel came to inform her that the men who had come had run away again, she rose frowning, and clasping her hands behind her paced through the rooms a long time considering what she should do.

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  • Giddon deposited Lisa on the animal's back and, putting a foot in the stirrup, swung up behind her.

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  • Mr. Finney had a turnip, And it grew, and it grew; It grew behind the barn, And the turnip did no harm.

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  • In those driving northeast rains which tried the village houses so, when the maids stood ready with mop and pail in front entries to keep the deluge out, I sat behind my door in my little house, which was all entry, and thoroughly enjoyed its protection.

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  • Behind the caleche galloped the suite and a convoy of Croats.

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  • A little behind the hussars came Denisov, accompanied by two infantry officers with whom he was talking.

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  • On seeing the hussars, the foremost began to turn, while those behind began to halt.

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  • Alex climbed into the car beside Carmen and placed his arm protectively on the back of the seat behind her neck.

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  • From behind them, Felipa's amused voice teased.

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  • A flush crawled up his neck, across his face and hid behind flashing dark eyes.

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  • She was walking behind him, trying unsuccessfully to keep up with his long strides.

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  • Would she have been able to hear his conversation behind a closed door?

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  • "Don't move," a familiar voice commanded from behind her.

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  • He walked up and down the river bank, leading his horse behind him; but he kept his eyes turned always toward the dim, dark spot which he knew was the old North Church.

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  • At first I was very sorry when I found that the sun had hidden his shining face behind dull clouds, but afterwards I thought why he did it, and then I was happy.

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  • It was not so much within doors as behind a door where I sat, even in the rainiest weather.

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  • The countess in turn, without omitting her duties as hostess, threw significant glances from behind the pineapples at her husband whose face and bald head seemed by their redness to contrast more than usual with his gray hair.

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  • Behind these were some Russian sharpshooters.

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  • Behind Kutuzov, at a distance that allowed every softly spoken word to be heard, followed some twenty men of his suite.

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  • 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.

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  • "I don't need one," she snapped over her shoulder, and then slid the patio door shut behind her.

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  • Occasionally he glanced behind him, as if searching for someone, or something, that might be watching.

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  • The cliff and surrounding mountains were now behind them.

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  • "I'm not hungry," she said honestly, and walked into her room, shutting the door behind her.

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  • Whatever she couldn't get into it, she would simply have to leave behind.

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  • Each still held the final pieces to the puzzle they left behind.

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  • As Adrienne stepped off the sidewalk, she heard quick steps from behind.

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  • She'd already burned her bridges behind her.

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  • I burned it behind me.

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  • The four freight wagons pulled into a single line behind her.

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  • He let the wagon pull ahead and crossed behind it, speeding up to reach the seat from the other side.

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  • A deep voice spoke from behind her.

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  • What was going on behind those fantastic eyes, she couldn't say, but Pete's jaw must have dropped a mile.

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  • From behind them a voice spoke.

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  • She picked up the lines and worked her wagon behind the rest.

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  • Davis, you and Royce pull in behind them.

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  • A whisper of sound behind proved to be Davis.

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  • If you leave the wagons behind, you'll be rewarding the Indians.

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  • Using the extra sand, they made fortifications and bedded down for the night behind them.

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  • By dawn they had left the wagons far behind.

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  • She stumbled up the dune behind him and stopped when he held out a hand.

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  • He chuckled again and glanced back at the others, who were trailing behind.

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  • As she trudged along behind him she considered her newfound desire.

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  • Bordeaux lead the horse out of the ravine and behind a slab of rock.

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  • There he swung up behind her and they rode away from the area at a fast trot.

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  • Bordeaux stepped from behind the rock and called to the Indians.

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  • The desert and lava fields behind them, they made good time.

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  • With a trembling hand, she lifted the flower and tucked it behind her right ear.

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  • You've got to put it behind you and get on with your life.

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  • "I hope you don't find all this too primitive," Cade spoke behind her.

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  • Cade was standing behind Claudette and her husband.

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  • Everyone laughs behind his back.

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  • The very next day she was straining over the counter to reach behind the stove when Cade came into the kitchen.

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  • I dropped the salt shaker behind the stove.

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  • She moved past him and gingerly felt behind the stove until her fingers closed around the shaker.

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  • That and the time when I was trying to get the salt shaker from behind the stove.

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  • And then he left the room, pulling the door snugly closed behind him.

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  • And then she heard the drum of hooves behind her.

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  • He pulled as she lunged up, and as soon as she was settled behind him, he urged the horse into a lope.

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  • The storm kicked up dust behind them, but they managed to beat it to the corral.

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  • She was riding behind Cade, her hands clinging to his lean hips.

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  • She jerked the kitchen door open, not realizing he was close until she heard his voice behind her.

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  • He came through the door, his hands behind him and a smug look on his face.

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  • He pulled his hands from behind his back and held them out to her.

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  • She did several dishes and then heard a chair scrape the floor behind her.

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  • He reached out, gently slipping a hand behind her neck.

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  • His hands touched her waist and then he slipped his arms around her from behind and drew her back against his chest.

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  • "I hope you don't mind mice," Quinn said with a smile as he showed us a small room behind the kitchen.

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  • "Coffee first, please," I answered as the bath room door closed behind Betsy.

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  • I'm on the road with West Virginia behind me, taking a brief rest from my hobby.

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  • We followed behind him.

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  • No, I don't remember it but it would have been behind me.

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  • We took seats on an old leather sofa and side chair while our hostess sat behind the desk that dominated the room.

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  • It was a hang-up but when she returned moments later, she heard a car leaving the alley behind her house.

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  • Without a word, Howie crossed to the basement stairs, with Quinn close behind.

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  • We were picked up by Martha and arrived just as Quinn and who'd ferried Howie pulled in behind us.

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  • When I noticed his flashing lights behind me, I nearly raced away but he'd have caught me.

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  • We knew the young girl was in trouble shortly after she left her house, with Howie following closely behind her.

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  • I'd love to put this behind us but it takes time.

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  • I'm the poop the black sheep left behind in the pen.

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  • "I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.

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  • Besides, if he was imprisoned for a crime like these murders, he'd still be rotting behind bars.

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  • You think perhaps the FBI is behind it?

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  • My wife stood in front of the others as they all waited behind her.

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  • As the others remained behind the closed door of the conference room, I went out to lunch on my own.

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  • Who is behind this enterprise?

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  • I rang the bell and I could see shadow movement behind the thin drapes but no one answered.

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  • I must be sure before I strike and not leave the psychic one behind to torment me.

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  • I left the phone off the hook, retreated back to the bedroom and with my heart racing, I closed the door behind me.

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  • As I tried to rise to my knees I was grabbed from behind and once again, I felt a knife at my throat!

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  • I was dragged to my feet from behind by my captor as police burst through the door and the room ignited with the blinding glow of several flash lights.

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  • "Drop it!" a voice shouted from behind the light as I felt the knife press tighter against me!

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  • Behind him, to the far right, I could see the front door was off its hinges, wrested to a strange angle.

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  • Sensing someone behind me, I turned just enough to see my wife sitting in a chair, her eyes closed.

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  • I heard another sound as Molly came across the room and stood behind my wife.

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  • I thought when all this was behind us, we could reminisce about it and maybe revel in all the good we managed to accomplish.

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  • He sat behind his desk and motioned me to a side chair.

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  • He swears he won't leave them behind.

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  • My place was on the street behind theirs, one house over so the corners of our lots touched.

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  • It was strange sitting here, talking to a confessed rapist, with the sound of what was probably more of them eating dinner behind me.

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  • I lined up behind an old fellow whose odor almost caused me to skip the meal entirely but I stuck with it and was rewarded by a tasty bowl of chicken soup and a fresh baked roll.

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  • My bed in the homeless shelter, definitely a first for me, was a pull-out in a small room behind the main hall.

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  • I wasn't relegated to the large first floor dormitory-style quarters behind the eating area.

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  • Put it behind you, Howie.

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  • It looks like he'd just come out of the shower and got it from behind, with something heavy.

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  • "I'll drive you," Pual said as he came out from behind the counter and hurried to the front door, leaving his boss and the elderly couple behind with mouths agape.

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  • Pual followed a few steps behind.

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  • She sat behind a desk and began asking me questions which I interrupted.

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  • I turned and left the room with Pual behind me as I searched left and right until I saw a policeman by the door.

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  • A person behind me answered nervously.

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  • Now my two treasures are secure behind me as I'm off to my wooded sanctuary.

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  • With extreme trepidation, I complied, closing the door behind me.

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  • He stepped out from behind me, holding his large knife.

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  • Cautiously, I stepped outside the motel room door, closing it behind me.

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  • My heart fell, knowing the session I'd left behind was over and with it, our final attempt to locate Grasso's hide away.

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  • She waved her hand behind her.

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  • I heard her snarl from behind the wooden door.

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  • Purple-eyes looked at her, and she shrank behind Green-eyes.

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  • The man who spoke snatched her arms from behind and shoved her into the kitchen.

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  • "Jonny, what are you doing here?" she demanded, pulling away from the man behind her.

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  • "Impressive," the man behind him said.

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  • "Sit your ass down," he said and nodded his head behind him towards the living room.

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  • She showed no sign of life until he locked the door behind them.

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  • He looked at his watch again, then settled in bed on his side behind her.

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  • The agitated voice came from behind her, jarring her.

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  • Bianca closed the door behind her then tried to open it again.

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  • It makes no sense, but I couldn't ever leave that night behind.

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  • He wrenched the door open and slammed it behind him.

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  • She stopped at a stoplight, only for the car behind her to slide into her.

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  • The driver from the car behind her approached.

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  • There was only one other customer and several baristas talking loudly behind the counter.

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  • She withdrew, and he felt the loss of her presence like the sun going behind a cloud.

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  • He sat on the ottoman in front of her, reaching out to tuck her hair behind her ear.

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  • He touched her automatically, stroking the side of her face and tucking errant curls behind her ear.

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  • Toni pushed both women behind him, and Darian took a teetering step towards him.

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  • Dusty waited until he heard the door close behind him before he moved.

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  • Dusty strode to the small gym behind the main house, stripping off his jacket and shirt as he did so.

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  • "You almost waited too long," the mysterious creature said from behind him.

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  • Talon hauled her along until he, too, was worn out and she dropped behind both.

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  • The world dumped her on top of a pile of sand near the boardwalk with the angry black sea roaring behind her.

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  • He looked over his shoulder again at the dark landscape behind him.

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  • "Enjoy," Sean said, reappearing from the kitchen doors behind her to place a bowl of warm toffee pudding on the table.

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  • He lowered the woman to her feet and pushed her behind him.

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  • The woman moved behind him, her confused green eyes on Jule.

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  • Yully closed the door behind her, shaking out of fear and cold.

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  • Sean asked from behind her.

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  • Jule sensed a great deal of turmoil behind his calm features and pitied the man.

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  • Jule eased out of the garage and closed the door behind him.

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  • The garage door behind him opened, and he whirled.

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  • Too weak to push it off, he let his head drop back onto the cushion behind him.

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  • Four of the five vamps he'd chosen as bodyguards were exchanging looks of derision behind his back, and the vamp he tried to interrogate was openly ridiculing him.

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  • I found his body behind his bar.

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  • "Stay behind me, Jonny," she directed him.

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  • Dusty slammed the door behind him and entered the living room, his sharp gaze taking in every dark corner before he sat.

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  • "I'm here, Jule," Bianca said from behind him.

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  • Power flowed from Xander and Jule, through her toward the Other, pinning him against the pillar behind him.

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  • The low growl drew her attention behind her, where the red-eyed man materialized beside Damian.

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