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  • No doubt he didn't like being reminded that her dream could only be achieved by unnatural methods.

  • Why hadn't it occurred to her that Jonathan might feel he was being replaced?

  • Outside of this being her first trip in an airplane, the rest of the flight was uneventful.

  • More than likely the correction was to prevent her from being embarrassed.

  • He probably didn't realize that his hostility toward Señor Medena was being transferred to Jonathan as anxiety.

  • He was being positively rude.

  • It had provided the opportunity for him to accuse her of being unfaithful.

  • Alex liked being in control, and he had none in this situation.

  • Remembering what Felipa had said about the girls being out of a home if Alex refused the inheritance, she smiled.

  • He had started the clinic shortly after they were married, so his dream was barely being realized.

  • I never thought of him as being anything else but a salesman until I saw him tonight, but he seems so... comfortable now.

  • Being groped by him again wasn't something she was looking forward to.

  • There is something to be said for being poor.

  • Alex was being stubborn - and uncharacteristically rebellious.

  • All right, but I don't like being kept in the dark about all this.

  • She wasn't looking forward to being in the room with Alex right now - especially so with the children there to listen.

  • He's been clear enough about that, and yet it's being pushed on him.

  • He had the background and the education, but he obviously didn't have the inclination to adjust to the one being forced on him.

  • She hadn't brushed or rinsed her mouth out since being sick on the plane.

  • He wasn't even being recognized for his abilities.

  • If Alex liked being in control, and she liked him being in control, then there was no problem.

  • She sobbed and begged them to let her out until Carmen felt like her heart was being brutally wrenched from her body.

  • "For being greedy and making children without god's consent," Carmen said.

  • She wouldn't describe him as being tall.

  • There was a fine line between being frugal and being a miser.

  • She was the country bumpkin that he had to drag everywhere or be accused of being insensitive.

  • Then again, maybe he was being sued.

  • No one had said anything about Dulce being married, either.

  • Would there be a point at which she stopped being surprised by his family?

  • Being able to discuss such things with him was as comforting as it was new.

  • Is being in control so important that you're willing to sacrifice the happiness of your only son?

  • By the time they arrived at the hospital, the twins were being placed in incubators.

  • He had an idea of how his father felt, fearing he would have to watch his little boy grow and not being able to be the provider.

  • His reputation for being rough on rookies was well earned.

  • It was the idea of being deceived.

  • Being around Lathum had opened his eyes to the number of people who deceive and are deceived.

  • For a full week she enjoyed the benefits of being big sister.

  • Then came the arrest, and with it the fear of being questioned by the police.

  • "I like being here with you," she insisted.

  • Right now it was like being the last person on earth.

  • For a moment she felt the dull aching pain of being utterly alone.

  • Being close enough so that she could attend college while living at home had been their rationalization, but she suspected they were also trying to stimulate her social life.

  • I'll just have to get used to being idle.

  • His only explanation was that he liked being alone.

  • There were bears and mountain lions, but in all the years she had lived here, she had never known of anyone being attacked.

  • I guess a walk in the cool evening isn't worth the risk of being eaten up by beasts is it?

  • She glanced back to make sure she wasn't being observed.

  • After one last look around to see if she was being watched, she started into the woods.

  • He took it harder than I thought he would, but being able to keep Tammy took the edge off it.

  • He had been drinking and was being a jerk.

  • For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.

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

  • One thought had been gnawing at her consciousness since the first time she suspected him of being involved in drugs.

  • They might have considered her an innocent bystander in her relationship with Allen, but being on the sideline again would, at minimum, make them suspicious.

  • I don't like you being up there alone.

  • You don't like being deceived.

  • Sometimes I think Brandon being here has backfired.

  • Hadn't she resigned herself to being the ugly duckling years ago?

  • Being the only child, she was probably over protective of him.

  • Roxanne had a set her cap for him and Adrienne had no intention of being the one to spoil her friends' plans.

  • Friday was usually a hectic day, with people being released, so she was unable to leave early.

  • He led the way to the door, all the while muttering something under his breath about something being stupid.

  • You being a nurse...

  • She wasn't being selfish.

  • "That I was being my usual selfish self?" she prompted.

  • Nothing she had ever experienced in her life was more painful than that moment, knowing his pain and not being able to say a thing to help.

  • I was being a jerk.

  • He knew he was being backed into a corner.

  • Being in front carried its responsibilities.

  • That was why Pete chose the route - less risk of being robbed.

  • You're being paid to talk?

  • Being first in line one day meant being last in line the next.

  • It was hard to look at his face without being fascinated by the color of his eyes.

  • He thought she was being forward.

  • She had killed a human being.

  • Separating might increase the risks for some, but it would reduce the risk of everyone being captured.

  • Was he being sarcastic, or was he still miffed about the losing the mules?

  • How could she tell him without being insulting?

  • They slid down the hill a ways until they could stand without being seen.

  • Being tempted was one thing, giving in to temptation was something else.

  • He was wrong for using a bottle to settle his problems, and wrong for being unfaithful to his wife.

  • The wages weren't all that great, but deducting rent, utilities and groceries from her present salary, it wound up being a good deal more.

  • Being the only postal employee in a small town, the petite extravert was always ready for conversation.

  • I guess being reclusive is a poor way to make friends.

  • How could I enjoy myself knowing he was being tended to and surrounded by strangers?

  • She watched him head for the barn and wondered how he could stand being out in the cold all day.

  • Cade was trying to be accommodating, but sometimes he was as skittish about conversation as the cat was about being touched - and likely for the same reason.

  • Some people lived their entire lives without ever being close to anyone.

  • And I insulted you by being such a brute.

  • I was raised on a farm, and being an only child, I learned not to depend on others for entertainment.

  • I got tired of being pawed.

  • Unless - Maybe he was upset at being caught picnicking with his housekeeper.

  • There's no point in being uncomfortable just so you can prove what a macho man you are.

  • I mean... well you being my employer and all.

  • "I imagine it helps being around people," I answered.

  • I spent months being probed, questioned, talked about and made to feel a freak.

  • I tried to remember names on buildings but just being there was so awesome it was difficult to concentrate.

  • Talk about being put on the spot; my beloved set me up in spades.

  • Betsy, being from mid-America, found the ocean delightful.

  • I'd never experienced my wife being so upset.

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