Carmen Sentence Examples
That idea was troublesome to Carmen as well.
Carmen had already spoken to Mums about it.
Carmen had given Josh no encouragement.
Carmen glanced at her in surprise.
Carmen stopped washing the dish in her hand and stared at Mary in mute silence.Advertisement
Carmen finally found her tongue.
Carmen rinsed a dish and sighed.
Carmen shrugged again, plunging her hands into the warm dishwater.
Carmen made a face.
Carmen sat with her hands clutched together tightly as the plane taxied out to the runway.Advertisement
Alex didn't look at Carmen, which was her first inkling that something was amiss.
When Señor Medena introduced the girl as his daughter, Carmen caught her breath and looked at Alex for an explanation.
Carmen tried to hide her surprise.
Alex helped the man get the luggage into the trunk and then hurried to assist Carmen into the car before the man could touch her.
Alex climbed into the car beside Carmen and placed his arm protectively on the back of the seat behind her neck.Advertisement
Carmen scooted closer to him, wondering if he heard Felipa.
Carmen refrained from looking at Alex or displaying the shock she felt at the introduction of two more siblings he had never mentioned - an entire family.
Like her father, the dark eyes that examined Carmen revealed little emotion.
Carmen held out a hand.
We can stop right here if you want, Carmen.Advertisement
When Carmen's father died, she thought she was alone in the world, yet all these people had been there for her.
Katie picked up the plate, her focus on Carmen.
Then there was the money he left to Carmen.
Ed merely looked at them and then back at Carmen.
Random eyed Carmen silently.Advertisement
Katie said that was because Carmen had been raised poor and had become frugal.
Jonathan came in as Carmen was setting the table.
Carmen glanced at Alex.
Jonathan grinned and Carmen glanced at Alex.
Carmen hurried over to Destiny.
Carmen, don't bother to cook.
With everything going on, Carmen didn't have time to worry about flying, but when they were all sitting at the airport, she finally had time to stew over it.
Felipa looked to be in her early twenties and had a sunshine smile that made Carmen feel welcome.
She hugged both Alex and Carmen.
Carmen tried to focus on Felipa, but her mind was full of questions.
Señor Medena was watching Alex, but from the corner of her eye Carmen could see Alex was looking out the window.
Alex shifted a faintly amused gaze to Carmen.
Carmen wrinkled her nose at him.
Carmen said, grabbing her hand and kissing the chubby little fingers.
His gaze sought Carmen and the sides of his mouth turned up in a warm smile.
Carmen met his gaze for a moment - long enough to reunite, and then they both turned back to the others.
She glanced at Carmen.
After she left the room, Carmen glanced down at her dress and then at Alex.
Carmen is a very good cook.
Señor Medena's reflective gaze rested on Carmen.
Carmen wanted to shrivel out of sight.
Carmen whipped her head around.
Carmen grabbed a napkin and began wiping the mashed potatoes from her hand.
Carmen glanced around the table, but everyone seemed to be more amused than disturbed... everyone but Señor Medena.
His contemplative regard fell on Carmen.
Carmen shot a glance at Alex, who was giving his meal undue attention.
Carmen glanced at Alex again.
Carmen met his mocking gaze.
Carmen kicked Alex under the table.
Later, as they walked back to their room, Jonathan looked up at Carmen.
Carmen stared at him.
Carmen's mouth went dry with fear.
Waiting until they were out of view from the men at the corral, Carmen rode up beside Alex.
Carmen glared at her.
Her anxious gaze went from Carmen to Alex and back again.
When no one said anything she sighed, her attention on Carmen.
Carmen stared at her.
Señor Medena asked Carmen and Alex to come to his office with him.
Carmen sat down, but Alex remained standing.
Señor Medena glanced at Carmen and then back at Alex.
Carmen smiled up at him.
Alex glanced at Carmen, his eyes twinkling.
He took Carmen by the hand and leaned close to her ear.
Carmen was up first, showering and dressing before Alex woke.
Carmen, you're driving me crazy.
Carmen glanced up at Alex.
Carmen glanced up at her.
Carmen continued wrapping gifts and didn't comment.
Carmen smiled at her.
Her dark eyes fixed on Carmen, eagerly waiting for the rest of the story.
Carmen drew a slow breath and glanced self-consciously at Dulce and Alondra.
Finally her sober gaze came back to Carmen.
Alondra watched Carmen reflectively for a while and finally spoke.
Carmen went back to wrapping her present.
Carmen caught her breath - and the denial.
Carmen mentally counted to ten before responding.
She turned to Carmen.
Finally Carmen looked at Felipa.
Carmen's smile was wry.
Carmen asked, setting a freshly-wrapped present aside.
Felipa lifted a steady gaze to Carmen.
Felipa left Carmen at the foot of the stairs, striding off without another word.
Carmen put a foot on the first step and then heard voices.
His gaze flitted to Carmen as they passed.
Carmen turned the light off and shut the door.
After flipping through a few channels, Carmen decided to take a long bath.
Carmen leaned on her pillow and watched him dress for bed.
Carmen reached over and flipped off the light.
Carmen shook her head.
Her calculating gaze ran over Carmen from head to toe and she smiled.
After the fitting, Carmen retrieved Destiny.
Felipa smiled at Carmen's inquisitive look.
True, but her answer left Carmen's stomach tied in a knot.
They rounded the corner of the building to see a group of men lounging against the fence, watching a display that made Carmen's blood run cold.
He looked pleased with himself until he saw Carmen.
Jonathan asked Alex excitedly as they joined Carmen and Felipa.
His gaze lifted innocently to Carmen.
Carmen rolled her eyes.
A stop for lunch and then a drive over the biggest bridge Carmen had ever seen - and then they were in Galveston.
Dulce glanced at Carmen, her expression unreadable.
That night after Jonathan was in bed, Carmen turned to Alex.
Carmen couldn't make out more than a few words, but one of them was mare.
Carmen stood looking after him and then sighed.
Carmen hugged her again.
His gaze shifted to include Carmen.
Carmen made a ball out of a pair of socks.
It was the first time Carmen had seen Alondra actually laugh.
Some might think Dulce didn't know what she was missing, but Carmen suspected she did.
She smiled as Carmen put hands to her mouth in surprise.
She helped Carmen into the new dress.
Alondra and Felipa laughed when Carmen blushed.
Carmen swirled around, enjoying the feel of the skirt as she eyed her image in the mirror.
Finally Alondra guided an Amethyst necklace around Carmen's neck.
Carmen asked in surprise.
Felipa led Carmen to the top of the stairs.
Taking a deep breath, Carmen started down the stairs.
Carmen gazed up at him, shaking her head.
Carmen wrinkled her nose.
Carmen turned and tipped her head back to look at the face of the man who towered over her.
Carmen smiled to herself.
Carmen lifted her chin and studied his face.
Carmen gazed up at him innocently.
Carmen started to laugh.
Carmen gazed up at his somber features.
Carmen felt her face growing warm.
Carmen rubbed her sore neck and searched the room for Alex again, but didn't find him.
Dulce appeared at Carmen's side, dressed in a dark blue gown with a high collar.
Carmen caught her breath, instinctively searching the sea of faces.
When Carmen's gaze returned to Dulce, the woman had a smug smile on her lips.
When Carmen turned, Dulce was watching her with the same expression.
Carmen shrugged, not knowing what to say.
A strong hand grabbed Carmen's arm as the band started another song.
When the band took a break, Carmen was looking for something cool to drink.
They were so synchronized and fluid that Carmen asked Alex if they danced often.
They mingled with the guests a little longer and then Carmen excused herself.
Shutting the door after her, Alex reached for Carmen.
Carmen rushed to him, but found that he was either asleep or passed out.
Finally his gaze found Carmen as they walked toward the car.
Jonathan tugged on Carmen's arm.
Dulce motioned to Carmen from a hallway, so Carmen told Alex to take the children up and she would be up shortly.
Carmen followed Dulce into the empty hallway.
Dulce handed Carmen a picture, her face a study of emotion, but her lips revealing nothing.
Carmen took the picture from her hand and studied it.
It was a picture taken at the party and the focus was on Carmen and Alex.
Carmen was looking at someone behind the camera and Alex was looking at a girl who stood about five feet from him.
Carmen stared at her in surprise.
Carmen stared after her and shook her head.
Carmen found Alex relaxing in a chair next to the bed in their room.
Carmen stood and put her arms around him.
Carmen remained quiet for a few minutes, allowing him to think about it.
Carmen watched him absently.
Carmen sucked in her breath and looked up at Alex.
Carmen glanced at Señor Medena, who was beaming as if they were his children... or as if they were his biological grandchildren.
She patted Carmen on the shoulder and left the room.
Carmen wiped Destiny's face and eyes with the cool rag and used a tissue to wipe her nose.
Alex looked stern, and when Carmen met his gaze, he looked down at his plate.
That evening after Destiny and Jonathan were asleep, Carmen was picking up in their room.
Carmen looked up at his face and found it as stern as his voice.
Carmen, remember what you said to me before we married?
I want to be that way, Carmen.
Carmen glanced at him, but he was still deep in thought.
Carmen thought that might be the end of the conflict.
Later that evening in their room Carmen asked him about the exchange.
Felipa took Carmen by the arm.
Carmen hesitated, catching Alex's eye.
Destiny stared at Alex over Carmen's shoulder and Jonathan was so focused on Alex that he nearly ran into Alondra.
Carmen glanced at Alex, but he either didn't notice her attention, or he was avoiding her eyes.
Alex excused himself early and Carmen stayed downstairs with the children.
Alondra leaned forward on the couch so she could see Carmen.
Carmen felt warmth flood her face.
Finally Carmen picked up Destiny and stood.
Carmen glanced at him.
Carmen headed for their room.
Carmen set Destiny on the floor and then sat down beside Alex.
Carmen watched him silently, waiting for an explanation.
Carmen, I don't think you really want in the middle of this.
But Carmen had better luck with Señor Medena.
Carmen glanced up to find him frowning down at her.
Carmen stood and took Destiny's hand.
Dulce glanced at her father and then at Carmen, her dark eyes barely veiling contempt.
Carmen shifted her attention to Señor Medena, who was focused on Alex at the moment.
Carmen couldn't deny that fact.
Carmen nodded and stepped out the door.
Carmen turned and lifted a hand to shade her eyes from the sun.
He scowled at his father and rode up beside Carmen.
Morino's uncomfortable gaze shifted from Señor Medena to Alex, and then to Carmen, but he said nothing.
Carmen accepted the outstretched hand and placed a foot in the vacated stirrup.
When Morino rode far enough ahead so that he couldn't hear their conversation, Carmen finally spoke to Alex.
Carmen let loose of his waist, moving away from the unclean thought.
They talked for a few minutes and then Carmen left to take Destiny to their room.
Carmen stopped at the corner, uncomfortable with the heat of the exchange, yet unwilling to interrupt.
When she spotted Carmen, her eyes widened, but she kept walking.
Alex turned red when Carmen stepped forward.
Carmen shoved a wide-eyed Destiny into his arms and turned to follow Dulce.
Dulce turned, and for a moment Carmen thought she might strike her.
Carmen took a breath.
Finally she wiped her eyes and glared at Carmen.
Carmen caught her breath.
She waved a hand at the house and leaned toward Carmen.
Carmen recoiled from her words and the hatred.
Carmen shook her head and turned away.
Carmen avoided his hands, turning to the closet.
What part have I got wrong, Carmen?
Alex was lounging with one shoulder against the wall on the other side of the family room when Carmen walked in.
Carmen smiled, basking in the warmth of his attention.
Carmen picked her up and turned as Jonathan joined her.
Carmen kissed Destiny goodnight and shut the door to their room.
Carmen and Destiny dressed mother/daughter style in red/green/yellow plaid blouses and hunter green jeans.
Carmen glanced up at Alex and he shrugged.
Carmen stiffened and looked up at Alex, but he found something interesting outside to look at.
Carmen was so tired that the icy wind failed to keep her awake.
Carmen, are you awake?
Carmen let go of the blanket she had been clutching to her chest and turned to shut her light off.
Destiny glanced up at Carmen from her elevated chair at the table and then her attention swung back to Alex.
Carmen carried the basket of eggs to the counter beside the sink and watched as Alex took the lid off the roasting pan.
He worked quietly for a few minutes and then finally turned his attention to Carmen.
A few days later when Carmen and Destiny were visiting Katie, the issue popped out of her mouth in another conversation.
Katie was peeling potatoes at the kitchen sink and Carmen was holding Destiny, watching her.
Carmen shrugged, her face growing warm.
Carmen waved a hand.
Carmen let out a long sigh.
She threw the potato into a pan and eyed Carmen reflectively.
Carmen sat Destiny on the floor and picked up the pan of pealed potatoes, along with a paring knife.
Destiny followed her and Carmen pulled the chair beside her out so she could crawl into it.
Katie made a face as she sat in the chair opposite Carmen.
Carmen picked up a potato and started pealing it.
Katie stopped talking and frowned at Carmen?
Katie made a face and then winked at Carmen.
Carmen met a playful mocking gaze that reminded her of Alex.
Katie glanced up at Carmen, her attention still not complete.
Her gaze drifted off in contemplation, finally returning to Carmen.
Carmen felt the full weight of a question that had no answer.
Carmen had always looked forward to evening when Alex returned from work, but she was doubly relieved for the evening hours now.
Carmen took her to the doctor, but he said there was no cure for the common cold and not to worry about it.
She had been lying around all day catching up on her sleep while Carmen worked on her bedroom.
Carmen fed her a light lunch and she lay down to sleep for a while.
When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.
Carmen, how long has she had this fever?
Carmen gasped, her heart jumping into high gear.
Carmen grabbed the thermometer from the counter and gave it to him.
Carmen covered her mouth with her hands.
Destiny sat on Carmen's lap and Alex held her arm while the pediatric nurse inserted an IV.
Carmen's throat constricted and unshed tears stung her eyes.
She sobbed and begged them to let her out until Carmen felt like her heart was being brutally wrenched from her body.
Carmen sat one side of the bed and Alex on the other, each holding a tiny hand.
Carmen sat in a chair next to the bed and prepared for a long night.
Exhaustion from the ordeal was taking its toll on Carmen as well, but she tried to stay awake.
Carmen followed his gaze.
Destiny was still asleep when Carmen and Katie left the hospital.
Carmen was so exhausted that after Bill picked up Katie, she went to bed.
I'll be leaving early tomorrow morning to relieve Carmen, so I'll drop you off at Katie's.
After they left, Carmen sank into the chair and picked up a horse magazine.
Destiny woke several times during the night, but went back to sleep when she saw Carmen was there.
Once she asked for daddy, but went back to sleep when Carmen told her he was asleep.
Carmen dozed in the chair a few times off and on until about midnight.
Carmen assigned responsibility for that to herself because she didn't notice early enough that Destiny was sick.
Carmen woke suddenly and glanced around the room, half expecting to find him there.
Carmen's stomach squeezed into a knot.
She started crying and holding her arms up to Carmen.
Carmen pushed the button for the nurse and cuddled Destiny.
Carmen could hear her crying all the way down the hall to the elevator.
After the doctor left, Carmen stood over Destiny, looking down at her tiny body while she slept.
Carmen sat down and put her elbows on the bed.
Carmen woke to a crackling sound and sat up, trying to identify it.
Carmen was at her side instantly.
Carmen let the bed rail down and jerked the tent from under the mattress, allowing Destiny to crawl close.
Carmen grabbed a tissue from the table next to the bed and wiped Destiny's nose.
Carmen disentangled herself from Destiny and urged her to lie down.
Carmen swallowed a lump in her throat and blinked tears from her eyes.
Carmen followed her gaze and was surprised to find Señor Medena standing in the doorway.
He handed the doll to Carmen.
Carmen handed Destiny the doll and she wrapped it in her arms.
Carmen turned to Señor Medena.
Felipa leaned around him to look at Carmen.
Carmen winked at Felipa.
For the first time, it crossed Carmen's mind that he was kind of cute.
Carmen gazed down at Destiny inside the oxygen tent.
He spoke so clearly and with such conviction that Carmen wondered if he was thinking about Alex.
Carmen led Felipa to the cafeteria and bought her lunch.
Carmen asked, and then made a face.
Alex said something and Jonathan conveyed it to Carmen.
Carmen turned to Felipa.
Carmen stared after him.
For Carmen, it was an enlightening experience.
He hesitantly announced to Carmen one evening that he wanted to learn to play a guitar.
When Alex came home that evening, Carmen told him about it.
Carmen glanced up from rinsing the pot.
Carmen uncrossed her legs and stood.
Alex hugged Destiny and kissed her before turning to Carmen.
Carmen stared at him, trying to follow his runaway thought train.
Carmen shook her head in disbelief.
Carmen was making the bed while Destiny slept in.
Pulling Alex's pillow from the bed, Carmen caught the faint whiff of his cologne.
There's nothing wrong with dreaming, Carmen.
Alex hired someone to till the garden, refusing to let Carmen do it.
When she paused, Carmen yelled at her.
Destiny ran to Carmen, her eyes large.
Carmen picked her up, watching the skunk suspiciously.
Carmen watched with Destiny while they waited anxiously for Alex.
Carmen waited until after the children were in bed before questioning him.
It's nothing you want to be involved in, Carmen.
With the food warming, Carmen took Destiny to her room and dressed.
Carmen tied Destiny's curls with a yellow ribbon.
When Destiny wanted to wear a ring like mommy, Carmen tied a yellow ribbon around her finger and made a bow of it on the top.
She looked so cute that Carmen took a few pictures of her.
Alex divided his attention between a very attentive Destiny and a reserved Carmen.
Alex shifted his attention to Carmen, his gaze covering her from toe to head.
When Alex returned to the table, he sat in the chair Carmen held for him.
Carmen smiled as she leaned over to kiss him.
Carmen turned to Alex.
Carmen jerked her arms from his neck and sat up.
Carmen climbed off Alex's lap and took Destiny's soft little hand in hers.
Carmen leaned back in his arms and smiled up at him.
After her bath, Carmen dressed Destiny for bed.
Carmen read to her from a book for a few minutes until she fell asleep and then turned the light off.
Even Katie noticed the change in him and asked Carmen about the cause.
You have a right to know, Carmen.
Carmen clamped her mouth shut.
Carmen looked up at her.
You're trying to live like your parents, Carmen.
Carmen left her chair in one quick movement and circled his neck with her arms, kissing him on the temple.
I wouldn't lie to you, Carmen - not intentionally, anyway.
You're Carmen, and that's a lot.
Carmen lifted her brows.
This time Señor Medena greeted Carmen with a hug.
As it turned out, Señor Medena had the same perspective on the situation as Carmen did.
That should have been no big surprise, but Carmen would have thought he would welcome the idea of a willing heir.
When Alex approached Carmen about giving Tessa some money, she said it was up to him, but keep in mind that the issue could have been something like drugs.
Carmen caught her breath and stared at him.
Alex pointed his fork at her and opened his mouth to speak, but Carmen cut him off.
Carmen set her jaw and challenged them each with a stern look.
She was the prettiest Appaloosa Carmen had ever seen.
Carmen abandoned the garden and followed him into the house.
Katie arrived an hour later to pick up Jonathan and Destiny, and thirty minutes later Carmen and Alex were in the car headed for the airport.
Carmen leaned against the nursery window, gazing at them in awe - Alex at her side.
Carmen glanced up at him and he smiled.
Carmen had assumed breast feeding would be a natural thing, but as Matthew lay fussing in her arms, it seemed a major obstacle.
Alex stood beside her, watching the nurse as she gave instructions to Carmen on how to nurse the infant.
Carmen looked up at the nurse.
Carmen glanced up at the nurse for reassurance.
Carmen stroked his cheek again and Matthew went back for another try.
Carmen gazed down at Matthew, overwhelmed with the joy of motherhood.
Carmen detached Matthew from her nipple and handed him to Alex, who sat down beside her.