"Let's see," Fred answered, counting on his fingers.
I'm counting on you to explain everything calmly.
For example, if it should turn out that the mass of a body is to be estimated by counting the number of corpuscles (whatever they may be) which go to form it, then a body with an irrational measure of mass is intrinsically impossible.
Indeed, it is only by experience that we can know that any definite process of counting will give the true cardinal number of some class of entities.
To VI., is composed of 8 redif brigade districts of 2 regimental districts of 4 battalion districts apiece, each ordu thus counting 64 battalion districts.
After counting to ten and taking two deep breaths, she lifted her head and met his troubled gaze.
She began counting and then reached over to the end table for a pencil and paper.
The Crusades had sprung from the policy of a theocratic government counting on the motive of otherworldliness; they had helped in their course to overthrow that motive, and with it the government which it had made possible.
He was educated in his native city and in New Orleans, where he early entered his step-father's counting-house.
It is only recently that the succession of processes which is involved in any act of counting has been seen to be irrelevant to the idea of number.
It is perfectly possible to imagine a universe in which any act of counting by a being in it annihilated some members of the class counted during the time and only during the time of its continuance.
He still felt guilt-ridden over the redhead, but comforted himself by picturing her counting the money, thinking fondly of the great night at the casino with that sexy guy whose name she couldn't remember.
Are you going to insist that Howie admit to her what we're doing at Econ Scrutiny all day; not just counting sheep births and soy bean crops?
I'm counting on it.
Dolokhov was counting the money and noting something down.
Weller smiled and began counting off on his fingers.
I'm counting on it.
She found herself counting how many exclamation points Ingrid used before she read through the rules.
I'm counting on the fact that you're a nice guy.
Dean had pondered that very question during his sheep-counting hours the prior night.
"Let's see," said Fred, counting on his fingers.
He paced as men rose from the ground and trotted to him, counting as they came.
We've got some baseball to play tomorrow; some butt to kick and we're counting on you!
He could spot the rider now and again with occasional glances and by counting off the seconds between points they both passed, knew he was gaining, if ever so slowly.
Mums rocked in her chair and finished counting stitches before she responded.
We're counting on it.
Probably counting to ten... something she should have tried.
The method of counting the total number of revolutions gives more friction and is less convenient than Repsolds', and no provision seems to be made for illuminating the micrometer head in the practical and convenient plan adopted by Repsolds.
This linguistic poverty proves that the Australian tongue has no affinity to the Polynesian group of languages, where denary enumeration prevails: the nearest Polynesians, the Maoris, counting in thousands.
The total area of the North Atlantic, not counting inland seas connected with it, is, according to G.
The institution rapidly spread, counting twenty houses before his death and eighty before that of St Jeanne.
After an apprenticeship in a counting-house, he led a seafaring life for several years, and became a shipowner and merchant.
Many apparent puerilities, such as the counting of letters and the marking of the middle point of books, had a practical use in enabling copyists of MSS.
The end of the first interval of this length (counting from the piece of bunting) is marked by a bit of leather, the second by a cord with two knots, the third by one with three knots, and so on; the middle of each of these lengths (half-knot) is also marked by a cord with one knot.
Invasions and more or less complete conquests can be ascribed to these tribes without counting minor movements.
Without counting subdivisions, there would seem to be three main schools of art in Asia at present - Chinese, Indian and Moslem.
An uncle having promised him a place in a counting-house at Lisbon, he also learned French, German and Italian to fit himself for the post.
Dagobert had at first consented to the dying Godfrey's wish that Baldwin should be his successor; but when Godfrey died he saw an opportunity too precious to be missed, and opposed Baldwin, counting on the support of Bohemund, to whom he sent an appeal for assistance.
The full number of deputies was 749, not counting 33 from the colonies, of whom only a section arrived in Paris.
Hesse showed independently that the general ternary cubic can be reduced, by linear transformation, to the form x3+y3+z3+ 6mxyz, a form which involves 9 independent constants, as should be the case; it must, however, be remarked that the counting of constants is not a sure guide to the existence of a conjectured canonical form.
Thus the ternary quartic is not, in general, expressible as a sum of five 4th powers as the counting of constants might have led one to expect, a theorem due to Sylvester.
The Jews in 1900 numbered 851,378, not counting the very great number who have become Christians, who are reckoned as Magyars.
(ii.) The above operation is performed with i lb as the unit of counting, and the process would be the same with any other unit; e.g.
This is due to the fact that there are really two kinds of subtraction, respectively involving counting forwards (complementary addition) and counting backwards (ordinary subtraction); and it suggests that it may be wise not to use the one symbol - to represent the result of both operations until the commutative law for addition has been fully grasped.
We therefore determine the coefficients by counting the grouped terms individually, instead of adding them.
And a shore-line, not counting minor indentations, of about loo m., and lying 1200 ft.
This is simply another form of trade, so some might accuse me of double counting some of my forty-three reasons war will end.
She has counted everything in the house, and is now busy counting the words in her primer.
The only young people remaining in the drawing room, not counting the young lady visitor and the countess' eldest daughter (who was four years older than her sister and behaved already like a grown-up person), were Nicholas and Sonya, the niece.
The soldiers in their greatcoats were ranged in lines, the sergeants major and company officers were counting the men, poking the last man in each section in the ribs and telling him to hold his hand up.
Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now counting the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute.
(he again raised his cap to Natasha) "but as for counting skins and what one takes, I don't care about that."
"If you were counting on the evening soup, you have come too late," said a voice from behind the fire with a repressed laugh.
Pierre walked along, looking from side to side, counting his steps in threes, and reckoning them off on his fingers.
On the opposite side stood Dolokhov's Cossack, counting the prisoners and marking off each hundred with a chalk line on the gate.
Six counting Alex's stallion.
She glanced around, counting mules.
So now there are seven of us, counting Molly.
He sat back and waited, counting down from ten.
"I'm counting on you winning," he added.
I'm counting on you.
I guess when you stop counting hours and days and just count months or years—
I've been counting on it.
The Englishman took out his purse and began counting out the money.
Rostov took the money and, mechanically arranging the old and new coins in separate piles, began counting them.
He knew it, which meant he was counting on her caving at some point.
She blinked and read it again, counting the zeros to assure that she had read it properly.