Keep-from sentence example

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  • She grabbed Brandon's shoulder to keep from falling.
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  • Cassie clung to the seat to keep from falling out of the lurching buggy as Bordeaux took them out of town at a run.
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  • The buggy bounced over a rock and she clutched his arm to keep from falling off.
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  • It took every ounce of her willpower to keep from devouring his body with her eyes.
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  • An hour before dawn, she began to feel drowsy and shifted her position to keep from falling asleep.
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  • It was all Sofia could do to keep from springing out of her seat.
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  • He dropped his arm, and she picked her way through the bodies, covering her mouth to keep from vomiting.
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  • Deidre put her hands over her mouth to keep from squealing and stepped back to give Wynn room.
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  • Deidre bit her tongue to keep from taking the bait.
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  • His amused gaze rested on Carmen as he tried to keep from smiling.
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  • She moved to face him, distracted by the fact he shifted his body to keep from breaking their physical contact.
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  • She pressed the meat of her hands to her eyes to keep from crying again.
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  • Deidre bit her tongue to keep from saying what she wanted to, mainly that a relationship consisted of two people, and she was not about to be one of them.
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  • Deidre clenched her jaw to keep from speaking.
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  • The light returned to her eyes, and she bit her tongue to keep from griping.
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  • She moved along, foot-by-foot, focusing on the next stone and on her anger to keep from sobbing and falling to her doom.
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  • She willed herself there, concentrating hard to keep from losing the connection.
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  • He propped her up, and she sagged against him, unable to keep from crying at the thought of one sworn to protect humanity nearly killing her!
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  • The look on his face made her bite her tongue to keep from saying anything else.
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  • Her familiar way of dismissing her opinion made Katie bite her tongue to keep from saying what she wanted.
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  • "I thought I made your life more difficult," she said to keep from falling into a dangerous silence.
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  • More anger stirred as Jade bit his lip to keep from defending Kris.
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  • He restrained himself as much as possible to keep from injuring Ully.s test subject.
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  • She.d been so pissed at him, she.d told him what she.d planned to keep from him.
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  • When concentrating on the weapons, it was also easier to keep from concentrating on him.
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  • She could hardly keep from sticking a butcher knife in his belly the other night in the kitchen!
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  • It was imperative to maintain enough control to keep from hurting or biting her.
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  • Then how do you keep from being obvious to humans?
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  • Connor clenched his fists and ground his teeth in an effort to keep from showing his strength.
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  • There was only one way to keep from getting old, and life in an old withered body still sounded better than the alternative.
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  • She hugged her knees to her chest to keep from shaking.
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  • The door opened, and Lana gripped the railing to keep from fleeing.
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  • She even caught herself touching her ear to keep from sliding her finger behind it to the subcutaneous net implant.
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  • She took deep breaths to keep from crying.
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  • By midmorning, Deidre was free.  Katie grimaced as she wrapped the dismembered sleeves of her sweater around her wounds.  Blood soaked the sweater quickly, and she held it over her head.  Even before she stood, she felt woozy.  Deidre tested herself and limped a few feet.  Katie steadied her breathing to keep from dropping to her knees.
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  • He's probably looking for help to keep from going back to jail.
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  • Jenn bit her tongue to keep from saying what she wanted to say.
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  • "I would've loved to see that conversation," Jenn said, unable to keep from smiling at the picture in her head.
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  • He fidgeted to keep from reaching out to her.
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  • I think you need to be careful to keep from driving her away.
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  • Her own power felt scrambled, and Jenn fought to keep from becoming disoriented.
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  • He struggled against the darkness, trying to rally his fury to keep from falling completely unconscious after her blow.
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  • "Memon doesn't mind you killing his men?" she challenged, seeking to keep from falling entirely beneath his spell.
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  • It took all his restraint to keep from climbing into the bed with her.
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  • When he lifted his head and looked into her eyes, it was all she could do to keep from declaring her love for him.
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  • He was unable to keep from inching forward.
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  • Jessi rubbed her cheeks, already stressed out and biting her tongue to keep from snapping at him.
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  • Jessi covered her mouth but ended up faking an outburst of coughs to keep from laughing out loud.
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  • Jessi struggled to keep from running across the road and grabbing her cousin.
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  • With one such water-wheel a pair of oxen can raise water any height up to 18 ft., and keep from 5 to 12 acres irrigated throughout an Egyptian summer.
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  • But if the medieval Church and modern Catholics regard the Eucharist as the principal sacrament, Protestants can hardly keep from assigning the supreme place, in the medieval system, to the sacrament of penance.
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  • Well aware afternoon had faded into night, she kept her cup in her lap to keep from fidgeting under his intensity.
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  • After a moment, she ventured into the dark with her hands in front of her, to keep from running into a wall.
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  • She took the role deliberately to keep from getting stereotyped.
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  • After May, 1890, it was evident to me that she had reached a point where it was impossible to keep from her the religious beliefs held by those with whom she was in daily contact.
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  • She turned away and gave her hand to the count, who could hardly keep from laughing.
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  • Nesvitski could hardly keep from laughter provoked by a swarthy hussar officer who walked beside him.
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  • Pelageya Danilovna Melyukova, a broadly built, energetic woman wearing spectacles, sat in the drawing room in a loose dress, surrounded by her daughters whom she was trying to keep from feeling dull.
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  • Princess Mary's heart beat so violently at this news that she grew pale and leaned against the wall to keep from falling.
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  • One way to keep from being frantic is to take deep breaths and think about the optimistic side of the situation.
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  • Wool and cotton, of course, often require lower heat settings to keep from shrinking.
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  • Most non-profits make it a priority to help people keep from simply digging another hole for themselves.
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  • You may need to use Velcro strips or ties in order to secure the cushions to the bench and keep from slipping.
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  • Although most neutrals are considered "safe"" for the majority, redheads should avoid drab tones to keep from appearing washed out and sickly.
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  • Cost-Conscious Travel: Planning a budget and a cost cap for your honeymoon vacation can help you not only keep from accruing unnecessary debt, but also avoid unnecessary stress as well.
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  • Tables set up outdoors will need to be covered in heavy linens in order to keep from blowing in the wind.
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  • To keep from being overmedicated, they should inform doctors of all medications they currently use, including over-the-counter drugs.
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  • Most little girls have twin bed sets, however, more and more are opting for a double bed to keep from having to replace twin beds later that creates more expense.
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  • Purchase and use a strap for your goggles or binoculars to keep from dropping them.
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  • As you consider ways to keep from getting wet when camping, check out some tips for dry camping.
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  • To keep from spreading the infection to other parts of the child's body or giving the virus to someone else, parents and caregivers should wash their hands and the child's hands often, especially after feedings and diaper changes.
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  • However, if you change your part or switch styles frequently, consider doing a layer or two below that to keep from looking unbalanced.
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  • Very brittle hair may require frequent conditioning to keep from developing the fuzzy look of layered split ends.
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  • Consider using natural hair products and natural hair care methods to keep from dousing your locks with chemical and harsh treatments, and look for ways to simplify your hair care routine.
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  • Remember to keep an eye on the amount of the bill you are folding, in order to keep from inadvertently tipping a waiter a 20 and giving your niece just a dollar for her birthday.
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  • Purchasing a too big bra to keep from buying later will not provide enough support now.
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  • Finally, mascot wearers can reduce staining the interior of the costume by wearing lightweight clothing with talcum powder to keep from sweating, especially helpful during the dog days of summer.
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  • One of the hardest things to do at this stage of grief is to keep from lashing out, either at your ex, your friends, or at yourself.
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  • Ideally, however, the stone should be flawless to keep from detracting from the distinctiveness of its unusual color.
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  • This is more difficult to do than a guided meditation and requires some practice to develop the discipline it requires to keep from falling asleep.
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  • Adjustable Vents: Installing vents that will easily open and close can help keep from heating or cooling unused rooms at different times of day.
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  • Post the list on a fridge and keep from repeating the same chores that someone else has already done.
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  • You have to stay committed to maintaining order to keep from having to face a mess again a few weeks or months.
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  • No matter how thoroughly you get your home organized now, it'll need ongoing maintenance efforts in order to keep from becoming disorganized as time goes by.
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  • Remove the fabric when you are not stitching to keep from getting 'hoop marks'.
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  • To keep from over-taxing your gall bladder, consume small meals and consider a diet that consists of mostly plant-based foods.
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  • There have even been news stories about people committing assault because some yahoo just can't keep from hooting and hollering through the whole darn workout.
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  • Stretching too far can cause your muscles to recoil and contract, to keep from being injured.
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  • To keep from getting bored, you can alter exercises either seasonally or for a change of routine.
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  • For a more voluptuous shape, a string bikini may work better for you to keep from having the visible panty line that could result in wearing a full bikini.
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  • To keep from disrupting the design on the front and the lacing on the back, it comes with a hook and eye closure on the side.
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  • You can use it to keep from showing too much bare skin under an otherwise too-low cut top.
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  • Her biggest challenge will be to keep from offending her tribe with her blunt comments and arguments.
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  • Fantasia released an inspirational book Life is Not a Fairy Tale detailing her inner strength and choices it took to keep from becoming another statistic.
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  • Also, cover exposed areas to keep from further irritation.
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  • Young children may need to have gloves placed on their hands to keep from itching.
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  • You can use a resource such as the Layout Cookbook as inspiration and also to keep from making basic mistakes.
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  • I think I can teach myself how to keep from seeing deaths whenever I touch someone.
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