Kept Sentence Examples
I'm sorry I kept you waiting, but Tessa had nothing to do with it.
The clock kept on ticking.
She kept her eyes on the floor as she walked by him.
He was reputed to have kept a cool head during battle and wasn't easily intimidated.
He just kept staring at the floor.Advertisement
I will confess that I intended to eat the little pig for my breakfast; so I crept into the room where it was kept while the Princess was dressing and hid myself under a chair.
If Bordeaux was around, he kept out of sight.
She kept mostly to her room.
He was the one that kept me honest.
One was an enormous Lion with clear, intelligent eyes, a tawney mane bushy and well kept, and a body like yellow plush.Advertisement
Dorothy kept hold of his hand and followed him, and soon they were both walking through the air, with the kitten frisking beside them.
All right, but I don't like being kept in the dark about all this.
He kept trying, and we learned later, he maintained contact for nearly a mile.
She kept coming up behind me and putting her hand on the paper and into the ink-bottle.
The smell of the flowers alone would have kept me up.Advertisement
They kept popping back open.
One night the king sat up very late, writing letters and sending messages; and the little page was kept busy running on errands until past midnight.
She kept spelling "dog--baby" and pointing to her five fingers one after another, and sucking them.
It wasn't worded as a question, but kept my fingers crossed so tightly they hurt.
Traffic was light and Molly kept us entertained with her chatter.Advertisement
Wynn's work on us kept you safe and me trapped.
Parents kept their children at home, especially in the summer, and certainly away from public swimming areas.
I'm not all that secretive, but you were the one who kept telling me that if he wanted you to know, he'd tell you.
Señor Medena kept watching him, and finally spoke.
I kept seeing little Nick's face in the window when they left the house.Advertisement
Opening the door, she kept her face hidden as she walked down the hallway.
I've kept my identity hidden for five years now, but I knew deep down inside that it couldn't last forever.
They kept their emotions at bay for the most part.
Davis kept his eyes and gun on Bordeaux.
Carmen tried to shut them out by thinking about something else, but her mind kept going back to the same thing.
Never the less, we kept trying.
She kept looking toward Martha until Martha asked if something was wrong.
She kept her distance from him.
They were a real cereal fruit which I ripened, and they had to my senses a fragrance like that of other noble fruits, which I kept in as long as possible by wrapping them in cloths.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
Dolokhov kept glancing at him.
When she spotted Carmen, her eyes widened, but she kept walking.
But you kept trying to take me from them.
That ridge was the only thing that had kept her from plunging over the edge... that and the man who was now glaring at her.
Only luck had kept her from joining her family today.
She was facing Len, but kept Yancey in view.
It was the mystery surrounding the family that kept her mind occupied – and Yancey.
If she kept that up, her grades would suffer.
Only the machines kept his body working.
Yet Cade had kept the baby clothes - and the furniture.
She kept asking for Annie.
The small car fishtailed around a curve, but she kept up the pace until she no longer saw the man in her rearview mirror.
I kept saying, 'I would never hurt you, I love you', but he just kept trying to get away from me, begging me to let him go.
It's the key to a great power capable of destroying a world is kept, he said, his hands falling away from her neck.
Xander was right; she was drowning, and he was all that kept her from going under.
He kept his voice calm and level.
It was kept.
During his campaign and his time in office, the extent of the effect of his polio was kept from the public, but the fact he had the disease was commonly known.
My father made holes in these so that I could string them, and for a long time they kept me happy and contented.
The peasant drivers, shouting and lashing their horses, kept crossing from side to side.
Malasha, who kept her eyes fixed on what was going on before her, understood the meaning of the council differently.
The arrival of Dolokhov diverted Petya's attention from the drummer boy, to whom Denisov had had some mutton and vodka given, and whom he had had dressed in a Russian coat so that he might be kept with their band and not sent away with the other prisoners.
No wonder he had kept his feelings hidden from her for so long.
Fritz kept watching her and Royce even snickered a few times.
She kept a keen eye out for the same kind of weed and was surprised at how much they found.
Bordeaux kept his eyes on the road.
We kept in touch with Aunt Clara.
The meat was meant for outdoor grilling, but the rain kept us inside.
Little conversation took place as each of us kept our thoughts to ourselves.
My husband did a lot of work fixing the settings on when Annie died and kept pushing Howie.
I don't know how the others kept a straight face but I pulled out a handkerchief, pretending to blow my nose.
I was tempted to comment, but refrained and kept my conversation all business.
Quinn quipped it would be worth the price of the car if she kept motoring north to Canada and out of our lives.
Julie looked ready to faint and kept casting glances at Betsy.
I kept after her to tell me and that pissed off Ronnie to all hell and he demanded Julie and me to get out.
As a kid I was afraid of the dark and now that I'm all grown up, I don't much like being kept in the dark either.
One of my men spotted a Pace Arrow and was about to stop it when he saw it had Alabama license plates so he let it pass and kept going.
They should have kept looking.
Did he say where he kept his victims?
While we couldn't keep up with the ambulance but we held our own and kept the emergency vehicle in sight.
I knew Quinn kept cryptic notes of machine settings and results but I was sure the majority of his writings remained in Keene.
Molly was his prime target but for some reason, he'd kept me alive.
He bracketed the time for several sessions and kept meticulous records.
Though I could hardly raise my arms above my aching side, I kept working.
She'd kept the flowers around Jonny's bed as fresh as the day they arrived last week.
She wondered how many more there would be and doubted she'd last more than another day or two if he kept draining her blood.
More tears came as she realized she couldn't do anything for herself let alone Jonny if they kept her in such a state.
There weren't many places she could go where he couldn't find her, especially if Sofi kept interfering.
She hadn't been able to log onto Dusty's computer, because he kept it locked out.
Her gaze raked over him, but she kept her distance.
He'd wanted her, but he kept his distance.
He was normal, aside from the weird buzz at the base of his skull that'd kept him awake every night since Bianca touched his face.
Dusty turned around and kept walking.
Yes, I kept you from returning with Damian to North America.
This thought she kept to herself.
Jule chose the center wing and kept to the side of the hallway.
Yully kept her gaze on the man Jule battled until his back was to her.
Her father kept her on a tight leash; was there anywhere he wouldn't find her?
Xander's face faded in and out of focus, and his thoughts kept drifting away.
The cottage had grown warm quickly, and she kept the stove's belly full of wood.
She kept her voice low, in case the room next door was occupied.
All his weapons were kept clean and loaded, from the crossbows to the guns in the gun locker.
He kept notes on when they visited town and where they went.
She purposely kept her thoughts of what was to come—and her fear for Jule—at the back of her mind, instead filling it with her willingness to learn her trade.
Seems he kept that secret from you as well, ikir.
If there's one thing that drives Dustin crazy, it's being kept in the dark.
But she kept crying.
She kept the movies playing, focusing on nothing other than the brothers' time together.
He was there to save your brother when Isac finished and kept him under control using Claire's blood.
How sick was the man who kept his former enemy as a slave?
So you kept me quiet long enough for the marking to appear.
I kept you quiet long enough for the bond to stick.
I'm assuming he kept you because you're the best surgeon there is.
He kept pushing me away, she said.
His magic comes from the souls of the dead, which are kept in the underworld.
Gabriel kept his eyes on the ocean.
I kept hoping things would just go well.
Deidre kept her thoughts to herself, growing more distressed with the visit.
You ain't never poked around in my past and I've sort of kept my business close to the vest.
And God kept multiplying and multiplying 'em and feeding this whole field of people, like at a rock concert.
You kept saying all that land up there is the same—trees and rocks.
He kept writing all one summer—ten or twelve letters.
Or perhaps the theater props were kept somewhere just before the auction— after they were hauled out of the storage quarters.
Since I was in kindergarten, the world has kept saying how pretty I am with one breath and how stupid I am with the other.
Yes. I kept my maiden name because of my business—it's less confusing.
He kept an eye out for Billy Langstrom, whom he still hoped to talk to, but he spotted neither him nor Pumpkin Green in the crowd.
He tried to formulate a non-accusatory question but the image of Billy Langstrom's crushed body kept getting in the way.
Ed was okay, so long as he kept his belly away from the bar, Harold answered.
He insisted on being kept abreast of the news.
Dean kept quiet about his meager half-breakfast.
Do you own that storage facility where they were kept?
He was met with a blank stare but kept going.
He knew I was adopted by my stepfather, but he wasn't sure what I'd been told, so he just kept quiet.
There were lots of pretty flowers down below but he kept driving.
It was Brandon who kept coming back to Ouray year after year when you'd think the loathsome thing that happened here would cause him to despise the place.
Fred O'Connor and David Dean kept close tabs on the New Jersey nuptials via telephone.
I know I only won because you kept your mouth shut.
Sometimes, he kept himself entertained by forecasting what happened without letting himself peek at the details.
Infatuated by the carpet, she kept her feet bare.
Deidre studied him, unable to determine what was going on with him and the human he'd kept in Hell.
She was quiet for a moment, grappling with emotions that kept clouding her judgment.
She kept her back to him.
Whatever secret she kept, it couldn't change this moment or what he felt.
Lori could have kept the baby, the farm and the money, but she chose to "escape" instead.
If he had lived, maybe Lori would have kept Destiny.
She kept her voice even.
She kept looking at them, possibly wondering what was causing such pain.
All the way to the hospital she kept rehashing the attack and their last moments together.
She kept the doors locked and pulled Brutus in from the fields to walk with them when they did chores.
I kept throwing Alex at him all the time.
The only thing that kept her from breaking down was the fact that Jonathan and Destiny needed her.
Jonathan had taken the time to learn sign language so that he could talk to Alex and she had kept him away from the hospital.
His new schedule often sent him to bed early and kept him there until the last moment.
She kept telling herself she had married him not knowing what that would be like, so basically he was the same person.
When she looked at him, he kept his eyes on the road.
I kept having the same dream over and over.
I tried to tell you, but I couldn't talk and everyone kept telling me not to speak.
Alex kept his gaze on Carmen.
There was nothing she kept from him.
This part he kept silent for fear of spooking someone he was supposed to be leading.
She'd rejected him but kept the ring.
His thoughts kept straying to a certain pink-haired woman whose scent on his skin was driving him crazy.
Not an original, but probably kept to spec.
They kept Logan's baseball gear there, and she felt the sudden need to have a bat in her hands.
He kept his voice firm and cold, unwilling to give on either point.
It was respect for this usefulness that kept Jared from feeling the brunt of Darkyn's anger.
She understood why Daniela kept feeding her brandy the night before.
Uncertain what to do with either, she kept them.
Andre was dressed in cashmere and wool, his hair kept short and neat, his loafers more expensive than Kris's conference room had cost to build.
Next to Kris's whiskey Andre kept at the wet bar was Tamer's favorite vodka, Kiki's rice wine, and Erik's diet soda.
Hands darted from the cells to swipe at them, and she saw why the robed man kept to the center of the corridor.
At least Hell kept up with the latest styles, she thought darkly.
The breakfast room had cleared out an hour before, but the patient matriarch kept her coffee cup full and left her alone.
You dropped me into this world, and he's kept me alive.
He started around the breakfast bar, and she kept pace with him on the opposite side.
The jaguar winced but kept its grip, and Toby.s blood turned the snow beneath them red.
If he didn.t leave soon, and she kept looking at him like that, he.d make love to her right there.
Rhyn kept his distance, knowing just how jumpy an assassin could be.
Hannah had been a kept woman with no problems since meeting Gio, whereas Katie had always struggled to find her path.
Having spent many afternoons with him in the lab, she knew he kept only serums and instruments in the refrigerator.
The altar in the center was empty while seven statues kept watch over it.
He kept up at it all night.
She kept telling herself she'd wake up from this wacky dream soon.
She kept her eyes on the couple instead of the crowd.
Perhaps, if Romas kept the spiders away and Evelyn could make the days pass quickly, she might survive her visit.
Dean thought of a few more snappy comebacks but kept the rest of his thoughts to himself in front of Donnie.
Edith kept shaking her head 'no' as he spoke.
If she's kept him up all night, he'll be more of a morning bear than usual.
Dean wondered why he kept getting stuck with the point-fours.
Dean couldn't think of a polite response so for once he kept his mouth shut.
He kept telling me that.
Donald Ryland kept up a nonstop conversation with his son and front seat companion, as they whipped along the highway.
I kept thinking I could hear an alarm clock.
While she wasn't crying, she was biting her lip against doing so, and kept blinking her reddened eyes.
If Dean had given any thought to how that statement sounded before he opened his big fat mouth, he would have practiced a little restraint and kept it shut.
The Annie of Dean's dreams had long blonde hair but kept her head turned from him as she wrote in her journal.
He kept wanting to see her face but was unable to do so.
Cynthia Dean kept pushing away all other thoughts from his tattered mind.
We could probably find out for sure if we kept checking enough records.
He was the one who kept at it.
No one would believe two people as attractive as Sarah and Jackson could be in a platonic relationship, so it kept the neighbors from gossiping.
As she kept trying to grab the pad, he avoided her reach and flipped through it.
She kept her head low, avoiding his shocked eyes.
His face softened as he touched her arm."Would you mind if I kept this one to myself?"
Above each shelf, a hinged, Plexiglas cover kept dust off the shoes.
She kept telling me how sorry she is for everything.
They went in for dinner to find that Sarah had kept to her promise.
Jackson kept filling Connor's wine glass, yet he still appeared shaken.
Inside the dairy she shucked her coat and rubber boots, slipping into a pair of western boots she always kept in the barn.
His attention never wavered and Carmen kept her expression bland as she slapped the potatoes on her plate and then returned the spoon to the bowl.
Of course, as long as she kept the hood up, he needn't know her hair was a mess.
If you hadn't sold off all the farm equipment, you could have kept it brush hogged.
Sure. It kept you're mind so busy that you're hands didn't get a chance to write.
I was intrigued by the girl Katie kept telling me about.
She kept her head down, pretending she had a sliver in her finger.
If they kept on lashing at each other like this, their relationship would be torn to shreds.
No, you assumed that - and I merely kept my mouth shut.
Mr. Tim kept her too busy to allow her time to have her own life.
Her eyes strayed to the wall kept behind translucent, titanium-reinforced glass.
Gray buildings squatted amid neatly kept green lawns and paved walkways.
His leg was hurt, and only his stubbornness kept him from surrendering to shock.
Brady followed with reluctance, intrigued to meet the woman whose voice had kept him company for several long weeks.
Whoever kept her from falling swept her off her feet and placed her again on the hospital bed.
She had a feeling the doc would need his own pain meds if he kept taunting the two tense soldiers.
It resembled a studio apartment with a real bed and dresser, a restroom cordoned off by opaque curtains in one corner, a small study where he kept his war docs, a kitchenette, rugs, and a small living area.
He rose and crossed to the small safe where he kept what they'd found on her.
Her gaze settled on the trunk where Brady kept extra equipment.
She watched him to see if she could see where he kept the key fob she needed to enter the safe.
She searched his pockets, surprised when she didn't even find her micros in the cargo pocket where he'd kept them.
He kept his hands behind his back and tasted her, enjoyed her, tested her without pushing either of them over the edge.
Cold water soaked Lana's boots as Dan kept them on the creek's edge for a few hundred meters before veering into the surrounding forest.
She wondered what kept him back and what exactly he wanted.
Brady made love to her with passion and tenderness, a combination that made her fall even harder for the side of him that had kept her company for weeks and protected her.
She'd hoped her burden would end there, and the secrets she kept could be turned over to someone who could fix things.
He kept Dan and two others with him.
Jack's snoring and the Horsemen under her pillow kept her from sleeping well.
It's all that's kept the people alive.
She'd turned from the sweet, open Angel who kept him company on dark nights to a stranger who wanted nothing to do with him.
Something must've happened to destroy whatever kept them locked.
These words he kept to himself.
If Death kept her word, Katie would be back.
The forest was soon filled with the sound of pursuers. Katie needed no further encouragement. She pulled her arm free and ran behind Gabriel as he kept to the invisible path. A shadow caught her attention. She glanced over and froze, tripping.
His shove almost drove her to her knees again. She steadied herself and looked up in time to see him disappear into the jungle. Fear made her heart pound. The strange path he'd been following appeared ahead of her, revealing itself only a few steps at a time. She started at a walk and quickened to a jog, making sure the path wouldn't close and trip her. The path kept up with her, and she ran.
I did as you said and kept to the stream. I saw him again.
He found himself outside the door where Kiki was being kept prisoner.
Unable to sleep without knowing the truth, Toby huddled beneath the jungle leaves and stretched his senses until he found Katie. He couldn't put her in more danger, if there was something wrong with Ully. She was close enough for him to find when he needed to. If he kept some distance between him and Katie, he could figure out what was wrong with Ully without endangering her more.
Katie nodded and sawed at the root, dripped more blood, then sawed again. She forced herself to continue even as she grew tired. Sticky blood covered the hilt of the dagger, her pants, the root, Deidre's shoe and pants leg. Katie kept on, uncertain what might happen if she stopped for a break.
They navigated the jungle as fast as they could, catching themselves against trees as they slid through slippery piles of leaves and over fallen branches. Katie ran until she was breathless. Deidre kept on running, and Katie pushed her body forward.
I sighed and kept walking to my room.
One hundred fifty-six Maid Marian Lane was a neatly kept ranch to which a one-car garage had been added.
But it was more than Dean's charity that kept the two together, although at times Dean questioned the relationship as well as his sanity for putting up with the old man.
The knee injury Mayer mentioned had occurred a year before and while it might have kept Byrne from jogging, it was no more than a temporary ailment.
He meticulously kept his stats, listing his infrequent ups with the care of an accountant.
His mind kept thinking, not of Ethel, but of Cynthia Byrne.
Me and Carrie kept making fun of 'em, quiet like.
Mayer's assessment of Byrne's true abilities were kept to a minimum.
He kept sorting through the facts as he knew them and argued with himself on the long drive back to Parkside.
Milage logs were kept not with the drivers but with the pool cars, and World Wide must have more than 100.
She kept repeating the words over and over.
Then why was it each time he was around Cynthia Byrne the question kept coming back?
Paperwork kept Dean chained to his desk until after lunch and he spent the afternoon pacing the courthouse corridor until plea-bargained to freedom shortly before five.
He could account for the correct mileage on the car if he used a tow bar that kept the wheels on the road.
At first he wouldn't answer the door but I could hear his wife bawling so I kept knocking 'til he came.
She kept saying she was okay and insisted I go ahead and go out with Jen.
Mom kept rereading it, but she didn't want me to see it—she'd turn away when I came near.
After the obligatory shower, fresh clothes and a hearty supper, the tired body was beginning to revive, as long as the mind kept mum about tomorrow's 90 miles and the 10,850foot climb up Wolfe Creek Pass.
A part of him kept asking why he was doing this—not the biking but chasing after a ghost wearing number 888 who was probably hundreds of miles away.
He fell in behind them, taking advantage of the quieter air in their wake and kept pace with them.
As long as each thought the other stole their lousy couple of a million the fur kept flying.
I kept feeling a skip was totally out of character for him.
That goat dairy was what kept her going financially and emotionally.
She kept walking and he followed.
It would be used as winter fodder for the two goats she had kept.
He gently lowered her feet, but kept a supporting arm around her.
He kept grabbing my arm.
As it approached time for Alex to get off work the first day, she kept watch on the driveway for his truck.
He kept his eyes on the road, his expression unreadable.
Princess followed Ed up the steep trail with an eager stride that kept Carmen clinging to the saddle horn.
Alex kept looking back; apparently to make sure she didn't fall off.
Katie kept watching her until Alex left.
When they undressed, he kept her so distracted that she didn't even think about being embarrassed.
She took her time putting things away, establishing where he kept things first.
I know, I bought some more, but where do you like it kept?
Focusing her attention on the pan of potatoes, she clamped the lid back on and kept her tone even.
He kept his mouth wiped and never belched at the table.
She kept her focus on the task of loading her plate, avoiding his gaze.
Carmen kept a fire burning in the fireplace and slept in the living room.
She was the one who kept saying no to his only possible solution.
She kept a couple of goats that are supposed to kid in February.
I'd appreciate it if you kept his name out of this bedroom.
Carmen barely kept her seat as the horse pranced nervously.
Alex had nursed them back to health and released them in the area where the goats had been kept when she owned the dairy.
She kept her attention on the toast.
All the way to the car she kept reminding herself of that.
He kept his back to her, his arms across his chest and his face in one hand.
Those chores kept the dark side from moving in.
Carmen kept her attention on the horses in the corral.
If Alex had reacted aggressively, the situation might have been entirely different, but Alex kept his head.
She kept telling herself that there had never been anything between Alex and Lori, but there were too many coincidences.
At least, he kept telling himself this.
She kept her eyes on Dustin, not knowing what else to do.
His brothers gave him his space and their lifemates kept him company.
The backpack she kept with her as she exited the locker room into the gym area.
He kept his voice casual.
His weight kept her from moving.
Darian moved away from the door and kept to the edge of the room, sensing he was only welcomed because he was in the unique position to defend everyone there if the Other started blasting people.
She kept her eyes on the floor.
She kept her voice calm and even.
The fury he'd felt since awakening from the dark place the Black God kept him started to fade.
She'd kept the mountain to her left, just in case she needed to find a place to hide out.
It kept her from freezing, just like the hot tears on her face.
She kept her eyes on her hands, not liking how his warmth was spreading throughout her body.
Before or after you kept secrets from me about our fates?
The cuff around Jenn's arm kept her from escaping as well.
A punch to his throat kept him from reacting, and she launched up again as the fourth guardsman attacked.
She kept two out and joined Sofi and Bianca in the hallway, handing one to each.
He'd killed a dozen so far, but more kept appearing.
The heavy scent of fragrant sea swept over him, the chill of the ocean kept out of the city by its thick walls.
He trailed them into the dark fortress but kept his distance, eyeing his surroundings with distaste.
Through the mistresses Memon kept and shared with his men, Taran had learned of nothing but a desire for gold and magic waters.
He kept his voice low, lethal, and stopped just short of their bodies touching.
Two roads from the wall, she saw where the wounded and dead were being kept.
Every warlord has kept the kingdom's histories.
She kept her head low as she walked her horse past scouts perched on boulders and hidden within trees.
I kept my word, didn't I?
Pure will kept her conscious as she struggled to keep it from shredding her.
I kept the kingdom together and will rescue it once she's dead.
As long as Sirian was kept in the dungeon, Memon wouldn't know until it was too late.
He kept his own features impassive, but Vara's words pierced him to the core.
Taran kept his gaze steady, his heart pounding.
Katie giggled and assisted him so that he could hug his daddy, but kept him in her lap.
Carmen arrived on stage with an energy that kept her ponytail bobbing.
That was a good thing – or so he kept telling himself.
The mares were now kept in the renovated dairy barn and they ran in a separate pasture.
Destiny's eyelids kept drooping and then she would open her eyes wide as if afraid she might miss something good.
As it turned out, nothing he had kept secret was actually detrimental to their relationship.
Ed kept looking back as if to ask how many more people they thought he could pull.
Extra keys were kept near the gate so that they were accessible from either side, but they didn't need to know that right now.
He kept looking over the edge, his complexion paling when a rock leaped over the edge and bounced its way to the bottom.
We kept him separate because he was a stallion.
I've kept you longer than I intended.
Rob was still with them, but kept a low profile.
Felipa kept watching Alex, as if she expected him to make an announcement.
Alex kept to his side of the bed.
If he kept this up, he'd burn out and then he'd really be ready to leave.
The airplane trip to Arkansas seemed like an opportunity to catch up on reading, but his mind kept drifting away from the book.
Denton kept her busy welcoming guests until Clarissa arrived.
Let the stranger play guardian angel - as long as he kept his distance.
Although she had never seen Captain Turner again, letters to her father with his return address on them assured her that they still kept in touch.