Mia found it challenging to find a prom dress that met her modest standards.
Slipping into a modest two-piece swimsuit with a skirted bottom, she grabbed a towel and headed out at a brisk walk for the beach.
She collected a handful of the material in modest protest.
Gia had dreams of being a movie star, but meanwhile she is working a modest job as a waitress.
Her doctor indicated that even adding a modest amount of daily exercise would dramatically improve her health.
She was modest about her accomplishments even though she had a lot to be proud of after the dance competition season.
He had a modest income that allowed him to live in a nice middle-class neighborhood, but did not let him enjoy many luxuries.
Be it as it may, both seem happy as pigeons in a bird bath with their modest lives.
Even on this holiday, one of the busiest days of the year, traffic remained modest by urban standards.
At the appointed hour, however, he entered the modest house Speranski owned in the Taurida Gardens.
In character he was modest, kind and sympathetic, ever ready to help and encourage serious students, generous in his judgment of the works of others, a most cheery companion, full of wit and humour.
Their dates had been modest, but was that by preference, or because he had limited funding?
Kutuzov was occupying a nobleman's castle of modest dimensions near Ostralitz.
The result was that he lost the appointment, and with it one-half of his very modest income.
Cloud computing and software frameworks such as Hadoop give unimagined computing power to the scientist on the most modest budget.
All his absent-mindedness and inability to enter a room and converse in it was, however, redeemed by his kindly, simple, and modest expression.
We motored by moderately maintained modest houses and empty spaces before turning onto the main street.
The world condemned them; then, as they were poor and modest, it forgot them.
He was a disciplinarian, a scholar, a modest and moderate man of genuine piety and irreproachable morals.
By the universal testimony of his friends, Robert Emmet was a youth of modest character, pure motives and winning personality.
Dishes like Tuna Maguro, Yellowtail Hamachi, and Sweet Shrimp arrive on simple, modern dishes in modest arrangements.
A long corridor features two rows of dark wood tables, one row against each wall, and warm yellow lighting created by modest overhead chandeliers.
This modest eatery serves breakfast and lunch only, and cooks such token island dishes as "Laulau," or pork wrapped in taro and ti leaves, and "kalua pig," or slow roasted pig cooked in an underground oven.
There's been a modest revival in the fortunes of the town in the 1990s and the 2000s, as new businesses and some redevelopment has occurred.
The decor is tasteful, if modest, and regulars don't mind--for them, it's all about the cuisine.
Houston, TX 77083 (281) 988-9912 Bunga Raya Restaurant Again, what this restaurant lacks in atmosphere it makes up for in delicious food, friendly service and very modest prices.
This is a family-style, neighborhood restaurant, established in 1974 with fairly modest prices.
The headquarters in Paris were removed from the modest rooms in the Rue Taranne, and established in large halls near the Boulevard Italien.
The prime rib dinner features three serving sizes including a modest cut (8 ounces),
regular cut (12 ounces) and full-pound cut (16 ounces).
Meals are priced so that even diners on modest budgets can enjoy a scrumptious meal.
Hidden away in a historic building with modest interiors, you'll find a fine dining experience of American cuisine.