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nervously Sentence Examples

  • Jackson shifted nervously on the piano bench.

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  • Jackson shifted nervously on the piano bench.

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  • She laughed nervously, and he leaned forward.

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  • She hurried after him, glancing nervously at the jumble of rocks and trees.

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  • Deidre waited nervously, uncertain what to think about the Immortal staring at her.

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  • She giggled nervously as his warm fingers touched her neck.

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  • Jessi tucked the box under the bed and sat nervously, waiting for Jonny.

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  • She glanced nervously around the brush and back at him.

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  • She stood in front of the door nervously for a long moment, not certain it would open.

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  • Prince Vasili said no more and his cheeks began to twitch nervously, now on one side, now on the other, giving his face an unpleasant expression which was never to be seen on it in a drawing room.

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  • She pulled nervously at the hem of her too-short skirt.

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  • She still hesitated, glancing nervously at the machete.

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  • Nervously, I dialed her cell and felt a flood of relief when she picked up.

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  • "How CAN we 'scape?" asked Dorothy, nervously, for an unseen danger is always the hardest to face.

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  • He thought of her pregnancy and felt sorry for her and for himself, and in a nervously emotional and softened mood he went out of the hut in which he was billeted with Nesvitski and began to walk up and down before it.

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  • Still more offensive was the attitude of Sweden's eastern neighbour Muscovy, with whom the Swedish king was nervously anxious to stand on good terms. Gustavus attributed to Ivan IV., whose resources he unduly magnified, the design of establishing a universal monarchy round the Baltic.

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  • She was dressed in a tattered coat, hands in her lap, sitting as nervously as an immigrant awaiting deportation.

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  • He glanced nervously at Yancey, who was still glaring at Lisa.

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  • She laughed nervously, acutely aware of the warmth of his hands through her cotton dress.

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  • On those special nights I nervously leave the back door unlatched, and quietly steal to my bed.

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  • She managed not to start babbling nervously, even when his hands traced down her arms before settling on her hips.

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  • Fritz snatched the cigarette from his mouth and stepped away from the fire, glancing around nervously into the darkness.

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  • "Sofi, you shouldn't—" Jake started, eyes going nervously to the newcomer.

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  • "We just have to survive the week, and I'm out of your hair," she added nervously, trying not to inch away.

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  • She smoothed the folds of her skirt nervously and waited for him to open the subject, but he was silent until they reached the log house.

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  • He added nervously, "Tell me you haven't told anyone!"

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  • Jessi rang the doorbell four times, nervously pacing in front of the closed door.

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  • She wore a somber look as she glanced nervously at me before speaking to the detective.

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  • She eyed it nervously, not wanting to venture past the safety of the bedroom.

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  • Then, glancing at the obstructed road before them, she added nervously, "Do you think we're on the right track?"

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  • Just as batch number three of muffins was ready, Effie stuck her head in the kitchen, looking over her shoulder, even more nervously than usual.

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  • Heart pounding, she trotted down the sloping trail, glancing nervously at the hill to make sure she didn't suddenly fall off her path.

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  • Each of us nervously cut ties with our past by giving notice, making moving plans and advising our few friends and relatives.

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  • Suddenly Dolokhov made a backward movement with his spine, and his arm trembled nervously; this was sufficient to cause his whole body to slip as he sat on the sloping ledge.

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  • "I will tell you this," he said, rising and trying with nervously twitching fingers to prop up his pipe in a corner, but finally abandoning the attempt.

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  • Her tongue darted out to wet her lips nervously.

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  • She glanced nervously around the brush and back at him.

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  • "No, I'm not all right," she answered nervously.

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  • Jake watched her slump again and rubbed his mouth nervously.

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  • By the time the Deans arrived, the crowd was already several deep, the hoses drawn, and the early participants chatting nervously.

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  • She nodded and laughed nervously.

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  • "Off and on," she joked nervously.

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  • "Cindy's in the john," Mrs. Riley said nervously.

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  • Carmen barely kept her seat as the horse pranced nervously.

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  • She put a porch post between herself and Josh, eyeing him nervously.

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  • The young god seemed in a good humor, though his gaze flickered nervously to the vamps awaiting him.

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  • "They were up by the fence last night," Rob said, watching the bison nervously.

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  • She was fumbling with the iPad nervously.

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  • She scratched the back of her head nervously.

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  • "I didn't clean," she said nervously.

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  • She hurried after him, glancing nervously at the jumble of rocks and trees.

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  • He glanced nervously at Yancey, who was still glaring at Lisa.

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  • Brandon folded into the chair Miss Clara had vacated and smiled nervously.

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  • Fritz snatched the cigarette from his mouth and stepped away from the fire, glancing around nervously into the darkness.

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  • Royce scooted back from the fire and laughed nervously.

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  • Warmth invaded her cheeks and she giggled nervously.

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  • She laughed nervously, acutely aware of the warmth of his hands through her cotton dress.

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  • She glanced around nervously.

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  • As Betsy and I climbed the stairs to the lab room, Howie laughed nervously.

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  • He added nervously, "Tell me you haven't told anyone!"

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  • Each of us nervously cut ties with our past by giving notice, making moving plans and advising our few friends and relatives.

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  • She pulled nervously at the hem of her too-short skirt.

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  • Nervously, I dialed her cell and felt a flood of relief when she picked up.

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  • A person behind me answered nervously.

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  • She wore a somber look as she glanced nervously at me before speaking to the detective.

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  • She eyed it nervously, not wanting to venture past the safety of the bedroom.

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  • She laughed nervously, and he leaned forward.

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  • Jake watched her slump again and rubbed his mouth nervously.

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  • "Sofi, you shouldn't—" Jake started, eyes going nervously to the newcomer.

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  • She stood in front of the door nervously for a long moment, not certain it would open.

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  • Deidre waited nervously, uncertain what to think about the Immortal staring at her.

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  • Larkin looked unsure of how to respond, but finally did just that, nervously, but with a cold and silent determination while trying to ignore young Martha.

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  • By the time the Deans arrived, the crowd was already several deep, the hoses drawn, and the early participants chatting nervously.

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  • Heart pounding, she trotted down the sloping trail, glancing nervously at the hill to make sure she didn't suddenly fall off her path.

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  • Just as batch number three of muffins was ready, Effie stuck her head in the kitchen, looking over her shoulder, even more nervously than usual.

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  • On those special nights I nervously leave the back door unlatched, and quietly steal to my bed.

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  • She was dressed in a tattered coat, hands in her lap, sitting as nervously as an immigrant awaiting deportation.

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  • She giggled nervously as his warm fingers touched her neck.

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  • She smoothed the folds of her skirt nervously and waited for him to open the subject, but he was silent until they reached the log house.

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  • "Cindy's in the john," Mrs. Riley said nervously.

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  • "No, I'm not all right," she answered nervously.

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  • Carmen barely kept her seat as the horse pranced nervously.

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  • She put a porch post between herself and Josh, eyeing him nervously.

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  • The young god seemed in a good humor, though his gaze flickered nervously to the vamps awaiting him.

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  • "They were up by the fence last night," Rob said, watching the bison nervously.

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  • She still hesitated, glancing nervously at the machete.

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  • Jessi rang the doorbell four times, nervously pacing in front of the closed door.

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  • She was fumbling with the iPad nervously.

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  • She scratched the back of her head nervously.

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  • "We just have to survive the week, and I'm out of your hair," she added nervously, trying not to inch away.

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  • She managed not to start babbling nervously, even when his hands traced down her arms before settling on her hips.

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  • "I didn't clean," she said nervously.

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  • Jessi tucked the box under the bed and sat nervously, waiting for Jonny.

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  • The evening was enveloped in Oscar-style glamor with over 400 guests neatly clustered at tables, nervously awaiting the announcement of the results.

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  • A video of Johnson has been aired showing her nervously answering questions from her Iraqi captors.

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  • Did yous have a good summer Emma (nervously ): yeah thanks, did you?

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  • fidgeting nervously, moving further away from him.

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  • She laughs nervously, I probably shouldn't say that. There should flat silence, the flutter of nervous giggles.

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  • glanced nervously around the room.

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  • This slightly portly man sat at the bar and nervously drank a half pint and then made a quick call on his mobile.

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  • Still more offensive was the attitude of Sweden's eastern neighbour Muscovy, with whom the Swedish king was nervously anxious to stand on good terms. Gustavus attributed to Ivan IV., whose resources he unduly magnified, the design of establishing a universal monarchy round the Baltic.

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  • Spots appeared on his nose, the redness of which was evidently due to intemperance, and his mouth twitched nervously.

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  • Prince Andrew looked at Tushin from under his brows and his fingers twitched nervously.

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  • There 's a dab of ET in the way his extra-terrestrials try fooling around with a bicycle and nervously recoil when it falls over.

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  • These were a sad-looking bunch on paper and the six leaders shuffled nervously in their seats.

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  • Chapter Three Rukia adjusted the fold of her sash, swallowed nervously, and knocked on the door.

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  • I noticed Spike looking at the images nervously, and fingering his topaz pendant.

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  • Now Verlaine is correcting proofs of the LP 's lyric sheet (more mistakes) and nervously twiddling his pen.

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  • I notice that Jack 's feet do not twitch nervously or anything either - he 's quite absorbed with what is going on.

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  • You can't see anyone react to their cards, eye your chips, or shake nervously as the flop hits the table.

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  • Now, with the new Xbox 360 on the market, fans are nervously wondering: "What will Halo 3 be like?"

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  • It's the one magazine the wine trade doesn't like to talk about, or rather, the magazine that wineries fret and nervously rub their sweaty hands about.

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  • Sammie's mother paused and laughed nervously, "Every year on what would have been the anniversary of the fire, I always have bad dreams and wake up smelling gasoline."

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  • Brandon folded into the chair Miss Clara had vacated and smiled nervously.

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  • Royce scooted back from the fire and laughed nervously.

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  • Warmth invaded her cheeks and she giggled nervously.

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  • As Betsy and I climbed the stairs to the lab room, Howie laughed nervously.

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  • A person behind me answered nervously.

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  • Then, glancing at the obstructed road before them, she added nervously, "Do you think we're on the right track?"

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  • Her tongue darted out to wet her lips nervously.

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  • She nodded and laughed nervously.

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  • "Off and on," she joked nervously.

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  • shuffled nervously in their seats.

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  • swallowed nervously, and knocked on the door.

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  • twiddleerlaine is correcting proofs of the LP's lyric sheet (more mistakes) and nervously twiddling his pen.

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  • twitch nervously or anything either - he's quite absorbed with what is going on.

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  • She glanced around nervously.

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