How to use Out-of in a sentence
Let's get in out of this cold wind.
You always look neat and clean - even if you are a little out of style.
He had tried his best to push them out of it.
But I guess if we have, it's no worse than having a child out of wedlock.
He pulled the shirt tails out of his pants and shucked it.Advertisement
Carmen wanted to shrivel out of sight.
The men cheered as he turned the horse and rode it out of the corral.
Waiting until they were out of view from the men at the corral, Carmen rode up beside Alex.
It was time to shove those old inhibitions out of their bedroom.
From there the horse dashed in and out of the poles and came to a stop on his haunches.Advertisement
Remembering what Felipa had said about the girls being out of a home if Alex refused the inheritance, she smiled.
Carmen made a ball out of a pair of socks.
Maybe Katie was simply trying to stay out of trouble.
I think everyone was guilty of staring at her at least once - if for no other reason, wondering if she was going to fall out of her dress.
I don't want to put the girls out of a home.Advertisement
Even a bird is smart enough to push the fledgling out of the nest when it fails to fly on its own.
Did he arrange to have Alex out of the way, or was he simply taking advantage of the situation?
She crawled out of bed, snapping on the light as her stocking feet hit the floor.
Backing out of that file, she went into another.
Although the issue was not discussed, it was far from out of her mind.Advertisement
A few days later when Carmen and Destiny were visiting Katie, the issue popped out of her mouth in another conversation.
I imagine that took a chunk out of his savings.
She gouged an eye out of the potato she was holding.
Alex decided to build a room upstairs for his office, out of the reach of Destiny's exploring hands.
Preventing Destiny from crawling out of the bed wasn't easy.Advertisement
You'd better stay in out of the weather... and get some rest.
She backed out of the tent and tucked it under the mattress.
She gave him her most fetching smile and stepped out of the hallway.
With the initial shock out of the way, she focused on the facts.
He nodded, taking her hand and guiding her up out of the chair.Advertisement
Having said that much, he stopped, appearing to have run out of conversation.
The sooner he started, the sooner it would be out of the way.
At least that part was out of the way.
I would not have left them out of my will - I could not.
I dated her a few times, but she was way out of my league.Advertisement
So why did you think she was out of your league?
It was totally out of character for her.
Dad was in a hurry to beat the storm, so she had said nothing as the car backed out of the drive.
Howard had to pull out of the driveway slowly and gradually increase his speed.
She scrambled out of the chair.Advertisement
All Len wants out of me is information about Allen, and Howard couldn't care less where I am.
Do you think everything they have done has been with the single ambition of getting third-party information out of you?
Rolling down the window, she backed out of the garage.
I need to get my purse and clothes out of the car.
I'll take her over in the morning to get her stuff out of the car.Advertisement
Everything seemed clearer, as though she had come out of a fog.
His kiss was no more out of line than her response.
Was he that anxious to get her out of his hair?
He couldn't wait to get her out of the house.
It would be an excellent opportunity to get out of this house with its unpleasant memories.Advertisement
Maybe there was a way out of this yet.
She took a suitcase out of the closet and swung it up on the bed.
So get your filthy little mind out of the gutter.
I keep telling him that as long as he gives her money, she'll never get out of trouble, but he just says she's the only sister he has and he has the money.
Maybe they found cocaine on her and she needed twenty-five thousand to get out of jail.
Lisa struggled out of the chair and limped over to the sack of groceries.
I should have stayed out of it.
With that said, she got out of the truck and watched him leave.
We both agree that you need to get out of this place for a while.
At least he was getting out of the house.
I only meant it would be good to get out of the house, no matter what we went to see.
Why the sudden desire to get out of the house?
The braids not only held it out of her eyes, but thinned the bottom part down enough that it would lay loose across her shoulders and down her back without frizzing.
This is a little out of my league.
Try to stay out of the woods.
Finally she threw back the covers and rolled out of bed.
A small plastic bag fell out of the pocket.
Get out of here before I kill you.
Yancey pulled up beside her and waited while she got out of the car and locked the door.
Never in her life had she been so attracted to a man – so totally out of control in his presence.
She dug it out of her pocket and opened it.
Maybe I'm blowing this all out of proportion.
Right now all he wanted out of her was absence.
They wanted her out of the way, or at least silent.
There is one thing I still don't understand – it's out of character.
If she hadn't grown out of it in twenty-one years, she wasn't likely to.
Did he want to move out of the apartment?
When Adrienne walked into the lounge, Roxanne was slipping out of her coat.
I'm afraid I'll be out of town this weekend.
Get your mind out of the gutter.
As they climbed out of the car, a screen door squealed on the front porch and a short stocky man emerged, running a hand through graying hair.
Nowadays they cart them off to some baby sitter they hardly know, just to get the kids out of their hair.
Brandon shrugged out of his coat and hung it in the closet.
Look, I know you're out of your mind with worry.
She stood in the road after he left, watching until he turned a corner and drove out of sight.
Every day she worked in a frenzy, trying to keep him out of her mind.
Hadn't she been supportive of Brandon when he made his foolish move of dropping out of college?
Probably another greenhorn Pete had to pull out of a scrape.
That last statement strangled the life out of the discussion.
Sure, 'til someone snatches that whip out of your hand and gives you the spankin' you've been asking for.
It darted back toward her, and she scrambled to get out of its path, tossing sand at it.
If Bordeaux was around, he kept out of sight.
Bordeaux's shadowy form materialized out of the darkness.
In the morning she rolled out of her bed before the sun could stain the sky.
But we're only three days out of Ashley - at the most.
Then we get out of here.
By the time the wagons were fully engulfed in flames, they had traveled far enough to be out of the firelight.
We're almost out of the sand.
They were out of the sand.
Come on, let's get out of here.
Now shut up and let's get out of here.
Bordeaux lead the horse out of the ravine and behind a slab of rock.
We'll be out of this soon.
He waded out of the water and laid his socks and shirt on a rock in the sun to dry.
Pete will be out of his mind with worry.
So you want to get out of here before I get the chance?
She stepped out of the tub and dried off.
As she stepped off the walk to cross an alley, a lean figure stepped out of the saloon.
Cassie clung to the seat to keep from falling out of the lurching buggy as Bordeaux took them out of town at a run.
He drove the team relentlessly until they were well out of town.
Boy, the fight ain't half out of her.
It looks like something out of a horror movie.
What can you expect out of a recluse?
The only thing I'm attracted to is his job offer - and the idea of getting out of this gossipy little town.
This would be one Saturday she wouldn't have to crawl out of bed and get ready to go to the diner.
From now on it would be crawl out of bed and cook, clean and then maybe rest a little.
She knew that when she accepted the job so any complaint at this point would be out of line.
I can get into enough trouble without people squeezing imaginary insults out of my words.
Cade had put on enough weight to take the hollows out of his cheeks, making him look a good ten years younger.
It's the hunter that throws nature out of balance, selecting only the best game.
I'd rather not make a fool out of myself.
Handing out compliments seemed to be out of character for him, but hadn't he always been honest and direct?
Feel free to get anything you want out of the attic.
It seemed totally out of character.
Get out of here.
It was best to stay out of the entire thing - if they would only let her.
I couldn't care less what Claudette thinks, but let me take the question out of your mind.
I was way out of line.
I think he wants me out of the house so he can bring someone home.
For a moment she had the shocking realization that the situation was out of control.
She pulled a couple of bowls out of the refrigerator.
You want me to get out of your hair?
How's that for squirming out of a leading question?
She jerked the plug out of the sink and dried her hands.
You've gained some valuable experience about how things can get out of control so quickly.
It gets tedious, but I get a kick out of doing it that way.
So what do you want me to do, make a museum out of this place?
Every morning she crawled out of bed and retched for a while before getting ready for work.
If she had felt the least bit threatened, it would have been easy enough to jump out of the truck.
It wasn't that I didn't know when things started getting out of control.
Anyway, I was doing my best not to let things get out of control.
They had moved the antique furniture out of her old downstairs room and put it upstairs months before he was born.
He followed her out of the room, guiding her through the door with a light touch on her waist.
He came out of it; yes and no.
After he came out of the coma, he underwent a year or so of therapy.
His mother says there was a lot of experimental stuff done on him while he was out of it.
Why should I remember a 'Get out of Jail Free' card and not recognize my own mother, or a picture of my father or sister; or this bratty cousin?
What vocational opportunities are available for an almost-priest who's been out of this world for a few years?
The words weren't out of my mouth when we heard his door open and footsteps retreating down the hall.
She began to push me out of bed.
This zinger out of the blue took me aback.
Let's get the hell out of this drenching rain.
Martha stopped me upstairs a little later as I was coming out of my room.
Betsy would have you drummed out of her physic sorority.
I started to move along the sidewalk and an old man stepped out of a doorway and passed right through me!
Millions were out of work.
I resented the hell out of it.
I opined to keep Quinn and Martha out of the picture, at least at present.
One of the minions in Betsy's organization had arranged for a pleasure car for her weekend, courtesy of her boss who felt guilty for her frequent out of town travel.
The trip took us out of the District on the Maryland side as we headed west through picturesque rolling hills and farm lands.
Howie bounded out of the car and crossed to the newer side of the street where he had a better view of the few older buildings that remained.
There were lots of businesses and folks came out of the hollows from miles around to shop.
It seemed to me we were all on edge, especially Howie who, aside from a smile and a few words, stayed out of our limited conversations.
I'm sorry; I couldn't get the words out of my mouth.
We have an out of state rental car and no one could possibly recognize either of us.
I spotted a gas station on a corner as we entered the city of Lynn but as we pulled closer, we saw the place was out of business.
There was a pay phone near the door but it was out of order.
The phone slipped out of my trembling hands.
Once my telephone ordeal was over, everything was out of our hands.
Although a blurry image appeared on television of the woman captured on a video camera, she disappeared out of view once she exited.
It was nearing Christmas and while New York was aglow, my wife and I were just the opposite; out of sync with the mood of the city.
Perhaps, Daniel Brennan could get out of the kitchen but the five of us would be left sitting on the stove.
Our nailing Otto Rudman on your tip impressed the hell out of him.
If I flushed hundred dollar bills down the toilet, the city of Cleveland would run out of water before I went broke.
I want to get out of New York, or any city.
Martha and Betsy spent many a weekend searching out of the way shops and country auctions for their antiques.
He served about a dozen years for rape in California and dropped out of sight after he was released.
I was wondering if you jumped out of a California closet.
Still, we sometimes found ourselves perusing a report out of pure curiosity.
Now there were two problems, both stuck on hold, and out of our hands.
Maybe now Youngblood would stay out of the news and Howie would back off insisting we take action to stop him.
They'll keep the pressure on the authorities when any of these cases get out of the public eye.
When they finally interrogated the boy he let enough kitties out of the sack for the detectives put it all together.
The guy had plenty of time to carve the truth out of him.
I still think it's a crime you lost so much time out of your life.
He's great fun company and he pulled me out of my funk when I was down in the pits.
He's not about to let the pup out of the kennel and be forced to shut down all good we're accomplishing.
The conversation was getting out of hand.
But I'm out of the loop now, even more so now that the spooks are on my back.
Besides, he's out of town for the weekend, I lied.
The few times Howie was out of ear shot, the rest of us gossiped about his love life like back fence crones but failed to reach a consensus.
Quinn quipped it would be worth the price of the car if she kept motoring north to Canada and out of our lives.
Now, what else was out of the ordinary?
I even got a book out of the library.
It scares the hell out of me.
With the spooks watching me, I'm out of the loop.
Four murders are getting a lot of interest but those are out of the question too.
I don't suppose you're going to come out of the closet and give me an exclusive.
Does that put us out of contact?
So you're out of it?
I'm pretty much out of the picture, at least for the near future.
For the first time in months we were temporarily out of business.
I considered telling her the tipster was ill and out of service for a few days but common sense dictated that doing so might encourage someone to commit a crime in the tipster's absence.
I tried frantically to slip out of my blunder.
I couldn't block out of my mind, my wife's statement a few days ago; think of all the children who he could be saving.
Finally, she asked, "Do you want me out of the room when you break this news to Howie?"
She may be out of the loop for a short time.
Do you want me to try and calm him down; talk him out of it?
Betsy might have picked it up on her daily internet search if Howie hadn't been out of action.
You asked about a con named Willard Humphries a while back and I told you he was out of prison and floated off in the breeze.
Humphries is out of the system, according to a friend of mine.
Anyway, first thing I did was attempt to check records in and out of Canada but getting that stuff is like pulling teeth.
A Paul Weber crossed in and out of the great north on the dates I ran.
Take it easy, they'll get to you out of here.
Two medics came over and pushed Jackson out of the way and began to lift me.
Howie was out of town and I couldn't imagine anyone visiting him at that time of night.
Then I saw a figure get out of the car and creep around toward the back of the house.
I started to open the window to get out of there but I guess he heard me because he kicked down the door and grabbed me and cut me.
He cursed me and yanked it out of the base and threw it across the room.
He came out of nowhere and grabbed me again.
Ben, this entire business has gotten out of hand.
At least then we'd all be safe and out of the picture.
She was frightened out of her wits, like the rest of us but it's not like her to just drop out of sight, unless Quinn talked her into it.
I fished his cell number out of my pocket and dialed.
He probably thought we'd have talked her out of leaving, or at least into leaving their new identities with us.
Seeing an out of state plate isn't unusual, especially on a vehicle designed for travel.
Could you just talk to the guy who got out of jail; the one everyone thought killed my sister?
He's checked out of the campground.
He wasn't happy to be left out of the loop but at least he believed me and came around.
You said he's out of jail.
I used to use Amtrak when I was working out of New York and had to travel the east coast.
Earlier, my wife had taken care of all the logistics of our travels while I locked up the house and called Jackson to tell him we would be out of town for a couple of days, retrieving Howie from California.
I asked, just as a stocky bearded man dressed in a brown religious smock came out of a side door.
She went out of her mind crazy when Annie disappeared.
His parents were out of town and instead of looking out for Annie; Howard was off drinking the entire night with some older buddies.
Willard Humphries rose out of his seat and began to pace.
You'll be an honored guest seeing as you're from out of town.
What are our plans for getting out of here?
I arranged to ship Quinn's equipment back to New Hampshire tomorrow so that's out of the way.
He didn't even thank me for going out of my way to Philadelphia on his behalf.
I slipped quietly in and out of Canada.
It looks like he'd just come out of the shower and got it from behind, with something heavy.
She never got out of bed.
I wanted to shout something like Dracula is out of his casket and has a thirst for my wife's A-negative blood, but I bit my tongue and begged that this was truly an emergency.
He handed the phone to me as a manager or hotel big-wig came out of the back to check on the crises.
I stopped briefly enough to thank Pual who looked disappointed to be out of the drama.
Let's see if we can make any sense out of this.
Jumping out of the car, I hurried over to him as came across the sidewalk.
The words were out of my mouth without thinking.
The trio was out of camera range a few steps later.
Grasso no longer hid the knife he carried in his right hand as they moved nearly out of range to a dark, windowless van.
It's an out of state plate!
When I crawled out of toilet a uniformed officer was waiting for me.
It's out of character if this mother is still alive.
She's out of surgery but she lost a lot of blood and can't speak.
Why don't you dig through Quinn's stuff and see if you can make any sense out of it?
She is naked except for an old tee shirt of mine which, out of my benevolence I allowed her to wear.
He must have stood just out of sight.
The ceiling above us was divided with half the room beneath a concrete slab and the remainder under what appeared as thick planking, well out of reach to either of us.
Howie, out of character, had penned his intentions and with legal assistance referred by Merrill Cooms, she and Molly are financially set for life.
I have a meeting out of town.
Maybe, if she made it out of here, she'd go to lunch Sunday and do whatever felt right, like spend her life with him.
In all their years together, they'd never been out of communication more than a few days.
At the very least, Dusty hoped Darian grew out of the terrible twos.
His body rejected the bullets, and they popped out of his chest.
He fished his keys out of her pocket and hurried her towards the parking lot.
It took me forever to get it out of the closet in your apartment.
Toni grunted as he backed out of the study.
He closed his eyes to Travel out of the condo, aware he'd snapped at her once again.
Bianca jumped at the voice and peered out of the kitchen at the man named Darian.
He probably scared the color right out of the condo.
She'd spent the past four hundred years in college, gleefully learning more and more and working out of the lab he'd funded for her.
He checked his watch and rose, trotting out of the house to the barracks.
I just need a place to duck out of the rain for a bit.
Might do you good to get out of sight, he said, nodding towards the windows.
She shivered again, this time out of fear.
He took her hand and led her out of the barracks through the back door and into the main house.
He was coated with sweat and exhausted, but he wouldn't stop until he beat the fury out of him.
Even more frustrated, he pulled the food out of the oven and retreated to his office, not caring that he was drenched.
I dug this out of a box of electronics upstairs and programmed it to be your new phone.
Jimmy jogged out of the basement war room, and Jenn disappeared.
The mad scientist is right-- we can't let anything living out of this town.
Talon shoved her back into the valley with a snarled threat under his breath, and she hurried out of the trough again, breathing hard by the time she'd clambered twenty feet to the top.
He pushed himself out of bed and stood for a long moment, gazing out the window at the fields of winter wheat glowing in the moonlight.
But I want you to move the cured people out of here and then level the city and the lab.
He refused to release her, instead pushing her into a painful run up the beach, over the sandbags, and out of immediate danger.
Get out of there!
You're running out of time, she said.
You've got twenty-seven minutes to get out of here before Jimmy levels this place.
She gave a strangled cry as Dusty twisted out of reach, the sword slicing through the back of his shirt.
You realize I can't get salt water out of this leather?
You mind if I get out of the rain before we do this?
Say your piece and get out of here, Jule replied.
Two men sat at the table, one with blond hair and the other like something out of a movie.
You can come with me quietly, or I can drag you out of here.
He strode toward the end of the alley, wanting out of the rain as much as he wanted to talk to the intriguing woman over his shoulder.
Yully closed the door behind her, shaking out of fear and cold.
Yully trotted up to her wing and pulled a spare blanket out of the main linen closet.
He's been explaining how things work to me, Jonny said, blinking out of his thoughts.
Jule eased out of the garage and closed the door behind him.
Jule was knocked off his feet by a hard blow but got back up, beckoning to the other creature with a look of confidence out of place for his bloodied face.
She went there for two summers, until she began turning everything she touched into something else, and her father was forced to pull her out of school at the age of twelve.
So you can pull the arrow out of my shoulder.
Xander's face faded in and out of focus, and his thoughts kept drifting away.
If she could just have both … Jule groaned, not out of pleasure but pain.
Handing him the washcloth, she sat out of arms' reach, afraid of what would happen if she touched him again.
She wanted to think he was talking about more than her powers, but such an idea was out of the question.
He shook the tension out of his shoulders.
Soup was out of the question; it might as well have been a million miles away in the kitchen.
Darian's voice jarred him out of his thoughts.
Dusty's not allowed out of his room without her—" "Darian!" she said with a laugh.
Still, he wanted them out of his hair—permanently.
She changed quickly out of her sleepwear and loaded her body down with weapons then drew a knife and her gun.
Vamps moved out of his way as he strode through the halls, and several bowed their heads as he passed.
Yet no part of him regretted the idea of chopping them out of the picture completely.
She rose, having slept fully clothed out of fear Xander would attack her in her sleep.
The Original Being was impossible to track with his senses and seemed to fade in and out of existence.
You won't save her without him, and you're running out of time.
The Watcher winked out of existence, and Darian looked up.
The vamp snatched her out of the air and flung her to Jule.
The vamp moved out of her path.
He tugged her hand, and she followed him out of the library and through the sprawling house and a large kitchen to the back door.
She hadn't cried in years, unless it was out of pain from a particularly bad beating.
She was better off pulling a random diagnosis out of a hat.
I haven't been able to get you out of my cube for the past two weeks.
She dug it out of her pocket.
Sofia blinked out of her stupor.
She froze at the sight straight out of her vision—the little boy, Cody, spread-eagled in the street near the storm drain.
He quickly changed her out of her clothes and into one of his own long T-shirts, fearing her clothing would be bugged.
I'm out of ideas for dealing with my traitor issue, unless Dusty can send a few spies my way.
Either they were all huge enough to come straight out of an action movie, or her drugs had not yet worn off.
She didn't miss the way the others moved out of his way or the way the aura of command around him filled up the room.
His own Guardians stayed out of arm's reach of him, and humans picked up and ran.
Frustrated, Sofia stormed out of the library.
Several of the beefy men living in the house were in the grassy, well-lit courtyard, sparring with swords, knives, and other weaponry that looked like it came straight out of the Middle Ages.
Or, I can cancel, and we can live out the—" "No, thanks," she said, standing and all but bolting out of his suite.
He waited until he was out of sight of the hotel's cameras before Traveling to Virginia with his magic.
One was of medium height and slender, an older man with sharp green eyes the color of forest moss who seemed out of place in the middle of the room.
Her memories wiggled their way out of the mud of her mind, and she sat upright.
She forced herself out of bed, exhausted and hungry.
She tore out of his room, the scent of his blood ensnared in her senses.
He nipped at her lips, his tongue darting in and out of her mouth.
He held her at arm's length, forcing himself out of the cloud of desire tormenting him.
Fuming anyway, she pushed the curtains away from the balcony door and stepped into the night, winter's chill taking some of the heat out of her.
Sofia stepped out of her way, trying hard to digest what she'd seen.
He waved her out of the theatre and led her toward the mansion.
It was irritating most of the time, like now when he wanted to get a quick response out of one.
He moved mechanically out of the single large kitchen in the underground lair.
Sasha manages the operations for Dusty out of Miami and Levi for Jule in Europe, Damian explained.
Claire was all that remained of his brother, and he'd loved her out of respect for a man whose death he'd never been able to accept.