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pausing Sentence Examples

  • Katie glanced up, the needle pausing in mid air.

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  • He approached and circled her, pausing behind her.

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  • He returned his attention to the mirror, pausing briefly to speak.

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  • He turned, pausing with the cup of coffee half way to his lips.

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  • He strode across the room and opened the door, pausing to gaze down at her.

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  • Pausing at her normal bus stop, Deidre debated walking instead of taking the bus.

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  • "Watcher," she said, pausing by the stairs.

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  • Katie gulped her coffee and followed him out the door, pausing to mouth "mother hen" to Carmen.

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  • She searched through the pages, pausing to examine the flower.

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  • Deidre gathered her composure with some difficulty and walked down the hallway, pausing four doors down to her room.

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  • "It'll get easier," Sirian said, pausing beside her.

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  • She neared him as she spoke, pausing close enough that she had to crane her head back to meet his gaze.

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  • She filled the canteens and started back to camp, pausing when Bordeaux emerged from the bushes below.

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  • He emerged from his defensive position, pausing near her.

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  • She stepped into the clammy, wet world of fog and darkness, pausing to focus on the portal that would lead to her sister.s house.

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  • The hand left her breast, caressing its way down her side, pausing briefly on her waist and then continuing down her hip.

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  • Pausing only long enough to lock it, he carried her to their bedroom.

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  • He walked down the hill, pausing a reverent moment at the headstone, and then ducked under a limb as he continued down the hill.

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  • Brandon flipped through the radio stations, pausing on an "Oldies" channel.

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  • While they had made no effort to be quiet, they now moved forward with caution, pausing every few steps to listen.

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  • What's wrong? she asked, pausing near him.

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  • She sidled up to him one last time, pausing close enough to hear him breathing.

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  • As a speaker Mill was somewhat hesitating, pausing occasionally as if to recover the thread of his argument, but he showed great readiness in extemporaneous debate.

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  • Once across the creek, she pushed her way up the overgrown trail and across the field, pausing to watch a couple of ducks on the pond.

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  • She went to the door leading into the gym, pausing to watch Darian.

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  • Claire asked, pausing in the door frame of the bathroom.

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  • She set about wandering the halls once more, pausing to look out of large windows onto expanses of grass.

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  • He reached his quarters and opened the link to the command center, pausing before it to see nishani had already entered.

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  • He replaced his weapons and pulled on new boots, pausing when the net beeped, indicating someone was trying to contact him.

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  • He looked for signs anyone had walked through the brush and branches, pausing at intervals to squat and look at his surroundings from a different angle.

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  • "Hello, my Immortal Twinkies," Jared said, his slender form pausing in the hallway between them.

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  • Without looking up or pausing in her typing she issued directions.

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  • Brutus wandered upstream, pausing to lap at the cool water.

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  • She lifted the phone and searched the contact list, pausing on Alex's name.

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  • She went to the fridge and retrieved a lemon, pausing to stare at the food in the massive refrigerator.

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  • Pausing for a moment, Pierre noticed several other men of the same kind hiding in the shadow of the house on both sides.

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  • Prince Andrew's eyes were still following Pfuel out of the room when Count Bennigsen entered hurriedly, and nodding to Bolkonski, but not pausing, went into the study, giving instructions to his adjutant as he went.

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  • "Wait?... Hurrah-ah-ah!" shouted Petya, and without pausing a moment galloped to the place whence came the sounds of firing and where the smoke was thickest.

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  • Heart pounding, she slowly retreated, pausing only when the heel of her shoe reached the edge of the porch.

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  • "He's been abused for thousands of years," the Watcher said, pausing beside the still, scarred man and resting a hand on his head.

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  • More soldiers in gray and black made their way down the bonfires, pausing to talk to Mike.

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  • Dropping to one of the benches, she opened one of the books and leafed through the colorful pages, pausing when she recognized a plant.

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  • She dashed around, pausing to gape at the storm as she closed each window securely against its fury.

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  • She ran to the bedroom and grabbed the flashlight, pausing only long enough to check the window there.

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  • She let out a long breath and turned toward the bedroom, pausing in the doorway as a thought occurred to her.

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  • He drew closer once more, pausing on the opposite side of the counter, watching her in a way that left her feeling as if she was standing naked in his living room, armed with a gun.

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  • Toni walked into the apartment like it was a catwalk, pausing every few feet to primp and pose.

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  • She grunted and left the booth, pausing to text Gerry to let him know she was still working.

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  • He yanked the Grey God to his feet, pausing for a moment.

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  • Without pausing to fire, the men raced onward, but the French striking their outer wing rolled up the whole line in succession, the actual collision occurring in and near the Bruville ravine, a deep-cut natural trench which, starting from the Tronville copses, here intersects the plateau from west to east.

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  • She went in with rapid steps, pausing at the door for an instant as if struggling with herself, and then ran to her mother.

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  • The slow movements continued for an hour, with A'Ran pausing between each new one to adjust her stance as needed.

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  • Without waiting for her to reply, he strode away, pausing only long enough to shrug into his denim jacket.

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  • Casper was the last to leave the corral, pausing beside Carmen for an extra dose of attention.

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  • "Where are we going?" he asked, pausing.

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  • "Gabe," he said, pausing before he stepped through.  "You'll make a good Death."

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  • Winston dragged him toward the doorway, pausing by Rita's desk.

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  • Turned on and starving, she gingerly crawled across the bed and settled beside him on her belly, pausing guiltily before lapping up the bubbles of blood.

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  • A murmur went through the dancers, several of whom sounded as if they ran into each other before pausing.

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  • Dean left the parking lot on Elm Street, turned left on Church, and after dutifully pausing for a calico cat to stalk a pigeon, he continued out Yoder Avenue, watching the city slowly dissolve in his rearview mirror.

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  • He scrambled from the ground and staggered toward the steps again, pausing when he heard tires crunch on gravel behind him.

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  • "At last, Tiyan, you're mine," Memon said softly, pausing to look out a window into the wide, silent streets of the city.

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  • Pausing to consider the antithesis of all we hold dear does not enable us to progress in our understanding of it.

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  • Pausing for breath on a rocky bluff several hundred meters above base camp, it's hard to imagine anything could exist here.

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  • pausing for breath on a rocky bluff several hundred meters above base camp, it's hard to imagine anything could exist here.

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  • Pausing along the coast, the evocatively named Last Hope Inlet supports good numbers of smart Blue-eyed cormorants.

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  • reciteegan quietly reciting verses in Arabic, pausing occasionally to spit lightly on the boy's head.

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  • He was reckless and unstable, resorting often to lying and deceit, and never pausing to count the cost of an enterprise or troubling to adapt means to ends.

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  • He began quietly reciting verses in Arabic, pausing occasionally to spit lightly on the boy 's head.

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  • Also, when pausing and resuming it stutters a bit, but carries on fine.

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  • Pausing from their work in the waning light, farmers spoke quietly of American intentions.

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  • New challenges will come, of course, but pausing to reflect on the past four years is a important step.

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  • While this may seem like a simple move - just pausing while shifting your weight onto one foot - when performed by a master dancer it can be one of the most graceful of movements.

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  • Complete two sets of 10 reps each, pausing for a brief rest in between reps.

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