How to use Pretty in a sentence
Oh, what a pretty sound it made!
Your aunt and uncle seem pretty fond of you.
Truthfully, it is pretty awful.
We just turned off the highway, so we'll be there pretty soon.
It was a pretty place, with vines growing thickly over the broad front porch.Advertisement
Should he buy a pretty toy?
You have a very pretty neck.
He compared it with the baby's pretty face.
Where's the pretty girl?
From what I hear, he's pretty... frugal; I guess would be the best word.Advertisement
Believe me, I'm pretty secure here and I've been careful.
You're pretty well armed for a social visit.
I heard she was pretty humiliated when she found out.
Usually when he awoke with a hard-on and a woman in his bed, what happened next was pretty straightforward.
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Well, he has a home office and he goes there pretty often, but I can't figure out what he's doing.
He used to be a pretty good mechanic.
We have a pretty close time frame of entrance and exit.
She has on a pretty red dress.
The princess' beautiful eyes with all their former calm radiance were looking with tender affection and pity at Mademoiselle Bourienne's pretty face.Advertisement
Sonya now was sixteen and she was very pretty, especially at this moment of happy, rapturous excitement.
Howie doesn't have to work but he still suffers from head trauma, is pretty depressed and frankly, doesn't know what to do with himself.
The pretty young girl materialized, hair wet and smiling, dressed in a new bathrobe Betsy had purchased.
You, personally, are pretty happy with the generic knockoff, which saves you a dollar and tastes the same to you.
With scarcely any exceptions they all were, or seemed to be, pretty--so rapturous were their smiles and so sparkling their eyes.Advertisement
I guess the speech went pretty well.
You seemed pretty sure of yourself a while ago.
Julie was a pretty girl, in her mid-twenties, I guessed.
It's pretty long already.
You finish your thoughts out loud pretty often.Advertisement
Then he thought what a pretty picture might be made of his sister's sweet face and little hands.
That's a pretty interesting thought.
The rainbow tints from the colored suns fell upon the glass city softly and gave to the buildings many delicate, shifting hues which were very pretty to see.
Third, pretty much everything we know is published on the Internet and can be found in moments, if not seconds.
There were many pretty girls and the Rostov girls were among the prettiest.Advertisement
As a matter of fact, I'm beginning to feel pretty good.
She was so pretty I'm saddened she's gone so soon.
When he saw pretty Jennie Lohr on the road, he couldn't resist.
I always thought they had a pretty solid marriage, especially with Claire, but she's acting as crazy as a teenager and just watching her marriage crumble.
He had made his leap, he had seen the great world, and was content to stay in his pretty glass house under the big fuchsia tree until he attained the dignity of froghood.Advertisement
Several pretty large logs may still be seen lying on the bottom, where, owing to the undulation of the surface, they look like huge water snakes in motion.
A very pretty curly-headed boy with a look of the Christ in the Sistine Madonna was depicted playing at stick and ball.
We still have more tests we could run but up to twenty four to forty eight hours; I'm pretty close on both time and location.
Sorry. That was a pretty blatant case of prying, wasn't it?
Plants themselves are pretty inefficient machines, at least from the standpoint of being good food sources for us.Advertisement
Last Monday Simpson shot a pretty crane.
I'm pretty much out of the picture, at least for the near future.
Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.
It was like walking in water and I almost lost my balance but after a few steps, I could control my motion pretty well.
I think I'm doing pretty damn good, considering I would've been able to kill him if you hadn't shot and run me over, he replied in irritation.Advertisement
She was pretty sure Damian would find her no matter where she tried to go, but damn them all, she was going home.
I read pretty stories in the book you sent me, about Charles and his boat, and Arthur and his dream, and Rosa and the sheep.
He has big brown eyes and long golden hair and pretty round cheeks.
Yeah, well she probably never took a whip to your father, but there's always a first time, Anyway, I guess she was pretty worked up.
No need to cry on such a pretty day, little one.
And delight of delights; there's a pretty young girl in the game!
But never mind; something will happen pretty soon.
I have eaten food pretty much my whole life.
It was a pretty game, played on the smooth surface of the pond, a man against a loon.
What's going on in that pretty head?
But then, Alex had always been fluent in pretty talk.
But Tessa wasn't simply another pretty face.
It's pretty damn late.
The man before her looked pretty human himself, with beautiful brown eyes and a body unlike any she'd seen before.
That type of heartache is rough, but I came to peace with it and was pretty happy with my expulsion, until a few days ago.
Her favorite feature, her eyes, had always been a pretty shade of turquoise.
He won't need to destroy ME, for if I don't get something to eat pretty soon I shall starve to death, and so save him the trouble.
We stick a bunch of seeds in the ground and then treat a thousand acres of corn pretty much as a single unit.
First, the technology can be abused and used irresponsibly, like pretty much every other technology in the world.
I wish you could be here to play three little squirrels, and two gentle doves, and to make a pretty nest for a dear little robin.
Linda flashed her a strained smile that made her feel welcome for the first time in a week before the pretty brunette gave the blond man, Lon, a hug and kiss.
She heard what was behind his message, the cunning edge Darkyn didn't try to hide behind pretty words like Wynn did.
The knowledge made her want to scream, knowing she'd spent years blindly letting him talk to her like this and encourage her with pretty words, while he ensured the tumor in her head killed her.
Ginger wasn't as facially pretty as Paulette but her figure—stately and full—and her dress—expensive and tasteful— paled her sister-in-law like a queen visitor at a homeless shelter.
Martha seems to have a pretty good read on Patsy and she's always been candid talking about her.
Caleb screamed and jumped up and bumped his head pretty good.
I might have pulled your leg a time or two, but we've got along pretty good over the years keeping stuff to ourselves.
Ginger Dawkins was sitting on the porch in her pretty blue sweater as if she'd never huffed and puffed her exit a day earlier.
They followed the course of a broad stream and passed several more pretty cottages; but of course they saw no one, nor did any one speak to them.
If it is too warm in Tuscumbia for little sister to wear her pretty mittens, she can keep them because her sister made them for her.
On the way to Bogucharovo, a princely estate with a dwelling house and farm where they hoped to find many domestic serfs and pretty girls, they questioned Lavrushka about Napoleon and laughed at his stories, and raced one another to try Ilyin's horse.
That was a pretty good indication of interest - or lack thereof.
Anyway, I'm not pretty.
She is a very pretty baby.
I know too that the tiny lily-bells are whispering pretty secrets to their companions else they would not look so happy.
Please do not forget to send me some pretty presents to hang on my tree.
It is a very pretty story, and I will tell it to you some time.
I want you to see baby Tom, the little blind and deaf and dumb child who has just come to our pretty garden.
You will be glad to hear that Tommy has a kind lady to teach him, and that he is a pretty, active little fellow.
I have a very pretty little cart now, and if it ever stops raining teacher and I are going to drive every evening.
I send you with this letter a pretty book which my teacher thinks will interest you, and my picture.
I have read "Le Medecin Malgre Lui," a very good French comedy by Moliere, with pleasure; and they say I speak French pretty well now, and German also.
He says that she did pretty well and managed to make, after models, some conventional designs of the outlines of leaves and rosettes.
If she could see and hear, I suppose she would get rid of her superfluous energy in ways which would not, perhaps, tax her brain so much, although I suspect that the ordinary child takes his play pretty seriously.
My mamma made my pretty new dress.
I wonder if you would like to have me tell you a pretty dream which I had a long time ago when I was a very little child?
It was not the dress, but the face and whole figure of Princess Mary that was not pretty, but neither Mademoiselle Bourienne nor the little princess felt this; they still thought that if a blue ribbon were placed in the hair, the hair combed up, and the blue scarf arranged lower on the best maroon dress, and so on, all would be well.
And she saw Mademoiselle Bourienne, with her ribbon and pretty face, and her unusually animated look which was fixed on him, but him she could not see, she only saw something large, brilliant, and handsome moving toward her as she entered the room.
When he saw the pretty little Bourienne, Anatole came to the conclusion that he would not find Bald Hills dull either.
He had grown, become rosier, had curly dark hair, and, when merry and laughing, quite unconsciously lifted the upper lip of his pretty little mouth just as the little princess used to do.
Yes. Isn't it pretty?
He hadn't been accepted as their roommate because he was pretty.
I can't imagine why he didn't tell us his friend was a pretty girl.
She started to call out to him, but a pretty young Indian girl emerged from those same bushes.
Molly O'Malley was a pretty child, easily recognized as Julie's daughter with her long blond hair and beautiful eyes.
He was not a pretty boy but a man with rugged, bad-boy beauty and a slow sensuality about his movement that made her heart skip a beat despite her pain.
Han says she's progressing pretty quickly, though since none of us know how to train her, it's hard to tell.
It sounded pretty, like the poof the desert dust made when the first drops of rain fell.
Sofia smiled and looked at the pretty woman beside her.
You're a pretty twisted bitch.
In Joe's eyes, the sun rose and set on his eldest daughter Jen, who was a super achiever, pretty as spring, and a delight to be around.
You're doing a pretty good imitation.
The dress is pretty but I can't imagine having to wear these undies!
Who's the pretty lady?
Jessi, you look so pretty!
So the two went to the dressing-room of the Princess and searched carefully in every corner and among the vases and baskets and ornaments that stood about the pretty boudoir.
One bad plague or invading horde would leave pretty much everyone starving.
It's a pretty hopeless place to take a reader.
Lady made me a pretty cap.
One day Helen said, "I must buy Nancy a very pretty hat."
It is a pretty dress.
Nobody thinks of making a hearing child say, "I have a pretty new dress," at the beginning.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things.
Prince Hippolyte stood close to the pretty, pregnant princess, and stared fixedly at her through his eyeglass.
All the pretty women in society will be there.
Suddenly the angry, squirrel-like expression of the princess' pretty face changed into a winning and piteous look of fear.
By the grace of her movements, by the softness and flexibility of her small limbs, and by a certain coyness and reserve of manner, she reminded one of a pretty, half-grown kitten which promises to become a beautiful little cat.
Ahead of the rest and nearer to him ran a dark- haired, remarkably slim, pretty girl in a yellow chintz dress, with a white handkerchief on her head from under which loose locks of hair escaped.
She is unusually intelligent, charming... and then she is pretty, uncommonly pretty, and agile--she swims and rides splendidly... and her voice!
She was silent, and not only less pretty than at the ball, but only redeemed from plainness by her look of gentle indifference to everything around.
Pretty, a good voice, young, and in nobody's way if only they leave her in peace.
Natasha turned her pretty little head toward the elegant young officer and smiled at him over her bare shoulder.
He thought not of this pretty child, his son whom he held on his knee, but of himself.
If they regretted having to retreat, it was only because they had to leave billets they had grown accustomed to, or some pretty young Polish lady.
Mary Hendrikhovna was the wife of the regimental doctor, a pretty young German woman he had married in Poland.
The doctors were of use to Natasha because they kissed and rubbed her bump, assuring her that it would soon pass if only the coachman went to the chemist's in the Arbat and got a powder and some pills in a pretty box for a ruble and seventy kopeks, and if she took those powders in boiled water at intervals of precisely two hours, neither more nor less.
She knew for certain that she was pretty, but this no longer gave her satisfaction as it used to.
I'm pretty, I'm young, and I know that now I am good.
She's very pretty, added the adjutant with a smile.
That was pretty brave with a knife at you throat.
I'm pretty sure the prisoners are kept on the same floor as the warriors.
They had almost finished their drinks when the pretty bartender leaned over, a little closer than necessary, displaying her ample cleavage.
That was pretty freaking amazing.
He nuzzled her neck with his nose, "You realize you set the bar pretty high for next year."
You're hurting pretty bad, aren't you?
The pretty blond glared at him, but he saw the worry in her gaze.
Of the three of us, I'm pretty sure she's pissed at me.
It is remarkable that even a small addition of zinc-white (oxide of zinc) to the reddish varieties especially causes a considerable diminution in the intensity of the colour, while dilution with artificial precipitated sulphate of lime ("annalin") or sulphate of baryta ("blanc fix") acts pretty much as one would expect.
Acting on this hint, not Aristotle but the Peripatetics inferred that all logic is an instrument (6pyavov) of all sciences; and by the time of Andronicus, who was one of them and sometimes called " the eleventh from Aristotle," the order, LogicPhysics-Metaphysics, had become established pretty much as we have it now.
This section during the past century has extended southward along the bay shore in a string of suburbs known as the Cattete and Botafogo, with that of Larangeiras behind the Cattete in a pretty valley of the same name, and thence on or near the Atlantic coast as Largo dos Leoes, Copacabana and Gavea, the last including the Botanical Garden.
Cousin Anna gave me a pretty doll.
The story was very pretty and interesting, especially at the point where the rivals suddenly recognized one another; and the ladies looked agitated.
He only saw in her a pretty and fresh young girl, with whom he did not deign to unite his fate.
He wrote letters to his daughters and to Madame de Stael, read novels, liked the society of pretty women, jested with generals, officers, and soldiers, and never contradicted those who tried to prove anything to him.
There is a pretty extensive sushi menu here, which includes some specialty rolls.
Martha, dressed exactly as she had been when she'd left, clutched her new suitcase while the barest hint of a smile graced her pretty face.
I had him tied up pretty good—with the tape recording and all.
He was patched up pretty good.
There were lots of pretty flowers down below but he kept driving.
The body was pretty far back and even then, we were lost before we crawled our way out.
I cleaned the skeleton up pretty well.
Billy admitted to being pretty drunk when he found them.
The top three and bottom three seem pretty solid to me.
They're pretty light on their feet for being so big.
Pretty sure you're hiding something important.
Pretty soon it's going to be hot.
She's pretty comfortable around you.
She's pretty distracted now and I need to get her to the hospital.
In fact, it pretty much removes any possibility.
He was always the one with the pretty words.
People change, and right now he's probably feeling pretty vulnerable.
At twenty-six years old, she must've done something pretty bad in a past life to deserve this.
Pretty sure those are both in the um, mortal … world, Deidre said.
You're pretty much all that held me together over the years.
Pretty sure he's the only one among us who was able to out-manipulate her.
Being Immortal, that meant pretty much forever.
Pretty much all of us made the same mistake when we first met you.
You'd have to be pretty mentally tough to go through all this without cracking.
In her mind, dragging a human around seemed like a pretty serious liability.
She wasn't beautiful, but she was pretty enough with a body she plainly took care of.
He didn.t have to ask what Sasha did to her when her pretty blue eyes flared with white rage and then filled with tears.
Pretty sure I do.
He looked up at the sweet voice, his anger melting at the sight of Hannah.s pretty face.
And the people are pretty normal.
That A'Ran guy sounded pretty convincing about kidnapping her.
The heavy, masculine features that made him fierce had rendered his sisters too heavy of face to be pretty.
She had been pretty mouthy with him from a distance.
She was not pretty, but it was obvious, even to Dean's untrained eye, that her attire, hair do, makeup and whole mien did not evolve from the poor side of the tracks.
Things have been pretty normal around here since last June.
She was so pretty in her white dress.
You got a pretty wife.
Oh, I knew he just thought that way because I was his kid, but I figured he was a pretty smart guy himself so he couldn't be all wrong.
Think you're pretty smart, don't you?
The three north-side second floor rooms contained Fred, Gladys Turnbull and a pretty female climber named Penny.
With the ice festival, things are pretty busy.
That's where all the pretty women are.
Finally, in an attempt to change the subject, he asked, You seem to be making pretty good progress deciphering the notebook.
Looks like my Internet business is pretty lucrative, wouldn't you say?
Miss Annie's pretty much spelled it out in black and white in this here journal, even if it was in code.
Donnie had pretty well taken over the project as the chores of Bird Song limited Cynthia's time.
I didn't sleep worth a damn last night, I got rapped in the head pretty good this morning, and I just drove a couple of hundred miles in a blizzard.
If you don't come up with some answers, you're going to find the police at our door, asking you some pretty pointed questions.
Everyone was pretty damn busy wrapping him up to haul him out of there, just trying to keep him alive.
It was snowing pretty heavily about that time.
The place will pretty much empty out by morning.
But I've got to tell you, it looks pretty funny to see this many suits and uniforms in Ouray on the same day.
No, I don't have any information on who killed him, but yes, there's a pretty damn long list.
He banged himself up fairly badly—broke a couple of ribs, did something to his knee and leg, whacked his head pretty good and cut up his face.
The word is he fell a pretty fair distance and bounced a couple of times.
It's just the primary but that's the whole ball of wax 'cause this is pretty much a one party county.
You were a pretty damn good detective back East.
Yeah, and she has a pretty hot thirst for retaliation.
I do pretty good at most stuff and the teacher is nice enough but Janet doesn't like her.
It's pretty tough trying to rent a room with a piece of yellow tape strung across it.
I clean pretty good but I don't want to have to do the 'death' room.
He was pretty pissed at you.
You think you're pretty damn smart, don't you?
Hope she was pretty.
He agreed, since she was pretty enough, and he hadn't turned anyone for decades.
No one would ever be good enough for Sarah in Jackson's eyes, however, as far as boyfriends went, this guy seemed pretty amiable.
If need be, he could influence a pretty shop owner and take her in the back room.
Maybe Sarah told him she would protect him, but still it was pretty ballsy.
This one wasn't just pretty; she was downright gorgeous and carried herself with a sartorial elegance.
Okay, I guess, it's still pretty weird though.
That's a nasty word coming out of that pretty mouth.
His future, as it was, seemed pretty bleak.
The bottled stuff is pretty good, huh?
She's in pretty bad shape.
I had to turn away pretty quickly.
Oh my, I guess I was pretty tired.
Huh... you seem to know him pretty well, why is that?
I have seen her through some pretty nasty heartache, but honestly, I'm not confident she could survive losing you, and now she won't have to.
I'm pretty grossed out by the whole thing myself.
He grinned innocently thinking, Things are going to get back to normal here pretty quickly.
Yeah, it's going pretty quick.
Pretty old, I have to be going now.
I've been pretty busy.
I've got enough to do on this farm without looking after a pretty boy.
Maybe Alex was no pretty boy, but he was certainly accustomed to more lavish surroundings.
Pretty words and fancy manners don't mean anything.
Some pretty dandy comes along and right away you drop me like a...
Only the country wasn't near as pretty.
I thought three days was being a pretty bold.
We're going to have to take a ride pretty soon.
She had this pretty little filly with her, and I didn't have the heart to separate them.
I'm pretty sure this network is monitored.
Even the regular military's special forces teams were not as well equipped as the pretty, frowning woman before them.
That's dangerous for someone as pretty as you.
But the kids were pretty messed up.
I'm pretty sure these jets aren't here for anyone else.
Pretty torn up, but stable.
What kind of father treats his daughter as a servant her entire life and lies to her about pretty much everything?
Hannah's pretty eyes grew dark. Kris kissed her on the forehead, not wanting his mate to worry, even if he didn't know what would happen once he and Kiki left for the underworld.
Her words about Gabe were troubling, and he couldn't determine if she was purposely vague or really didn't know; her pretty face was puzzled, and he frowned.
One even told me I was too pretty to be there.
You won't fight me, pretty girl.
Then you wouldn't be so pretty, but I'd get in trouble.
The whole team was pretty sharp, but he was far and away the standout.
It's pretty hectic around here, she said, motioning toward the phone.
I keep pretty good tabs on my boys.
That is pretty funny.
I don't mean to be harsh, but we'll have to replace him pretty damn soon and we've only got so much budget.
Maybe they'd question it less if he'd stop trying to pick up pretty men at gay bars.
If an airplane crashes in the middle of the ocean and someone is listed as a passenger on it, it's pretty simple, even if there's never a body.
Pretty good, I'd say.
It's pretty well wrapped up anyway, isn't it?
That's pretty much the picture the local office gave me.
This is really pretty routine.
She was a pretty girl, but not in a way that would attract much attention.
Cece Baldwin rose to leave and smiled a sad but pretty smile.
It's getting pretty crowded out there.
Poor kid, she's pretty shook.
Let me tell you, it was pretty gross.
They searched the living room pretty good.
Pat is a pretty androgynous name.
I'll tell Harrigan to stop the investigation but Arthur's actions are pretty strange.
Mom was pretty upset about something—something that came in the mail yesterday.
Some unfriendly lowlife put a bullet in each of his pretty blue eyes.
His finances were not a pretty sight.
You weren't there when them thugs followed me in Scranton and I made out pretty good, I'd say.
They're taking pretty good care of us senior volunteers.
Aside from the anticipation of locating Jeffrey Byrne and the uncertainty surrounding it, Dean felt pretty damn good.
Hi. I was pretty sure this was your tent.
Another added, You picked a pretty good spot to land, too.
That's pretty farfetched, isn't it?
The two of you are pretty good for a couple of kitchen table detectives.
No one said it was pretty but it's a war.
It might be a while before I round him up but you look pretty comfy.
You're doing pretty good, but you're still just guessing.
He'd have to have been pretty naive.
There were some pretty strong reasons for you to think of the possibility he might have skipped.
Was that it – pretty words and gentlemanly deeds?
That must have cost you a pretty penny.
I heard he was pretty tough to work for.
Pretty words again - and yet, considering his history with women, maybe they were more than mere words.
That was pretty straight forward.
He'll be along pretty soon.
Give him time to go home and get pretty.
Heidi and Pretty Boy - who would have guessed?
Mom always said to be careful of a man who was full of pretty words – but then, she probably never met a man like Alex.
He'll probably be pretty early.
They're pretty much acclimated now.
You were hemorrhaging pretty badly and evidently it had gone on for a long time before your husband found you.
She was pretty — like you.
If anything, anyone with more than one life seemed pretty well cursed.
It won't be pretty for any of you Guardians.
I don't have the pretty little boundaries you do, boy, Darian replied.
Pretty sure that's a rule, too, right, Xander?
That can change pretty quickly.
Their schedule seems pretty consistent.
He was pretty intuitive.
We have a few peccary out there and they can be pretty scrappy.
Besides, their eyesight is pretty bad.
I like when men tell me I am pretty – but I want to believe it.
He's been wounded pretty badly.
We'll have you out of here pretty quickly.
He was pretty torn up about that, but mostly he was sick with worry about you.
That was working pretty well.
I've pretty much left you with all the responsibility for our business.
Felipa was so much help, and they thought alike – pretty much.
Don't worry your pretty head about it.
It's pretty much untouched right now – and unfenced.
I'm sure they'll stay pretty longer in the vase.
Actually, he had done a pretty good job of humiliating her in front of her guest and hired help.
She must be pretty good at humiliating people.
Right now they were frightened and lost – which was pretty much the way she felt.
Of course it was depressing, and he must be feeling pretty bad right now.
It was pretty tough on him – and so was I.
Are the goats cleaning it up pretty good?
I guess that pretty much sums it up.
It was pretty bad when the only way to prevent her father from interfering in her life was leaving the state.
I'm pretty sure men watch for you, too.
Yeah, well, they're pretty funny.
It was pretty clear.
She was pretty certain Xander would be too occupied with Toni to notice her.
Something tells me your sex life is pretty vanilla.
Pretty sure you did, April.
I don't know what, but I'm pretty sure I don't want you walking off with my shit at the end of the week.
No. There are five of us who are pretty much … untouchable.
Now I'm pretty sure this is all a huge joke.
Why did she feel jealousy stirring at the sight of this pretty woman?
I'm pretty sure you'll manage.
It won't be pretty, but you need to understand.
These different tasks, which philosophy had to fulfil, mark pretty accurately the aims of Lotze's writings, and the order in which they were published.
But it seems pretty clear that if there is any change in weight consequent on chemical change, it is too minute to be of im- portance to the chemist, though the methods of modern physics may settle the question.
The so-called red garnet, a pretty fish, with hues of carmine and blue stripes on its head, is much esteemed for the table.
The consonants are for the most part reproduced pretty distinctly, but not the vowels as yet in an equal degree."
The ruder branches of the artthe making of tiles and common waresare pretty generally diffused.