He quickened his step and his breath came in spurts as he gingerly climbed the stairs toward their rooms.
Cynthia Byrne explained, in nervous little spurts, how she had heard the news of her husband's disappearance.
Babies sleep a lot, but only in short spurts.
Some of this has to do with the growth spurts he is experiencing.
spurts of electrical energy or interference.
She slept fitfully between her busy thoughts, sheer exhaustion claiming her in spurts.
light a cigarette with a flame which spurts from her finger.
This may be broken into three to four hour stretches before waking to eat, or it may be in shorter one to two hour spurts.
There is peace and stability and we are experiencing encouraging spurts of business activity, investment, jobs and prosperity.
You probably still go to the odd class or have spurts of gym visits rather than a steady routine.
I knew intuitively that the levels of energy upon this planet would increase steadily, with some sudden spurts, from now on.
The boat began to move in short spurts with a nasty grinding sound.
As you would expect the game is rather gorey and in parts blood spurts everywhere.
Noise - The word " noise " originated in audio practice and refers to random spurts of electrical energy or interference.
Allow room for growth spurts and clothing shrinkage.
Even if you have followed all the rules for food storage, you should throw away cans if liquid spurts out when you open it.
Whether she is experiencing the first growth spurts of puberty or looking for more support during gym class, a teen's bra is an essential, but sometimes troubling, article of clothing.
A boy will grow taller, between 1 to 2 inches in growth spurts, during the early phases of puberty, and then will continue to grow in height into the teen years.
There are many reasons for this transition, including growth spurts and rank distinction, as these are the oldest of the cub scouts.
Keeping your toddler clothed isn't a small feat, particularly when he reaches those growth spurts that have him growing and changing from one month to the next.
Growth spurts and shrinking budgets are just two of the reasons why frugal parents shop for kids discount clothing.
If she has a dress she loves, but it is reaching her thighs instead of her knees (but fits everywhere else-common during growth spurts when the legs lengthen dramatically), let her wear a pair of leggings underneath.
Finally, stock up on seasonal pajamas at end-of-the-year clearance sales, but be sure you purchase pj's in larger sizes to allow for your child's growth spurts.
Emphasis on short playing spurts rather than long marathons.
Rather than spending days or weeks playing one game, Oasis lets you get your fix in two or three minute spurts of play that connect to a larger story.
They will grow in spurts, with each spurt followed by a period of weight gain.
All healthy individuals have measurable levels of hGH throughout life, but there are two notable growth spurts, one at birth and the other at puberty, and hGH plays a vital role at each time.
In the telogen phase, a child's hair undergoes growth spurts and pauses.
During the rest phase between spurts, the bulb at the end of the hair root decreases in volume and the hair loosens.
Children who have bone tumors are often tall for their age, and the disease seems to be associated with growth spurts that occur during childhood and adolescence.
They are able to play sports involving strategies and teamwork, but growth spurts can bring physical and emotional changes that parents and coaches should be aware of, according to Harris.
There will be a tendency for emotional flare ups, especially anger or short-tempered spurts, but just as quickly as you experience an outburst, the emotion recedes.
This often happens during growth spurts, rapid weight gain or loss, and during pregnancy.
The phenomenon of writing fiction in short spurts and broadcasting them actually pre-dates twitter, and is known as a "cell-phone novel."
Keeping your child clothed can be expensive, particularly since he or she may go through several growth spurts that require you to purchase larger sized clothing before your child has worn the new off his or her present apparel.
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