How to use Things in a sentence
I like doing things for myself.
If Alex had known he had a son, things would have been different.
Things would get better.
She had to move a few things to make room, but that wasn't too hard.
One of the most appealing things about Alex was his confidence.Advertisement
Read about things that are beautiful and good.
With his return to work, things at the house shifted to a faster pace.
But let's see how things turn out.
But there were more important things to think about at the moment.
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You want many things.
Do those two things even compare?
If it required those things, the computer couldn't do it.
Things were getting complicated here and the mountains were calling.
Things were moving a little fast.Advertisement
She squinted, realizing the two furry brown monsters were men in costumes from Where the Wild Things Are.
I can't keep such horrible things to myself.
There were a great many things she'd let him do to her to win the game in her head.
The kind of creature that could do such things to other men left her no doubt he'd do the same to her if she didn't obey.
It's just the way things are, she insisted.Advertisement
I wanted to explain things to you in a way you'd be able to understand.
She rubbed her temples and issued a challenging glare to the contents of the pantry, furious once more she could eat none of the wonderful things it held.
I guess the way I've acted... not telling you things - what else could you think?
Being able to discuss such things with him was as comforting as it was new.
He grabbed a few things from a dresser drawer.Advertisement
Of all things, why did he have to bring that up?
Don't say things like that.
Figured it'd keep my mind off things, Rourk replied.
I'm remembering some things.
I want two things.Advertisement
Damian went to scout things out.
I regained a couple things I thought I'd lost.
Her father sent her to the store for her own things since she was adopted.
To do so would release the Original Beings, and then things would really be bad.
Chances were, things were about to get ugly.Advertisement
Can you hold things down for two weeks?
There were many things he thought of doing to her.
My, how things change.
The last thing I need is to complicate things more.
Even with all his powers, his armies, his ability to read minds, he didn't know how to make things right with her.Advertisement
I have the ability to levitate things.
It's the little things that count.
Uncertain how to explain things, she turned and swept her pink-dyed hair from her back to show him the mating mark.
Since he was the one she wanted to learn to outsmart, in case things broke bad, she doubted he'd teach her anything.
Darkyn did two things that she almost agreed with.Advertisement
In it was her bucket list, a list of things she hoped to do before she died from the terminal brain tumor she no longer possessed.
Maria has things under control.
I'm here to put things straight.
Lots of things around here stay the same.
I bookmarked a few pages in the Kamasutra for things I'd like to try, but I'm too afraid to show anyone.Advertisement
Things hadn't gone back to normal after all.
Well, you can do those things there.
If so, I can think of better things to do.
She has other things to do, and no time to attend to me.
Worse things could happen.
I appreciate what I've put you people through but after this afternoon things are going to be different.
Quinn resided in his own world, immersed in the science of things and not suited to lead.
She dropped her things by the wardrobe and crossed to it, softening.
Things will get worse before they get better, but they should get better.
That may not help things.
There were few things in life she was certain about, and one of them was that she'd felt safer with Jule during their short time together than she ever did with her father.
Jule was my closest friend until things went to shit.
These things will eat you alive.
I can do things Damian and the Black God can't.
Some things have changed.
There are many things I'm forbidden from telling you.
The energies of the things in the house were replaced by new energies coming from the ground.
Did you bury things out here to see if I could feel them?
So you just randomly took things from the house and buried them?
Neither of those things would matter when dealing with Xander.
The minute he sets foot in Ireland, there will be no way to keep things quiet.
Something about the woman made him think of things he'd not thought about in ages.
Pierre, pack your things.
She couldn't think about such things without wanting to break down and weep.
He was concentrating on turning pages and recording things she was unable to read.
Some things never changed, like the blue sky, the sun orb, the grass and oceans.
It is the way of things, nishani.
It is the natural way of things here.
Her things and most of the furniture had been returned with her to the row house.
It was one of the things Gwig usually did to prove he was a sorcerer.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
He makes final decision on things.
She had shut Katie off many times when she had tried to tell her things.
It hurts him when you say... things.
Fayetteville is long distance, but I'll be glad to pay you for the call as soon as I get my things.
It looks like I'll have to accept your invitation to spend the night, but I'll pay you as soon as I get my things.
I don't want things to be professional – not for you here and not between us.
Well, don't rush things.
How could anyone who loved so thoroughly be guilty of the things she suspected?
Other things occupied my mind, I guess.
I'm going to go to the house this evening and get a few things.
When Sarah learned of her plan to go to the house and pick up some things, she insisted there was no reason to stay.
Whether he had arranged things to work out this way or not, her resources had been cut seriously.
He waited while she buckled her seat belt and stashed her things.
Maybe she should pack her things tomorrow, and leave.
Look, I'm going to go back to the house and pack my things.
In which case, she needed to get her things and leave.
Lisa went out to help her carry things into the house.
You wanted nice things, so you substituted your family for a conscience.
I figured he would pick up on things I wouldn't.
With her own bedroom came responsibilities – things like not waking up anyone else.
All right, I'll throw a few things together and stow them in your car before I leave.
I might have a stroke or a million other things.
Every once in a while, things turn out the way you hope that they will.
In fact, things were going so well that she actually accepted an invitation to a valentine's party at Roxanne's house.
Anyway, my point was that women are expected to do all the things I'm doing on this job.
But that wasn't how the law would see things.
Getting involved would only complicate things.
It was amazing how clearly a person could see things when trouble lurked on the horizon.
Things were getting progressively worse.
I want you to get your things and meet me at the mission.
I'm sorry things didn't work out for you.
She'd need that time to settle her business and pack her things.
Cassie had the stage driver leave her things at the station.
From now on we discuss things openly, all right?
Afterward they moved Darcie's things to Bordeaux's ranch.
I suppose it is different things for different people - dreams or goals.
If you decide to take the job, have your things ready then.
The way things are going now, I'm lucky to save ten dollars a week.
How are things going today?
He comes in now and then to get things, but don't talk much.
I have my things ready... but I have a few questions first.
Well, show me where you're things are and I'll take them out to my truck while I wait.
She led him to the back room where her things were piled and then resumed her last hour of work at the diner.
He answered brusquely and deposited her things in the middle of the room.
Such beautiful things should be displayed in the rooms downstairs.
She stared into the flames, wondering why none of the windows had curtains, and why so many things were left to gather dust in the attic.
You don't need to be carrying heavy things and getting out in this weather.
As for Cynthia, her cheeks weren't the only things filling out.
But then, a lot of things had changed since that day.
Cade was her boss, and thinking such things was not only disrespectful of him, but job threatening as well - especially if he suspected the existence of such thoughts.
No, I simply think there is a proper way to do things, and humans have a habit of doing what pleases them at the moment, not what is best for the future.
Hopefully he had no idea how her heart beat double time occasionally at the strangest things.
So far she had never mentioned her excursions to the attic, but when things got too dull around the house, she went up to explore.
He was no more expressive around Mary than anyone else, but he often asked her opinion on things.
How are things going between you and scruffy?
I mean, there would be the cost of drapes, rugs, pictures and other things.
Make me a list of the things we would need and I'll take you into town.
Well; sometimes girls are more sensitive about things.
I mean, it might be hurtful for your sister to see me using your mothers' things.
But it would be nice to know you had a way to get out and do things without fear of taking the only vehicle.
People have urges and sometimes things just happen.
Anyway, things don't just happen.
Bandages are for humans, not animals - not for things like this, anyway.
You're the best friend I've ever had and things around here could never be the same without you.
I needed some things anyway and I don't mind driving in the dark.
After he left the room she opened the sack to get her things and smiled.
She put the things in her bathroom and was returning to the bedroom when Cade knocked on her open door.
She had barely finished putting the things away when Mary knocked on the kitchen door.
Funny how little things like that could stay in a person's thoughts for hours.
After all, if she hadn't turned her head when he kissed her on the cheek, maybe things wouldn't have turned out the same way.
The last thing I want is a half-dozen little brats running around here tearing things up.
Not the way things are.
You've gained some valuable experience about how things can get out of control so quickly.
You can run away from him, stay in the same relationship, or set your foot down and get things back into control.
Things returned to normal - almost.
It was plain that Cade was content with things the way they were, but she wanted more.
And so they both managed to get her things into Mary's truck.
There were more important things to think about at the moment - like how she was going to support a baby on her meager wages.
And you jumped right in and assured her things weren't as they appeared.
I swear, I never intended for things to go that far.
It wasn't that I didn't know when things started getting out of control.
Little things like the way you took in that stupid cat.
Anyway, I was doing my best not to let things get out of control.
My dreams, the few times I remember them, are always about things that happened recently; people I just interacted with.
I remembered the things you asked me to look for.
I didn't know him all that well but in my mixed up mind I was sure it was some sick way to make things right.
Sensing my reaction she added, It's sort of what I do in my job; research things.
I promised Howie I wouldn't update you both until he arrived but I have to warn you, things are beginning to get tense.
I don't know how you're doing what you do but I got a strong feeling if I keep an open mind, good things will happen.
With so many problems pending, I desperately needed time to think things through.
I'm not that person but I'm close enough to know a few things about her.
He talks, says things.
But neither of us suggested a remedy for calming things down.
As soon as she got here, she and Howie had to go private and talk things over and test the bed springs.
She told our neighbor Mildred she'd done something she regretted 'cause now she really liked this guy and thought maybe she'd messed things up between them.
Things are unsettled around here.
I think people did things to me in the night but when I finally woke, the room was awash in sunshine.
A nurse was unhitching things from my body and asking if I could sit up.
No; just trying to understand a few things.
Maybe he left the machine things...
The Reverend did some mighty bad things but he paid his due.
When she went missing, I was suspected because of other horrible things I'd done to others.
We can address the issue of your past later when things have calmed down.
I should've just sold all Dad's things after he died.
Good. Have fun killing things.
You've done many foolish things, kiri, but stepping between me and a vamp is a first.
She cursed herself quietly for saying stupid things.
He should walk away, leave her to figure things out, and finish what he needed to this morning.
You really shouldn't do things like that, she repeated, reminded of similar conversations with Jonny.
He didn't want to, even though he had a ton of things to do.
Some things are meant to be, and death is natural for humans.
I don't think about that part when I do things.
She's a good cook, but she's afraid of spiders, and she always loses things.
He's dealing with some things.
At least let me look at a couple of things.
You have everything you need to make things right, Dusty, as long as you're willing to do what you must.
You need to learn a few more things on your own.
She couldn't explain the sense that she didn't belong despite the pictures of her and Jonny on the walls and all her things sprinkled around the room.
With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.
He was alive, after all, and there was some good to him for wanting to make things right.
Things are getting rougher.
Oh, and bring your things.
She darted through the cold rain into the warm car and tossed her things in back.
She gathered up her things and left out the back door to avoid the small group of people gathered in the dining room for brunch.
I … I guess I keep hoping when I walk out of my apartment next time, things will be normal.
That I want to … to reset things.
She'd done two good things today.
He appeared to be in the middle of recording things again.
He leaves no room for failure or my hope that certain things will change.
I think we both did things imperfectly.
Hell has a library, and the librarian has been teaching me about the deities through these little video tutorial things.
But it makes me think that maybe things happen for a reason.
Take time to learn the new things and try not be so frustrated with yourself.
I kept hoping things would just go well.
I thought you did at first and I'll admit, I'm not completely certain things might not break bad, but for now, I'm fine.
Try to make things right.
I'm just asking for the chance, from both of you, to make things right.
Sometimes I do bad things.
I can't sit here and tell you how things will work out with your mother.
People did things differently—spanking was more acceptable then, but now we know hitting causes anger and rebellion.
I'll bet you didn't do bad things after that.
There are some things important enough that you're forced to tell someone, regardless of what might happen you.
He added, "They settle ninety percent of those things before the judge gets his robes on."
I tried to make a photographer out of my godson Billy, but I'm afraid at his age there are a lot more interesting things to do, and they all have female names.
Things were always a mite close.
End of conversation but it was nice to see things drifting back toward normal.
The expensive things, for when he comes here and visits.
He's gonna work things out 'cause you raised him right.
I offered to take a smaller share simply to speed things up.
I guess deep down, I'm looking forward to the wedding although there are a million things I have to do first.
It probably means things are working out with her mother and I shouldn't think selfish thoughts.
Cynthia was on the office phone to New Jersey, doing "wedding things," as she described them.
We talked about writing a will, but it was one of those things you never get around to doing—we're all going to live forever.
The way he described her, I don't think she paid much attention to the mundane things in life.
I can't grow a marigold in a pot of fertilizer and these poor things don't even have soil!
Those things will kill you.
Even with his poor eye for such things, Dean could see that it was far lovelier that anything close to what their budget could have afforded.
Fitzgerald still had not reported to Denver but it was now thought he'd taken a few days of leave to sort things out.
Finally things calmed down enough to give Dean and his wife a few minutes of free time.
I knew the props were still stored in the same place where I store my seasonal things.
She was saying a few pushy things I took exception to, and then she grabbed my arm for emphasis.
In her penthouse, she was able to take in things at her own pace.
She spent a minute thinking over how she'd seen human-Deidre buy things.
It was how things always used to be with her.
Things have changed, Deidre.
Gabriel knew the secrets of all the brothers on the Council; there were things people told Death that they never revealed to anyone else.
The limestone and marble foyer was lined with artifacts, a sign of Tamer's passion for all things ancient.
It was one of the first things he'd change, if he ever made it back to the underworld.
Deities did things differently, but he wasn't about to do what his predecessor would have and demand a favor of someone like Andre.
I'm going to kill demons and collect souls, until I set things right.
I've got a handle on things, but the underworld is still closed to me.
I refuse to believe this is the way things were meant to be.
You said things will get easier.
When you do, you'll make things right.
Or might have happened, if things broke bad.
He leaves no room for failure or my hope that certain things will change, she said.
He wanted to condemn the horrible things past-Death had done that resulted in an innocent human being thrown to the Dark One.
She couldn't start to make things right with him, if she didn't start there.
I just don't know what to do to fix things.
She couldn't change anything that happened or make things right.
Of all the things she'd done, she'd never be able to forgive herself for hurting him.
She didn't know how he could love her still after all she'd done or why he was willing to try to make things work.
Still, there were some things that would be better left in the past.
Long ago he'd learned to let her do things by herself.
There was very little she wouldn't tackle – including things she shouldn't.
How terrible it must be to hunger for things that belong to someone else – especially when one of those things is your own daughter.
There were only three things that mattered to her – Alex, Jonathan and Destiny.
Some things never grew boring no matter how often they were repeated.
And that was all muscle from doing things you should have left for me.
I'm sorry things didn't work out well for you, but I can't do anything about it.
Alex selected a clean towel from the things he had brought to the barn and waited a little longer.
Without it they wouldn't have had so many material things, but their love wouldn't have been any different.
I could have made things different between us.
From that point on, she made sure the chores outside were done before dark, and was always aware of things around her that could be used as weapons.
There were, it seemed, worse things than death.
He didn't want them to be spoiled with too many things, but he wanted the best quality.
I have to stay around until a few things are worked out.
He's writing things down now?
All her emotional and physical efforts were directed toward helping him recover and taking care of things at home.
Catching him up on things at the office had been simple enough, as someone was there to visit him several times a week.
It was difficult to imagine that someone would think they couldn't talk when they actually could, but the mind did strange things during duress.
It was embarrassing enough to simply think of the things to tell him, let alone say it to him.
But things were different with him now.
When she modeled them in front of the mirror, they did things to her figure she never would have guessed.
Her sign language vocabulary had increased, but many things were still difficult to understand.
The ride turned out to be a trip to the old house to see how things were coming along.
It was when man interfered that things got out of balance.
My son, he likes to say how things will be, yes?
No, only often enough to keep things interesting.
Hopefully things would settle down for them now, but it was comforting knowing that their love was strong enough to survive the worst.
The best things might not be free, but they didn't always come in neat little packages, either.
How are things going down there?
There are some things that I simply couldn't go along with.
Maybe things would have been different... but there was no point thinking about that.
Every week, he asked how many things she checked off her bucket list.
She wasn't going to let things get worse.
I got too many things on my bucket list.
She opened it and reviewed the to-do list of things she wanted to experience before she died.
Maybe it'll reset things.
She had a private bucket list she didn't show him, one with things on it she wasn't sure she should want.
I've got a few things left on my bucket list.
Bet I could show you a few things you won't find in the Kamasutra.
Once. There's a few other things I have I mind.
He'd fulfilled his end of the bargain and crossed quite a few things off her bucket list last night.
They'd never trusted one another enough to share, and their father made things worse by compartmentalizing the Council's business and pitting the sons against one another long before he was killed.
I can't help you much with any of these things.
She'd done things with him she'd never admit to, things that made her never want to see him again.
Things that made her knees weak and her eyes drift dreamily to the ocean as she remembered.
There were too many things she'd wanted to do before dying; now that someone might kill her, she realized how unready she really was.
It was a sign, though, that things had gone on long enough.
Daniela didn't seem completely insane, but who else said things like that?
Once upon a time - " "The leader of the Council does not discuss these things!"
Half-drunk by the time Rhyn explained things to her the day before, she'd come away from that conversation more baffled than she'd been when she fell out of the sky onto the beach.
He carried her things inside without hesitation, lugging everything to her new room.
The knowing look on Wynn's face, however, made him realize the long dead-dead Immortal had figured things out.
Her things were where she'd left them.
She'd always hoped Wynn found some miracle cure, even while checking things off her bucket list.
Deidre ascended the stairs to her room and gathered her things.
You have an affinity for jumping off tall things.
The records I alone can read with my magic are in this hallway, which is a pain in the ass when it comes to searching for things.
She's more than a body, and the things you can do are only limited by your imagination.
Things would be different from here on out.
Gabriel stripped out of his pants and pulled on the new ones before striding back to the pile of the rest of his things.
But things had to be different from here on out.
Every time Immortals show up, things go right down the shitter.
I didn't realize things were bad enough between you and me that you'd trust the man who hurt you over someone trying to help you.
There was nothing Wynn could ever do to make things right.
By that point, other things fell apart that I couldn't fix.
For once, things were going in Death's favor.
There are a couple of things we must establish up front.
It was of her running and Darkyn tearing out her throat, after doing much more horrible things to her.
From the visions he showed her, he was capable of things she'd never dreamed of.
He'll make things right with Rhyn after their nasty break?
I remember those things.
Of all things, his gloved hands scared her the most.
Just when she thought things were weird enough, Toby had started to talk to her.
Things really couldn't get much stranger.
He finished at long last and replaced all his things in his satchel.
She nearly leapt past her escort when he entered the banquet hall, the scents of roasted meat and a million other things making her stomach roar.
Sasha had told him many things before to try to break him, but this time, he sensed the truth behind the words.
Even without some sadistic creature's name around her neck, things would never be the same.
It's not how I remember things!
I saved you from Hell, and I saved you from those things at the…at the Arch.
You can't face those things.
He deserved it for kissing her and making her feel things she never, ever, ever imagined she'd feel for any man, let alone a monster like him.
He did a lot of bad things, and his mother was a demoness, a powerful one who seduced his father.
I came out to thank you for bringing me here and saving me more than once from those things.
I'm going to get my things.