Took Sentence Examples
What took you so long?
She grabbed the coffee cup and took a sip as she stepped around him.
Edward took the paper and thanked the kind minister.
He came up behind her and took the coffee cup from her hands, sitting it on the table.
Carmen took a breath.Advertisement
He took the cup from her hand.
He took a potato, drew out his clasp knife, cut the potato into two equal halves on the palm of his hand, sprinkled some salt on it from the rag, and handed it to Pierre.
Henry took his slate and went out.
They took him to the British camp.
Connie took her by the arm.Advertisement
He took a step toward her.
I took a seat.
Prince Andrew without replying took out a notebook and raising his knee began writing in pencil on a page he tore out.
Felipa finally took her by the arm.
He slid an arm under her and gently took her hand in his, planting a warm moist kiss in the center of the palm.Advertisement
Alex took them all to dinner to celebrate the birth.
She took a deep breath.
She took a step toward him and called out.
His direct gaze was intense as he took in her features.
He hesitated once more but took it.Advertisement
This answer pleased the rich man so well that he bought Aesop at once, and took him to his home on the island of Samos.
He took ten gold pieces from his table and wrapped them in the little letter.
Mr. Higinbotham, President of the World's Fair, kindly gave me permission to touch the exhibits, and with an eagerness as insatiable as that with which Pizarro seized the treasures of Peru, I took in the glories of the Fair with my fingers.
I remember especially the walks we all took together every day in Central Park, the only part of the city that was congenial to me.
Captain Keller took my hand, but could not speak.Advertisement
Carmen took the picture from her hand and studied it.
Felipa took Carmen by the arm.
Señor Medena took her elbow in his hand and led her down the hall.
That was all it took.
It didn't take long for him to get home, and when he came in from the garage, he went directly to his gun cabinet and took out a rifle.
He took another sip of his coffee.
Then we took that ride and you were so impressed with the country.
Often, when he was a little lad, he took long walks among the trees with his mother.
A practitioner took a scab from someone with a mild case, made an incision in the skin of a healthy person, and infected that person with the scab.
The assembled nobles all took off their uniforms and settled down again in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had done.
A few minutes later they all marched in and took their places at the table.
Felipa took her from his arms and held her.
He took Carmen by the hand and leaned close to her ear.
The driver took them to a Spanish design home a few miles from the hacienda.
She took out some of his and hers so he wouldn't think she was packing to leave him.
Carmen carried the basket of eggs to the counter beside the sink and watched as Alex took the lid off the roasting pan.
I imagine that took a chunk out of his savings.
Carmen took her to the doctor, but he said there was no cure for the common cold and not to worry about it.
Jonathan helped her feed and water the animals and then she took him to the hospital with her.
When the nurse arrived, she took Destiny's temperature and said something about the doctor.
It was the middle of the day, and Alex never took a nap.
He reached down and took her hands, pulling her into his arms.
With the food warming, Carmen took Destiny to her room and dressed.
She looked so cute that Carmen took a few pictures of her.
Carmen climbed off Alex's lap and took Destiny's soft little hand in hers.
Finally he took down a couple of cups and poured them some coffee.
He took a few sips and finally broached the subject.
She took a suitcase out of the closet and swung it up on the bed.
That was before I took the job.
On these occasions she took Tammy with her, and Lisa was left to enjoy her precious solitude.
It took her mind back to childhood memories of barefoot strolls down dusty lanes.
He reached out and took one of her curls in his big hand and studied it.
Some nights, dreams took her on a stealthy walk down the path, taking advantage of every bush for cover.
She took a quick step back and he dropped his hands.
She dropped her glass in the sink and took a step backward.
She rubbed her temples and took a deep breath.
She quietly opened the door to her room and carefully closed it behind her and took a deep breath.
Sealing the letter, she took a stamp from her purse and placed it on the envelope.
He took Tammy's tiny hand in his.
He took it harder than I thought he would, but being able to keep Tammy took the edge off it.
She took a step back from him.
Maybe if you took some pictures from the house and put them in your room.
She took off, noting where she entered the woods, and using a tall Sycamore tree as a trail marker.
Her gaze took in his masculine chin, the square cut lower lip and the piercing blue eyes - only right now they weren't piercing.
At the house, she took her time going through some pictures.
It took little urging to bring his mouth down to hers.
She took the receiver from Sarah.
He took one look at the suitcases on the bed and started toward her.
He took her hands and helped her to her feet, his voice becoming soft and gentle, his gaze mystic.
Later, when everyone had left, Yancey took Lisa's hands in his.
Protect and Serve took on a new perspective.
Quint took her hand.
He held her chair as she took a seat and then sat quietly as Mrs. Marsh said grace.
He took another sip.
He nodded and she waited, but he never took his eyes off the coffee cup, and remained silent.
We've known since he took you up to his parent's house.
It took planning and perseverance to be successful.
She gasped and took a step backward.
His voice was so harsh that Adrienne took a step backward.
He took her face in both hands.
She took a step backward and met his gaze angrily.
That familiar yet annoying pang of disappointment took its place.
Yes, he took the bait and he was running with it.
The day was getting hot and it took too much energy to argue.
Pete's eyes were twinkling as he took his plate and a cup of coffee.
She lifted her canteen from the wagon and took a mouthful.
His horse snorted and took a step back.
Thankful for the darkness that hid her burning face, she took a step away from him.
Bordeaux took her elbow in his hand and ceremoniously led her to the wagon.
Pete took a swallow of his coffee.
He took a step closer.
He winced and then took a determined step in her direction.
She took several swallows and lowered the canteen.
She threw the rifle to her shoulder and took aim.
She took careful aim and squeezed off a shot.
Bordeaux took a sip of coffee, considering the possibilities.
I took my risks when I joined this group and I'm willing to face up to my responsibilities.
Bordeaux took her hand in his and she gazed up into his solemn features.
She took the tin from his hand and opened its hinged lid.
He's proud of the way you took care of the twins.
They emptied all the water into four canteens and took four empty ones with them.
It took them over an hour to fill all the canteens.
She sat down because the code of conduct about standing while guarding took second place to comfort.
It took too much effort to look up at the sun to measure time.
He lifted a canteen from the saddle horn and took a drink.
They took their time, squatting on the dusty ground, letting minutes pass between bits of conversation.
He took her hand and led her across the camp, heading for a jumble of rocks.
He stepped forward and reached for her, but she took a step back.
He took his horse to the stable.
What took you two so long to get water?
The water wasn't much more than a drip and it took us a long time to fill the canteens.
He led her to the restaurant and they took a table, ordering supper and exchanging stories.
Cassie clung to the seat to keep from falling out of the lurching buggy as Bordeaux took them out of town at a run.
She fell in love with a trapper and he took her back to what we all describe as civilization.
She took a job in a saloon so she could eat.
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.
He took a bite of his sandwich and washed it down with coffee.
She paused and her voice took on a sardonic tone.
Afterward he took a book from the shelf and retired to his room.
He took the wood from her arms and dropped it into the wood box.
The idea was especially welcome, as she had become so organized that cleaning took no more than half the day.
The fingers ceased their massage and he took her arm, leading her to a dry rock.
She took the sandwich he offered and grinned.
He took a sip of coffee before responding.
He took a bite of food and watched her intently.
He paid for the supplies with a check and took her and Mary out to eat.
He took a few steps and then paused, glancing back at her.
She took a step down and missed the next rung - plunging her shin against the step.
He reached out and took one of her curls in his hand.
He took a mug from the cupboard and poured himself a cup of coffee.
I took all my frustration and anger out on you.
In her bathroom, she wiped her face with a cold rag and took a couple of aspirin.
He took the blanket from her and spread it on the ground.
Tiny drops of rain spattered their faces as she took his hand again and dismounted.
She took a quick step back.
That was all it took, providing it was the right time.
He squatted and took some of the freshly dug soil in his hand, crushing the lumps and letting the dust run through his fingers.
It was hard enough to make ends meet before she took the job at the ranch.
He stepped in front of her and took the tray.
His hand covered hers and he took it in his, kissing it tenderly.
I decided to talk to you this weekend, but I guess Mary found the form and took it upon herself to mail it to you.
Little things like the way you took in that stupid cat.
He took a deep breath and turned to her again.
Quinn took a long sip on his beer.
When Howie was released from the hospital, Rose took him in.
This zinger out of the blue took me aback.
Howie took a deep breath and began.
I took it all in for a few moments and it petrified me!
I took the floor.
He took a deep breath.
I went back up and dressed and took a walk out on the pier.
He took a seat at the table.
Howie took a deep breath.
It took some getting used to moving around.
On Saturday we took in a Broadway show and Sunday a baseball game.
The trip took us out of the District on the Maryland side as we headed west through picturesque rolling hills and farm lands.
He tried to speak but it took a few moments before the words were understandable.
Betsy took his hand and we moved further down the sidewalk.
We took seats on an old leather sofa and side chair while our hostess sat behind the desk that dominated the room.
Little conversation took place as each of us kept our thoughts to ourselves.
Betsy took his hand in hers.
We took full advantage of our opportunity.
We gave only limited thought to the upcoming session as our pre wedding trip and plans took precedence in our hectic schedule.
I took careful note of the time and movements, all of which lasted twenty-one minutes.
When we exhausted the subject, Betsy rose and took the floor.
However, Martha took notes and Betsy recorded what was said.
It was the first occasion the dream took place close to the present time; less than four years ago!
Our wedding definitely took priority.
It took him only a few minutes in between each pronouncement to locate us.
Martha took her cousin's hand.
It took fifty minutes before the door burst open and Howie dashed out and up the stairs with Martha close on his heels.
The street he was on looked as it had on the television he said, but the houses were absent numbers so it took him a few moments to locate the correct place.
Blessedly the machines took coins.
I too took a deep breath.
I took the receiver as Betsy dialed the number she'd copied from the television announcement.
It took three tries before we were satisfied our information was in believing hands.
I took my time before responding.
I took a deep breath and randomly chose a Pittsburg number.
It was Delaware, in the middle of nowhere and I watched the house for hours before I took my prize.
It took place in Cleveland where seven year old Eric Campbell was abducted from his Karate class.
It took a lot of soul searching to come to you.
While some missing children reports listed a call number, many required a search that took valuable time.
I took the liberty of confirming some of these cases.
We took the car on vacation and our two families had a great time.
Quinn took charge of our working accommodations.
Each of us took turns thanking Merrill Cooms personally on the phone although he insisted it was unnecessary.
If the police investigated in an orderly way and took their time the victim would most likely be harmed or killed.
He was so incensed; he'd try as many times as it took.
I took Howie aside.
Someone took a lot of time and did a real number on him with a knife.
She claims a red headed young guy took real good care of her, fed her and let her play video games.
By the way, if you took my bet, you lost five bucks.
When Martha was in a session with Howie, Betsy took over, coveting the child as if she were her own.
He took a very deep breath.
She took about eighty percent of your tips at the call center.
It took me thirty minutes to convey everything that was happening.
By mutual agreement, announced to Howie by our silence, no discussion about Julie took place unless initiated by Howie himself.
Instead of using our usual tip line, we conveyed the information directly to Detroit where the abduction took place.
This was more evidence of Howie's ineptness at the everyday chores the rest of us took for granted.
When I assured him we were indeed speaking on a secure line he took a deep breath.
I took a deep breath and called After on a throw away phone.
I took a deep breath.
She toasted my glass and took a long swallow.
I took a swallow.
It took us two hours to come ten miles from the airport and Julie had to direct him the last mile and she just got here herself.
She sat down and took my hand.
She took Molly's hand and led her to a corner chair.
I took a deep breath and called her into my office and closed the door.
It took me back to when we were kids, in Amherst and this knowing kind of trust and kinship we'd shared.
Brennan took a few moments to reply.
He was in the area and the police took a good look at him from the information I have but there wasn't enough evidence to charge him.
It took three tries bracketing the time before they hit on the culprit.
Howie's mother took a turn for the worse and he'd been advised she wouldn't make it.
I took time before retiring for the day to telephone Martha with the good news Julie's break in was a false alarm.
I took her hand.
I guess you took one on the head too.
I took another sip of water.
Record keeping back then wasn't all electronic and paper took up space.
I took my time to see what secrets I might glean from their abode.
She took the news well.
On the way back, we took time to show Molly the West Swanzy covered bridge.
It took me several minutes to respond.
Betsy reluctantly took the phone.
She was missing for several weeks and they did everything possible to get me to say I took her though I was innocent.
The hundred mile drive up the coast to Santa Barbara took more than two hours during which we chatted the entire way.
I took a deep breath trying to control myself.
It was a different Howie Abbot who took the news.
Jackson took a moment to respond.
A Hispanic woman in green pajamas took my arm and I was led to a small cubicle.
It took us some time to ties his activities together.
It took all I could muster to hold it together.
The ride took about forty minutes and as we arrived, two patrol cars were pulling away from the scene.
The two of us took breaks and walked together, six paces, turn, six paces, turn, six paces, turn.
It took us all the following day and part of next, though our calculations of time were suspect, to finish our ladder.
She took a step back.
He took her arms and sat her in a chair, handed her a fistful of tissues, and knelt.
She faced the speaker and took a step back.
She took a step back, overwhelmed by the scene before her.
Talon looked her up and down in a way that made her skin crawl before he took her arm.
He took them to his condo on the beach for privacy.
He took her other with a rough hand and nodded in approval at the healed scars.
She'd do anything for him, even if the devil took her soul!
She changed and took the shears, hiding them against her body as she approached the door.
She took in the clean car and shook her head, wondering how many hours a week he spent cleaning everything he owned to keep it all so spotless.
His gaze lingered, and he took in the beautiful doe brown eyes, deep set and large, framed by long eyelashes.
I took a look at the logistics info you showed me.
She took the keys a little too quickly.
It took me forever to get it out of the closet in your apartment.
He followed the trail to the edge of the carpet then took in the dirty dishes in the sink.
His words took her a minute to register.
She flushed and looked him over, then took a step back in to the living room.
She didn't meet his gaze and spun away when he took the sandwich.
She took his hand and turned it over.
He took her arm and led her to the couch, retreating to the kitchen for more cookies, water, and a bottle of painkillers.
He took in her features, gaze resting on her lips.
So, it looks like Talon's goons took our pig and injected it with something to turn it into a vamp.
He took a deep breath and tried again.
Bianca took it and gasped.
He took her hand and led her out of the barracks through the back door and into the main house.
It took me awhile to adjust to it, too.
Her soft voice drifted off as she took him in.
He touched her face, and she took his hand in both of hers.
He took them to the condo, and she tensed.
He took a long shower, exhausted, before retrieving his now lukewarm dinner from the house.
Toni grinned, took his phone, and swapped SIM cards with the new one.
Jonny took it before she could and looked through her addresses.
He took her face in his hands and drew her to him, kissing her once again.
She fingered it and took in her glowing features.
The devil's smile grew as his cold eyes took all of them and settled on Bianca's necklace.
Toni pushed both women behind him, and Darian took a teetering step towards him.
She took one step forward, then another, throwing herself onto the ground beside Sofi.
Bianca took one cautious step onto the frozen waves.
She felt another drain as he took another swig of her power, and coldness, then silence.
He took in the various scenes, to include the local news, which blasted photos of the black skies and mounting waves of the tropical-storm-turned-hurricane.
Talon took one and Dusty the other, feeling the coldness of Traveling from one place to another.
Jonny took a gasping breath.
Dusty took her hand, his other pulling his remaining knife free.
Exhausted, Dusty took a silent Bianca's hand and led her back to the others.
Looks like Darian took out everyone's power but Damian's.
She took his hand.
The woman took a step back.
He snatched her arm, and she took a swing at him.
He raised his head as she took a step into the room and met her gaze.
She took in his wounds again, unable to fathom why her father would chain him to the wall in their wine cellar.
She was worried about him, and he was touched by the idea she took pity on him when she herself was in more danger than he was.
She took it, and he Transported them to the small storage room.
Jule eased away from her and took her arm.
Jule's instincts took over, and he allowed them to guide his sword and punches.
She sped away, and they took off up the driveway with the swordsman trailing.
It just took the rest of us a while to shake off the bonds.
She cleaned him up then took a shower and dug out musty clothing from a trunk at the bottom of one wardrobe.
His body took it this time, and his soul didn't laugh at her as it had when she tried to turn him into a rock.
His lips turned more demanding, and he took her hands in his.
She wanted more … She shook her head and took a wet washcloth into the living room.
He lowered his hand and took one of hers.
He took her hand and pulled her close enough for their bodies to touch.
He took the pen and paper and scrawled down a number before handing it to her.
I took care of him.
As she stepped into the armory in the corner of the large garage, she was struck by the care he took of the large collection.
He'd never been human, and he had no idea how long it took for a human body to heal.
She took it, and he pulled her up.
Darian held out his as well, and Jule took both their hands, at once bombarded with Bianca's cool energy and Darian's hot energy.
So you just randomly took things from the house and buried them?
His gaze took in the dead vamps.
He approached her, and she took a step back.
He took me in when no one else would, and he protected me.
It took more effort than he thought to break the otherworldly connection binding them.
Jule took her hands in his and rested them on his thigh.
Her eyes fell to his frame, and she took him in with hunger and appreciation.
She took it, and he pulled her in for a hug that made her sigh.
I took Sean's job at the pub.
You took over for Sean?
She took it, his power moving through her and making the hair on the back of her neck stand on end.
Neither spoke, and the chauffeur took them north, instead of south towards home.
She took it and closed her eyes, determined to find a way to use her gift to counter her father's magic.
Instincts took her in the direction of the stream, and she reached the top of a shallow ravine in whose valley the stream flowed.
The massive vamp hadn't attacked or turned his back at the first sight of him, a sign Jule took as positive.
She took his hand and absorbed what she could of his power.
Her father fell back, and she took a deep breath before approaching the men.
The magic took hold of her, and she danced away from his strikes as if they were in slow motion.
Xander took the first shot.
The Other no longer smiled and took a step forward, unwilling to move closer to his daughter with the Original Vamp standing between them.
Pissing off Jonny wasn't part of her plan, so she took her anger out on punching bags every evening.
And yes, I took your door.
She held out a hand to him, and he took it.
Jule waited patiently, a smile crossing his face as he took her in.
Jule took her hand and led her through the large log house with its earthy décor.
She took a step back, uncertain what the man was but aware her instincts were at a scream.
As the man took her arm to help her stand, his haggard face appeared in yet another vision.
Damian waved to show he'd heard and then took the stairs two at a time to his room.
He took his bread and canteen of water—the morning sustenance for a slave—and tucked them into a cargo pocket.
She closed her eyes against the sunlight and took another two steps into the garden.
He led her to his private suite, which took up half of one wing.
She took a shower and padded through the quiet mansion to the kitchen.
He left the corner and approached her, stopping when she took a step back.
They plotted together during the hunting trip you and your brother took the day before he died.
Damian took aim with the pistol and fired into her heart before she could make another sound.
Sofia exchanged a look with Linda, and the chipper woman took the hint.
Sofia took a deep breath.
She took his hand and kissed his palm, then ran to her library, mind racing with what she'd learned about him.
He took in her features with passive curiosity.