Turning-away sentence example

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  • What must he think of her, encouraging him one minute, and then turning away the next?

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  • Betsy turned on a tape recorder as Howie reclined on the bed, turning away from us.

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  • This was one more example of Howie turning away from anything that might prove uncomfortable.

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  • He indicated her with the gun before turning away without another look.

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  • She jerked at his voice and twisted to face him, observing him coolly before turning away.

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  • She considered him for a long moment before turning away.

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  • She tossed the whiskey back and gulped it down, then slapped the glass on the bar before turning away.

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  • Donnie wouldn't respond, turning away from his father toward the window.

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  • There were two occupants and the driver had glanced in his direction before turning away.

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  • The Black God held her gaze for a moment before turning away.

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  • He checked the portal one last time then stood, turning away.

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  • Taran leaned forward to give the woman a chaste kiss on her forehead before turning away.

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  • After their departure, Mary sees two angels where His body had lain and turning away beholds Jesus standing, yet recognizes Him only when He addresses her.

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  • Such works were evidently a sign that his mind was turning away from abstract speculation to the great political and economic fields, and to the more visible conditions of social stability and the growth of nations.

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  • It was not, says Ritschl, a turning away from Christian motives, but a turning towards neglected Christian motives.

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  • And so, when we pass from the ontology to the ethics of Platonism, we find that, though the highest life is only to be realized by turning away from concrete human affairs and their material environment, still the sensible world is not yet an object of positive moral aversion; it is rather something which the philosopher is seriously concerned to make as harmonious, good and beautiful as possible.

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  • Signs spark row in Heartbeat land Sheep farmers anxious to save their flocks have put up signs turning away visitors from a tourist attraction.

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  • At the beginning of this passage, Jesus rebuked the disciples for turning away potential converts.

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  • Anxiety, demonstrated by crying, clinging, and turning away from the stranger, is revealed when separation occurs.

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  • Men determine immorality based on treating others unfairly, and women base it on turning away someone in need.

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  • Buffy made hard choices this season, including embracing her destiny as a Slayer, choosing to work with her Watcher and turning away from the love of her life because being together would destroy him.

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