They waited and listened.
They waited a long time for Natasha to come to dinner that day.
I have waited eighteen months for explanations.
I'm surprised he waited this long.
She waited for the end to come.
Michaud had only waited for this to bring out the phrase he had prepared.
Anna Mikhaylovna paused and waited for him to come up.
Julie waited for me to say something.
When they reached the clearing of the lawn, Yancey waited until she came up beside him.
I often performed this duty of hospitality, waited long enough to milk a whole herd of cows, but did not see the man approaching from the town.
She waited for him to release her, but his lips moved across her cheek and down her neck with soft caressing kisses.
Paralyzed with fear, Lisa waited, expecting the car to slide over the edge.
Bianca held her breath and waited, able to feel the tension between them even with her eyes closed until he spoke again.
She waited until the others were in their wagons and then slapped the lines to the backs of the mules.
She waited for an explanation, but he rode on in silence.
They waited in silence while he skinned the fox, then followed the brush a while, and at length turned off into the woods again.
He waited for the first pause in the conversation, and then with a distressed face left the room to find Sonya.
He waited while she buckled her seat belt and stashed her things.
"How funny you are!" he said, bending down to her and blushing still more, but he waited and did nothing.
I guessed vaguely from my mother's signs and from the hurrying to and fro in the house that something unusual was about to happen, so I went to the door and waited on the steps.
When he had finished, he bowed, and waited, hoping that he would be rewarded.
Outside the house, beyond the gates, a group of undertakers, who hid whenever a carriage drove up, waited in expectation of an important order for an expensive funeral.
He nodded and she waited, but he never took his eyes off the coffee cup, and remained silent.
But they knew now that there was a means of escape and so waited patiently until the path appeared for the second time.
A fine supper was prepared, and the innkeeper himself waited upon his guest.
Carmen watched with Destiny while they waited anxiously for Alex.
With every step up to the office where Señor Medena waited, he dreaded the conversation.
The long ordeal in the desert was over, but what waited for her now was uncertain.
She waited for him to open the conversation, idly wondering if it would be ten before he spoke.
He waited again and finally lifted his brows again.
She waited a moment and then curiosity got the better of her.
I made myself comfortable on the sofa, my arm around Betsy, as we all waited for him to continue.
Bianca waited until she heard the door click closed and looked across the small bay to make sure her daddy still slept.
I waited ten minutes before leaving the room.
He sat back and waited, counting down from ten.
He waited and watched.
She waited on the old countess, petted and spoiled the children, was always ready to render the small services for which she had a gift, and all this was unconsciously accepted from her with insufficient gratitude.
The statement was an open invitation but she was several conversations wiser now, and waited for him to volunteer the rest of the story.
They waited in tense silence as the horses slowly moved on.
The merchant and the fishermen waited impatiently till the answer came.
So they hid themselves among the bushes and waited silently for something to happen.
They should have waited until after school was out, like she had suggested.
He mulled it over in silence, sipping on his coffee while they all waited for his decision.
Cassie waited while they talked.
I waited until we were in bed for the night before I told her.
The scene was so familiar; abduction, outlined by Betsy, facts presented, Quinn and Howie removing to their basement sanctuary while we waited and Martha recorded.
Another portion he gave to an old servant who waited upon his grandfather.
Getting out of his caleche, he waited with drooping head and breathing heavily, pacing silently up and down.
But in any case proofs were needed; he had waited a whole month for them and grew more impatient the longer he waited.
Adrienne waited for the woman to go on.
At the bottom of the hill a sharp turn waited.
Yancey pulled up beside her and waited while she got out of the car and locked the door.
She waited until Yancey came back in, but he only locked the door to the office and left, closing the door to the building.
She waited for him to get a little way down the path before she slipped from her hiding place and went to the door.
Lisa waited for his reply in tense silence, but his response filled her with equal anger and pain.
She tossed out the verbal bait and waited for him to strike.
The rest of the teamsters joined them and they all waited in silence as the horses approached and drew to an organized halt.
Maybe she could get a little rest while they waited.
She waited, terrified that the Indians would return.
Finally they descended into a low place in the ravine, momentarily putting an outcropping between them and the Indians who waited.
Cassie waited silently, knowing they were unaware of her presence.
We'd have waited for you, but we was outnumbered three to one and didn't have time to look for you.
I then left the building and waited outside for the others who arrived moments later.
Quinn adjusted his equipment while we waited outside.
She followed while I waited for my wife.
He waited in the dark nearly twenty minutes before hearing an automobile approach.
I waited until evening to make my momentous call to Agent Brennan.
I waited until Monday to call Daniel Brennan.
Howie and I waited turns in the living room.
Our nervous quintet settled in, ordered wine for the drinkers and waited for one of us to start the conversation.
They backed off and waited a day before questioning him.
The rest of us waited in nervous anticipation for her Friday arrival, not knowing if we'd even see her when she returned.
My wife stood in front of the others as they all waited behind her.
I waited to hear John Luke Grasso, and steeled myself to pretend I didn't recognize the name.
While I waited for my, wife's return I sifted through the startling news she'd told me.
There was silence, and she waited.
Bianca waited until he was gone to release her chuckle.
Dusty waited until he heard the door close behind him before he moved.
Speck crossed his arms and waited as he answered.
"You almost waited too long," the mysterious creature said from behind him.
He waited for more.
He pulled out his phone, texted Bianca, and waited, willing the message to make it to her in the in-between world where he'd accidentally sent her.
Bianca waited for Darian to say something more insightful, but nothing came.
She obliged quickly, tensing as she waited for him to finish with her phone.
She waited for Jonny, her gut twisting in fear.
She stopped and waited.
Glancing at the clock on her nightstand, she waited until certain her father had left then rose.
They circled each other, and Jule waited to hear the sound of a car staring in the garage.
She waited until Moira's footsteps faded before dialing her father.
They waited for Xander to return with the three vamps trailing him.
She waited, but he didn't emerge again.
Jenn waited until he was far enough ahead that he wouldn't hear her before she trailed.
You cannot begin to imagine how long I've waited for this night and what I've done to make sure it happens as it must.
She waited until the vamps were gone before going to the gym, not wanting to tempt any of them to attack her while she was half-naked and distracted.
Jule waited patiently, a smile crossing his face as he took her in.
He waited until he was out of sight of the hotel's cameras before Traveling to Virginia with his magic.
Dressed for sparring, he waited with Grande and Pierre for Damian.
She waited at the edge of the bed.
She waited until they stopped and the full light of day streamed into her room before heading to the kitchen.
Damian waited expectantly, but Dusty shook his head.
"We've waited many years for you, ikira," Levi said.
He waited in the library until he'd composed himself and left for his suite.
Sofia waited, staring blankly at the football game on TV.
He emerged into a busier hall and waited for her, taking her arm and leading her through the vamps.
They ran to the next nearest group of rocks, where a handful of four-by-fours waited.
She waited, gaze falling to Damian.
You almost waited too long to seek me out for a deal, he said.
Deidre waited nervously, uncertain what to think about the Immortal staring at her.
She flung herself through it, not caring what waited for her on the other side.
Praying she hadn't missed some term of the deal, she waited for his reaction.
She waited another few seconds for a catch before letting herself believe him.
He smiled and waited.
She waited, wishing she'd never come.
She waited for Darkyn to return but was too scared of what he was capable of doing to open the door and see the damage.
He waited for the portal behind her to close.
She waited thousands of years and worked with both Dark Ones to make it happen.
Past-Death waited for her to say more.
She waited for some sort of reaction.
You could've waited a day for him to fail then cured Selyn.
One of the death dealers took Deidre's arm and waited.
Bird Song's managerial pair tried to present a breakfast happy face over coffee cake and muffins, but their efforts continued to fall short as they waited for Martha to make an appearance.
I waited, though God knows Jeff tried hard enough to get at me!
They waited until he climbed up the slope to where they stood.
While Bird Song waited, Mrs. Worthington, prompted by Fred's phone call, went to the campground to see if she might catch the couple left before they left.
Dean wished Cynthia had waited until they were alone to bring up the subject.
He waited until the officer stepped outside.
They waited, and after a few seconds there was the distinct sound of movement above them.
He waited, eyes trained on the shape.
She waited for him to comment but he remained silent.
Fitzgerald hardly waited for Dean to finish.
She waited until he continued.
She wasn't satisfied and waited for more.
Dean waited, a knot forming in his stomach.
Darkyn waited beside an open door, hands clasped behind his back in a deceptive display of ease.
Stepping back, Deidre waited for the tea transform into what she remembered tea to be.
She waited her whole life for this moment, and all she was able to do was watch him leave her.
Gabriel waited in front of the yawning portal.
He started walking again and waited for her at the portal to Rhyn's.
Tymkyn waited for more.
Landon waited for him a short distance away.
I waited tens of thousands of years for one of us to have the mating tattoo appear.
Gabriel waited for more.
She waited for him to say something about all that Andre had pried out of her.
"I'm thinking …I waited my whole life for this moment," she replied.
Deidre waited until the portal closed then bolted out of the gardens.
"I've waited my entire life for this," she said.
Deidre waited, needing to know what it would take for him to love her.
She made love to him as if she'd waited her life for the moment.
On a mission to ensure there was a clean slate between his mate and Darkyn, Gabriel waited in the middle of Deidre's old apartment for the Dark One to arrive.
Gabriel waited, sensing the Dark One wasn't finished.
Deidre waited for her to say more.
He waited to see what she did.
He waited another moment, unleashing his senses.
I've waited my whole life for this.
Carmen waited until he closed the car door.
She waited quietly for his response.
Alex selected a clean towel from the things he had brought to the barn and waited a little longer.
Alex waited through some more contractions and finally pulled the foal straight out.
Carmen stopped the car in the drive and waited.
When she did, Alex stopped and waited for her reaction.
She waited, watching as he approached the bear, gun ready.
He kissed her cheeks and waited for her to heft herself back onto the table.
She waited until she reached a quieter side street before dialing her boyfriend.
He plucked the compass from his chest and waited to see what it did.
"I don't know this guy from Adam," Gabe said then waited.
Turning in a full circle, Gabe waited for a sign the deity still sought him.
I've waited to tell you this since we met long ago.
Now, he waited to heal and to calm down.
He didn't see the demon that summoned him and waited a moment before speaking.
Her shoulders were still hunched, as if she waited for him to hack off her head.
Gabe waited a few more minutes then forced himself to leave.
She sat near the door and waited.
Grateful for somewhere to go, Deidre hung up and waited for his text.
Deidre waited for him in the lobby.
Said he'd waited a long time to tell me something.
Insides shaky again, Deidre waited breathlessly, tears on her face.
No Immortals waited for her.
Deidre waited half an hour then rose.
Katie waited for more.
Deidre grabbed her bag and waited for him in the hallway.
She waited for him to say something else.
He sensed the wards he tripped and waited for the Ancient to appear.
Gabe waited a few minutes for the assassin being replaced to appear.
Gabriel waited until they were gone.
She kissed him on both cheeks then waited as he poured himself wine.
But he waited for her response.
Landon appeared at once, and Gabriel waited for his new second-in-command to join him.
Deidre waited for the portal to close before she rose.
Darkyn waited for her in the circle that stretched about five meters across.
He waited, as if she'd reveal enough dirt to make his monthly quota then added, They'll probably suspend your license.
The kid began crying and she waited, ticking off her mental to-do list to see where she'd start.
Kris waited until the door closed.
He turned off the car and touched the garage door opener above him, whistling as he waited.
She waited until the door closed before crossing to the carafe and refilling her glass.
His lover of many years sensed his unease and waited for him to speak.
Jade waited, and Kris held his gaze in silence.
The seat was at his left, and he waited until she accepted before sitting.
She caught her breath and waited.
He waited for the barrier before him to lift and then strode out.
Rhyn waited for it, determined to put up the same fight he always did.
She tensed and waited, willing him to continue.
She waited for him to face her then punched him as hard as she could in the nose.
Immobilized, she waited with panicked dread for an attack like Sasha's.
She waited, her breathing growing shallower and faster.
She stepped from the shadow world back into her world and waited for nausea or pain.
She gritted her teeth and waited.
He touched her neck, and she waited, assuming he'd take blood from her despite his distaste of alcohol.
She stood before him and waited.
The oriental man held a PDA and was frowning as he read through notes while the others waited for him to speak.
Gabriel waited until he was gone before pulling a chair to the side of the bed.
She waited for him to finish before crossing to her room to change.
She waited in the cold winter day until the familiar Lincoln Town Car arrived.
Her sister waited in the reception room, sipping tea and flipping through a magazine.
Sensing some sort of lurid story, all five of them waited for her to speak.
She waited for him to explode.
Hannah waited for more.
Katie hissed as they waited in the hall.
Kris waited for him to change forms.
From the shadows of the crypt, Gabriel waited until the half-brothers were gone to dump the contents of the velvet dice pouch into his palm.
Wanting to give his friend, Rhyn, a moment of peace with his dead-dead parents, he waited until Rhyn was gone before withdrawing from the shadows.
He never expected his long dead parents to respond but waited anyway.
She knocked and waited.
He dove into the snow while she stood and waited for Rhyn.
The full- blooded demon was slow to rise, and he waited.
He heard whispers traded behind doors and cottages and waited.
Rhyn waited until the healer passed him and then stepped into the shadow world behind him.
Jade waited for Darkyn to return from his meeting with Kris.
Jade waited, hoping Sasha.s desire to return to Hell or take out Kris overwhelmed any suspicion he had.
Ully, looking exhausted, moved closer, and Rhyn waited as well.
Rhyn joined Kris in the hallway and waited until Katie was out of earshot.
She waited another few minutes and then headed to the bathrooms.
He tore through the demons and panted as he waited for his brothers.
Katie waited until he was gone then shook her head, tired of Immortal surprises.
He waited while she rolled up her sleeve in excitement, then displayed the blood-red tattoo there.
Kris waited until the guest bedroom door closed before he motioned to one of the Immortals posted on either end of the hallway.
Kris waited until five Immortals were present in the hall before he retreated to his conference room.
The small man waited next to A'Ran's trusted second-in-command, Ne'Rin, whose sister was one of the three before him.
A'Ran waited, observing the tiny man with white eyes.
Evelyn waited outside while Kiera entered the massive bathroom.
Being shorter than everyone else would be a boon this night; she waited until the two were out of sight before fading back toward the house.
She tensed and waited for him, too, to insult her or boss her around like Romas did before she walked away.
They waited a short time longer before the prisoner shifted to rise.
He waited two more days to see if she would settle.
He waited for Ne'Rin to fix it and tried again.
Talal strode toward her, and Kiera waited.
At her entrance, those in the nearest circle with Ne'Rin ceased their activity and bowed, then stood in a line and waited.
Why did-- He held up a hand to silence her, and she waited, circling the table to face him.
He left at last, and she waited for him to disappear from sight before jogging to the conference room.
She waited for him to flex his strength and drive her into the ground, surprised when he never did.
He waited, head twisted over her shoulder to see her.
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