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When someone says, for example, `` They took x-rays to see that there was nothing wrong with me '', it pays to consider how this statement would normally be made.
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When someone in the audience rose and asked how does it feel to be a celebrity, Carl said, `` A celebrity is a fellow who eats celery with celerity ''.
`` When you marry, you want to have things in common '', a girl said, `` and it's hard when you don't marry someone with your own background ''.
When he had finished with that, he would go to another part of the hotel and say much the same things to someone else, most probably a busboy.
When someone does develop chronic or severe problems with anxiety, such problems are usually classified as being one or more of the specific types of Anxiety Disorders.
When someone was praising an orator for his ability to magnify small points, he said, " In my opinion it's not a good cobbler who fits large shoes on small feet.
When used in a generic sense, a Buddha is generally considered to be someone who discovers the true nature of reality.
Writing in 2010 Neil Finn said, " When we lost Paul it was like someone pulled the rug out from underneath everything, a terrible jolt out of the dark blue.
When police speculated about the assailant, the juvenile probation officer assisting at the scene of the murders speculated that Echols was " capable " of committing the murders, stating " it looks like Damien Echols finally killed someone.
When someone judges something to be good, or some action to be right, then the person is using the faculty of moral intuition.
When someone hit a scram switch the clock stopped and the display was replaced with the word " FOO "; at TMRC the scram switches are therefore called " Foo switches ".
When asked to recommend someone else, Davis suggested Robert E. Lee, then an army major in Baltimore ; López approached Lee, who also declined on the grounds of his duty.
When someone speaks of a mishap involving an audible arcing of electricity, the word " zap " is often used ( and has subsequently been expanded and used to describe non-auditory effects generally connoting the same sort of localized but thorough interference or destruction similar to that produced in short-circuit sparking ).
When the U. S. Attorney decides to indict someone under RICO, he or she has the option of seeking a pre-trial restraining order or injunction to temporarily seize a defendant's assets and prevent the transfer of potentially forfeitable property, as well as require the defendant to put up a performance bond.
When a landowner left England to fight in the Crusades, he needed someone to run his estate in his absence, often to pay and receive feudal dues.
When some effort at fulfilling some reparation condition fails, it must be repeated, usually by someone else after some intervening time-period ; history therefore exhibits a cyclic pattern.
When she realizes her powers have gone at the end of Season Eight, however, Willow ends her relationship with Kennedy, saying that there is someone else Willow is in love with, who she will never see again.
When Heath called a leadership election at the end of 1974, Powell claimed they would have to find someone who was not a member of the Cabinet that " without a single resignation or public dissent, not merely swallowed but advocated every single reversal of election pledge or party principle ".
When a door is locked only someone with a key can enter through the door depending on how the lock is configured.
When the crate reaches the destination matching its label, it is opened and the bags ( SDUs ) removed only to become PDUs when someone reads the code of the destination post office.
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When we examine what each master says was his first collage we see that much the same thing happens in each.
`` When the roles of husband and wife are reversed, so that the wife becomes leader and the husband follower '', Dr. Linden says, `` the effects on their whole relationship, sexual and otherwise, can be disastrous ''.
`` When the husband becomes passive in the face of his wife's aggressiveness '', Dr. Linden says, `` the wife, in turn, finds him inadequate.
`` When Mickey went to the Yankees '', says Mark Freeman, an ex-Yankee pitcher who sells mutual funds in Denver, `` DiMaggio still was playing and every day Mickey would go by his locker, just aching for some word of encouragement from this great man, this hero of his.
When thus deposited, Keys says that cholesterol is mainly responsible for the arterial blockages that culminate in heart attacks.
When a character in Aristophanes ' Knights says, " I dreamed the goddess poured ambrosia over your head — out of a ladle ," the homely and realistic ladle brings the ineffable moment to ground with a thump.
" a Christian ( Minaah ) once asked Abbahu in a tone of mockery, whereupon he replied: " When you will be wrapped in darkness, for it says, ' Behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the nations ; then shall the Lord rise upon thee and His glory shall be seen on thee ' lx. 2 ," ( Sanhedrin 99a ).
Mencius says: " When being a child, yearn for and love your parents ; when growing mature, yearn for and love your lassie ; when having wife and child ( ren ), yearn for and love your wife and child ( ren ); when being an official ( or a staffer ), yearn for and love your sovereign ( and / or boss ).
When the human main character, Takeru, argues that humans also have the ability to reproduce and disperse, the higher existence says carbon too easily mingles with other elements and therefore it would be impossible for a carbon-based existence to have evolved on its own.
When Elijah finds her and asks to be fed, she says that she does not have sufficient food to keep her and her own son alive.
* When his own honesty was challenged by his contemporaries, Gibbon appealed to the chapter heading — not the text — in Eusebius ' Praeparatio evangelica ( xii, 31 ), which says how fictions ( pseudos )— which Gibbon rendered ' falsehoods '— may be a " medicine ", which may be " lawful and fitting " to use.
When Jason asks Brandon what the Omega 13 does, Brandon says that while some people believe it was a bomb capable of destroying all matter in the universe in 13 seconds, he and others believes it is a time machine that sends its user 13 seconds into the past.
When Ike says, " I want my mommy ," he expresses a want satisfied only if he is brought to his mommy.
When Scripture says, ‘ The Lord rained fire from the Lord out of heaven ,’ the prophetic word indicates that there were two in number: One upon the earth, who, it says, descended to behold the cry of Sodom ; Another in heaven, who also is Lord of the Lord on earth, as He is Father and God ; the cause of His power and of His being Lord and God.
When transaction costs are low, the Coase theorem says that the political marketplace ( the decisions of the legislatures ) will allocate resources to the highest valued point ( Coase 1960 ).
When he first started writing songs for the Pixies, Francis says he was listening to nothing but Hüsker Dü, Captain Beefheart, and Iggy Pop ; Other influences associated with Francis include The Gun Club and The Cars.
When sent for, Morrone obstinately refused to accept the papacy, and even, as Petrarch says, tried to flee, until he was finally persuaded by a deputation of cardinals accompanied by the kings of Naples and Hungary.
When the venerable Roman pontiff heard that, said: " Most beloved brethren, today is manifest in you what the Lord says in the Gospel, ' Where two or three are gathered together in my name there am I in the midst of them.
He says, " When I met Danny, I said, ' This guy should be like the Mexican Jean-Claude Van Damme or Charles Bronson, putting out a movie every year and his name should be Machete.
When asked about the exiled Duke Senior, the character of Charles says that he is " already in the forest of Arden, and a many merry men with him ; and there they live like the old Robin Hood of England.
When ( modern ) Klingon Worf and his crewmates see an original-series Klingon, his crewmates ask about the stunning difference in appearance ; Worf says tersely that the matter is something Klingons " do not discuss with outsiders ".