Sentence Examples with the word UNDERSTANDING

If that activity displeases somebody, this is only because it does not agree with his limited understanding of what is good.

My understanding was limited to knowing zero degrees latitude began at the equator and increased to ninety degrees at the poles.

Lisa had no trouble understanding why she seldom had company.

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The second includes definitions of technical terms in common use, together with so much of the elementary theory as is necessary for understanding the experimental work described in subsequent portions of the article; a number of formulae and results are given for purposes of reference, but the mathematical reasoning by which they are obtained is not generally detailed, authorities being cited whenever the demonstrations are not likely to be found in ordinary textbooks.

She has great understanding of us.

Moreover, the states were never really general; those of the Langue doc and the Langue doil sometimes acted together; but there was never a common understanding between them and always two Frances within the kingdom.

He loved Darian, always would, but understanding what he'd been through for thousands of years made him wish his brother had died instead of being forced to bear such pain.

She nodded, understanding it was his way of showing he trusted her, even if she was too furious to trust him.

By the look of understanding on his face, he knew what she expected to feel.

Yet all these obstacles to a good understanding might, perhaps, have been surmounted if only the Polish diet had treated the Cossacks with common fairness and common sense.