The main point, however, was that they flew, and flew swiftly, if a bit unevenly, toward the rock for which they had headed.
Nous sommes mackes (It is... it is a bit of Mack.
Donnie's Ma needed a bit of convincing but figured I wasn't going to do him no harm.
My guess is someone did a bit of planning for Jerome Shipton's big fall, and Edith hasn't demonstrated any real talent for long-range thinking.
If you are in a desert dying of thirst, you value the first glass of water very highly, the second glass a bit less, and the 802nd not at all.
Cynthia let her husband harangue a bit longer.
The Picts used a bit of tactical guile and lured the Northumbrians into a trap with deadly results.
Then, in a fit of honesty, he apologized for having put away a bit too much booze after he dropped her off.
It's in the Emperor's service... it can't be helped... one is sometimes a bit hasty on parade...
Hearing the whole truth makes me falter a bit when I think about what happened.