Sentence Examples with the word getting

It was another hour before I succeeded in getting her napkin folded.

Sladen states that a queen belonging to the virginalis form of Bombus terrestris often invades a nest belonging to the lucorum form, kills the rightful queen, andtakespossession of the nest, getting the lucorum workers to rear her young.

In 1118 the important synod of Rathbressil was held, at which Ireland was divided into dioceses, this being the first formal attempt at getting rid of that anarchical state of church government which had hitherto prevailed.

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If you're going to return to chasing bad guys, you'd better think about getting in shape or you won't be catching any of them.

After being apprenticed to a local buckle-maker, he went to London to learn his trade, and, getting into debt, was imprisoned for several years.

Just tell her the Parkside Betterment Society voted for Billie and Willie to improve the city by getting lost.

In fact, getting to know him better had only increased it.

Now, to explain why I think Chad will be getting a better job anyway.

Having passed the Guards and traversed an empty space, Rostov, to avoid again getting in front of the first line as he had done when the Horse Guards charged, followed the line of reserves, going far round the place where the hottest musket fire and cannonade were heard.

Carre in France; but no very high degree of perfection was arrived at, owing to the impossibility of getting an anhydrous product of distillation.