Usage examples for becoming

  1. Absolutely becoming the good old shadow, I give you my honest word. – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. They were becoming tired, and had spoken of turning back, when Marian whispered: " Down!" – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  3. The doctor had never made dress his study, but as it happened he liked blue, and so suggested it, as the one most likely to be becoming. – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  4. I suspect that they are becoming impatient, and I suspect too, that he is becoming impatient. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  5. It seemed to me that in a quiet way she was becoming angry. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. It was not to be expected that Mark had remained at Mr. Chittenden's all of this time without him and Grace becoming fast friends. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  7. And, Susan, I hear that instead of becoming Queen of the May this year, you were sitting in your sick mother's room. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  8. " I always thought that there should be a difference of age," said Mr. Spooner, becoming very red. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  9. It was becoming a " home." – Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660 by Wilcomb E. Washburn
  10. The captain was unusually silent, and Jess noticed that he was becoming somewhat nervous. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  11. Do you think it becoming? – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  12. I'm becoming rather curious about him. – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones
  13. There's no danger of its becoming public. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  14. " I say," he said; " I suppose you've never thought of becoming a Catholic?" – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. Then, on becoming alarmed and looking about, they would find on the king's desk a letter to the Assembly, which they would instantly forward. – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  16. And what a becoming colour! – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. But he would first be satisfied whether it would not interfere with his becoming a good soldier. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  18. I am often asked, " Do you think the world is really becoming better?" – Mastery of Self by Frank Channing Haddock
  19. 6. How did he shrink from becoming a member of his league? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore