Usage examples for becoming

  1. The captain was unusually silent, and Jess noticed that he was becoming somewhat nervous. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  2. Do you think it becoming? – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  3. They were becoming tired, and had spoken of turning back, when Marian whispered: " Down!" – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  4. " I say," he said; " I suppose you've never thought of becoming a Catholic?" – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  5. I'm becoming rather curious about him. – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones
  6. 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
  7. I am often asked, " Do you think the world is really becoming better?" – Mastery of Self by Frank Channing Haddock
  8. He repeated this twice, becoming very absent and thoughtful. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  9. Absolutely becoming the good old shadow, I give you my honest word. – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 6. How did he shrink from becoming a member of his league? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  14. 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
  15. And what a becoming colour! – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. There's no danger of its becoming public. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  17. " I always thought that there should be a difference of age," said Mr. Spooner, becoming very red. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  18. 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
  19. It seemed to me that in a quiet way she was becoming angry. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. It was becoming a " home." – Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660 by Wilcomb E. Washburn