Usage examples for being

  1. Do you think I'd care what people might say about our being here together? – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  2. I was silent, being of her opinion. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  3. It is about my being afraid.... – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  4. But being Rastignac, he had to talk. – Rastignac the Devil by Philip José Farmer
  5. Only you must mind what I say to you; else I shall stop being him. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  6. Their being away- for Mr. Vandeleur was not in London himself just then- was the part that pleased me the most of the whole plan. – My New Home by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  7. And in spite of his name being yours, I didn't expect to find him here. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  8. But Bertram was now angry, and, being angry, he could not but speak. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  9. " Blind old Dandalo" may also be claimed as German; Dandalo, corresponding with an O. G. Dantulo, being formed as a diminutive from the Old German name Dando. – Surnames as a Science by Robert Ferguson
  10. " So that is what you mean by being a Christian," said papa at last. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  11. Very well; then you are the best being of the two. – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  12. There is no such thing as being too sure. – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  13. You should not be angry at my being happy. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  14. A man does not always know what is being said about him, Mr. Harricutt. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  15. He wasn't smiling at the boy- he was smiling at himself, for being here. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  16. You are sure of his being still in the house? – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  17. I never met such a girl for being busy all day long. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  18. " No - I suppose not -" " I shall; so you may feel easy about being alone down here. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  19. Oh; if that's all- I shouldn't think anything of Mr. Newton for being in Parliament. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope