Quotes of hadn't

  1. My mother gave me a push. If I hadn't had her, maybe I wouldn't have had the push. If I hadn't gone to military school, maybe I wouldn't have decided to get with the program. Maybe I'd be running a bulldozer, rather than going on and doing something more. – Sam Donaldson
  2. And I'd be lying if I told you that as a black man in baseball I hadn't gone through worse times than my teammates. – Curt Flood
  3. I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books. – Cornelia Funke
  4. Sammy and I got together and it was like we hadn't missed a beat. – Alex Van Halen
  5. I was starstruck and completely confused; making a film of this story hadn't even occurred to me, and I hadn't written a single line of the book yet. I had no idea how this man knew anything about my book proposal. – Laura Hillenbrand
  6. I did go there later, but I hadn't been there before I wrote the book. Sometimes I feel like the imagined can feel more real than the real? – Alice Hoffman
  7. So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job. – Monica Lewinsky
  8. I hadn't worked for a year when I had my Prison Break audition and it was the easiest audition I've ever had. I got the script on Friday, went to the audition on Monday and got the part on Tuesday. I was shooting the pilot a week later. I didn't have time to be nervous- it happened so quickly. – Wentworth Miller
  9. Well, actually yes, in 1988. There was a warrant for me because my assistant hadn't paid a ticket of mine. – Esai Morales
  10. Indeed, if our ancestors of millions of years ago hadn't learned how to care for one another and hunt in packs, they'd all have ended up being eaten by leopards. – Robert Shea
  11. And we just went with Julie because that name hadn't been used in any other popular songs at the time. – Bobby Sherman
  12. You know, musicians aren't very stable, in case you hadn't noticed. – Josh Silver
  13. I remember the day I found out my draft status. I was really floored and kind of staggered around in a daze. It just hadn't occurred to me that I could end up in Vietnam. – Parker Stevenson
  14. I hadn't been a recording artist all that long when albums came on the scene, and I was one of the first singers to point the way to how varied an album's contents could be. – Mel Torme
  15. He is the king. If it hadn't been for Link Wray and 'Rumble,' I would have never picked up a guitar. – Pete Townshend

Usage examples for hadn't

  1. No; I hadn't heard it. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  2. Hadn't the gentleman better come in? – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. I thought I hadn't seen you before. – The Mystery of a Turkish Bath by E.M. Gollan (AKA Rita)
  4. " He hadn't been here long when you came-" " Oh." – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  5. He hadn't a house of his own. – The Seaboard Parish Volume 1 by George MacDonald
  6. I hadn't time to look round. – Joe Wilson and His Mates by Henry Lawson
  7. If you hadn't been, I don't know what I should have done. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  8. If he hadn't been your uncle, we should have had it out before this, I promise you." – Monsieur Cherami by Charles Paul de Kock
  9. " Well, I hadn't thought of that, but now that you put me in mind of it, I guess I will. – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  10. I wish I hadn't come here. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  11. Will ye dare to say that I hadn't – A Dozen Ways Of Love by Lily Dougall
  12. It would never have happened if you hadn't come into the place. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  13. " And he wouldn't be here now if he hadn't been sent," replied the boy. – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  14. Your mother would not let me see her, and she was very unhappy at home; you did not know this, but I did, and if luck hadn't been against me- Ah! – Muslin by George Moore
  15. Well, hadn't I better do it all through old Hampton? – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  16. They hadn't seen Angela come in. – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  17. If he hadn't he wouldn't have been there. – Anchorite by Randall Garrett
  18. You hadn't met Electra." – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  19. And Mr. Levendale with him- hadn't you better have them straight in? – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  20. I wish they hadn't but they did. – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett

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