Quotes of somewhat

  1. Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, owing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about. – Robert Benchley
  2. I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly after the beginning of this century that I entered active life- with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement. – Rene Cassin
  3. When I came back to Britain, I realized that I was no longer a very young woman. I had to meet my new consciousness, my new age, with roles that reflected it somewhat – Julie Christie
  4. The rest of us are still trying to find ways to live in the world with spirit -ual values. Myself included. We've learned certain skills, we've learned to prevail somewhat but we've not made it over the mountain. – Olympia Dukakis
  5. I've been impressed, over the last 15 years, with how often the somewhat conspiratorial comments of Haitian villagers have been proven to be correct when the historical record is probed carefully. – Paul Farmer
  6. I found marriage somewhat stifling. I don't know that I am the kind of man who ought to be married. – Burt Lancaster
  7. I have a great legacy, tarnished somewhat by the move. – Art Modell
  8. The fact that my 15 minutes of fame has extended a little longer than 15 minutes is somewhat surprising to me and completely baffling to my wife. – Barack Obama
  9. Continental directors, as opposed to British and American, tend to be somewhat high -handed in their approach. – Donald Pleasence
  10. I didn't think that a career in theater was very realistic so I thought the only thing I could make money doing and still be somewhat artistic was, god help me, advertising. – Liev Schreiber
  11. I've directed enough in the theatre and a couple of films to know that- to feel fairly secure that if I find a story that I really like I can probably get it done somewhat – Gary Sinise
  12. We became somewhat household names really quickly, within a matter of- what? - three, four months. So it's hard to get used to, and it's really sometimes hard to understand. – Ruben Studdard
  13. I'm somewhat horrified because I don't think the young people today even know what history is. Some of them don't' even study History at school anymore or Geography and they don't know where one place is from another. – Joan Sutherland
  14. A person that much interested in science is going to neglect his social life somewhat but not completely, because that isn't healthy either. So one has to work it out according to one's own inclinations, how one wants to proportion these things. – Clyde Tombaugh
  15. I prefer to imagine that my wife, a few friends, and occasionally my mom are the only ones who read what I do, though I realize that this is somewhat unrealistic. – Chris Ware

Usage examples for somewhat

  1. Her mother turned to her somewhat abruptly. – The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth
  2. I drew my cloak somewhat closer around and settled back. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  3. " I really know very little about it," said Mr. Oakham, looking somewhat surprised at the question. – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  4. Then, somewhat to his surprise, Charnock looked up with a smile. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  5. Yes, I know I was, said Jiminy, somewhat embarrassed, but I said it without thinking. – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  6. " If it didn't it's under the hay," said Harry, somewhat alarmed. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  7. Yetta, in a somewhat similar situation, understood at once that this dingy court- room was not an Abode of Truth. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  8. I am afraid that the little smile with which she ended these words was somewhat forced, but I was glad to see it. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  9. " Just as much as ever," was the somewhat bitter reply. – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. He was somewhat surprised to hear that she was not. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  11. But it is somewhat difficult. – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  12. Your English music is interesting, Ambassador, if somewhat simple. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. We, in later times, have learned somewhat of Nature, and partly obey her. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  14. Somewhat to Carrington's surprise, he found that it was pleasant to have Sybil's company. – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  15. With you it was somewhat different. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  16. She had always thought of him as somewhat strange. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  17. Monsieur made somewhat of a mess as it was. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  18. Come in, for I have somewhat to tell thee. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  19. I thought I knew something about that,- that I could speak or write about it somewhat to the purpose. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  20. Ryhove continued talking, but it was soon obvious that his Highness was not listening; and he therefore took his leave somewhat abruptly. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley

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