He's on the verge of being the greatest player of all time and he hasn't a clue how to put the clubface on the ball right now. Carlos doesn't know much about his family's history because his parents were killed when he was a baby. The children played a game at the birthday party where they had to follow some clues to find little presents for each guest. Here too there might be an ontological clue to the development or evolution of language. That hints that … a paradox is something confusing.
The floodwaters engulfed the hill in the same way a frog swallows a fly. No one has a clue as to why the secretary is in such a bad mood this morning. Students who are able to use context clues to define words have higher reading comprehension skills overall. No, fancy stuff like that was for the layabouts, the good-for-nothings, the dreamers, those who didn't have a clue as to what was what. The town planted many coniferous trees around the park, including pines, firs, and spruces.
Show More Sentences Without the clue provided by the title, its real source might be impossible to discern. An important clue to the identity of the murderer is the fact that he smoked French cigarettes, which are only sold in one store in this town. The pounds 460 hand-made Italian shoes called Clue are appropriately made out of watersnake. A holocryptic cipher is one constructed so as to offer no clue to its meaning to anybody without the key. A mythological trinity of ancient Greek goddesses, another triangulation, provides a clue to the meaning of the three parts of the work. We got our first clue last week when Arya Stark and The Hound stumbled across a tavern in the woods.
But if you order a barm cake in London they would not have a clue but I would feel uneasy asking to see someone's baps. He had a fixed and compelling gaze when addressing someone, which gave little clue to his feelings. An important clue to the identity of the murderer is the fact that he smoked French cigarettes, which are only sold in one store in this town. The incident, which took place outside the 91st floor of the Shanghai World Financial Centre, lasted for 15 minutes with their cradle slamming into a wall at one point, sending glass flying into the building and down to the ground. These are all beauty-related activities girls do at sleepovers.
He was now dejected and devoid of his trademark bow tie, which was a clue from the wardrobe department that he was a dastardly dandy. Too bad he did not have a clue about a moviemaker's most important quality, writing and directing film. Well, as many newspapers stumble around in the on-line world, often with no clue as to how to make money, the idea of micromarketing keeps raising its head. We rehearsed for months in order to ensure our performance would go off without a hitch. The games give a clue to the design, the inspiration behind which was the Colosseum in Rome. Asylum would be the best choice here. It's annoying behavior that is to be expected froma 2-year old, but not from a young woman, especially to her boss.
After your date reads the first clue, they will be on an exciting adventure to find you. Context clues are often useful in helping you figure out the meaning of new vocabulary. Did the information help you? Review these possible choices: abdicate, clairvoyant, emulate, restrain. Perhaps, in that characteristic might be found a clue to the chief fault in his nature. Our site contains over 2. I queried, the look of puzzlement on my face betraying the fact that I hadn't a clue what he was talking about. The law he's talking about applies only to Internet service providers, not reporters.
I'm totally clueless when it comes to car engines, so I'm really dependent on my mechanic. This sentence actually tells the reader that obesity means too much fat. Unless you've been fully briefed beforehand, you haven't a clue what they expect of you. Truth to tell, Haggerty had not expected to find anything. The clues found in context sentences give additional information to help the reader know exactly what the author is saying. Carlos is passionate, or excited and enthusiastic, about reading books. I mention this in this place, of a fixed purpose, because it is the clue by which I am to be followed into my poor labyrinth.
Students may be able to find a direct definition for the difficult word by simply looking at the sentence for clues to its meaning. She searched his rugged features for any clue that he might be patronizing her, but all she saw was genuine interest. I think I have a clue by which his address may be ascertained. Could you give me a clue? One way to make your choice is to use context clues. Haggerty had his trouble for nothing.