Definition von 'in earnest
Beispielsätze, die 'in earnest' enthalten
He catches sudden, fleeting glimpses of her disappearing through a doorway, sitting on a bench, head bent in earnest conversation.SEA MUSIC (2003)
Very much in earnest now, she put a hand imploringly upon his arm.HERE BE DRAGONS (2003)
Even the stilted formality of a word like accompany helped to ram it home to her that Kenworthy was in earnest.THE INNOCENTS AT HOME (A SUPERINTENDENT KENWORTHY NOVEL) (2003)
When he lifted his head she was panting in earnest, every nerve in her body alive, every vein afire.DEVIL'S BRIDE (2003)
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Definition von in earnest aus Collins Englischen Sprache
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