He had not chosen a nice day for a dinner party, he thought, and wished he could have pressed blotting paper against the pale rain clouds to dry them up.
Michael and Lisa hit it off on their very first date, at a dinner party of a mutual friend.
If one more person tells me at a dinner party that it’s our own “Anglo Saxon fault ” for living on credit, I shall scream.
As I said, we were at a dinner party. There must have been a dozen other guests, but I violated all the canons of courtesy, ignored everyone else, and talked for hours to the botanist.
Even embedded systems that are mostly stationary and secluded (like household appliances) have a strong contextual element: A host juggling plates of hot food for a dinner party is going to be distracted, not in a state of mind to navigate a cumbersome set of controls for a smart oven.
For example, I met a distinguished botanist at a dinner party given by a New York book publisher.
He and his wife decided to give a dinner party, with the arrangements taken bodily from the contents of a woman's magazine.
I made the acquaintance of Mr. King at a dinner party.
I make the acquaintance of Mr. King at a dinner party.
At a dinner party in the home of friends, our host mentioned his highschool alma mater.