Sources: Adso Chinese-English Dictionary; CC-CEDICT
The story concluded abruptly.
He stopped abruptly at a display of full -length mirrors, lifting one foot at a time, grinning and admiring his boots until his mother called for him to catch up to her.
Seafarers have long returned with tales — often dismissed as apocryphal — of the ocean abruptly reaching up and snatching at anything in its path.
But before she can start, Mom sits abruptly in the large kitchen armchair, wincing. “Oooh ,” she murmurs, rubbing her legs, the paper towels still in one hand.
Mr. Molinaro buried his head in his hands. Mr. Schwartz looked ashen and left abruptly.
For example, if someone were to push you backward, you might push back for a few seconds, then abruptly reverse, and pull your assailant in the direction he's pushing.
It was issued in 2008, right at the time when the world abruptly shifted from an outlook of prosperity to belt - tightening austerity.
Hurt's character, impregnated by an extra- terrestrial, abruptly goes into labour at the breakfast table. His chest explodes and the beast is loosed.
Martin remembered how that same world - mob, having read him and acclaimed him and not understood him in the least, had, abruptly, a few months later, flung itself upon him and torn him to pieces.
As they move off to share their cigarette pack, the electrical system abruptly shuts down, the fluorescence of sunset our only light.