Jackson brooded "It's like having sex with a butterfly.". - Having kissed him, she went home. Before I had done I was more the friend than the foe of the pine tree, though I had cut down some of them, having become better acquainted with it. Having heard that Count Mamonov was furnishing a regiment, Bezukhov at once informed Rostopchin that he would give a thousand men and their maintenance. The medication they were giving her to clear up the congestion in her lungs was making her sleep a lot, but they thought that was better than having her upset all the time. I would have thought Alex was bright enough to realize that having the ability to father a child isn't what defines a man. I think … " Kiki paused. Xiphophyllous: Having sword-shaped like leaves. Beginning a sentence in conversation with the word âsoâ makes the speaker sound stupid. In October 1704 the "Cinque Porte" returned and found two of these men, the others having been apparently captured by the French. In the examples below, the adjective phrase is in italics, and the adjective is bold. The next weekend Carmen and Alex were having supper at Katie and Bill's house again and Alex was describing a place in Columbia. In a conditional sentence "were" can be also be used as follows. By the time he had attached a handle to this sword he was having much trouble to breathe, as the charm of the Sorcerer was beginning to take effect. Between this point and the time when equity became settled as a portion of the legal system, having fixed principles of its own, various views of its nature seem to have prevailed. Now, I have doubts if we can start a sentence with 'Having' or not. Didn.t realize I liked having some sort of free will. Despite his seniority in rank Bagration, in this contest of magnanimity, took his orders from Barclay, but, having submitted, agreed with him less than ever. The difference is the function that they provide in a sentence. The 1959 edition of Strunk and Whiteâs The Elements of Stâ¦ She was the daughter of an English officer, who having fallen in love with an Indian Begum gave up home, country, and friends, and married her. She found Felipa and Destiny in the dining room where they were having an ice cream snack. She hadn't planned on jumping off her building, but the events of this night made the idea more appealing than having her head severed from her body or ending up a pile of bones in a bathtub. After having preached the gospel in Wiirzburg, the whole party were put to death by the orders of an unjust judge named Gozbert. The French, the spy reported, having crossed the Vienna bridge, were advancing by forced marches toward Znaim, which lay sixty-six miles off on the line of Kutuzov's retreat. As a matter of fact â this English phrase is a substitute for the word âactuallyâ, and considering that you can use âactuallyâ in almost any sentence, it only stands to reason that âas a matter of factâ can also be used to start any sentence: âI donât know where Bjorg is â¦ It would be awkward enough talking to Josh, without having an audience. - Having finished her test, she went out. Was she being greedy - insisting on having everything? Xenodochial: Being friendly to strangers. Think of the things she would miss and the instability of having no parents. 25 She's been having a tough time of it lately. Jackson considered running to Fairhaven and having her drive the car, but worried he might lose it and feed on an unsuspecting pedestrian along the way. She rose, having slept fully clothed out of fear Xander would attack her in her sleep. How much money do you have? Gerunds are often used at the beginning of a sentence, like âFishing is my favorite sportâ or âSeeing is believing.â I see sentences starting with -ing words all the time. Having a gun wouldn't have made a difference, either. I'd rather have a year of agony with Harry than a lifetime of never having met him. 5. 100 She is exuberating in the knowledge of having contributed to victory. At last, having become quite rich, he decided to go home. Dean did feel a pang of regret at not having confronted Joseph Dawkins on one important matter. He had no right to invade the privacy of her bedroom either, in spite of having been invited into its sanctum on his previous visit. Does it mean that the above mentioned words can be used at the beginning of a sentence? The manuscript Iâm currently working on is chock-full of sentences that begin with phrases using the present participle (-ing), and a lot of them read in ways the author doesnât intend.I thought Iâd offer a quick-and-dirty explanation of how to avoid some of the most common problems associated with those phrases, in case itâs useful to any of you. Never having met Alex or any other members of the family besides their Aunt Polly, it was hard to guess. Maybe she was having an affair with the butcher. He likes having a wife who wants him to boss her around. Well, now we're even closer to having a full house. 286+71 sentence examples: 1. And Dad, worn out from working the farm all day; disgruntled by years of fighting a losing battle with nature - of never having enough money to take care of his family properly. 5 Responses to âAvoid Beginning a Sentence with âWithââ TheBluebird11 on February 13, 2018 12:24 pm. Having a baby was something they should be excited about - talking about to others. 26 Having children gave her a broader outlook on life. She followed, intent on having her tea by the window as she did every morning. Having met him, I'd have to say he was capable of it. No, it has not. It is amusing to read in one of the magazines of 1895 that Miss Keller "has a just and intelligent appreciation of different composers from having literally felt their music, Schumann being her favourite.". What do you gain by having me go to the underworld? Maybe it wasn't the fact that his mother was having an affair. It was clear he had no intention of crushing the wild flowers for the final leg of the trip, although he didn't comment on the Deans having done so earlier. Donnie had paid no attention to their conversation but having tired of his puzzle, picked up the notebook of letters and numbers and began to study it, turning the binder page by page. It has nothing to do with living in Andre's shadow your whole life and now having the chance to prove yourself, she said with a faint smile. Having never been propositioned before, she didn't know whether to be angry or terrified. It can used as a main verb( only one verb in the predicate part of the sentence ) I have a novel idea. "I'm not having a good day, Zamon," she grumbled back. He and Uncle Hugson have been having a fine visit. He might think she was having second thoughts about getting married. He was a loner and no one could recall him having contact with anyone else during his short stay. He began to understand why and couldn't help but feel frustrated at having to find a way to win her instead of command her. Although there could be situations where you can use 'Having' at the beginning of a sentence, however, it is better practice to avoid doing so. The road extended infinitely to the horizon, where the jet of night was beginning to be replaced by midnight blue. e.g. Having been raised as rivals in all areas, A'Ran took a very unwarrior-like satisfaction out of having bested Kisolm finally. : It had rained briefly that evening, a hard downpour that meant the rattlers would be out, having been flushed from their holes. I volunteered no more information, nor did he want it, doubly so now that he might be suspected of having ties to us because of the frequent inquiries he made. She had been so focused on having children – even as a child. she asked tersely. While Fred had chatted amiably during the course of the two weeks, he confined his discussions to methods that might be used in finding and identifying Byrne, and never complained about having to remain in Parkside. Humility is the begi For example: Having already eaten my dinner, I asked for just a coffee. Alex had once asked if Josh would be the person she turned to when they were having problems. If it referred to someone else, it wouldnât work. 25 16 If they rushed in, a good defense attorney was rewarded by having a great day in court. Still a lot of us trying to deal with not having light at night or our favorite foods. With any of these examples, you can still use the sentence starters in this article to make your sentences pop out. In 1815 he was commissioned by government to complete the translation of Strabo which had been begun by Laporte-Dutheil, and in March 1816 he was one of those who were admitted to the Academy of Inscriptions by royal ordinance, having previously contributed a Memoire, " On the Metrical System of the Egyptians," which had been crowned. I may be the person who's having the visions but I can't do it alone. Having heard Rostov to the end, the general shook his head gravely. I'm having some problems with messages being intercepted after they leave the planet. The school _____ to ask students to come earlier. pratensis; it differs from the type in having a pale reddish-brown scaly top, and the flesh on being cut or broken changes to pale rose-colour. Example sentences with the word have. (Notice the preceding sentence, for example.) The sides were left shelving, and not stoned; but the sun having never shone on them, the sand still keeps its place. Are you having as much difficulty keeping this night casual as I am? How to use being in a sentence. She climbed into the back of the Jeep, shooing Cynthia from having to alight to fold down the front seat. Begin a sentence with an infinitive phrase used as an adjective: To get a head start, he arrived 20 minutes early. Ryland gave no indication of having any interest in furthering his relationship with the mother of his out-of-wedlock son. she asked. Starting a sentence with 'Having' or 'When provided with' Both the sentences are different in structure and meaning. Many translations of the Bible are filled with sentence-initial ands and buts, and they even may be found in some of our more belovedâand prescriptiveâusage guides. It didn't make sense that there was, especially after he'd admitted to having someone else on the side. Sentence: The mountains formed a xiphophyllous figure from afar. have example sentences. Before they started having children, they needed to get to know each other. Soon after he took up a role of his own, having visions and a gift of prophecy. I'm not against a woman having a job, as long as she sticks to work meant for women. She rolled her eyes, uninterested in having such a blatant reminder of Toni's perfect body. ââ¦then set the clauseânow a main rather than subordinate clauseâoff with a semicolonâ¦â It separates the clause and yet draws attention to its relationship with the previous clause. The next time you are reading the news or a book, try to look for examples of but or and at the beginning of a sentence. He and Fred retired to Dean's quarters, having made no progress. (Combine the sentences into a single sentence beginning with âOn hearingâ) 15. Dad's so set on having him for a son-in-law that he doesn't even notice. Firstly, has it ever been wrong to begin a sentence with and or but? His voice was even, as if he were having trouble staying in control of his emotions. The traveler, having packed his things with his practiced hands, began fastening his coat. I can check without having to ask anyone—and tip him off. Hayes, the new president, having chosen John Sherman to be his secretary of the treasury, an effort was made to send Garfield to the United States Senate in Sherman's place. 'Cause I kept having dreams about the dead guy in the mine. Thinking about enjoying winter outdoors with her and not having to worry about her freezing cheered him. Jackson always knew having children was impossible for him, so rarely thought about it. If they rushed in, a good defense attorney was rewarded by having a great day in court. Having cleared the way Denisov stopped at the end of the bridge. 3. Jessi almost told him to go to hell except that, right now, she was almost having fun for the first time in years. Her father, having been warned by an oracle that she would bear a son by whom he would be slain, confined Danae in a brazen tower. How far is your house from the school? [The person over there] having seen the accident, I stopped my car.). She'd felt it last night, too, before … before the fever dream about them having sex. If it referred to someone else, it wouldn't work. "Right enough, friend," said he, and, having sat down, took out of his knapsack a scrap of blue French cloth, and wrapped it round his foot. Without having to look, he knew she would be blushing again. Despite his apparently delicate build Prince Andrew could endure physical fatigue far better than many very muscular men, and on the night of the battle, having arrived at Krems excited but not weary, with dispatches from Dokhturov to Kutuzov, he was sent immediately with a special dispatch to Brunn. They'd been joking and sparring and having a good time. He quickened his pace, having little reason to prolong the trip. The neighbors were having a party around a huge bonfire. I'm sure having you close was a big comfort to Alex. 4. For example: Having already eaten my dinner, I asked for just a coffee. "Yes, if having obtained power, without availing himself of it to commit murder he had restored it to the rightful king, I should have called him a great man," remarked the vicomte. âCan I use âwhileâ at the beginning of a sentence?â and âCan âWhileâ be used at the beginning of a sentence?â, while apparently similar on the surface, are very different questions. The usage creates the impression that the speaker wants to sound intelligent. We have been breaking this rule all the way from the 9th century Old English Chronicle through the current day. She said it with a sad finality, like someone admitting to having a terminal disease. I wanted the thought of having your baby to stay with me, even if I was mistaken. Doubt is the beginning not the end of wisdom. You could stick the junk in a box and mail it a whole lot cheaper than having them fly out here. Still, having the luxuries Alex provided was delightful. e.g. Today, Bonnie Trenga helps us understand modifiers that come at the beginning of a sentence.. Today, I plan to talk about two kinds of troublesome modifiers that begin a sentence. Having her there would certainly increase his enjoyment. Much as they detested having to make the phone call, both knew it was necessary. But, even if I use the dictionary, I can not understand the meaning of this word used at the beginning of a sentence. She was a few weeks out from never having these opportunities again. At the rate Ed is having female offspring; he'll have to be one of your geldings. "Mr. Jones," was Jack Webster, a local realtor, who was apparently having an affair with the wife of a city council member. "Are you two having an affair?" If you keep on waiting, you're going to be having children in your fifties, like your parents. Whether it is the notion of manufacturing meat or having the computer tell you what you should order at the restaurant, you may have cringed and thought, "Man, that's kind of creepy.". ), or by employing an instrument having two arms, each furnished with a pair of sights, and directing one pair of sights upon one object and the second pair upon the other. Also, Serre has a list of writing tips which includes this advice. â Edwin Ashworth Feb 23 '17 at 23:31 Much of the book was very dull. Dean made surprisingly good time driving to Philadelphia in spite of having taken longer than he had planned interviewing the wife of the missing man. Given her first chance to rest in over two days, she sighed, exhausted and irritated at having to dig her own clothing out of a box. You ran off and left me because you were sick of having me argue with you. She thought it would be good for him, but he immediately started having nightmares. Maybe you are having a little water gain, but you look great. âSiblings often have opposite personalities.â (Siblings is a plural noun.) She'd traveled nonstop, sticking to narrow country roads and the forest to avoid both people and zones marked as having any sort of radiation fallout from the nuke strikes. Begin a sentence with a prepositional phrase and end it with the subject: From out of â¦ How do you think it feels to live with the regret that stems from having done something beyond reparation to someone as beautiful as she is in this life? Then, having tied the wooden creature securely, the boy buckled the strap and tossed his prisoner into the buggy. Why was he faking having a mother and child with him? Evelyn had been so happy the past few months, and having Romas around was not that bad. He panted, agitated by the snowfall and not having anything else to kill. Example #3:. The pope was accused of having exaggerated the conspiracy of the cardinals for purposes of financial gain, but most of such accusations appear to be unsubstantiated. Actually, she had never considered having a cat – or a dog, for that matter – not as a pet. Blesdijk's Historia (not printed till 1642) accuses Jorisz of having plures uxores. Re: Can a sentence start with "Having aggrieved with"? Just found it interesting that I.m not having issues blowing things up, he said. Right now I'm having difficulty deciding where you'd draw the line. While Howie was joyous that the kidnapper might be apprehended, he remained shaken by having watched the abduction. He was again accused, unjustly, of having caused the march of the women to Versailles on the 5th of October. In some cases, more than one answer may be correct. Alex was there, he was simply having trouble communicating. Been having a rough time on my…medications or whatever. She admired his newfound air of command but couldn't help resenting him for having a second chance she'd never get. The first sentence means: An instructor can...as he has an opinion.... Look at the following examples: What time must we be there? She still didn't like having him in the house. Was he actually considering having two wives? I'm not used to having a phone in the house, much less carrying a cell phone. 24 The soldiers were diagnosed as having flu. She led them into Kris.s room again and slammed the door, vaguely pissed at the Ancient for having the only door that locked in the whole castle. Having bathed, he sat down to re-create his intellectual man. Present participles have an active meaning, whereas Past participles most often have a passive meaning. The princess was apparently vexed at not having anyone to be angry with. She should be looking for a replacement vehicle, but having another car in the garage would only be a reminder that there was no one left to drive it. She was having an affair with her boss. For Miss Keller to spell a sentence in the manual alphabet impresses it on her mind just as we learn a thing from having heard it many times and can call back the memory of its sound. Your first sentence uses the participle clause improperly in my view. Maybe Lori wanted Alex to think his wife was having an affair. [British English] I want to start my sentence with [-ing] form. This is known as Ramsden's eyepiece, having been made originally by him. How is that for her having the last laugh? The project _____ before he approved the final plans. The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. The first industry was that of mining, gold having been discovered in the river valleys on the southern slopes of the plateau, and diamonds on the head-waters of the Paraguay, about Diamantino and in two or three other districts. Starting a sentence with 'Having' and 'Having got'. with special honour, and Bishop Repingdon of Lincoln, ex-Wycliffite, was one of the new batch of cardinals created on the 18th of September 1408, most of Gregory's cardinals having deserted him. 11. Here he was joined by his children, who had been confined at Pressburg; his wife (a price had been set on her head) had joined him earlier, having escaped in disguise. Which painting do you like the best? Having read thus far, Princess Mary sighed and glanced into the mirror which stood on her right. 3. The cultivation of the vine prevails far more in the province of Cagliari than in that of Sassari, considerable progress having been made both in the extent of land under cultivation and in the ratio of produce to area. Maybe the level of discomfort he experienced about having something in his life not fully under his influence was what Jenn attributed as fear in hers. In order to write one must have something to write about, and having something to write about requires some mental preparation. The first one is begun with the -ing participle (present participle) and the second one with the past participle. Maybe he simply wasn't capable of having a relationship deeper than surface friendship. I trembled with fear. "Just the thought of Jeff having a chick on the side struck me funny, that's all," he answered. 4. Dean was hoping to at least finish his salsa before having to stop Fred from dashing up the mountain to single-handedly solve the caper. I figured out that itâs an art, meaning, you have to understand the nuances â you should be enticing the readers by giving something away and holding some part of the story to keep them reading. : Having said that, the Olympics were considered the cleanest of the athletic games. In spite of the name, galvanic action has often no part in the production of galvanized iron, which is prepared by dipping the iron, properly cleaned and pickled in acid, in a bath of molten zinc. : Having said that, I would also like to know the opinion of the Portuguese or the Danish, or the British, or altogether. How long have you lived in Germany? It saved the guy from having his head blown off. The merchant felt sure that the fishermen were having a good haul. I would want this baby no matter who was having it, but especially so because it's a part of you. It was her responsibility now and having a job would give her the opportunity for a more modern approach to being a wife and mother. Having spent enough time on the ship to understand the odd society, she knew better than to charge in and handle what he would consider his duty. 4. After graduating from university with a first class honours degree in 2004, I began my career managing scientific research projects. Gabriel almost stopped mid-step, having forgotten he contacted the Dark One yesterday. Maybe he had decided being in control of the estate was better than having no control in his home. He is credited with having taken half the scholars and fellows of Winchester to Eton to start the school there. I told Fitzgerald to quit all this hero business so you don't have to worry about having to back up some cartoon story. While she was outside having a pity party, he was trying to figure out what he'd done wrong. All Rights Reserved. I pushed her and she did admit to having some tests but then dismissed them, saying the doctor was just running up his bill. I knew the feeling. She was having a hard time of it, but she was breathing. For example, I often suggest that students start with a personal example of the situation to draw in the reader's attention and then have them give statistics to show the scope of the problem. Having borne the title of duke of Montpensier until his grandfather's death in 1752, he became duke of Chartres, and in 1769 married Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon-Penthievre, daughter and heiress of the duke of Penthievre, grand admiral of France, and the richest heiress of the time. The microscope or viewing telescope is fitted with a spider-line micrometer having two screws at right angles to each other, by means of which readings can be made first on one reseau-line, then on the star, and finally on the opposite reseau-line in both co-ordinates. She's started having symptoms that the doctors can't figure out what's wrong. The dress is pretty but I can't imagine having to wear these undies! Xander studied the wily Grey God, aware of Darian's reputation for having a wild streak that bordered on suicidal. I'm having some art supplies delivered this afternoon. They have not yet returned. You're having a pity party at his expense. And yet, for someone who was bold enough to drive up and introduce himself, he was certainly having a hard time working up the courage to ask her to a movie. The competition included both men and women, and all were having a great time dousing the watchers—and even the paraders passing in the opposite direction—with water guns. And she wasn't the only one having this child. If I were in your place,... or, If I were you....I'd return the book. What kind of music do you listen to? It reminds me of every idiot who years ago prefaced sentences with âbasicallyâ as if something illuminating was about to be revealed. It was nice having Alex home all day and having the family together, but all good things come to an end. Maybe he's wondering why you're having second thoughts. Dean bumped along, skirting puddles but having no difficulty navigating the seldom-used route. Starting with Conjunctions. 99 Sentencedict.com is a online sentence dictionary, on which you can find good sentences for a large number of words. I guess he and Lori are having problems and he needed someone to talk to. Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores. If she was having this much trouble making a decision, he couldn't be the right man. I love having you there, but I don't sleep well knowing you're in the next room. On the 25th of April 1650, he married Lady Frances Cecil, sister of the earl of Essex, his first wife having died in the previous year leaving no family. Facing it wasn't nearly as bad as she thought it would be, and having Alex at her side was the biggest reason it wasn't. Having everyone run her life was getting old. I cannot imagine having to make this decision. The waves are way too high. Having seen the accident, I stopped my car âHaving seenâ refers to I. Maybe having the former deity as a mate wasn't so bad. Of course, they were laughing and having fun. Use have in a sentence | have sentence examples, Example Sentences of the Verb Have for ESL, Start sentence with "Having"? Without changing his careless attitude, Pierre looked at them over his spectacles unable to understand what they wanted or how they could go on living without having solved the problems that so absorbed him. I want the closeness of having them live with us. For example: - Saying this phrase is acceptable in English. Though troubled, she felt somewhat relieved at not having to keep the secrets alone anymore. I think Mr. Keith is a wonderful teacher, and I feel very grateful to him for having made me see the beauty of Mathematics. It'd be kinda nice to just think about fishing and TV and not having to wonder what suit is all over my ass because of some dumb new rule. âDashing through the snow in a one-horse open sleighâ (Dashing is a verb.) It must have been terrible for you – having to make a promise to a dying friend like that. Here he became an instructor in German at Harvard in 1825, and in 1830 obtained an appointment as professor of German language and literature there; but his anti-slavery agitation having given umbrage to the authorities, he forfeited his post in 1835, and was ordained Unitarian minister of a chapel at Lexington in Massachusetts in 1836.
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