• We mistook his children for his grandchildren, not knowing that he married late.
  • She's developed a new habit of repeating herself lately.

     

  • Do you have to talk so loud? We’re in a crowded restaurant.
  • She complained loudly to the waitress that her soup was too salty.

     

  • The hawk swooped low over the farm.
  • He left his lowly-paid job as a circus clown to become a successful clown trainer.

     

  • Don’t go too near to the tree; it could be struck by lightning.
  • The son is nearly as skinny as his father.

     

  • His little boy wants to grow up quick to be a gambling man.
  • We went home quickly when we were informed that the house was burglarized.

     

  • Each time I have a head ache, it hurts real bad.
  • Do you really expect me to believe that you saw ghosts fighting?

     

  • You guess right what she told me about you.
  • He pointed out, quite rightly, that she was overweight which she disagreed.

     

  • The alarm clock will go off at 7.30 sharp.
  • The police were sharply criticized for not stopping rioters from setting the police station on fire.

     

  • The boat trip was cut short when everyone complained of feelings of seasickness.
  • They had a big fight shortly after their marriage.

     

  • You had better drive slow as the muddy track is full of big and small holes.
  • You have got to speak more slowly if you want me to understand what you are saying.

     

  • The underdog came on strong in the first half to score a goal.
  • He strongly denied calling the woman an ugly toothless old witch.

     

  • I sure am tired from the long cross-country journey.
  • Overeating is surely the main cause of obesity.

     

  • With this blunt knife, I’m not able to cut the ham as thin as possible.
  • One of us sliced the bread thinly to make sandwiches for the trip.

     

  • It's a must for me to own a car after my wife and I were packed as tight as sardines on the bus.
  • She clutched her handbag tightly in one hand while her other hand held a suitcase.

     

  • He opened his mouth wide for the doctor to look inside.
  • How could she say that she has travelled widely when she has been to only three countries.

     

  • My name was spelled wrong in the letter you sent me.
  • He was wrongly accused of adultery with several women.