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

     

  • Do you know you you talk loud enough for everyone to listen to what you say in this quiet 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 in another circus.

     

  • Don’t go near to that dying tree; it could be blown down by the strong wind.
  • 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.

     

  • We started waiting at six o’clock 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 seasickness.
  • They had a big fight shortly after their marriage.

     

  • You had better drive slow as the muddy track is full of holes of all sizes.
  • You have got to speak slowly if you want me to understand what language you are using.

     

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

     

  • We sure are tired of listening to her whine.
  • Overeating is surely the main cause of his parents’ obesity.

     

  • I’m trying to cut the piece of meat as thin as possible with this blunt knife.
  • One of the clowns was fat, while the other was tall and thinly built.

     

  • Having a car to go to work will stop me being packed as tight as sardines on the bus.
  • She clutched her handbag tightly in one hand and had the other hand thrust into her pocket.

     

  • He opened his mouth wide for the doctor to look inside.
  • Can 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.