If possible, he would harm the whole of England if he could, but he would bide his time
. He could afford to wait for his opportunity if by waiting he could encompass a more terrible revenge.
He turned his face to the wall as if resolved to grimly bide his time
Some day he would overhaul his quarry--he could bide his time
in peace until that day dawned.
However, he finally persuaded Usanga to bide his time
for a few more days of instruction, but in the suspicious mind of the Negro there was a growing conviction that the white man's advice was prompted by some ulterior motive; that it was in the hope of escaping with the machine himself by night that he refused to admit that Usanga was entirely capable of handling it alone and therefore in no further need of help or instruction, and so in the mind of the black there formed a determination to outwit the white man.
Boxtel heard him give the order, and saw the sentry-box put up that very day; but he deemed himself lucky in not having been suspected, and, being more than ever incensed against the successful horticulturist, he resolved to bide his time
Their stance hasn't changed but sources in Portugal insist Porto boss Sergio Conceicao is willing to bide his time
to land one of his long-term targets.
Summary: Advisers recommended he bide his time
before making such a move
At times in his North Wales career, he has had to bide his time
and has had spells out on loan.
Leighton had to bide his time
and I'm sure at times he wondered whether he'd made the right decision to come to the club.
At 19, the Donabate lad is still an amateur and is happy to bide his time
before turning pro.
AJINKYA Rahane ( right) will have to put in hard yards, keep scoring lots of runs, remain positive, and bide his time
for a place in the Indian T20 XI that's already packed with established batsmen, says former Sri Lanka batsman Russel Arnold.
But the former Rangers ace will be a free agent next summer - and McDermott is prepared to bide his time
SION BENNETT might have shone as Wales Under-20s reached the final of this summer's Junior World Championship in France, but he's prepared to bide his time
at the Scarlets.
However Baines accepts that Cole's impressive form for club and country, with the Chelsea man having recently lifted the Champions League trophy, has made it harder than ever for him to feature - and he is prepared to bide his time
NEWCASTLE manager Alan Pardew will bide his time
as he prepares to appoint a new captain and hand over the famous number nine shirt.