I wanted to spare her feelings
, just as I would have been anxious to save from any contact with mud the feet of that goatherd of the mountains with a symbolic face.
For all that the movie tackles a very sensitive and serious topic that many still consider taboo, it includes scenes full of suspense and lightness, with comedic moments about how Koichi's uncle, father and sister kept lying to Mother, to spare her feelings
and, in the process twisting themselves into knots of emotional stress.
Will they award the teacher's terrible drawing first prize to spare her feelings
? Will they nab the key to her cupboard?
Banks makes another assumption, keeping former lover Annie away from Kyle's case to spare her feelings
Bev is horrified to discover her daughter slept with Charlie, but Shelley, trying to spare her feelings
, said she just made it up to get at Tracy...
She WILL find out - trust me - from female instinct and mates acting strangely because they know and are trying to spare her feelings
. And why do you want to get involved with a bloke who is a cheat?
YOUR COOL-YULE RULE If you and she are sister-tight, pretending to like the gift to spare her feelings
will never fly.
Ross and Joey try to escape so they can go to a party with Janine's dancer pals, but they have to endure the worst dessert ever to spare her feelings
Was he to marry her to spare her feelings
? Are we saying here that any man who helps a girlfriend through sickness has an obligation to march up the aisle with her?
Even to the point of making the suicide look accidental for his mother's sake to spare her feelings