wander vs wonder

wander wonder

Definitions

  • 1) The act or instance of wandering.
  • 2) The act or an instance of wandering.
  • 3) intransitive Of the mind, to lose focus or clarity of argument or attention.
  • 4) intransitive To stray; stray from one's course; err.
  • 5) intransitive To go somewhere indirectly or at varying speeds; to move in a curved path.
  • 6) intransitive To move without purpose; often in search of livelihood.
  • 7) intransitive To commit adultery.
  • 8) be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
  • 9) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  • 10) go via an indirect route or at no set pace
  • 11) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
  • 12) lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
  • 13) Swerve,digress.
  • 14) To be directed around or over.
  • 15) To proceed in an irregular course; meander.
  • 16) To go by an indirect route or at no set pace; amble.
  • 17) To be directed without an object or in various directions.
  • 18) To turn the attention from one subject to another with little clarity or coherence of thought.
  • 19) To move about without a definite destination or purpose.
  • 20) To behave in a manner that does not conform to morality or norms.
  • 21) To wander across or through.
  • 22) To be delirious; not to be under the guidance of reason; to rave.
  • 23) To ramble here and there without any certain course or with no definite object in view; to range about; to stroll; to rove.
  • 24) To go away; to depart; to stray off; to deviate; to go astray.
  • 25) rare To travel over without a certain course; to traverse; to stroll through.

Definitions

  • 1) Something that causes amazement or awe, a marvel.
  • 2) Someone very talented at something, a genius.
  • 3) Something astonishing and seemingly inexplicable.
  • 4) UK, informal A mental pondering, a thought.
  • 5) The sense or emotion which can be inspired by something curious or unknown.
  • 6) An event inexplicable by the laws of nature; a miracle.
  • 7) A monumental human creation regarded with awe, especially one of seven monuments of the ancient world that appeared on various lists of late antiquity.
  • 8) The emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring, astounding, or surprising.
  • 9) The quality that arouses such emotion.
  • 10) One that arouses awe, astonishment, surprise, or admiration; a marvel.
  • 11) An extraordinary or remarkable act or achievement.
  • 12) A cause of wonder; that which excites surprise; a strange thing; a prodigy; a miracle.
  • 13) See in the Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction.
  • 14) That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to the sight or mind of something new, unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, or not well understood; surprise; astonishment; admiration; amazement.
  • 15) something that causes feelings of wonder
  • 16) the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
  • 17) a state in which you want to learn more about something
  • 18) A cruller.
  • 19) Surprise, bewilderment. See def. 2.
  • 20) =Syn.1. Sign, marvel, phenomenon, spectacle, rarity.
  • 21) A strange tiling; a cause of surprise, astonishment, or admiration; in a restricted sense, a miracle; a marvel, prodigy, or portent.
  • 22) That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to the sight or mind of something new, unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, not well understood, or that arrests the attention by its novelty, grandeur, or inexplicitbleness.
  • 23) Remarkable or extraordinary, especially in being beneficial.
  • 24) obsolete Wonderful.
  • 25) obsolete Wonderfully.
  • 26) To ponder about something.
  • 27) place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
  • 28) be amazed at
  • 29) have a wish or desire to know something
  • 30) Wonderful.
  • 31) Tosurprise;amaze.
  • 32) To be filled with curiosity or doubt.
  • 33) To have a feeling of awe, astonishment, surprise, or admiration.
  • 34) To feel curiosity or be in doubt about.
  • 35) To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel.
  • 36) To feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind.
  • 37) (do wonders) To have a beneficial effect.
  • 38) (for a wonder) As a cause for surprise; surprisingly.

Examples

  • 1) We also wander around the old town.
  • 2) The city is great to wander around.
  • 3) Old men and women wander aimlessly around what used to be narrow streets and gardens.
  • 4) The public may like to see a friendly copper wandering around their neighbourhood but they are needed more online.
  • 5) Now his mind wanders back there.
  • 6) Everything is beautifully shot, with rolling fields and pheasants wandering around.
  • 7) They must be fighting for their team, not wandering around the pitch lazily in the comfort zone.
  • 8) He loved nondescript hotel rooms and staring out of windows, as though always looking for another place to wander to.
  • 9) Young red deer are wandering about the hills and through the woods with their mothers.
  • 10) Where people have benches out the tourists will just wander in and pose for selfies on them.
  • 11) You can also wander round the beautiful gardens.
  • 12) What number did you get to before you found your mind wandering off?
  • 13) Why stop at courses and wandering around galleries when you could buy an art school?
  • 14) They provide a great place just to wander around at your own leisure.
  • 15) One or two people wandered about aimlessly.
  • 16) Otherwise just wandering around the town is a pleasurable way to spend an afternoon.
  • 17) The key is to allow your mind to wander.
  • 18) Love that wandered off course can get back to its best now you both want it to.
  • 19) He wanders around this place appearing to have not a care in the world.
  • 20) Or is security so slack that old employees are free to just wander in?
  • 21) If you let your mind wander into the song it can be quite disturbing.
  • 22) Still, at least she had a beautifully landscaped park to wander around.
  • 23) The pleasant, narrow streets off the square also repay a wander.
  • 24) The audience stands and wanders about following the action, ushered around by stewards.
  • 25) Of course, wandering around naked at home is acceptable.
  • 26) No longer could people wander about, as they had at some medieval services.
  • 27) He was also seen wandering around the garden having a full-blown conversation with himself.
  • 28) A great place to wander lonely as a cloud.
  • 29) As in the rival game, you wander around exotic cities and meet characters with their own stories to tell.
  • 30) They could be wandering around a secret garden, exploring outer space or swinging into a crazy jungle to spy hidden treasures.
  • 31) ‘Serious traffic accidents were narrowly avoided as numerous motorists were forced to swerve to avoid the animals that were wandering along the main road at Fossa.’
  • 32) ‘We turned a corner of the road and wandered down another street much the same as the others.’
  • 33) ‘He wandered on down the road, tears streaming down his cheeks, the questions whirling in his brain.’
  • 34) ‘At Leeds he wanders around the Elland Road ground, chatting happily with groundstaff, physios, doormen and pampered millionaire footballers alike with the same easy familiarity.’
  • 35) ‘There is green slime on the grass, the pavement and the road and the geese cause almost continual hold-ups for the traffic by wandering about on the road.’
  • 36) ‘And there was a loony-looking guy wandering around the road and everyone was staring at him.’
  • 37) ‘We looked at the Falls, which were quite foggy, then wandered down the road a little bit to try to see the Canadian Falls better.’
  • 38) ‘When it was lunchtime on his first day he wandered across the road to the recreation ground which had a small grandstand.’
  • 39) ‘Anyway, after work I wandered down a lovely road in a studenty part of town and picked up some food and some wine.’
  • 40) ‘He stuck his hands in his pocket and wandered off down the road.’
  • 41) ‘He took a couple of cans, made sure others saw, and wandered up the road toward home drinking.’
  • 42) ‘Giving up on the idea of watching the first run of the show, we wandered back down the road to get front row seats for the second leg.’
  • 43) ‘I wandered up the road to take a closer look at the mayhem.’
  • 44) ‘As he wandered along the road to the bus station he felt strangely hollow and remained silent on the journey to Horsham.’
  • 45) ‘It's compounded as I wander up the road in search of refreshment.’
  • 46) ‘As I was looking for a place to stay I wandered off Jomtien Beach Road and noticed what I thought would be a reasonably quiet place to stay.’
  • 47) ‘My mum had called the police after seeing Mikey in a distressed state, wandering up the road when it was gone midnight.’
  • 48) ‘He laughed and wandered farther down Moonglow Road until he came to a lone house on the deserted street.’
  • 49) ‘If people know generally that dingoes, kangaroos, emus and brumbies are likely to wander onto the road, they are aware of it and they drive accordingly.’
  • 50) ‘While wandering the area you can explore the Tipi maze, petting zoo, live music, and pumpkin patch.’
  • 51) ‘He wandered the seedy areas with his eyes wide open and his camera at the ready.’
  • 52) ‘When he's not here, I often see him just wandering the area.’
  • 53) ‘There are wild-looking cats wandering the open areas and this might upset the very sensitive.’
  • 54) ‘The fox wandered the area, and went a little ahead, finding not much, besides a few more berries that had not yet spoiled in the coming winter.’
  • 55) ‘Wednesday is a free day so Liz can wander the area on her own or take part in an optional trip with the group to Granada.’
  • 56) ‘Finally, the same irony that wandered the killing fields of the Sudan, like the ghost of murdered rationality, has returned to haunt the ruins of Iraq.’
  • 57) ‘The four of them wandered the sidewalks and parks half of the time looking for their undeclared leader, and the other half of the time they just had fun.’
  • 58) ‘Her mother had sent her shopping with a maid, and now she was wandering the marketplace, searching for various materials.’
  • 59) ‘I have fond memories of wandering our farm, bringing my father his lunch during the spring field work.’
  • 60) ‘Morodiel had been wandering the park for fifteen minutes since that Yossirian guy had left.’
  • 61) ‘I watched him wandering the room in circles, having no idea what he did with me the night before.’
  • 62) ‘Even if I were dead, he left me to wander the desolate battlefield, my soul forever in turmoil in such a place.’
  • 63) ‘Apart from these, Indian wandering monks traveled the breadth and length of this whole area.’
  • 64) ‘Even what was supposed to be the ultimate taboo, murder, has been demystified and wanders our streets aimlessly every other weekend.’
  • 65) ‘Raydeana tuned out his words again, watching the people wander the streets around her.’
  • 66) ‘Unable to sleep, Roza took to wandering the castle aimlessly, once again prey to her restless and relentless torment.’
  • 67) ‘There is a significant number of people of east European and Oriental extraction wandering the streets of York at any given time.’
  • 68) ‘We did see loads of deer though, and right in the township happily wandering the streets trying to con food off people.’
  • 69) ‘He said that people were not safe because of the amount of hounds wandering the streets of the town.’
  • 70) ‘The company ate their food and began to slowly in little groups wander off outside the cave.’
  • 71) ‘As we lay down in our sleeping bags, we slowly let our minds wander off and let our thoughts seek peace.’
  • 72) ‘His attention's always seeking to wander off: it's only in a crisis that he feels he is where he wants to be.’
  • 73) ‘If you're meditating to calm your mind and your attention wanders, slowly return to the object, sensation or movement you're focusing on.’
  • 74) ‘Her hands felt the cold stone, moving with each step so that she may not wander off.’
  • 75) ‘After some running around and playing, Thena settled down and spent most of the evening sleeping on me, even returning after I'd wander off to go do something else.’
  • 76) ‘To be an effective literary enthusiast, the unspoken goal is to wander off the beaten track and find the titles that no one else has read.’
  • 77) ‘He picked up the harmonica early on and, as a kid, used to wander off to the woods to improvise‘where only the trees could hear me.’’
  • 78) ‘Sometimes I get scared that I'll wander off like that, and not quite be conscious of what I'm doing, and just go completely mad and never come back!’
  • 79) ‘A deadly combination: half has played already and wants to wander off; the other half gets itchy waiting for their turn.’
  • 80) ‘Rather it's the incoherent screenplay, direction which jerks from one improbable setting to another and lets itself wander off into teen romance.’
  • 81) ‘I expected him to wander off at that point (after all, cute guys don't bother to talk to me much), but he stayed around and chatted with me.’
  • 82) ‘Finally they wander off to enjoy the happy hippy vibe of the summer day - to join in the workshops, dance wildly, eat felafel, and swim in the drinkable creek.’
  • 83) ‘So I'm going to wander off now and check that I'm listed on.’
  • 84) ‘I wander off as I'm listening to him, a little way from the path.’
  • 85) ‘An investigation into how the boys managed to wander off from carers following the day trip to the Pleasureland theme park in Southport has now been launched.’
  • 86) ‘But the superintendent of police said the prisoner was the sort to wander off, and so magistrates refused his request and sent him back to jail.’
  • 87) ‘It's just that the wealthy are notoriously able to find ways of minimising their payments, are inclined to wander off to some other place and not pay tax here at all.’
  • 88) ‘But instead of being thankful that you have been reminded about this event the mind tends to wander off and take a momentum of its own.’
  • 89) ‘So I wander off to find someone official looking, who tells me to wait for the next train, due at 18: 45.’
  • 90) ‘Before contraception, many people did not feel they could wander from relationship to relationship and so they worked on the one they had, they made an effort.’
  • 91) ‘They expect the spark to be everlasting, they expect eyes to never wander, etc.’
  • 92) ‘We got off at the south end of the loop and had a wander around breathing the place in, before heading for the art institute.’
  • 93) ‘So before I go have a wander over for a visit, here are some linky dinks.’
  • 94) ‘Then, when I get back I'll be house sitting up in Paekakariki - so drop me an email if you want to come and visit for lunch and a wander on the beach.’
  • 95) ‘But after an hour-long wander round Grosmont and a visit to the railway's engine sheds, that was enough fresh air and rain clouds.’
  • 96) ‘We queued for a while to get in and had a wander round the outer precincts and courtyards before touring the spectacular State Apartments.’
  • 97) ‘Having seen two tours set off, I go for a wander round Parliament Square.’
  • 98) ‘It is nice for a couple of hour's stroll, and you can combine it with a wander around the golf course.’
  • 99) ‘I am sure I have actually seen the Funeral CD on some shelf in some shop during my wanders.’
  • 100) ‘Simply take a wander down the Todd Mall on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 11.30 and 1.30 to check out the bevy of local talent.’
  • 101) ‘Had a wander round her garden, which I planned out for her just before I left home in 1999-and although I say it myself, it looks bloody marvellous!’
  • 102) ‘The Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca is in a former monastery and a wander around the airy cloisters or in the excellent cacti garden offer a respite from any cases of museum fatigue.’
  • 103) ‘We also had a wander into a couple of shops and I made great use of my two new shopping philosophies gleaned from a very brief reading of Brenda's Wardrobe Companion.’
  • 104) ‘Having had a wander and my fill of tall mast sailing ships and sea (but particularly small uncontrolled children), I decided to head for home.’
  • 105) ‘This week I would ask readers to take a look around Kilmead and maybe have a wander up around the Moat of Ardscull.’
  • 106) ‘The Saturday was pretty typical - I took Rebecca out to the supermarket, and then looked after her for the afternoon while Heather went into town for a wander.’
  • 107) ‘Rick wasn't there yet, so I went for a wander around some of the shops which were there and spotted a few targets to acquire with my ill-gotten gains.’
  • 108) ‘I went for a wander around the Castle yesterday, then down the Royal Mile and back along Princes Street.’
  • 109) ‘Looking it up in the guidebook, I saw that it was the highest point in the whole city, so made that my next mission, expecting it to be a simple wander down my hill and up the next one.’
  • 110) ‘I've just been out for a wander, and to get a sandwich.’
  • 111) ‘I have to resist the temptation to go for a wet wander.’

Examples

  • 1) The city added a plaque giving details of his career because people wondered who he was.
  • 2) No wonder you feel hurt and low.
  • 3) Many wondered how this might be accomplished.
  • 4) No wonder we can get it wrong.
  • 5) The couple were wondering what else they could do to sell the house.
  • 6) Indeed we wondered about the great and vaunted academy systems into which millions have been poured over the last decade or so.
  • 7) I thought there might be new wonder drugs, which there were after the first cancer.
  • 8) Our friendship is still good and I wonder whether we could have a future together as a proper couple.
  • 9) Sometimes we wonder how people get home.
  • 10) This wonder product keeps brows looking sleek all day.
  • 11) No wonder this little island is the utopia for so many repressed people.
  • 12) You almost wonder what all the fuss was about.
  • 13) Yet it makes you wonder about the doubts and fears that might lurk beneath.
  • 14) It left most visitors filled with wonder and admiration.
  • 15) Young people are scratching their heads and wondering what it all means.
  • 16) Is it any wonder that good teachers snap?
  • 17) Little wonder the film gets more popular with each passing year.
  • 18) They need to move fast because voters are beginning to wonder about their seriousness.
  • 19) You wonder what else the club can do to bring fresh scorn upon its head.
  • 20) It is little wonder that the world stands enthralled.
  • 21) Yet they evoked awe and wonder and many were canonized.
  • 22) No wonder the poor man needed a holiday.
  • 23) No wonder great players are drooling over it.
  • 24) You wonder how many it would take to change a light bulb.
  • 25) What wonders had they seen on their journey?
  • 26) No wonder so many say they're quitting.
  • 27) It's good to see a space film that is actually impressed by the wonders of space.
  • 28) Which makes us wonder: what surprises has Val got planned for the funeral itself?
  • 29) ‘She remembered his other expressions, wonder, joy, amazement; all positive feelings.’
  • 30) ‘But that fear was drowned out by the overwhelming emotions that filled her: awe and wonder, expectation and joy.’
  • 31) ‘For most of us this remarkable series of volumes will be a constant source of wonder, amazement, and re-thinking.’
  • 32) ‘I entered in on that commitment full of joy and wonder and love and hope.’
  • 33) ‘We are staring at them in wonder, not admiration, but they don't seem to know the difference.’
  • 34) ‘We are now told, with equal wonder and admiration, that natural selection is the agent of exquisite design.’
  • 35) ‘One day, when the sun shone hot and strong, I stood before this giant in silent wonder and admiration.’
  • 36) ‘It's a constant source of wonder and amazement to me that people do.’
  • 37) ‘The looks that I was receiving from my teammates were not ones of admiration or wonder, but of worry.’
  • 38) ‘Walking out of Hannibal, I was struck with a sense of wonder and amazement.’
  • 39) ‘It evoked feelings of nostalgia, embarrassment and wonder at how I was thinking then.’
  • 40) ‘But every once in a while, the images become a source of awe and wonder, thought and anticipation.’
  • 41) ‘She looked beautiful with an expression that spoke of happiness, anxiety and wonder all at once.’
  • 42) ‘There is so much suffering in the world that we can only sit back in amazement and wonder how this could occur in a just world.’
  • 43) ‘She listened in amazement and wonder, and when he ended, she immediately got up.’
  • 44) ‘Do you have excellent drumming and acting skills and the ability to communicate joy, wonder and depth?’
  • 45) ‘His eyes were pleading with her, sympathy and pity and wonder all at the same time.’
  • 46) ‘I've observed their joy and wonder, and I've seen their fear and sadness in the face of events they cannot control.’
  • 47) ‘They present a perfect blend of pathos, wonder, derision, fear, disgust and fury.’
  • 48) ‘One point of connection between science and the love that faith reveals is wonder.’
  • 49) ‘Explore the wonders of coral reefs, mangrove communities, and seagrass beds while identifying the marine organisms that live there.’
  • 50) ‘Divers can explore the underwater wonders of Eastern Indonesia on seven to eight days cruises to the islands of Komodo, Alor, Flores, Sumbawa and Lombok.’
  • 51) ‘And new galleries exploring the wonders of astronomy and the study of time and an improved astronomy education centre will be opened in the South Building along with a shop and cafe.’
  • 52) ‘So, whilst my friends get dragged off to work every Saturday morning, I'm free to lie in and then explore the wonders of Kiwibox.’
  • 53) ‘They explore the wonders of nature from songbirds to horned deer.’
  • 54) ‘An interactive exhibition which will captive inquiring minds with hands of fun and equipment to test and explore the wonders of science.’
  • 55) ‘Spot familiar faces, places and scenarios in their lyrics as they explore the wonders of the pubs and the pints of the glorious North.’
  • 56) ‘‘It's not at all incongruous to be exploring the wonders of the cosmos as part of an official Vatican scientific thing,’ he said.’
  • 57) ‘Yet, within the civic grandeur of an important ‘community’ space, patrons are able to explore the wonders of a library.’
  • 58) ‘I genuinely think the world is an amazing place, and I imagine I could spend upwards of five lifetimes exploring its wonders.’
  • 59) ‘Another perfect way to explore the subtle wonders of the wild is on interpretative bush walks, a favourite with bird watchers and plant enthusiasts.’
  • 60) ‘The runway at Taos is ground-zero for exploring the ancient wonders of northern New Mexico’
  • 61) ‘The island is fast-becoming a destination for hikers and many of the wonders can be explored at leisure during a walk in countryside.’
  • 62) ‘A place of timeless beauty, it beckons to anyone eager to explore remote natural wonders.’
  • 63) ‘The Grand Canyon is also a place to find and explore the wonders of God's creation.’
  • 64) ‘She agrees to do so only if Ben will join her in exploring the wonders under the sea.’
  • 65) ‘It had been almost 10 years since I last put on a pair of goggles and a snorkel to see the wonders of Queensland's coral reef.’
  • 66) ‘We were exploring the glories and wonders of this fantastic country, which is booming under this Government.’
  • 67) ‘These people who, while believing in a god and goddess, follow the ancient pagan religions that revere the wonders and beauty of nature and its changing seasons.’
  • 68) ‘The work of the poet, who perceives and attempts to define the wonders, complexities and beauty of nature, is hidden and obscured for many.’
  • 69) ‘This is a magical world brimming with wonders, diverse and remarkable.’
  • 70) ‘It's no wonder that across the country they increasingly regard their elected representatives as gutless wonders.’
  • 71) ‘It has been less than a week since the gutless wonder conceded the election way too soon.’
  • 72) ‘Cooper should know better, but the gutless wonder is having his puppet strings pulled by the cabinet.’
  • 73) ‘That's why they will someday be seen as heroes, long after the gutless wonders with breathy voices are forgotten.’
  • 74) ‘It is an age of miracles and wonders, of sightings of Mary and warnings, of prophecy, graces and gifts.’
  • 75) ‘These gutless wonders did not come close to meeting those basic requirements.’
  • 76) ‘Cultural differences enhance the wonder of camp for children, youth, and adults.’
  • 77) ‘She is truly one of the musical wonders of the age.’
  • 78) ‘Anyway, what I am trying to say is they are a bunch of toothless wonders, incapable of creation and development, but proven at destruction - sectarian indeed.’
  • 79) ‘Ready or not, the Millennium Year is on us, barraging us with a dizzying array of high-flying hype about the wonders of the New Age.’
  • 80) ‘The best solution was to put him back stage - oh the wonders of the electronic age!’
  • 81) ‘They are pathetic, gutless wonders who have the ability to analyse but are always cowardly when it comes to downgrading a company that deserves it.’
  • 82) ‘In an age of five-minute wonders some trainers of the traditional martial arts are sceptical whether Krav Maga has the stamina to go the distance.’
  • 83) ‘Our plane flew up one valley, and in a few short minutes we came within sight of one of South America's natural wonders - Kaiteur Falls.’
  • 84) ‘As well as ancient sights that rank among the wonders of the world, China now has space-age hotels and superb shopping.’
  • 85) ‘Legends abound around the creation of these spectacular churches that are considered to be the eighth wonder of the world.’
  • 86) ‘But discovering the wonder of a sprouting seed, or watching how a worm moves underground can still compete with Gameboys and win.’
  • 87) ‘Here's where old ideas, like the wonder of a common currency, have struggled to cope with a multiplicity of new and very different economies.’
  • 88) ‘Now I feed my dog on chicken thighs at 40p a pound; a bargain made possible by the wonder of industrialised farming.’
  • 89) ‘If they fail, the properties of this wonder oil may be known all over the world, but there will be no trees left to supply the market.’
  • 90) ‘Now the race is on to create and test synthetic forms - and it is not the only wonder drug on the horizon.’
  • 91) ‘It is the latest health benefit to be associated with the wonder drug.’
  • 92) ‘We can control our death rate, what with medicines, wonder drugs and vaccinations.’
  • 93) ‘It has been widely hailed as a wonder drug by many patients and specialists in skin care, often making a dramatic difference to acne sufferers.’
  • 94) ‘It's being billed as the new wonder cure for asthma sufferers - and it's drug free.’
  • 95) ‘And it took a Ciaran Sloan wonder save, almost in the same class as that of Travers, to stop Shane King from netting.’
  • 96) ‘Just think of the enhanced abilities we could get from eating those wonder foodstuffs.’
  • 97) ‘They can't do that against England, Owen and Heskey will be up there waiting for a Beckham wonder pass to set them off.’
  • 98) ‘One-lap wonder girl Freeman arrived at Manchester Airport to be met by a battery of TV crew, radio broadcasters and media.’
  • 99) ‘And don't write off City's chances at Preston or Ipswich, scene of a Paul Evans wonder strike last season.’
  • 100) ‘Forrest followed up his Walsall wonder goal with an all-action display on Tuesday and should keep his place.’
  • 101) ‘But each time, the Hyderabad wonder boy would mess it all up in the last couple of rounds.’
  • 102) ‘I think whoever follows him can build on that wonder rapport that Pope John Paul II had with youth.’
  • 103) ‘Jute is now the wonder fabric that can spin gold for innovative weavers who have invested in the appropriate spinning machinery.’
  • 104) ‘Along with Sherlock Holmes, Tarzan and James Bond, the wonder dog is one of the most enduring characters in British literature.’
  • 105) ‘Soya has now become the wonder bean where health foods are concerned.’
  • 106) ‘An interesting anecdote has also been spun into the wonder liquid.’
  • 107) ‘There is no place to hide, nowhere to run, and many wish that they hadn't pushed the wonder boy in a tight corner.’
  • 108) ‘These tights could - if the hype is to be believed - be the wonder product we've all been waiting for.’
  • 109) ‘Now everyone is a resource expert, coal is gold again, oil is king and gas the wonder fuel.’
  • 110) ‘It used to be the wonder fibre found in a multitude of products, but now it's a dirty word.’
  • 111) ‘Ayurvedic medicine has been using honey as a vital medicine for years, but now scientists say that with cinnamon it is a wonder medicine.’
  • 112) ‘It was a wonder Sorsha did not strangle them in her frenzy of relief and gratitude.’
  • 113) ‘It's a wonder I wasn't strangled before opening night, but at that age, precocious is cute.’
  • 114) ‘With his words fresh in my mind from the night before, it was hardly surprising; it was more a wonder that it had taken him so long.’
  • 115) ‘In fact some of them are so wise after the event, it's a wonder they are not millionaires every one from their betting skills.’
  • 116) ‘Its a wonder this bizarre mix of outdated psychedelia and underbaked Country Rock went over as well as it did.’
  • 117) ‘Those of us who live in the provinces wonder at the obsessive efforts of some Tory politicians to ingratiate themselves with that lobby.’
  • 118) ‘Children wonder at the crossings as the light-blinking boom-gates close for the pistons.’
  • 119) ‘He would wonder at the human body's capacity to do all that and more!’
  • 120) ‘For starters, there is all this football on TV but much of it is not free and I wonder at times where people get all the money from to afford it.’
  • 121) ‘But when you drive it, you wonder at first what all the fuss is about.’
  • 122) ‘Although in this day of split families and single parent up bringing, I wonder at times if it is now considered less so.’
  • 123) ‘Furthermore, one might wonder at the odd ratios of athletic facilities at our school.’
  • 124) ‘We shouldn't wonder at the sight of women holding the shotgun and firing.’
  • 125) ‘Yes, I wonder at how the work gets accomplished because of all the hoops and loops that one needs to pass through.’
  • 126) ‘He shrugs in the way a pop star might wonder at the fuss being made over playing to full houses every night.’
  • 127) ‘They are always going to be with us so we ought not to wonder at some of the anomalous antics of the few.’
  • 128) ‘I remember each time there was an election in Iran I would see and wonder at all the big posters of the candidates in the street in Tehran.’
  • 129) ‘With those statistics, it's only natural to wonder at what point Orpheus is no longer really Orpheus.’
  • 130) ‘As I look back on the last five years, I wonder at what would have happened had we chosen different paths.’
  • 131) ‘Older Catholics who had these prayers drilled into their heads as children may wonder at the point of such a book.’
  • 132) ‘But I wonder at what point does this pass the line from art to trick?’
  • 133) ‘In fact, we wonder at this point about the use of a business model of production and consumption.’
  • 134) ‘Anyone who spotted the black van would wonder at why it seemed to be vibrating as it chugged down the road.’
  • 135) ‘I wonder at what point does knowledge in my brain become encoded within my muscles.’
  • 136) ‘I bit my bottom lip and start to wonder at what exact point I started to fall for him?’
  • 137) ‘I've been considering my last question, and I wondered whether the church in the photograph is in Venice?’
  • 138) ‘But from your question I wonder whether you are not inviting people to make this false choice, between New York or Paris?’
  • 139) ‘I was wondering whether non-golden bangles and necklaces are forbidden for males.’
  • 140) ‘Given the party allocation for questions, I wonder whether you would reconsider today's one?’
  • 141) ‘I wonder if anyone has requested a refund because the product did not achieve the task they were lead to believe it would?’
  • 142) ‘I wonder, Libby, whether there is something deeply therapeutic about beautiful things?’
  • 143) ‘I was wondering whether it is considered polite or rude to speak in a different language with someone in front of others.’
  • 144) ‘I just wondered whether the same kind of question might not arise in a different context if there were a question as to the value of the estate for duty purposes.’
  • 145) ‘I wonder whether the Associate Minister could address that question.’
  • 146) ‘I have some questions for Don Brash, and I wonder whether he will answer those questions as I go through them.’
  • 147) ‘I wonder whether that is one of the questions that the member has been asked to ask by the anti-immunisation lobby.’
  • 148) ‘They go on to wonder about the logic of Minister McDowell s actions given his stated aim of curbing excessive drinking.’
  • 149) ‘However, when you start to nitpick at really silly things, then I cannot help but to wonder about motive.’
  • 150) ‘It is true we are in an uncertain period but I wonder about the collective ‘mental state’ at the moment.’
  • 151) ‘But if Mr. Munn can't get basic stuff like this straight, I have to wonder about his reliability on other matters.’
  • 152) ‘And I wonder about the people close to Michael who talk about how wonderful he is and whatnot.’
  • 153) ‘Progressives have every right to wonder about the ‘choice’ agenda too.’
  • 154) ‘Yet again, you have to wonder about the company Tony keeps and his apparent fondness for sucking up to media barons and other people of wealth or influence.’
  • 155) ‘But now, with this text message, I can't not wonder about it all again.’
  • 156) ‘Still, I have to wonder about the raucous calls we hear for storming ramparts in far-off places.’
  • 157) ‘It is sometimes suggested that, had they stuck to a career in the courts, Howard would have been the bigger success, but I wonder about that.’
  • 158) ‘When the first promises don't come through, it makes you wonder about subsequent promises.’
  • 159) ‘She began to wonder about her husband on route from Newark, New Jersey, for San Francisco, and then a call confirmed her worst fears.’
  • 160) ‘There are certainly grounds to wonder about this conceit.’
  • 161) ‘Here's the kind of thing that makes you wonder about the press these days.’
  • 162) ‘Sense has prevailed, but it does make you wonder about the comments on regulation in New Zealand by McFarlane.’
  • 163) ‘But it also makes you wonder about our leaders and the institutions that produce them.’
  • 164) ‘Bizarre references like this one have, however, caused me to wonder about his mental health.’
  • 165) ‘Kinda makes you wonder about all those stories about FEMA actually turning away help.’
  • 166) ‘But the more messages I received, the more I began to wonder about the whole thing.’
  • 167) ‘I have to wonder about the sanity of any person, watching people line up for food and spout this drivel.’
  • 168) ‘He followed her brisk stride, through the hallways and into her office, all the while wondering at the marvel that was Katherine Wood.’
  • 169) ‘Talking to them, we wondered at the freedom they had enjoyed from an early age.’
  • 170) ‘She wondered at the invisibility that her clothing offered her.’
  • 171) ‘He'd expected no thanks for his intervention - maybe perhaps more of a verbal assault - but instead she'd given him an amazed, sweet, wondering look, the look of a woman who had finally seen him as a man.’
  • 172) ‘Now I'm wondering if Sergei was surprised to see it, in ‘real life’ etc.’
  • 173) ‘I was surprised, wondering if there was anything wrong with me.’
  • 174) ‘But, because of my past, I think it took a lot of people by surprise. They wondered what was happening to me.’
  • 175) ‘I was shocked, surprised, and still wondering how he had found me - he had just stepped out of the shadows, saving the day.’
  • 176) ‘I opened my mouth in surprise, wondering why she changed topics so quickly.’
  • 177) ‘I nodded, surprised, and wondering why I'd confide in a teacher, then grabbled my backpack and left the classroom.’
  • 178) ‘Andy looked at Tarah in surprise, wondering how she had made the connection.’
  • 179) ‘Taro looked at her in surprise, clearly wondering why she was telling him this.’
  • 180) ‘Surprised, I wondered why something wasn't burning.’
  • 181) ‘The girl halted in surprise and wondered as the white-haired new comer approached her timidly.’
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