How To Use Uttered In A Sentence

  • After a quarter of an hour, hot buttered toast on a covered hot water plate, with the Staffordshire cottage tea pot in its floral cosy, arrived.
  • Both the reception and the restaurant areas had a very open, uncluttered, look about them.
  • He stared out at the assembled media and uttered the immortal phrase: 'We have lost a game we should have won. The Sun
  • Eventually, the besotted warriors either passed out or crawled away as the torches guttered and smoked into mere embers.
  • Both ads use the same stock video of Cofield walking forlornly alongside her shuttered brake-pad production facility. Strickland goes negative in first campaign ad
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  • This was to be my first real public duty as a guardsman and butterflies fluttered in my stomach.
  • ‘I'm coming,’ he muttered, under his breath as he pulled on his bathrobe.
  • ‘You didn't tell me I was going to have to cross-dress for this,’ I muttered.
  • I don't need a drink, " she muttered through clenched teeth.
  • Otherwise the room is uncluttered, much like her paintings. Times, Sunday Times
  • Before she could announce me, I retrieved the coat, muttered a few feeble excuses, and ran.
  • An owl hooted across the compound, and a paraquet disturbed by the outcry uttered a shrill, indignant protest. The Lamp in the Desert
  • 'I never want to come here again,' he muttered to himself.
  • This is a lovely book to browse through - full of inviting, colourful pictures and uncluttered text.
  • I puttered around for a while, cleaning up the kitchen.
  • Jun summed it up after we puttered around a while together and then came home.
  • I am oppressed by a nameless and mysterious suffering, .. my brain is darkened, -- my thoughts but half-formed and never wholly uttered, and I, -- I who once deemed human intelligence and reason all-supreme, all-clear, all-absolute, am now compelled to use that reason reasonlessly, and to work with that intelligence in helpless ignorance as to what end my mental toil shall serve! Ardath
  • Coates wry, muttered lyrics lend his ditties a mischievous if subdued charm.
  • Birds fluttered by, and I think there were even some butterflies.
  • Building her account around key verbs, which she would both act out while she spoke and express in onomatopoeic rhythms and tones that (re) produced history even as she uttered it, Cufassane gave the impression that she was an expert potter even though she had never made a pot in her life. Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique
  • His black cloak had seen service; the waistcoat of grey plaid bore yet stronger marks of having encountered more than one campaign; his third piece of dress was an absolute veteran compared to the others; his shoes were so loaded with mud as showed his journey must have been pedestrian; and a grey maud, which fluttered around his wasted limbs, completed such an equipment as, since Count Robert of Paris
  • Finally finishing her speech she uttered a few last words.
  • Spoon the mixture into six small buttered heatproof pots, until three-quarters full. Times, Sunday Times
  • ‘Thanks a lot,’ Miryoku muttered, walking past his brother and whapping him in the head with his book.
  • Around the walls dinted filing cabinets were cluttered haphazardly.
  • Finnegan howled and spluttered in inebriate rage, then sank back in his seat and stared up at Arabella with a kind of awestruck respect. Salvage for the Saint
  • The clues aren't obvious—very few will be decked in deerstalker hats or carrying a pipe, and they most pointedly do not say, "Elementary, my dear Watson," a phrase their hero never once uttered in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's works. The Case of the Sherlock Convention
  • When he uttered the word "tumors," my eyes popped and I became as animated as NYDN Rss
  • The full-court configuration has a 4,850 sq.ft. playing surface covered by metal roof and guttered to collect an estimated 90,000 liters of water per year. Cameron Sinclair: House of Rain: Kenya's First Net-Positive Sports Facility (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
  • 'Now this beats a', 'muttered his wife to herself;' however, I shall be obedient for a time; but if I dinna ken what all this is for before the morn by sunket-time, my tongue is nae langer a tongue, nor my hands worth wearing. ' Stories of Mystery
  • ‘Oh God,’ I spluttered, as I leapt to my feet and rushed to the bathroom.
  • The space ship is cluttered with aging technology and tattered furniture - this is not the uniformly pristine and transfigured world of the typical sci-fi flick.
  • It overheated, it clunked, it smoked, stuttered, spluttered and on more than one occasion - blew up.
  • Nor does it make for efficiency as the courts would be cluttered with prosecutions of blameless individuals who would ultimately be dealt with by means of an absolute discharge.
  • Torches guttered in iron sconces set about the cavern and cabinets emerged at bizarre angles from ancient columns of stone etched with unnatural runes.
  • Caught under by the breeze, the awnings of the fore-deck bellied upwards and collapsed slowly, and above their heavy flapping the gray stuff of Captain Whalley's roomy coat fluttered incessantly around his arms and trunk.
  • My birth mother hugged me and muttered something in my ear. Times, Sunday Times
  • Ingrid frowned again as she buttered her roll and scraped a portion of blackcurrant jam on it. COVER STORY
  • (`More likely VD ," Essie's brother had muttered and had been soundly shushed. FAIRYLAND
  • Trash fluttered in the red glow of the brake light in the rearview.
  • No thought goes unuttered, it seems. Times, Sunday Times
  • My lips parted in my confusion, and I stuttered a bit, embarrassingly, in my need to comprehend exactly what it was he was saying, ‘W-what?’
  • I don't need a drink, " she muttered through clenched teeth.
  • Besides revealing our solar system to be far more cluttered than astronomers had suspected, these piffling objects are providing new clues about what conditions were like during the system's infancy.
  • Nerves were to the fore on opening night as the cast stuttered with their lines and generally put on a wooden performance in the first act.
  • Rojas nodded, but his crepey lids fluttered as he glanced away. Black Magic
  • Unraveled scrolls of ancient calligraphic writing cluttered the open floor, and watercolor tapestries of jungle temples hung on the otherwise barren wall.
  • ‘Next time knock before you come in’ I muttered, my face still beet red as I dried the plates.
  • The President has uttered the phrase dozens of times over the past year. Scott Paul: "Made in America" and the State of the Union
  • Where's my wife? he muttered almost inaudibly, his face buried in the pillow as she cleaned his waste from underneath him. Waiting for His Wife
  • Most shops remained shuttered and many people stayed inside their homes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Ms. Talyarkhan's creations are noted for their classic, uncluttered silhouettes that flatter the wearer.
  • This technique is quite different from the prey detection style usually employed by vesper bats: a technique suited for short-range prey that are detected in cluttered habitats. Archive 2006-06-01
  • Having spluttered vigorously into double-handfuls of water from the little stream and put the towel back on its bush, he turned his attention to his twelve-dollar boots -- for in the country of boots and saddles the leatherwork is the soul of appearances. The Wrong Woman
  • Served in buttered cob rolls with extra chutney and sliced cucumber. Times, Sunday Times
  • He tossed his head slightly, and uttered a small sound, barely an exhalation.
  • Now, the coals of the campfire had burned low and, in the big skillet, rabbit legs and thick bacon rashers spluttered.
  • By comparison, the cluttered townscape of the older centres, with its narrow streets and timber-and-thatch housing, seemed outdated and even barbarous.
  • Our son who barely spoke had just uttered a really complex thought. The Sun
  • These politic enclosures for paltry mutton, makes more rebellion in the flesh, than all the provocative electuaries doctors have uttered since last jubilee. The White Devil
  • I still say we should just fry them all, she muttered.
  • It is very difficult to believe half the rubbish uttered by some team managers before and after matches these days.
  • They fluttered down, the petals cascading around the guests and the royal family, causing a gorgeous and divine sight.
  • The eight rooms come with wooden floors, shuttered windows and panelled doors. Times, Sunday Times
  • Your bedroom is too messy An untidy bedroom can impact on sleep because a cluttered room means a cluttered mind. Times, Sunday Times
  • Companies that trampled over shareholders' right of first refusal over new stock would do so at their peril, they muttered darkly. Times, Sunday Times
  • Strangulated squeaks, beeps and atonal, dying samba rhythms scuttered into life. Simon Boccanegra; 63rd Aldeburgh festival
  • ‘What a very boring man, obsessed with the first world war,’ he says, all self-mockery, behind his cluttered desk in Private Eye's defiantly unmodernised Soho townhouse.
  • The engine spluttered and caught. Somewhere East of Life
  • But then the flames drowned out the rest, and Raspa was engulfed in flames that stretched up and spluttered sparks like shooting stars into the velvety black, strangely beautiful night sky. Bubble in the Bathtub
  • Serve the steak with hot, buttered noodles sprinkled with chopped parsley or penne pasta topped with your favorite marinara sauce.
  • Slowly, her gaze traced up to his eyes; his eyelids fluttered open, and for a second, his gaze was unfocused, searching blindly upon the stark hospital ceiling.
  • She clasped her hands over a brand-new blowse, with something under it that jumped and fluttered orful. The Dop Doctor
  • There is someone though that could make that claim but has never uttered a peep.
  • Serve with buttered toast on the side. Times, Sunday Times
  • The engine coughed and spluttered, then stopped altogether.
  • Her quarries are the names behind the faces in 50,000 antique negatives left in the town's shuttered Casasola photography studio. In Old El Paso, This Detective Story
  • The portraits are simple, uncluttered compositions.
  • Devil be damned!" was the next, uttered in irritation and anger. CHAPTER XV
  • He muttered something under his breath, and started planning his next plot to kill her.
  • As for the latter, it seems to be nothing else but the saying Amen to the Presage, uttered in his accustomary form of Speech, as if he should say, you of the invisible Kingdom of Spirits, have given the Token of my sudden Departure, and you say true, I shall be with you by and by. The Iron Chest of Durley
  • The bird began to sing still more melodically, and then fluttered its wings and flew from its branch.
  • She made us buttered rice flavoured with cumin, cardamom, cinnamon and Zanzibar cloves.
  • He communed with himself for a moment, and then muttered indignantly: THE SEA FARMER
  • He rallied, opened his eyes, uttered something and died. RALEGH'S LAST JOURNEY: A Tale of Madness, Vanity and Treachery
  • Fran uttered a shrill scream.
  • Those steeds and elephants and human beings that formed the (unslain) remnant of the (Pandava) host uttered loud cries when thy son fell. The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12
  • The red flag fluttered over Sheffield town hall on May Day, a reminder of the city's radical past dating back to the Chartists.
  • Felled by the ward of his intransigence, levelled and laid flat, sword brandished in denial – sword wafting words uttered emphatically in a trial of words by words, falling for the trap of his own rhetorical thirst, falling into the gap between those who run first and those who carp and cry in the pack – an empty husk cracked and ablated, an old fool trashed. Archive 2007-04-01
  • He acknowledged that it would not have been out of character for him to have uttered such a phrase.
  • Besides which, a complaint is usually uttered more to elicit sympathy than in real expectation that the grievance will be addressed. Times, Sunday Times
  • “Oh, Dr. Foster!” the voice on the line spluttered, feigning shock. A Covert Affair
  • I muttered and began to adjust the black leather jacket and stuffed it in my bag, before overlooking the boxes.
  • I spluttered, making a “zip it” motion with my hands. How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf
  • -- It must be remembered that when for the sake of exercise or effect syllables are extended in time, they must be so uttered that their identity is not impaired, -- that is, their enunciation must be free from mouthing. The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886
  • Though the books are rather cluttered with adverbs and adjectives -- like the early work of many writers -- they read easily. Ford Madox Ford
  • I'm not sure I heard "heterogeneous" -- one of the terms that computer companies like to use even when they don't really mean it -- uttered once during the five-hour broadcast. CNET News.com
  • The officer rubbed his balding head and uttered something most unworthy. Anti-Ice
  • He stared out at the assembled media and uttered the immortal phrase: 'We have lost a game we should have won. The Sun
  • In contrast to the cluttered runner up pages, the winning designs are presented alone.
  • The resulting motion, which would resemble that of a real snake, would help the snakebot move safely in cluttered spaces. Boing Boing: January 12, 2003 - January 18, 2003 Archives
  • Old Hogan looking at her stonily as she stuttered her way to asking for a packet of Durex. AT THE STROKE OF TWELVE
  • There were scorpions inside jars, and papers were cluttered underneath them; drawings of spiders, centipedes, and large ants.
  • The young man made a choked coughing sound and sputtered something that sounded like rot in Hell.
  • Place half of this in a buttered gratin dish, then season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Chalmers, at the end of his long life, having had much power with the public, being plagued in some serious matter by a reference to “public opinion, ” uttered the impatient exclamation, “The public is just a great baby! Sesame and Lilies. Lecture I.-Sesame: Of Kings’ Treasuries
  • Three years ago we helped an old lady with a cluttered house that looked like an antiques shop. Times, Sunday Times
  • Tight, sometimes tiny, stepped lanes weave between old stone houses with painted wooden doors and shuttered windows.
  • A white bird fluttered its wings on the grass.
  • "Thon is one buck eejit," one of the men muttered.
  • Her hands fluttered around in attractive mudras as she spoke.
  • The decision cost the corporation more than $100 million in nonrecurring costs and charges when it shuttered the facilities and laid off 600 warehouse employees.
  • To the left the drawing room is a bright area with two shuttered sash windows overlooking the front garden and a fine marble fireplace.
  • She felt as if each time she uttered a word she journeyed back hundreds of generations. MALINCHE
  • Rhea's eyes fluttered for a moment before flickering open.
  • He proceeded to blow into it, but failed to produce anything more huntsman-like than a kind of bray such as might be uttered by a jackass suffering from a sore-throat. The King's Sons
  • Barely a negative vibe will be emitted from any of the bidding nations, nor a single quote uttered which might seem remotely downbeat or pessimistic.
  • Uttered unselfconsciously, it was voiced metrically, just to give lilt and play to a phrase, or phatically, not to express an idea but to establish sociability like the quack of a duck, song of a swan, or purr of a cat. The Truth Will Out.
  • The streets' surfaces were curved slightly, so that the middle was domed up above the rest and there were cluttered gutters along the edges.
  • Her stomach fluttered - this could kill her, possibly - and she clamped down on it, stilling her nerves until her mind was smooth and unruffled.
  • Yes, his name is uttered amongst the musical cognoscenti in hushed tones.
  • Moonlight poured through the unshuttered windows, and the damp summer breeze ruffled his hair. A TIME OF WAR
  • Randolphe muttered some indistinct response; and was again sinking to For - getfuJnesS, when Monta*iba«, with a tran - sient exertion of strength, rudely shook, him, and sternly bade him rise. The confessional of Valombre
  • She regretted the words the moment she uttered them.
  • The last word, proclaiming the totemism of things that are ‘good to eat,’ is uttered in a cadence of triumph.
  • Ralph muttered a word of thanks and sipped from the kind of bendable plastic straw that you can only find in hospitals and nursing homes. The Wind in the Woods
  • Norwood coughed and spluttered, trying to speak.
  • On a walk one day, as I mulled over this “fact,” a butterfly fluttered toward me as if heaven-sent. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery
  • Not a sound was uttered, and it seemed that everyone was holding their breath.
  • Some shops are shuttered but people are getting on with life. The Sun
  • All he could do was stand in the rubble of his precious memories, and forlornly point out random spots now cluttered with cranes and building supplies.
  • The Americans muttered darkly about damage to the relationship. Times, Sunday Times
  • ‘Oh, you impudent child,’ Mrs. Hastings muttered through clenched teeth.
  • He was clad in mail and leather, and from his lance fluttered the bannerol bearing the Borgia arms, which had announced his quality to The Shame of Motley: being the memoir of certain transactions in the life of Lazzaro Biancomonte, of Biancomonte, sometime fool of the court of Pesaro
  • I pretended not to hear what he muttered under his breath. Times, Sunday Times
  • It was at this time that he uttered the famous words: "J'espère mourir en religieus pénitent et en libéral impénitent. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
  • The threat was such an old one that Geraldine honoured it with not the least attention, but helped herself abundantly to marmalade, which she impasted solidly on buttered toast, and consumed with much relish. A Life's Morning
  • He served it in a buttered bun with two dill pickle slices. Times, Sunday Times
  • Serve this dish with simple accompaniments such as steamed new potatoes, rice or buttered fresh pasta.
  • Ofelia, who was used to being the boss all the time, would now have to obey every word that was uttered from Stolly - a weak, spineless, cowardly man in her mind.
  • The engine sputtered to life, and the car pulled back.
  • He dusted the edge of his desk with an index finger and muttered darkly into the phone. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent
  • In this case, it's got not one, but two charbroiled patties, topped with no less than four strips of crispy bacon, three slices of American cheese, and some mayonnaise - all on a buttered, toasted, sesame seed bun.
  • He muttered as he reached for his bag and pulled out a yellow legal pad covered in scrawled writing.
  • I fought back the tears that were threatening to cascade down my rouged cheeks and the words of greeting I had so carefully crafted were choked as they sputtered from my mouth.
  • The bacon roll was a dry and miserable item, unbuttered and containing a single rasher.
  • The most pejorative of hockey insults - "gutless" - has already been uttered by Versus analyst Jeremy Roenick, deplored by cooler heads and eventually rendered inexact by its target: The San Jose Sharks' Patrick Marleau, after all, scored the goal that eliminated the Detroit Red Wings from the playoffs Thursday night. The Seattle Times
  • In contrast to the uncluttered iciness of many newer places, it is cosy, relaxing and, well, romantic, with oil lamps on each table.
  • Every now and again, a snaky comment would erupt from his lips but there was always a quick apology while he muttered something that she couldn't ever hear.
  • The candles fluttered with the movement of the air from the door to the window. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic
  • A white bird fluttered its wings on the grass.
  • Geb and Sahib stuttered in fright and pointed behind her.
  • Defeated in Lombardy, the revolution sputtered on in Venice, Tuscany, Rome, and Sicily.
  • The ode is the trumpet of a prophecy which Shelley uttered on a grand scale in Prometheus Unbound: the death of tyranny and the rebirth of freedom. The Beauty of the Medusa: A Study in Romantic Literary Iconology
  • He scowled at the now-empty bottle, shook it, and muttered something.
  • Served in buttered cob rolls with extra chutney and sliced cucumber. Times, Sunday Times
  • ‘N-no,’ Stasia stuttered out, before fixing him with a glare.
  • The button utters in mutter, "The butterfly likes the buttered earthnut/ peanut.
  • 'Liza' -- he couldn't go on, and stuttered in his shyness -- 'Liza, Liza of Lambeth
  • ‘This… this… girl ’, stuttered the older guy, ‘Is being totally out of line’.
  • In another room, I heard the little wail of the child; and the wail of the child waked my wife back into this life, so that her hands fluttered white and desperately needful upon the coverlid. The Night Land
  • In the kitchen Frank fixed himself a cup of coffee and a piece of buttered toast.
  • Buddie, dear," he said, "you're gettin 'cluttered up with a lot of bum ideas. The Second Chance
  • He uttered a string of oaths, so oddly at variance with his usual smooth and civilized manner.
  • (the possession of correct views, decision and purity of thought and will, the ability of reproducing any sound uttered in the universe, vow of poverty, asceticism, attainment of meditative abstraction of self-control, religious recollectedness, honesty and virtue), and such doctrines. Buddhism and Buddhists in China
  • What I think about Lucy Fulton is simply this: that she ought to be cowhided until she sees which side her bread is buttered on. We Three
  • In the freedom of this rather unalluring garb she entered into relations Platonic, fraternal, or tempestuously passionate with perhaps the most distinguished series of friends and lovers that ever fluttered about one flame. The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters
  • You take a tattie scone I believe the English call it a "potato farl" - no poetry in that name and, having fried it, you place it within the welcoming confines of a generously buttered morning roll. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • But there is something easeful and secure about this uncluttered room with its warm umber banquettes.
  • I glared at her while taking a bite of the scrumptious piece of buttered and toasted bread.
  • That's French fries in a buttered bread bap for those who don't know.
  • Maska pav/brun sliced horizontally and buttered generously, then sliced into fingers just about to hold all digits together. Meme : Table Talk
  • He unshuttered the window, and gazed through, the crisp autumn wind bit at his face as the past bit at his heart and again he pulled himself away from it.
  • A large shuttered sash window overlooking the communal square makes this an exceptionally bright area.
  • He said one reason to be more lenient is that everyone assumes that most words uttered by politicians or published under their names were actually written by speechwriters or ghostwriters.
  • A pure cold moth landed on Peter's lips and fluttered there for a second.
  • The shuttered house was a ruin. Times, Sunday Times
  • He knew they didn't bite and that they would turn into the butterflies which fluttered, pale blue, primrose, blood red and black, through his secret grassland kingdom.
  • "It must be my irresistible charm, " I muttered to myself amusingly.
  • New York was once home to a handful of roller-skating rinks, but most have shuttered in recent years. High Line on a Roll
  • Clean uncluttered shapes work particularly well in this context, where anything fussy would counteract the effect of calming and grounding an otherwise busy scene. Times, Sunday Times
  • He uttered a string of oaths, so oddly at variance with his usual smooth and civilized manner.
  • Hanging over the steep corner of River and Pulaski, it was a tiny, white, shuttered and awninged Cape that gave up to Lyszko & Son Vegetables and Fruits what most people would have used as their front room. Hoopi Shoopi Donna
  • Sarkozy was insulted by a member of the crowd, and with the cameras still rolling muttered, "Casse-toi, pauvre con" -- which basically translates as buzz off, jackass. Elizabeth Bard: Paris Notebook: A Day at the Salon d'Agriculture
  • The flag fluttered in the light breeze.
  • He muttered, looking insolently at the flooding shelter as the torrential waters rose.
  • Meanwhile, the Crown is held to account for every syllable uttered, all the while keeping an eye on the allocated budget, which tends to result in asinine decisions to only take to trial cases which are absolute slam dunks.
  • The engine sputtered and leaked steam and water, but it ran, better than I'd expected it to.
  • It is cluttered, but in a well-arranged, beautifully kept way. Times, Sunday Times
  • At a White House ceremony where he signed the $417 billion defense spending bill for the 2005 fiscal year, Bush uttered another of his celebrated malapropisms.
  • The rain lashed down on the shuttered windows of pubs and restaurants on Penzance seafront last week. Times, Sunday Times
  • "It's not by choice, " he muttered, and crushed his empty plastic cup in his hands.
  • People from the television stations interviewed Newt and Thalia McAfee as the pair spluttered with rage. THE THREE INVESTIGATORS
  • Plain - buttered and grilled on both sides, TEXAS TOAST. Texas toast points | Homesick Texan
  • The man obviously was a superior being, because other than a muttered "whew" he showed no sign of discomfort. outfoxed Diary Entry
  • Alex dropped the plate she was washing into the basin and spluttered as the soapy water splashed in her face, stinging her eyes.
  • o 'that kin', be 't as mad an 'pranksome as ever sic ploy could be, is to be made mention o' aside the things at was mutit (muttered) o ''s brither. Malcolm
  • All day long they're told how great they are by the fans and the media alike, they're treated like conquering heroes, and they hear the word repeat'' uttered at least 30 times a day in various contexts. CNN.com
  • "Shut up," she muttered before taking a quick chug of the soda.
  • He uttered a string of oaths, so oddly at variance with his usual smooth and civilized manner.

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