I expect them to end each clipped sentence
with "Goodness gracious me".
s criminal underbelly while filling his world with hard men who speak in clipped sentences
While Vreeland provides a wealth of details about Clara's work--up to and including her method of bookkeeping--she dispenses with Clara's entire history in a single paragraph of clipped sentences
In clipped sentences
and a painful clarity and eloquence that have the weight of poetic verse, Alice's horrifying story demands to be told.
The contrast could not have been more evident before the game, with Clippers coach Mike Dunleavy saying in clipped sentences
he hasn't spoken to Bryant since his decision and Tomjanovich laughing about the memories of the day.
Bruen writes in short, clipped sentences
and liberally sprinkles his novels with references to books, poems, songs - seemingly whatever pops into his head.
In "The Gotthard Railway" the narrator speaks in short, clipped sentences
, conveying the personality of an efficient, adventuresome journalist, eager to take a train ride through a tunnel in Switzerland.
Speaking in clipped sentences
, Veronica insists she has a sense of humor and doesn't blink when asking Ted if it's possible to "weaponize a pumpkin.
Nelson's decision - obviously carried over from the play - to have every character speak in quick, clipped sentences
, David Mamet-style, grows repetitive and irritating over the course of an entire movie.
All clipped sentences
and soignee power-dressing, Linney plays Erin Bruner, junior partner at a law firm run by Karl Gunderson (Colm Feore).