half-expecting love

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  • Scared out of my wits, I opened my eyes, half-expecting to see . . .

    Haven

  • I spun around and looked out the window, half-expecting to see the Eiffel Tower already.

    Skipping a Beat

  • The Secret History is that rarest and most perfect of things: a potboiler-hearted literary novel, a piece of literature that is, in essence, pure shameless crack, but so beautifully composed one does not feel the slightest bit of embarrassment at losing oneself altogether in its pages, half-expecting to hear Bunny's booming, honking voice at the window, shouting up a demand to be let in.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • She glanced over at the other side of the bed, half-expecting to see Zoe gone again.

    Choker

  • I had clicked an icon half-expecting it to expand the 'folder' (and the other half expecting it to at least give me a clue what the icon was 'do you really want to X?').

    julieandrews: My First E-Reader

  • Walking with him, I find myself half-expecting to be beamed back at any moment to his home galaxy.

    News Junkies

  • Walking past our peaceful neighborhood mosque, I kept half-expecting to see thousands of men pour out of it waving their arms and bellowing Muqtada!

    Day of Honey

  • I started toward it, walking in the sand, half-expecting it to move.

    Raziel

  • Getting off the plane and stepping on the tarmac, I was half-expecting to have to cover my face, thinking that millions of grains of sand were personally on stand by, waiting to blanket me.

    From DC to Doha » Dave Brosha Photography

  • I was half-expecting Sarah to be fake-working at a Subway this third season as her cover, in keeping with her succession of other food-service employment.

    Chuck: The Complete Second Season » DVDs Worth Watching

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