41 examples of Accosted in a sentence
Even today, we know that there are words we cannot use, phrases we cannot say, because if we do so, we might be accosted, jailed, or even killed.
On top of the constant, perpetual grief I was terrified that I would run into a family member of someone Dylan had killed, or be
by the press or by an angry citizen.
I had a friend, a history major like me, who was
at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, by an anxiously perspiring European saying, "You're Indian, you're Indian!
Naturally nobody believes her when she claims to have been
by a giant man who stepped out of a giant satellite.
I was arrested by the Vopos in Checkpoint Charlie and
by a man in his leather coat and dark glasses I am led to believe was Stasi.
Attractive Marjorie(Farrah Fawcett)lives in fear after being
by a lone biker.
by the two, shouldn't someone's guard have been up a bit, just a little bit?
She calls it a night and takes off in her car only to get
by the guy at knife point who then demands she drive him back to the parking garage claiming, "They took something from me and you are going to help me get it back!"
A man steps out of an apartment block and is
by a vagrant who pulls out a gun and politely requests for a dollar to buy a cup of coffee.
Four lesbian girlfriends go on vacation to a lakeside cabin getaway only to be
by Caleb, an extremely shy classmate of one of the girls, and his incredibly horny dysfunctional family.
The "investigator" takes a description of "we drove for 10 minutes, turned left, turned right, crossed some railroad tracks" and was able to drive to the exact spot where this lady was
Mary Vivian Pearce plays a woman who is
by a foot fetishist in a park and undergoes a bizarre sexual encounter while envisioning herself in a possible flashback of a Cinderella-like scenario.
As it begins, Paul (William Dame) is an airplane mechanic who is suddenly
by two older crooks in trenchcoats.
Worshippers on their way to synagogue and Jewish kids in schools are routinely
as ‘Dirty Jews.’”
While visiting Kerala in the late 1960's, I--a Hindu from the Gangetic heartland--went to the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in Trivandrum, where the usual "pandas
Near the hotel there was always a kind of loafer who
travellers, and who would not refuse.
On the Place he was
by the blind man, who, having dragged himself as far as Yonville, in the hope of getting the antiphlogistic pomade, was asking every passer-by where the druggist lived.
him with a smiling welcome, that exceeded the bounds of ordinary courtesy and which evidently flowed more from feelings that were connected with the heart, than from manner.
At the door Tom dropped back a step and
a Sunday-dressed comrade: "Say, Billy, got a yaller ticket?""Yes."
When Jeff arrived, Tom
him; and "led up" warily to opportunities for remark about Becky, but the giddy lad never could see the bait.
Sam had solaced himself with a most agreeable little dinner, and was waiting at the bar for the glass of warm mixture in which Mr. Pickwick had requested him to drown the fatigues of his morning's walks, when a young boy of about three feet high, or thereabouts, in a hairy cap and fustian overalls, whose garb bespoke a laudable ambition to attain in time the elevation of an hostler, entered the passage of the George and Vulture, and looked first up the stairs, and then along the passage, and then into the bar, as if in search of somebody to whom he bore a commission; whereupon the barmaid, conceiving it not improbable that the said commission might be directed to the tea or table spoons of the establishment,
the boy with--'Now, young man, what do you want?''Is there anybody here, named Sam?' inquired the youth, in a loud voice of treble quality.
Sam had scarcely recovered his usual composure of countenance, which had been greatly disturbed by the secret communication of his respected relative, when Mr. Pickwick
But at last she found herself with some surprise,
by Miss Steele, who, though looking rather shy, expressed great satisfaction in meeting them, and on receiving encouragement from the particular kindness of Mrs. Jennings, left her own party for a short time, to join their's.
D’Artagnan already fancied himself, so rapid is the flight of our dreams upon the wings of imagination,
by a messenger from the young woman, who brought him some billet appointing a meeting, a gold chain, or a diamond.
He went then to the queen, and according to custom
her with fresh menaces against those who surrounded her.
The couple, then, although they had not seen each other for eight days, and during that time serious events had taken place in which both were concerned,
each other with a degree of preoccupation.
In consequence of this feeling of repugnance, he was about to pass without speaking to him, but, as he had done the day before, M. Bonacieux
Her resistance had not injured her with the gentleman, and he was thinking of her with some complacency, when thus
by Miss Bingley:"I can guess the subject of your reverie."
They had not long separated, when Miss Bingley came towards her, and with an expression of civil disdain
her:"So, Miss Eliza, I hear you are quite delighted with George Wickham!
On that day the engineer, Cyrus Harding, was
in one of the streets of Richmond by a person whom he did not in the least know.