She wants to garner more support in the community before bringing the proposal before the city council.
He needed to win or place as high as possible in order to garner enough points to move up to the major league tour by March.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
A collective gasp came from the room, but before he could garner too much sympathy, two guards came and walked him to Celeste.
Kiera Cass -- The One
Hale Garner, Your Highness.
Kiera Cass -- The Heir
I appreciate your concern, but this is just a piece of the story, not even the worst piece, and I am not telling it to garner sympathy.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
You garnered nearly half that in six tours of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.
David Baldacci -- Zero Day
I don’t know if it’s the salt and peppershakers he’s holding, or the fact that seeing Karen this time garners a different reaction from him now that he’s dating her daughter.
Colleen Hoover -- Hopeless
Each child of his blood garners another fifty.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- Chains
It wasn’t a common question in the Garner house.
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Among the Hidden
The group had garnered much sympathy as they eluded Galbatorix’s efforts to destroy them.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
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The facts you have garnered with such infinite trouble invariably fail you at a pinch.
Helen Keller -- Story of My Life
He’s probably able to garner some power from it already.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Ashes
Our garner was truly filled with all manner of store.
Johann Wyss -- The Swiss Family Robinson
I STEPPED off the bus in Bluefield to a sea of familiar faces accompanied by applause and cheers, brandishing the surprise medal I had garnered.
Homer Hickam -- October Sky
So far, I’d garnered quite a bit of information.
Sarah Dessen -- Just Listen
The horrible massacre, days and nights long, which, within a few rounds of the clock, was to set a great mark of blood upon the blessed garnering time of harvest, was as far out of his knowledge as if it had been a hundred thousand years away.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
He told her of external social events and of the people who had formed the circle of her contemporaries and had once been a real, living, and distinct group, but who were now for the most part scattered about the world and like herself were garnering the last ears of the harvests they had sown in earlier years.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Begone from my presence, thou born monster, storehouse of lies, hoard of untruths, garner of knaveries, inventor of scandals, publisher of absurdities, enemy of the respect due to royal personages!
Miguel de Cervantes -- Don Quixote
By the time Fischer left for Nepal in the spring of 1996, he’d begun to garner more of the recognition that he thought was his due.
Jon Krakauer -- Into Thin Air
Combining a strongly negative event with a reorganisation was, in PR terms, such a clumsy error that it could not but astonish Blomkvist’s detractors and garner optimum attention for Henrik Vanger’s new role.
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
What it really told black men was that we had better buckle down and garner the superior problem-solving abilities of white men to get this thing settled.
John Howard Griffin -- Black Like Me
What other changes have come upon me, besides the changes in my growth and looks, and in the knowledge I have garnered all this while?
Charles Dickens -- David Copperfield
In the little I had learnt of him at luncheon, a smattering of hearsay garnered by her ten months ago from the daily papers and stored in her memory for future use, I could imagine, in spite of my youth and inexperience of the world, that he would resent this sudden bursting in upon his solitude.
Daphne du Maurier -- Rebecca
Me fawther has three Scotch garners with nine helpers.
William Makepeace Thackeray -- Vanity Fair
Her outfits garnered more of my attention, maybe because they at least were always changing.
Sarah Dessen -- The Truth About Forever
The corn grown on the upland side of the borough was garnered by farmers who lived in an eastern purlieu called Durnover.
Thomas Hardy -- The Mayor of Casterbridge
Having received the permission he sought, Gannel rested his knuckles upon the table and was silent for a span, garnering the attention of everyone in the room.
Christopher Paolini -- Brisingr
For they garner the succulent berries of the hop and mass and sift and bruise and brew them and they mix therewith sour juices and bring the must to the sacred fire and cease not night or day from their toil, those cunning brothers, lords of the vat.
James Joyce -- Ulysses
The townlands were rich, with wide tilth and many orchards, and homesteads there were with oast and garner, fold and byre, and many rills rippling through the green from the highlands down to Anduin.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Return of the King
Studying industrial management, I garnered a string of A’s.
Betty Mahmoody -- Not Without My Daughter
Inside tensions built up like fever as we crammed around the TV set or kitchen table, the crowding made more intolerable because of heaps of paper, opened file drawers and shelves packed with books that garnered every section of empty space (a sort of writer’s torture chamber).
Luis J. Rodriguez -- Always Running
The lore which he was believed to pass his days brooding upon so that it had rapt him from the companionship of youth was only a garner of slender sentences from Aristotle’s poetics and psychology and a SYNOPSIS PHILOSOPHIAE SCHOLASTICAE AD MENTEM DIVI THOMAE.
James Joyce -- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
From Ethiopia, Mandela traveled to Morocco, Egypt, Mali, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and England, garnering in each place support for the goals of the ANC.
Nelson Mandela -- Long Walk to Freedom
I longed to get away from the theater altogether and stood listlessly, garnering information at last that was useless and infinitely dull.
Anne Rice -- Interview with the Vampire
"Yes, that’s it; when you feel that your garnered prestige and talents and all that are hung out, you need never bother about anybody; you can cope with them without difficulty."
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- This Side of Paradise
The prosecution gave a recap of evidence presented during the criminal trial; and then the defense got a chance to garner sympathy for a murderer.
Jodi Picoult -- Change of Heart
Strangers could garner some glimpse of the plebe system’s violent nature by sitting in the Armory and listening to the Corps’s voice.
Pat Conroy -- The Lords of Discipline
He foresaw a time when men, exultant in the technique of homicide, would rage so hotly over the world that every precious thing would be in danger, every book and picture and harmony, every treasure garnered through two millenniums, the small, the delicate, the defenseless—all would be lost like the lost books of Livy, or wrecked as the English wrecked the Summer Palace in Pekin.
James Hilton -- Lost Horizon
If a painter is to have an exhibition, an ordinary citizen to receive a visa to a country with a sea coast, a soccer player to join the national team, then a vast array of recommendations and reports must be garnered (from the concierge, colleagues, the police, the local Party organization, the pertinent trade union) and added up, weighed, and summarized by special officials.
Milan Kundera -- The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The history of shamans and the occult garnered our intense intellectual scrutiny.
Alice Sebold -- Lucky
They do not garner the respect that the Athenaeum Club does.
Libba Bray -- Sweet Far Thing
Surely if such a mechanism were more widespread, injuries in childbirth would garner more attention.
Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
Bariel had closed her eyes and crossed her fingers, perhaps hoping that image would garner her some sympathy.
Kiera Cass -- The Selection
As a writer, Davis has garnered an NEA Poetry Fellowship and two Connecticut Commission on the Arts poetry grants.
Jay Allison, et al. -- This I Believe II
Her movies ranged from The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) to Airport (1970), both of which garnered her Academy Awards.
Jay Allison, et al. -- This I Believe
She’d already garnered a strong reputation in the bureau as a motivated investigator who did not know how to quit.
Ted Dekker -- BoneMan’s Daughters
The thoughts thus received and garnered in his journals were indexed, and a great many of them appeared in his published works.
Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Selected Essays
Angel slipped through the front door, and holding the baseball behind his back, he tried not to garner his father’s attention.
W. William Winokur -- The Perfect Game
He’d been lucky, she decided, very lucky that the incident had occurred on such an obscure sector, in a hellhole that didn’t garner much attention.
J.D. Robb -- Glory in Death
While Hollywood garnered most of the headlines, defense spending remained the focus of the local economy for the next two decades, providing about one-third of its jobs.