She has a gift for breaking a complex task into a simple series of sequential steps.
The story is told sequentially.
Please start at the beginning and tell the story in sequence.
She is outstanding at sequential reasoning while he excels at leaps of intuitive insight.
One by one, in sequence, I tugged on each of the ropes,
Tim O’Brien -- The Things They Carried
I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Black Cat
In his mind, he reviewed the sequence of events that had begun in the cave.
Michael Crichton -- Jurassic Park
He tried to imagine the sequence of events:
Michael Crichton -- The Andromeda Strain
Her carefully planned sequence of events was disrupted,
Robert Cormier -- After the First Death
She seems to be performing operations in the wrong sequence.
Haruki Murakami -- After Dark
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At end of intermission, the following enter single file, row by row, ... entering in sequence as follows:
Thornton Wilder -- Our Town
On a pattern like this, by daylight, there is a lack of sequence, a defiance of law, that is a constant irritant to a normal mind.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- The Yellow Wallpaper
I mean, the way he hammered home his points, one by one, in logical sequence.
Reginald Rose -- Twelve Angry Men
Always remember, fencing requires a mastery of skills that are sequential and hierarchical in nature.
P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast -- Marked
A very thin and very agile person may, by observing his reflection in a rapid sequence of longitudinal strips, obtain a fairly accurate conception of his looks.
O. Henry -- The Gift of the Maji
In the preparations for the ’Forest Journey’, the Sumerian, Old Babylonian, and Assyrian all give a slightly different sequence of events.
Unknown -- The Epic of Gilgamesh
…you. What should come first Or second Or third. I tried so hard to keep it all organized, alphabetized, stacked in chronological order, everything in its perfect space, its perfect place. I thought that’s what life wanted me to do. This is what life needed for me to do. Right? Keep it all in sequence? Sometimes life gets in your way. It gets all up in your damn way. But it doesn’t get all up in your damn way because it wants you to just give up and let it take control.
Colleen Hoover -- Slammed
His dad had calibrated fifty different rides to occur in a random sequence, so Luke would never know what to expect.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
The sequence repeats.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
"Check this out," he said, and showed her a sequence from an action movie where, instead of Bruce Willis, the protagonist now seemed to be Francis Garaventa.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Since I realize that what I must now recount may strain the credulity of some of my readers; and since I have no technical knowledge whatsoever about radio, I can do no more than put forward an explanation given to me later by an expert, together with the assurance that no mere biologist could possibly have invented the sequence of events which followed.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
In Jane Austen’s Persuasion I had come across the lines, "she had been forced into prudence in her youth—she learned romance as she grew older—the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning."
Michael Ondaatje -- Running in the Family
These kids could remember complicated strands of numbers and recall words and pictures in correct sequence and quote long passages of poetry.
Sharon M. Draper -- Out of My Mind
His father was just no help at all, refusing either to expire or stop mumbling (you thought his father was dead but that was in the fake-out, don’t forget—Morgenstern was just edging into the nightmare sequence, so don’t be confused) and start making sense.
William Goldman -- The Princess Bride
"Ready" was always first in the command sequence.
Jerry Spinelli -- Stargirl
I’ve got some toddler memories, but my first sequence recall is kindergarten; no matter how hard I’ve tried to forget the experience.
Holly Goldberg Sloan -- Counting by 7s
Now he was in utter darkness, feeling himself being pitched forward in a sequence of jerks and rushes, the wind rushing past him.
Neil Gaiman -- The Graveyard Book
As if joining scraps of fabric to make a quilt, Molly puts them in the right sequence and stitches them together, creating a pattern that was impossible to see when each piece was separate.
Christina Baker Kline -- Orphan Train
The sequential detonations will destroy the sphere along with the compression phase.
David Baldacci -- Zero Day
It takes thirteen steps to open, and she discovers the sequence in under five minutes.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
We were both so young; he probably doesn’t remember the sequence of events correctly.
Colleen Hoover -- Hopeless
Billie talked as if he were living a dream sequence, which perhaps he was.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
What is interesting about those speeches when read in sequence is their development.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
She paused, in sequence groping for then finding the right word in French, Polish, German and Russian but totally at sea in English.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
The Grim River and the horseradish factory were only the first of a sequence of tragic and unpleasant episodes that bring a frown to my face and a tear to my eye whenever I think about them.
Lemony Snicket -- The Reptile Room
Jen had explained it to him once, told him the exact sequence of buttons to hit to disable it.
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Among the Hidden
Munro also expressed his admiration with another deep salaam, followed by a very expressive if indelicate sequence of hand movements which I gathered were meant to be praising my physical appearance as well.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Earlier, the galleries had seemed fairly straightforward, a meandering but logical sequence where all tributaries flowed into the gift shop.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
Becky’s mouth watered as she dreamed of some fabulous sequence of tastes: foie gras, wild-berry duck, all washed down with an expensive champagne.
James Patterson -- 1st to Die
Not of the actual events, but of the sequence.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
We’d have to design the detonation sequence with great care, and once it’s in motion, we couldn’t hope to control it.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
A whole sequence of new thoughts, hopeless but mournfully pleasant, rose in his soul in connection with that tree.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Angry now, they made another run, and set up the overlap and cross on the right side—the very sequence Luma had warned her players to shut down.
Warren St. John -- Outcasts United
This was done not so much for effect as because he was trying to remember the sequence of muscle movements.
Douglas Adams -- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
He understood nothing of it, but he understood that it had been precisely the sequence of events to expect from his daughter.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
She places the box on a rubber pad, then punches a sequence on her keypad.
Jay Asher -- Thirteen Reasons Why
So I went to my adviser and the dean in sequence and said, I have a problem.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Outliers
Consider the long sequence of incidents which have all pointed to some sinister influence which is at work around us.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles
There was a certain method in the Count’s inquiries, so I shall try to put them down in sequence.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
Some battles had been cut into many scenes, which were scattered through the various videos; by watching them in sequence, Ender was able to reconstruct whole battles.