Due to her illness, we postponed our vacation for a week.
Let’s postpone the test.
Again, they postponed their wedding.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
There would be no postponement due to weather.
Warren St. John -- Outcasts United
Excellency, if you postpone a week and publish to the town that you are striving for their confessions, that speak mercy on your part, not faltering.
Arthur Miller -- The Crucible
We might have to postpone.
Rick Riordan -- The Sea of Monsters
They planned to take a family vacation but postponed it.
Randy Pausch -- The Last Lecture
"You can’t postpone your service requirement, Hayley.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
She was the one who’d be pregnant, the one who’d turn over her body to the baby, so I postponed nudging her for a few months, keeping an eye on the pill bottle to see if the level went down.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
Instead, she decided to postpone the matter until after we returned from our summer trip.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
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I couldn’t pinpoint everything, but there was a delicious hint of garlic in the air, and I suddenly had a new reason to hate this date: I had to postpone actually eating.
Kiera Cass -- The Heir
The February trial was postponed.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
Do you want me to postpone my trip?
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
Even though they had both become reasonably tolerant of the idiosyncrasies involved in my professional duties, I did not want to try them too far and so I continued to postpone the analytical work, until one October morning when they went away together on a caribou hunting trip, leaving me in sole possession of the camp.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
The postponed argument at Cambridge now erupted on my grandfather’s lawn in Kegalle.
Michael Ondaatje -- Running in the Family
I tried to talk to Harley, hoping he might postpone the race, but the boy brushed me off with a simple "Nah."
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
LATER, at the twice-postponed pizza supper, once because of Miri, once because Dr. O couldn’t make it, Dr. O said, "I can promise you this, Mirabelle.
Judy Blume -- In the Unlikely Event
It occurred to Jess that she, too, wished to postpone regular school as long as possible.
Katherine Paterson -- Bridge to Terabithia
I had already decided that she had had two flounces too many, but since I hadn’t yet decided how to handle the matter, I postponed doing anything until after I had had a chance to talk with Papa about the whole Strawberry business.
Mildred D. Taylor -- Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
I suggest we postpone any decision until we have given the matter careful thought, and until the time all of the heirs can attend.
Ellen Raskin -- The Westing Game
To be honest, I wanted to postpone as long as I could my disappointment if the man to whom I owed so much didn’t remember me.
Leon Leyson -- The Boy on the Wooden Box
It had twice been postponed.
Holly Goldberg Sloan -- Counting by 7s
You know, if you think Strauss is holding something back, I probably shouldn’t have been so quick to postpone searching his son’s room."
David Baldacci -- Zero Day
Because it was well past noon, Nathan and Sophie and I decided to postpone our "gourmet" seafood meal until the evening.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
"No," he said, his gaze lingering on the edge of my bodice, where the tucked kerchief left the upper swell of my breasts visible, "much as I would like to give you a badly needed lesson in manners, I am afraid the pleasure must be postponed indefinitely.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Expecting it to be postponed.
Dave Eggers -- A Hologram for the King
Listen, the galley proofs are in for Pareja and we need to talk but the deadline’s been postponed so no worries, for now anyway.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
John Taylor was kind enough to give us a postponement…
Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
They have postponed going to Afghanistan.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
It said only that the sender was leaving immediately and to postpone the funeral until he came.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The Great Gatsby
If it’s interrupted, it will postpone the inevitable.
Simone Elkeles -- Perfect Chemistry
To consider something a chance that is nothing but paper and filament and postponed dinners.
Kathryn Stockett -- The Help
Instead the wedding was postponed indefinitely, and Clary could hear her crying through the walls at night.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Lost Souls
All further Quidditch training and matches are to be postponed.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
He arranged to have the trial postponed until next week.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Notebook
He was glad only that the day was postponed.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
Yes, sir; but they had to repair one of her boilers, and so her departure was postponed till to-morrow.
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days
Lucy frets at the postponement of seeing him, but it does not touch her looks.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
And nobody felt sad as long as we could postpone tomorrow with more nostalgia.
Stephen Chbosky -- The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Natasha repeated suddenly, only now realizing that the marriage was to be postponed for a year.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
The sand was beginning to stoke up underfoot and, though I was eager for a dip, I postponed it for a minute or two more.
Albert Camus -- The Stranger
But he had sense to postpone complaining: there might be compensation within.
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
By mid-April, Westerberg was both shorthanded and very busy, so he asked McCandless to postpone his departure and work a week or two longer.
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
’But in any case,’ said Glorfindel, ’to send the Ring to him would only postpone the day of evil.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Fellowship of the Ring
One could not avoid it, but one could perhaps postpone it: and yet instead, every now and again, by a conscious, wilful act, one chose to shorten the interval before it happened.
George Orwell -- 1984
I postponed this attempt for some months longer, for the importance attached to its success inspired me with a dread lest I should fail.
Mary Shelley -- Frankenstein
He said, ’Well, we’ll postpone them for a while/ The ladies would bring us lunch.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Outliers
He had before offered me money, which I had postponed taking.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
I have postponed your day of choice.
Rick Riordan -- The Battle of the Labyrinth
His dread was so strong that, man-like, he sought to postpone certainty.