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  • I’m evaluating colleges and deciding which I want to apply to.
  • I’m evaluating my job options.
  • I’ll tell you on Friday after I finish my evaluation.
  • Eventually, I could put out ears into all parts of the city, with various men, listening and evaluating.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451

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  • Ender held the toon leaders until the regular lunch hour, to talk about the tactics they had used and evaluate the work of their individual soldiers.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Then this same Circle could reevaluate him and decide whether he has walked his talk, and whether a sentence is still necessary.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Anyway, in the first stage of initiation, we keep transfers and Dauntless-born initiates separate, but that doesn’t mean you are evaluated separately.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • There was something about making the person with the head injury speak a favorite nursery rhyme so that speech patterns — slurring, et cetera— could be evaluated.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Geake had one classic annual address in which, winging far above otolaryngology, he evaluated all medicine, and explained to grateful healers like Irving Watters the method of getting suitable fees: "Knowledge is the greatest thing in the medical world but it’s no good whatever unless you can sell it, and to do this you must first impress your personality on the people who have the dollars.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • One was supposed to describe, not to explain, to catalogue facts, not to evaluate them: Mr. Smith had been defrozen, Mr. Jones had not; that was all.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

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  • Of course, he’s a phony—it takes your sensitive honesty to evaluate the integrity of a man….
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • He sat down behind his desk again and resolved to embark upon a mature and systematic evaluation of the entire military situation.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • "I will have both situations evaluated," Karellen replied.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • Reevaluate your environment.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • His words, the depth of their awareness, the fact that he spoke as much to her as to those who secretly listened, forced her to reevaluate him.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • 1967 FROM Dr. SUBJECT Susanna Kaysen Susanna Kaysen was seen by me on April 27, 196?; following my evaluation which extended over three hours, I referred her to McLean Hospital for admission.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • We’re going to use it to do a bit of market research, find out exactly what the average Hogwarts student requires from a joke shop, carefully evaluate the results of our research, then produce products to fit the demand.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • At home I reviewed the failure and tried to evaluate my new position.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • In evaluating the intentions and feelings of others, his ability to separate the real situation from his own mental projections is very poor.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • 40 Both women, said Woodall, would accompany the team to Base Camp and he would choose one up Everest after evaluating their performance of them to continue during the trek.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The conscience of a race is the gift of its individuals who see, evaluate, record …. We create the race by creating ourselves and then to our great astonishment we will have created something far more important: We will have created a culture.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • We ask you to evaluate your mass media carefully.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • They longed for bygone eras, such as the Middle Ages, which now became enthusiastically reappraised after the Enlightenment’s negative evaluation.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • The Englishman said that he, when captured, had made and kept the following vows to himself: To brush his teeth twice a day, to shave once a day, to wash his face and hands before every meal and after going to the latrine, to polish his shoes once a day, to exercise for at least half an hour each morning and then move his bowels, and to look into a mirror frequently, frankly evaluating his appearance, particularly with respect to posture.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • If she could gather enough of them, she could issue a warrant for a psychiatric evaluation.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • She took a breath for control, reevaluated the eerily beautiful face.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • She started to speak, reevaluated.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • And while she might be crazy, was she so different in her evaluation of his work from the hundreds of thousands of other people across the country , ninety percent of them women , who could barely wait for each new five-hundred, page episode in the turbulent life of the foundling who I risen to marry a peer of the realm?
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • There was a careful, measuring look in his eyes that she couldn’t understand or evaluate.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • She was a technical analyst, evaluating data, filtering facts as the trees filtered the sunlight.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Okay, pal, I’ll wire back an evaluation report that’ll get you transferred to Central American demolitions until your time’s up — if you last that long.’
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Disoriented, he has to reevaluate his surroundings, reorient himself.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Evaluation really.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • She was looking at me, openly evaluating.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • You must re-evaluate your opinion of me.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • "Mannie," said Wyoh, "that’s a most self-centered evaluation."
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • He tried to evaluate the reality.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Most Creation myths begin with a ’paradoxical unity of everything, evaluated either as chaos or as Paradise,’ and the world as we know it does not really come into being until this is changed.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • She smiled, amused at her own evaluation.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • He walked from one booth to another, evaluating the goods with a buyer’s eye, despite his meager supply of coins.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Gedric met his gaze then, looking at him as if he were an ordinary person, without fear, awe, or undue respect, as if the tanner were reevaluating his opinion of Eragon.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • From that point on, there are leagues for every age class, and at each of those levels, the players are sifted and sorted and evaluated, with the most talented separated out and groomed for the next level.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • The purpose of making an acquaintance, for most of us, is to evaluate whether we want to turn that person into a friend; we don’t feel we have the time or the energy to maintain meaningful contact with everyone.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Here was a tool he could use, a process that could reduce the mysterious ways of politics to scientific testing and evaluation.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • After much discussion’and some helpful lobbying from Jamie’it was decided I could work for Harriet through the holidays, at which point we’d ’reconvene on the subject’ and ’evaluate its impact on my grades and school performance.’
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • When she was finished she stepped back and evaluated herself.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • She would pick up lacy, see-through underwear and matching bras off the racks and hold them up for Theresa to evaluate.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • Jane was the oldest of her siblings—only seven years separated the four of them—and I could tell from their faces when we arrived that they were still evaluating me.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • Over the next month, the highway patrol interviewed everyone in the area; they searched for any evidence that might provide a lead, poking through bushes, evaluating the evidence at the scene, visiting local bars and restaurants, asking if any customers had seemed intoxicated and had left around that time.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • As a result, she found herself evaluating him in the way strangers often do.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Nights in Rodanthe
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