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used in Not Without My Daughter

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content with how things are
  • Essey's kitchen, though filthy, was nonetheless sterile in comparison to Ameh Bozorg's, and I labored there in relative contentment to create an American feast.
  • The baby lay contentedly in my arms, gazing into my eyes.
  • Mosehn's mother exhilarated in the breakneck speed of our journey down the mountain, puffing away contentedly on acrid Turkish cigarettes.

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  • For a time, I was content.
  • Moody drew my attention to the daily show, and I came to look forward to it, not for its content, but just to hear my own language.
  • Moody seemed content to live off the largess of his family.
  • The tables had turned. in America he had been content to live off Moody's generosity.
  • In a relative sense we were content.
  • But most of their time was spent in chatter that, although I could not understand the content, was obviously idle gossip.
  • Moody remained as unpredictable as ever, sometimes warm and cheerful, sometimes gruff and threatening, but at least he was generally content with our living arrangement and spoke no more of moving back in with Ameh Bozorg.
  • Reza said: "I will not accept a job in this country unless I can be president of the company." he was content to live off our generosity until such time as an American company expressed enough wisdom to turn itself over to his control.
  • They reverted to the Shustari dialect, the language they spoke as children, so neither Mahtob nor I could understand the content, but it seemed to be the continuation of an ongoing argument.
  • Moody sat back in an easy chair, rested his hands upon his belly, and dozed off, momentarily content with his lot, as if nothing in the past year and a half had changed the circumstances of his life.
  • I emptied the contents Mahtob's coloring books, our few spare clothes, jewelry, money, coins provided by Amahl for phone calls, our passports onto the stone-cold floor.

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