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bound
used in Nineteen Minutes

11 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
out of bounds; bounded on the east
Definition
a boundary or limit
  • Her eyes reminded him of the sky you see from airplanes: a boundless gray that could be anywhere, and nowhere, all at once.
    Part 1 (29% in)

There are no more uses of "bound" flagged with this meaning in Nineteen Minutes.

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  • He had no desire to run the media gauntlet, and as the only witness for the day, he was bound to be mobbed.
    Part 2 (54% in)
  • And that was the greatest heartbreak of all-no matter how spectacular we want our children to be, no matter how perfect we pretend they are, they are bound to disappoint.
    Part 1 (49% in)
  • Do you understand that I would have had the obligation today to find whether or not there was probable cause to believe that you committed the acts for which you are charged, and that by waiving the probable cause hearing, you are not requiring me to find that probable cause; you will now be bound over to the grand jury, and I will bind this case over to the superior court?
    Part 1 (57% in)
  • Do you understand that I would have had the obligation today to find whether or not there was probable cause to believe that you committed the acts for which you are charged, and that by waiving the probable cause hearing, you are not requiring me to find that probable cause; you will now be bound over to the grand jury, and I will bind this case over to the superior court?
    Part 1 (57% in)
  • There was a game Lewis used to play with himself, after the kids were born, when he was feeling so ridiculously lucky that surely tragedy was bound to strike.
    Part 1 (62% in)
  • To be honest, she was used to being stared at-walk anywhere with Courtney and it was bound to happen-but there was a difference between people looking at you because they wanted to be like you, and people looking at you because your misfortune brought them one rung higher.
    Part 1 (63% in)
  • They knew they had plenty of time for conversation, since they were bound to be the last kids chosen for teams.
    Part 1 (68% in)
  • Peter turned around, still bound by Kurt, and saw Mr. McCabe, his math teacher.
    Part 1 (70% in)
  • Frustrated, Jordan balanced the magazine against his leg and ripped out the binding staples.
    Part 1 (85% in)
  • He had written a paper years ago, after Joey was born, about the exponential increases of happiness-the moments that the quotient changed by leaps and bounds after a triggering incident.
    Part 2 (13% in)

There are no more uses of "bound" in Nineteen Minutes.

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