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appreciate
used in The Remains of the Day

21 uses
  • Moreover, as you might appreciate, their implications were such as to provoke a certain degree of sorrow within me.
    6e — Day 6 - Evening (57% in)
  • This might, he appreciated, mean putting sections of the house 'under wraps', but would I bring all my experience and expertise to bear to ensure such losses were kept to a minimum?
    Prologue (24% in)
  • Mrs Symons was, as a matter of fact, a frequent visitor to this house before the war; indeed, she was among the most popular as far as the staff were concerned due to the kind appreciation she never shied from showing.
    Prologue (51% in)
  • There is no question at all that he meant any harm; but you will no doubt appreciate how uncomfortable a situation this was for me.
    Prologue (67% in)
  • Only then did it occur to me that, of course, my witticism would not be easily appreciated by someone who was not aware that it was gypsies who had passed by.
    Prologue (82% in)
  • My father, appreciating his employer's position, volunteered immediately to take the General, and thus was obliged to suffer intimate proximity for four days with the man he detested.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (88% in)
  • Yet so well did my father hide his feelings, so professionally did he carry out his duties, that on his departure the General had actually complimented Mr John Silvers on the excellence of his butler and had left an unusually large tip in appreciation - which my father without hesitation asked his employer to donate to a charity.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (89% in)
  • Miss Kenton, I appreciate your kindness.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (9% in)
  • It has served me perfectly well thus far as it is, Miss Kenton, though I appreciate your thoughts.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (9% in)
  • For much of the time it took me through farmland, amidst the pleasant aroma of meadows, and often I found myself slowing the Ford to a crawl to better appreciate a stream or a valley I was passing.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (33% in)
  • Now, I have much to be getting on with and would appreciate your not following me about and interrupting me like this.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (53% in)
  • On studying the young gentleman closely, one could, as it were, appreciate the difficulty experienced by his lordship - and indeed, by the young gentleman's father.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (58% in)
  • It was not, admittedly, the most subtle of strategies, but you will appreciate that this particular task, though no doubt important in its way, hardly took the highest priority at that moment.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (67% in)
  • This is not, in fact, the best time of year to see them in their full glory, but you will appreciate, sir, that with the arrival of spring, we will see a change - a very special sort of change - in these surroundings.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (68% in)
  • Indeed, you will appreciate that to have served his lordship at Darlington Hall during those years was to come as close to the hub of this world's wheel as one such as I could ever have dreamt.
    2a — Day 2 - Afternoon (98% in)
  • You will perhaps appreciate then my disappointment concerning my witticism yesterday evening.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (18% in)
  • In any case, to return to my thread, you will appreciate I was not unperturbed at the prospect of telling Miss Kenton I was about to dismiss two of her maids.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (5% in)
  • You will appreciate then that in the event of Miss Kenton bursting in at a time when I had presumed, not unreasonably, that I was to be alone, it came to be a crucial matter of principle, a matter indeed of dignity, that I did not appear in anything less than my full and proper role.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (43% in)
  • You simply do not seem to appreciate the importance of this discussion.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (52% in)
  • I am very, very tired, Mr Stevens, can you not appreciate that?
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (52% in)
  • He did one or two odd things and wasn't appreciated around here.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (69% in)

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