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indicate
used in The Remains of the Day

13 uses
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Definition
to show (point out, demonstrate, express, or suggest)
  • But a hundred things should have indicated to you that my father is a figure of unusual distinction from whom you may learn a wealth of things were you prepared to be more observant.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (11% in)
  • So it was that in indicating my reasons for preferring the West Country for my motoring, instead of leaving it at mentioning several of the alluring details as conveyed by Mrs Symons' volume, I made the error of declaring that a former housekeeper of Darlington Hall was resident in that region.
    Prologue (62% in)
  • And I followed this with a suitably modest smile to indicate without ambiguity that I had made a witticism, since I did not wish Mr Farraday to restrain any spontaneous mirth he felt out of a misplaced respectfulness.
    Prologue (82% in)
  • I responded as usual by smiling slightly - sufficient at least to indicate that I was participating in some way with the good-humouredness with which he was carrying on - and waited to see if my employer's permission regarding the trip would be forthcoming.
    Prologue (98% in)
  • As Mr Cardinal had indicated, M. Dupont had not arrived in a good temper; I cannot recall now all the various things that had upset him since his arrival in England a few days previously, but in particular he had obtained some painful sores on his feet while sightseeing around London and these, he feared, were growing septic.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (69% in)
  • Not unless you're fond of the sound of old Bob" - he indicated the landlord - "banging away down here right the way into the night.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (7% in)
  • I thus gave no indication of having had a disturbed night when I thanked the landlord and took my leave to explore the market town of Taunton.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (26% in)
  • But then, as I indicated, Lord Darlington himself suggested that the silver might have been at least a small factor in the change in his guest's mood that evening, and it is perhaps not absurd to think back to such instances with a glow of satisfaction.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (77% in)
  • Of course, one has to remember there is nothing stated specifically in Miss Kenton's letter - which, incidentally, I reread last night up in my room before putting out the light - to indicate unambiguously her desire to return to her former position.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (96% in)
  • There was surely nothing to indicate at the time that such evidently small incidents would render whole dreams forever irredeemable.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (61% in)
  • Mr Cardinal indicated his briefcase.
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (39% in)
  • I put down my tray and seated myself - in an appropriate posture - on the armchair Mr Cardinal was indicating....
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (68% in)
  • Going in through the door indicated, I discovered a room filled with ill-matching armchairs and occasional tables.
    6e — Day 6 - Evening (8% in)

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