1: Massaging the side of her forehead isn’t making her hangover go away. Much like her seven martinis hadn’t made his churlishness go away.
2: As the chocolate melted he heard her say, “You can’t expect life to be a bowl of cherries.” He nodded in agreement. But it didn’t stop him.
3: As a willowy sapling the teak tree never dreamed it would be the boardroom table over which a ban on exotic hardwood imports was debated.