Weird as the theory is, invoking “quantum physics” is not an escape clause from obeying physical laws.
But Tanaka has been a little slow in obeying this particular law.
Tilt the iPad and its internal gyroscope will throw bottles and pocket watches as if obeying gravity.
The man lives a very conformist lifestyle—fashioning his apartment like an IKEA catalog, obeying his tyrannical boss, etc.
Traveling extensively and obeying none but her own curiosity, Mrs. Roosevelt revolutionized the role of the first lady.
Alarmed at this dream, and incapable of obeying the direction given by it, his chains became more grievous than ever.
I have done right in obeying, but the consequences are not less unpleasant.
Instead of obeying this order he kept his division lingering about Stradella.
"That is so," stated Boyne, obeying the prompting of Fogg's quick glance.
Ignore, therefore, the groundless suspicion that you sin by obeying, and walk confidently in this path exempt from danger.
late 13c., from Old French obeir "obey, be obedient, do one's duty" (12c.), from Latin obedire, oboedire "obey, be subject, serve; pay attention to, give ear," literally "listen to," from ob "to" (see ob-) + audire "listen, hear" (see audience). Same sense development is in cognate Old English hiersumnian. Related: Obeyed; obeying.