Perhaps naturally, her Botswana detective precious Romatswe is a woman, not an overgrown child.
Human life may be precious, but the way it gets taken away is not always the same.
But for all the billions the company has received to resolve these problems, there has been precious little progress.
precious is a film with actors who are not all seasoned actors, that is extremely dark and extremely ghetto.
But precious—a modern melodrama with a hugely sympathetic HIV-positive teen at its heart, was a hit with critics and audiences.
The East has been known for ages as a "sink of the precious metals."
Here was the precious book-knowledge for which she had hungered and pinched so long.
You did not hear whether he had any precious stones in his possession?
The night is waning fast, and it is precious time to me, I know.
It was filled to the brim with precious stones, most of them removed from their settings.
mid-13c., from Old French precios "precious, costly, honorable, of great worth" (11c., Modern French précieux), from Latin pretiosus "costly, valuable," from pretium "value, worth, price" (see price (n.)). Meaning "over-refined" in English first recorded late 14c. In Johnson's day, it also had a secondary inverted sense of "worthless." Related: Preciously; preciousness.
"beloved or dear person or object," 1706, from precious (adj.).