And while I may have put a bunch of stunt guys in peril on Titanic, it was my ass in the sphere on the dive.
“Seeking their permission was not in my sphere of responsibility,” Sanderson replied.
But also, the reviews exist in their own sphere, and it is one I do not visit very often.
This may be precisely the point: that fiction at its best is a sphere of suspended belief as much as suspended disbelief.
At that point, a sphere lit up, resembling the landing of the UFO in E.T., and the overheard lights descended on the stage.
My only desire is to develop and enlarge the sphere of your conceptions.
But he forgot to notice that they all made the best of that sphere of life into which they were born.
The sphere of the Papacy extends in all directions around Italy taken as a local center.
Woman's sphere is chiefly in the home and the social circle.
Unfortunately, however, this sphere of opportunity has hitherto been very limited.
1530s, restored spelling of Middle English spere (c.1300) "space, conceived as a hollow globe about the world," from Old French espere (13c.), from Latin sphaera "globe, ball, celestial sphere," from Greek sphaira "globe, ball," of unknown origin.
Sense of "ball, body of globular form" is from late 14c. Medieval astronomical meaning "one of the 8 (later 10) concentric, transparent, hollow globes believed to revolve around the earth and carry the heavenly bodies" is from late 14c.; the supposed harmonious sound they made rubbing against one another was the music of the spheres (late 14c.). Meaning "range of something" is first recorded c.1600 (e.g. sphere of influence, 1885, originally in reference to Anglo-German colonial rivalry in Africa). A spherical number (1640s) is one whose powers always terminate in the same digit as the number itself (5,6, and 10 are the only ones).
A ball-shaped or a globular body.