These episodes were unpredictable yet frequent enough to elicit a stern warning from her job supervisor.
She had some stern advice for those attending the performance.
He staggered slightly as he rounded the stern of the ship.
I felt as if I were back in school and under the eye of a very stern teacher.
Billy was playing mini golf with a friend of his at the stern of the ship.
He got up on his knees and put on a jokingly stern face.
He still spoke in his cool voice but it was a stern statement.
Fifth-placed Eccleshill, with one defeat in four, will provide a stern test tomorrow.
At first her face was stern, and she stared intensely at Sadie.
I did not physically punish them; a stern rebuke was effective enough.
Her growing rapport with the von Trapp children, coupled with her generosity and spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain and they are soon married.
After eating a batch of rather strong eucalyptus leaves in a game that involved us pretending to be koalas, we were given stern instructions not to eat any flora.
South Grafton will be facing a stern test on Sunday when they face Casino at home.
We were released with a very stern warning about controlled substances, but no charges were laid.
Styles stood in the stern of the boat shouting and waving his arms.
The loss leaves a huge and widening gap between York and league safety with some very stern tests coming shortly.
The middle-aged woman was very stern, and often unaware of her tedious lectures.
The last of the setting sun glinted on antennae, radar and spotlights as they hugged the stern of the pilot boat.
It was expected to be a stern test, and over the 80 minutes it proved to be just that.
Her mother was a good cook and her father wasn't the stern disciplinarian he expected.
He gave me a stern look.