Usage examples for Detaining

  1. " The queen had purposely made an appointment with him for the same hour, so that if he did not come she would know what was detaining him. – The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander by Frank R. Stockton
  2. " Don't mind him," said Tom, still detaining her on the little- island. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. " If she is an American vessel her captain would never think of detaining you; and if she is English, you at all events need not fear her," she replied quickly. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston