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Examples of Aloof


21 examples:

He stood aloof.

He kept himself aloof.

He stood aloof from her.

He always stands aloof from the masses.

The old man stands aloof from this world.

Cats are aloof, guinea pigs are nervous, and dogs need constant love and attention.

On painting and fighting look aloof.
(British proverb)

The key is in remaining just aloof enough from a painting so that you know when to stop.
(Buffy Sainte-Marie)

Tall, aloof, didn't give you a second look - or a first.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

As much as you curl your lip and try to be aloof, fashion sucks you in.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Amid crises, President Obama gets a broadside for being disengaged and aloof from his own party.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Sir Malcolm Rifkind is an aloof grandee who never took much trouble making friends or remembering names.
(The Independent - People, )

ADRIAN DURHAM: In an era when too many players are aloof and distant from real fans, we should be applauding Jack Wilshere.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It is the Duke of York alone who manages to remind us of the days when the monarchy was considered aloof, out of touch, uncaring.
(Daily Mail - News, )

ROY McFARLAND: Sir Alf Ramsey may have seemed cold and aloof, but we saw another side of him after a dinner for the England squad in Athens.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The decision to join the bank is an about-face for the nation, which had earlier agreed with the Obama administration’s requests to stay aloof from the bank.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Bob Bradley, the former U.S. coach once seen as aloof, has become an emotional leader as Egypt's national soccer team moves one win from the final round of World Cup qualifying.
(Kevin Baxter in Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

Martha is long since separated from Stéphanie's father, the conductor and pianist Stephen Kovacevich, a humorous but slightly aloof figure in the portrait of him presented here.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Put aside the chaos abroad and the beheadings in Iraq, the sense of a president adrift and aloof, and the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, ripping open racial wounds that seemed to be healing.
(The Independent - World News, )

As his party absorbed a crushing election defeat, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left office Saturday, ending a 10-year run that began with strong economic growth but collapsed amid corruption scandals and political paralysis that he was seen as too aloof to stop.
(Shashank Bengali in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

We also demonstrate that the vibrational signal has both high- and low-spatial-resolution components, that the first component can be used to map vibrational features at nanometre-level resolution, and that the second component can be used for analysis carried out with the beam positioned just outside the sample—that is, for ‘aloof’ spectroscopy that largely avoids radiation damage.
(Nature, )

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