“Looks like I missed the bull’s-eye,” Tom said aimlessly.
“Give me a rubdown,” Tom said sorely.
“Let’s go camping if the weather is good,” Tom said tentatively.
“I’ve got a great tennis serve,” Tom said faultlessly.
“Would you go fishing with me?” Tom asked with baited breath.
“What this team needs is a great home-run hitter,” Tom said ruthlessly.
“I’m retiring from baseball,” Tom said with resignation.
“Something is wrong with my bowling,” Tom said gutterally.
“Is this boat tilting, or is it my imagination?” Tom asked listlessly.
“Want to Indian wrestle?” Tom asked bravely.
“Our canoe is headed for the falls!” Tom said rapidly.
“This horse won’t stop,” Tom said woefully.