"Oh, you don't have to take pains for John," she said with a short laugh.
But he was always willing to work, and to take pains with his work, no matter how humble it might be.
Why should he take pains to persuade his mother to a consent which she had no right to withhold?
He did take pains to ascertain that they were legally married, but that was all.
Here, again, the only precaution is to take pains in selecting the site.
He had that true genius, which is defined as "the ability to take pains."
When we went to bed that night father did not take pains to lock the Indian in.
Still I take pains not to let them know what I really think of them.
If you take pains to please your employers they will not be backward in promoting you.
Take pains to put it where he can get it, if he does use his mind.