Maybe she lacked taste, but she knew what she liked.
"It would be a wasted day," Dean answered but his voice lacked conviction and he couldn't think of a good excuse.
And so the fun went on until the clock showed that it lacked only ten minutes till school would be dismissed.
Unfortunately, many of the books I needed had not been embossed in time for me to begin with the classes, and I lacked important apparatus for some of my studies.
Of the three precepts of Freemasonry Pierre realized that he did not fulfill the one which enjoined every Mason to set an example of moral life, and that of the seven virtues he lacked two--morality and the love of death.