ERIK: He texted us about a few weeks ago, just to kind of give us a congratulatory text on “Skydive” and the video.
The general reaction among his teammates was congratulatory and warm, but in retrospect surprisingly muted.
The defense quoted a congratulatory e-mail she sent him as the carnage in Mumbai filled television screens worldwide.
But it nettled her that everybody should be so congratulatory, and nobody surprised.
Her gasp of astonishment was lost in the chorus of congratulatory cries.
Then, after breakfast—eaten in an atmosphere of the deepest content—there began a succession of congratulatory ovations.
See you not that your congratulatory work would have been easy?
Their Majesties accomplished the descent amidst the congratulatory blare of the silver trumpets without actual mishap.
"She was mistaken this time, if she never was before," said Bob, with a congratulatory smile.
"No sounder lungs in England," said Doctor Mervyn, looking up with a congratulatory smile.