Sentence Examples


  • He thus learned early to grapple with difficulties and to accustom himself to the necessity of precision in argument and expression.
  • Scarcely a shot had since the beginning of Dec. been fired after dark by the British; Australasian and Indian troops, who were holding the long line stretching from the Gulf of Saros to near Gaba Tepe, so as to accustom the foe to quietude during the night watches.
  • Every attempt, however, was henceforth made, especially by Shaftesbury, to accustom people to this idea, and his position was emphasized by James's second marriage, with the Roman Catholic princess Mary of Modena.
  • And to anyone accustomed to the imaginative handling of documents, the internal evidence bears out the claim.
  • Abstract ideas are difficult to convey on television, or at least to an audience accustomed to fast-paced action.

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