Sentence Examples


  • At his affirmative nod, she hurried to her room and changed into jeans and sneakers before he could change his mind.
  • Lord Granville further inquired whether Italy would co-operate in pacifying the Sudan, and received an affirmative reply.
  • The present constitution, as amended, prescribes that no convention of the people of the state may be called by the legislature unless by the concurrence of two-thirds of all the members of each house followed by an affirmative vote of a majority of the electors voting on the question; and that an amendment to the constitution may be adopted only by a three-fifths vote of each house followed by an affirmative vote of the majority of electors voting on the question.
  • France responded by an overwhelming affirmative, 3,568,885 votes being cast for the proposal and only 8374 against it.
  • In a plebiscite taken on the subject of the imperial title and the law of succession, there were 3,5 72, 3 2 9 affirmative votes and only 2569 negatives.

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