Sentence Examples


  • How at such an apparently unassailable surface, they contrive to gouge out such symmetrical mouthfuls, remains a part of the universal problem of all things.
  • So Para Handy was left to contrive ways of keeping his beloved ship afloat and his way of life intact.
  • He does n't preach or contrive some great plan to his success, his secret was simple.
  • What you should never do is to contrive a system of races to bring about the result you want.
  • Babbage distinguishes sharply between the ability to contrive new machines and the ability to manufacture them.

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