Sentence Examples


  • The other parts of the flower need not detain us.
  • I won't detain you longer, General.
  • John and Philip wrote to the emperor to beg him to detain his captive at all costs, but Henry VI.
  • If he would detain Richard, who had been made prisoner by the duke of Austria on his return.
  • In 88 B.C., after the triumph of Sulla, when the younger Marius fled from Rome to Africa, Hiempsal received him with apparent friendliness, his real intention being to detain him as a prisoner.