Sentence Examples


  • Alex wouldn't discourage her from going to work, but he had expressed more than once that he preferred her to be at home taking care of the children.
  • "He's a male," Alex snapped, "and the fact that a woman is already married doesn't discourage him.
  • Giddon kept the lawn mown short to discourage snakes, but the rich green carpet wasn't nearly as enticing as the tangle of brush that threatened to invade the area around the house.
  • He had only said that because he was trying to discourage her from prying into his business.
  • The statement was flat, obviously intended to discourage argument, but Cassie couldn't resist.

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