Sentence Examples


  • We were engaged in locating all of their victims we could find.
  • "We're not engaged," she cut him off sharply, "practically or otherwise."
  • Soon after he was engaged on an important embassy to Germany, the result of which was the treaty of Ulm, signed July 1620.
  • If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander-in-chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else--he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.
  • But the connexion between the king and the marchioness of Verneuil appears to have been very displeasing to Auvergne, and in 1601 he engaged in the conspiracy formed by the dukes of Savoy, Biron and Bouillon, one of the objects of which was to force Henry to repudiate his wife and marry the marchioness.
 

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