Sentence Examples


  • Even them, he was able to read, if he was willing to expend the effort needed to do so.
  • The Prussian and Dutch governments annually expend large sums for the protection of the islands, and in some cases the erosion on the seaward side is counterbalanced by the accretion of land on the inner side, fine sandy beaches being formed well suited for sea-bathing, which attracts many visitors in summer.
  • To accomplish such a feat it was necessary, of course, to expend large sums of money; and as the country could ill bear an increase of taxation, the whole financial system had to be improved and the natural resources of the country had to be developed.
  • One aspect of Internet use that has surprised me is how willing we are to expend time and energy for strangers with no hope of anything in return—no money, no fame, no glory, no nothing.
  • If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.

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