Sentence Examples


  • Meanwhile in the Netherlands the sectaries had been making rapid headway in spite of the persecution.
  • Conde made no headway against Amsterdam, and William retook Naarden (September 14th).
  • If pollen is scarce, a substitute in the form of either pea-meal or wheaten flour must be supplied to the bees, as brood-rearing cannot make headway without the nitrogenous element indispensable in the food on which the young are reared.
  • In the meanwhile the Pisan war dragged on without much headway being made.
  • We know only that the last of them, a Paerisades, unable to make headway against the power of the natives, called in the help of Diophantus, general of Mithradates VI.