Sentence Examples


  • But even if you feel this way, recognize that your ability to hunker down and persevere is what will see you through the crisis.
  • Then she and a team of employees hunker down behind closed doors and begin the naming process.
  • Syracuse has been the meeting-place of some historically important political conventions; that of 1847, in which occurred the split between the " Barnburner " and " Hunker " factions of the Democratic party, began the Free Soil movement in the state.
  • The split broke up the rule of the "regency," Marcy accepting the " Hunker " support and a seat in Polk's cabinet, while Wright, Butler and Van Buren joined the " Barnburners," a step preliminary to Van Buren's acceptance of the " Free Soil " nomination for president in the campaign of 1848.