Sentence Examples


  • Now, before I have a chance to inquire, one of her coworkers, Mr. Abbott, has been injured or killed by an intruder who now may have met his just reward.
  • Or again if we inquire what, according to (21), would be the transmission through 8.3 kilometres, we find 1 - o 044 =o 956.
  • In 1830 and 1831 he took part in the Dutch campaign in Belgium, and in 1844, after being promoted to the rank of general, was sent on an important mission to the Dutch East Indies to inquire into the state of their military defences.
  • In 1869 and 1871 commissions were appointed to inquire into prison discipline, and as a consequence of the report of the last commission, issued in 1874, the principle of cellular confinement was put in operation the following year.
  • Against enclosures by the earl of Manchester, obtaining a commission of the House of Commons to inquire into the case, and drawing upon himself the severe censure of the chairman, the future Lord Clarendon, by his "impetuous carriage" and "insolent behaviour," and by the passionate vehemence he imparted into the business.

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