Sentence Examples

  • The little time gained was offset by the anger it aroused.
  • The risk of failure in mining enterprises is offset by the chances of more than ordinary profits.
  • The obstacle due to lack of coal is offset by the splendid water powers 'afforded by the rapid streams in all parts of the province.
  • This is offset by a very heavy emigration, which sometimes exceeds the immigration in certain of the states.
  • To offset this feeling Edwards' preached at Northampton during the years 1742 and 174 3 a series of sermons published under the title of Religious Affections (1746), a restatement in a more philosophical and general tone of his ideas as to " distinguishing marks."