Sentence Examples


  • But they served as a sufficient pretext, and in.
  • To prevent this interference, or rather to give no pretext for it, was his guiding thought as to foreign policy.
  • On the contrary it served as a pretext for Ivan to interfere in Lithuanian affairs.
  • Unlike the priest, Mayer made no pretext that Byrne wasn't as dead as a Jacob Marley's knocker and, as Mayer described, was "walking the streets of gold with the angels."
  • The duke went to England in 1360 as a hostage for the fulfilment of the treaty of Bretigny, returning to France in 1367 on the pretext of collecting his ransom.
 

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