Sentence Examples

  • Jellicoe was promptly appointed commander-in-chief.
  • During the war of 1770 the Greeks had risen in an abortive rebellion, promptly crushed by the Turks.
  • Goods therefore are collected and: despatched promptly, and, to secure rapid transit, are packed'.
  • The English commander promptly sent in a challenge to a pitched battle, which the king, in spite of the advice of his most trusted counsellors, accepted.
  • For it is impossible to accept the theory of one writer that they sailed or rowed round the continent - a journey requiring enormous maritime skill, which, according to the theory, they must have promptly lost.

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