Sentence Examples

  • In the first place, the public speculates to a large extent on the cotton exchange, and its speculation (taken as a whole) is sheer gambling.
  • He speculates a world in which virtic, unscrupulous strength of character, shall deal successfully with frailty.
  • The laborer's day ends with the going down of the sun, and he is then free to devote himself to his chosen pursuit, independent of his labor; but his employer, who speculates from month to month, has no respite from one end of the year to the other.
  • To get his shoestrings he speculates in herds of cattle.