Sentence Examples


  • At that point, no one was able to withstand what he could do.
  • I can't believe he was able to withstand such abasement.
  • Aristobulus could not withstand the army of Aretas: he was driven back upon Jerusalem and there besieged.
  • To withstand the chemical action of the gases, the " calorimetric bomb " is lined either with platinum, as in Berthelot's apparatus, or with porcelain, as in Mahler's.
  • In order to take possession of his new see, he had to brave the wrath of the duke of Burgundy, override the resistance of the clergy and bourgeoisie, and even withstand an armed attack on the part of several lords; but his protector, the duke of Orleans, had his investiture performed by Wenceslaus, king of the Romans.