Sentence Examples


  • Preventing Destiny from crawling out of the bed wasn't easy.
  • He gripped her waist with his hands, preventing her from getting an inch closer or further away.
  • The British government, desirous of preventing an Italo-Abyssinian conflict, which could but strengthen the position of the Mahdists, despatched Mr (afterwards Sir) Gerald Portal from Massawa on the 29th of October to mediate with the negus.
  • No means are known so far for preventing this great waste.
  • At Constantinople, promoted by Mancini, Italian minister for foreign affairs, in the hope of preventing European intervention.