Sentence Examples


  • Victory would revive the power of the crown; defeat would be the undoing of the Revolution.
  • The queen set about to obtain a divorce, and used her influence for the return of Albany as a means of undoing her husband's power.
  • The rise and progress of the neighbouring borough of Penzance in the 17th century was the undoing of Marazion.
  • He did, however, succeed in undoing all the work of his ancestors5 partly by his own slackness and sloth, partly by his choice of corrupt and treacherous ministers.
  • Having so done they dispersed, not guessing that Lancester had yielded so easily because he was set on undoing their work the moment that they were gone.