ACCEPT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACCEPT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
accept
 v.  agree to take something
 v.  believe that something is true
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Just what the loser would do, should Scarlett accept either one of them, the twins did not ask.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  "It will serve you right if that sly piece does accept one of you," she said.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  Or maybe she'll accept both of you, and then you'll have to move to Utah, if the Mormons'll have you--which I doubt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
4  But they were as fiercely proud in their poverty as the planters were in their wealth, and they would accept nothing that smacked of charity from their rich neighbors.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  He arranged his face in what he fancied was an expression of careless unconcern and cautiously returned Scarlett's pinch to show that he was man of the world enough to understand and accept her reproof.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  And girls who knew very well that a lady always refused a gentleman the first three times he proposed rushed headlong to accept the first time.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  The little presents he brought her from Nassau, little oddments that a lady could accept with propriety, were what mattered most to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  I simply can't tell him I won't accept it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  For a moment her mind refused to accept the truth, but when realization finally came to her that Prissy knew no more about midwifery than she did, anger went over her like a flame.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
10  Surely someone will turn up to accept your interesting proposition.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  Frank, in common with all men he knew, felt that a wife should be guided by her husband's superior knowledge, should accept his opinions in full and have none of her own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  They had continued resisting all efforts to force them to bow down and accept the dictates of Washington as their own state law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
13  The Old Guard signified their disapproval by a sheaf of cards, regretting their inability to accept Scarlett's kind invitation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
14  At first, strangers in a strange town, they were glad to accept invitations to the lavish entertainments of the wealthy and hospitable Mrs. Butler, but they soon drifted out of her set.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
15  At first it had annoyed her and she had tried to break down that nonchalance but soon she had come to accept it as a very convenient thing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
Example Sentence: (196 in 14 pages)
16  Please accept this small token of my appreciation.
17  The key to a happy life is to accept you are never actually in control.
18  He exerted all his influence to make them accept his plan.
19  Stop whingeing about the situation and accept it.
20  I feel that we ought to accept his proposal.
21  She learned to accept criticism without rancour.
22  Even if you get no applause, you should accept a curtain call gracefully and appreciate your own efforts.
23  He was too puffed up with his own importance, too blinded by vanity to accept their verdict on him.
24  She felt a great sense of pride as she watched him accept the award.
25  Larry had concluded that he had no choice but to accept Paul's words as the truth.
26  Please accept my sincere wishes for the New Year.
27  Please accept this small gift as a token of our esteem.
28  Unfortunately, George cannot be with us today so I am pleased to accept this award on his behalf.
29  Most people accept the proposition that we have a duty to protect endangered animals.
30  The governor refused to accept Cox's resignation.