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 Meanings and Examples of ADVERTISE
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 v.  give notice to; make something known in public, especially to sell it
Classic Sentence: (64 in 5 pages)
1  And better taste than to wear that veil to advertise a grief I'm sure you never felt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  Rather than have her appear and advertise her shame, her father and brother would have shot her, so lynching the negro seemed a sensible solution to the townspeople, in fact, the only decent solution possible.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
3  He proposed an informal exhibition match to advertise the association; he suggested that Carol and himself, the Haydocks, the Woodfords, and the Dillons play doubles, and that the association be formed from the gathered enthusiasts.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
4  They did not advertise their activities, having more calls than they could attend to without that.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 16
5  Connie was aware from successful, old, hearty, bluffing Sir Malcolm, that artists did advertise themselves, and exert themselves to put their goods over.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  Mr Shepherd had once mentioned the word "advertise," but never dared approach it again.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 2
7  I am at a loss to know now why you did not advertise.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  Then his next move will be to advertise Jim, or something like that.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV.
9  She looked doubtfully at the impenetrable reality of yawning trolley conductor and sleepy passengers and placards advertising soap and underwear.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  The Commercial Club issued a booklet prepared by a great and expensive literary person from a Minneapolis advertising agency, a red-headed young man who smoked cigarettes in a long amber holder.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  Here you are, Peterson, run down to the advertising agency and have this put in the evening papers.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  In the Council of Ministers the question was agitated whether vignettes representing slack-rope performances, which adorned Franconi's advertising posters, and which attracted throngs of street urchins, should be tolerated.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
13  In a few instances I found that the people had gotten hold of some bright-coloured cards that had been designed for advertising purposes, and were making the most of these.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IX.
14  The film was a highly advertised and abysmal thing smacking of simpering hair-dressers, cheap perfume, red-plush suites on the back streets of tenderloins, and complacent fat women chewing gum.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
15  So he makes the best of it; and when the sailors find him not to be the man that is advertised, they let him pass, and he descends into the cabin.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
Example Sentence: (71 in 5 pages)
16  He was headhunted by Barkers last October to build an advertising team.
17  Several leading creatives are involved in the advertising campaign.
18  The recent advertising campaign has had a marked effect on sales.
19  The advertising campaign will be supported by a PR and below-the-line promotion.
20  The ultimate cause of what's happened seems to have been the advertising campaign.
21  Commercial television is a medium for advertising.
22  Commercial television is an effective medium for advertising.
23  Our culture is saturated with television and advertising.
24  They are hoping that TV advertising will increase their customer base.
25  The pernicious effect of this advertising on children is a problem that we ignore at our peril.
26  When it is done properly, arts sponsorship can be more effective than advertising.
27  Leo Burnett, an advertising agency, has a far lower employee turnover than its rivals.
28  People were giving out flyers advertising the event.
29  People may be lured into buying tickets by clever advertising.
30  Banning cigarette advertising would be unconstitutional, since selling cigarettes is legal.