ANNEX in a Sentence

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For ANNEX, below is one of 15 sentences:
Mexico objected to the United States' attempts to annex the territory that later became the state of Texas.

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 Meanings and Examples of ANNEX
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
Classic Sentence:
1  Millions are easily come by, for a millionaire has no need to resort to crooked ways; the way lies straight before him, and he needs but to annex whatsoever he comes across.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
2  At the end of January Pierre went to Moscow and stayed in an annex of his house which had not been burned.
War and Peace 5 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XV
3  de Treville, generally held so sacred, became in an instant the annex of the antechamber.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 3 THE AUDIENCE
4  "We will not quarrel for the greater share of blame annexed to that evening," said Elizabeth.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 58
5  As to all that," rejoined Sir Walter coolly, "supposing I were induced to let my house, I have by no means made up my mind as to the privileges to be annexed to it.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
6  You could have annexed Servia and made Prince Alexander Emperor of the Balkans.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
7  But if they will enjoy the inheritance of their ancestors, they must take it on the same terms their ancestors had it, and submit to all the conditions annexed to such a possession.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence:
1  They decided to cover in the passage between the main building and the annex.
2  The annex has been built on to the main building.
3  He also denied that he would seek to annex the country.
4  Mexico objected to the United States' attempts to annex the territory that later became the state of Texas.
5  An Australian-administered island in the eastern Indian Ocean south of Java. It was annexed by Great Britain in1888 and came under Australian sovereignty in1958.
6  They need no persuading of the dangers of adventurism, which has been concentrating minds in the alliance since 2014 when President Putin annexed Crimea and fomented war in eastern Ukraine.
7  The city annexed the area across the river.
8  The operation to seize the base — one of the Ukrainian military's last strongholds on the peninsula — was larger and more dramatic than at other installations where Ukrainian forces have capitulated steadily in recent days as Russia declared its formal annexation of the region.