ANNIVERSARY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ANNIVERSARY
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anniversary
 a.  annual; yearly; annual return of the day on which any notable event took place
Example Sentence:
1  He gave me a necklace as an anniversary gift.
2  Wednesday's anniversary culminates in a recreation of the student march that started the Velvet Revolution.
3  Wednesday's anniversary is to culminate in a recreation of the student march that started the Velvet Revolution.
4  The protests mark the second anniversary of the death of Georgy Gongadze, a journalist whose headless corpse was found in a forest near Kiev.
5  I sincerely feel a grateful interest in each return of this happy anniversary.
6  We always celebrate our wedding anniversary with dinner in an expensive restaurant.
7  I look forward to greeting you on your golden wedding anniversary.
8  Want to pick pure heart, still believe and you hear my anniversary of faith.
9  I wish you many more anniversaries each happier than the last.
Classic Sentence:
1  They had great-grand-children, and were soon to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage; but they could not exactly recollect the date: and old Granny sat in the tree, and looked as pleased as now.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
2  'Yes, this very day is the fiftieth anniversary of the marriage, said old Granny, sticking her head between the two old people; who thought it was their neighbor who nodded to them.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
3  Next in order to the magistrates came the young and eminently distinguished divine, from whose lips the religious discourse of the anniversary was expected.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
4  I PASS over all that happened at school, until the anniversary of my birthday came round in March.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
5  The evening came, and Eustacia was still seemingly unconscious of the anniversary.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 5 An Old Move Inadvertently Repeated
6  This is Parnell's anniversary," said Mr. O'Connor, "and don't let us stir up any bad blood.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In IVY DAY IN THE COMMITTEE ROOM
7  It was also announced that the gun would be fired every year on Napoleon's birthday, as well as on the other two anniversaries.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII