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 Meanings and Examples of ASSIGN
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assign
 v.  appoint; allot; make over; point out authoritatively or exactly
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  When I taught, I would assign a topic to children which they would write about.
2  It is possible to assign an exact date to this building.
3  Never underrate the difficulties which your pupils will have to encounter, or try to persuade them that what you assign is easy.
4  I've been assigned the task of looking after the new students.
5  The general assigned him to do the tough task.
6  The two large classrooms have been assigned to us.
7  The teacher has assigned each of us a holiday task.
8  I was assigned to watch the road.
9  An experienced detective was assigned to the case.
10  The teacher assigned a different task to each of the children.
11  He assigned federal agents to listen in on Martin Luther King's phone calls.
12  Every available officer will be assigned to the investigation.
13  Brown assigned most of his officers to neighborhood beats.
14  A patient going through acute detox will have an assigned nurse nearby.
15  One teacher is assigned for four years to the homeroom class, which combines lessons in rudimentary social skills with those in computer and civics.
Classic Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
1  You assign greater consequence to the clergyman than one has been used to hear given, or than I can quite comprehend.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  And to that class we had better assign also Manilov.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
3  D'Artagnan, whose inquiring disposition we are acquainted with, had not--whatever interest he had in satisfying his curiosity on this subject--been able to assign any cause for these fits, or for the periods of their recurrence.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
4  Because to everything there must be assigned a limit.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
5  He was agreeably struck by the cleanness of the room assigned to him, the freshness of the bed-linen.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
6  They entered the large hall, from which one of the doors led to the apartments assigned to Prince Vasili.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
7  Prince Andrew in a traveling coat without epaulettes had been packing with his valet in the rooms assigned to him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
8  The best quarters in the village were assigned to cavalry-captain Denisov, the squadron commander, known throughout the whole cavalry division as Vaska Denisov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
9  But the command of the extreme left flank had been assigned to the commander of the Pavlograd regiment in which Rostov was serving, and a misunderstanding arose.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
10  Prince Vasili and Anatole had separate rooms assigned to them.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
11  Then a place was assigned to Pierre, he was shown the signs of the Lodge, told the password, and at last was permitted to sit down.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
12  When Prince Meshcherski had left, Prince Andrew took Pierre's arm and asked him into the room that had been assigned him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XXI
13  A minute later the marshal's adjutant, de Castres, came in and conducted Balashev to the quarters assigned him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER V
14  Prince Andrew found Barclay de Tolly, to whom he had been assigned, on the bank of the Drissa.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IX
15  Three large rooms were assigned to them in the monastery hostelry, one of which was occupied by Prince Andrew.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VIII