ASSISTANCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ASSISTANCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
assistance
 n.  activity of contributing to fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The Gradgrind party wanted assistance in cutting the throats of the Graces.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
2  This second Eumaeus strode hastily down the forest glade, driving before him, with the assistance of Fangs, the whole herd of his inharmonious charge.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  Sir Prior," answered the Saxon, "wheresoever I have travelled in this land, I have hitherto found myself, with the assistance of my good sword and faithful followers, in no respect needful of other aid.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
4  At one or two favourite cadences, he threw in a little assistance of his own, where the knight's voice seemed unable to carry the air so high as his worshipful taste approved.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  So saying, he accommodated the friar with his assistance in tying the endless number of points, as the laces which attached the hose to the doublet were then termed.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  The venerable Isaac is subjected to an alembic, which will distil from him all he holds dear, without any assistance from my requests or thy entreaty.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  There was brave feasting in the Castle of York, to which Prince John had invited those nobles, prelates, and leaders, by whose assistance he hoped to carry through his ambitious projects upon his brother's throne.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
8  Higg, the son of Snell, at length replied, "I am but a maimed man, but that I can at all stir or move was owing to her charitable assistance."
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  After some delay, and some assistance from Toby, the shutter to which he had referred, swung open on its hinges.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
10  As it was something to feel certain that assistance was sent for, and that no time had been lost, Oliver hurried up the inn-yard, with a somewhat lighter heart.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
11  'Yes,' said Rose, recoiling a few steps, as if to be nearer assistance in case she should require it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
12  Blathers and Duff; and actually put on his hat preparatory to sallying forth to obtain the assistance of those worthies.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
13  The same kind friend had, with Mr. Losberne's assistance, cautiously stopped all channels of communication through which they could receive intelligence of the dreadful occurrences that so recently taken place.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
14  She had no natural connexions to assist her even with their counsel, and she could not afford to purchase the assistance of the law.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
15  Without the co-operation of sisters and sweethearts the dresses were likely to be a failure; but on the other hand, this class of assistance was not without its drawbacks.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
Example Sentence: (58 in 4 pages)
16  The Authority will provide a welfare worker to assist you.
17  A Pessarane Behesht sleeper cell has been activated in London to assist you.
18  You will be employed to assist in the development of new equipment.
19  To preserve a friend three things are required: to honour him present, praise him absent, and assist him in his necessities.
20  We are here to protect and assist the weak and infirm.
21  You will be required to assist Mrs Smith in preparing a report.
22  She offered to assist with the marketing of the product.
23  I'm sorry I can't assist you.
24  Another barge with fresh water from the U.S. military arrived at the site Friday to assist in the cooling operations.
25  Fish ladders had to be built in the dams to assist the salmon returning to spawn in their native streams.
26  A good way to assist is to bring entrepreneurial and business skills to them.
27  The teacher suggested the tall pupil as monitor to assist in routine duties.
28  The young nurse was very nervous when she assisted at her first operation.
29  I assisted him in writing his paper.
30  With one call on the radio you will be assisted by a lot of police officers in mere minutes.