AUDIT in a Sentence

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For AUDIT, below is one of 17 sentences:
An internal audit led to Julie Wall's downfall and her vast collection has now been auctioned to pay back some of what she owes.

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 Meanings and Examples of AUDIT
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 v.  make an official examination of the accounts of a business and produce a report
Classic Sentence:
1  Sviazhsky comically imitated the tearful discourse of the marshal, and observed, addressing Nevyedovsky, that his excellency would have to select another more complicated method of auditing the accounts than tears.
Anna Karenina 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 6: Chapter 31
2  It was the accent of Castlereagh auditing France's bill at the Congress of Vienna.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
3  Tiny audits Lena's accounts occasionally, and invests her money for her; and Lena, apparently, takes care that Tiny doesn't grow too miserly.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
4  He has an extraordinary faculty for figures, and audits the books in some of the government departments.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
Example Sentence:
1  When the bank examiners arrived to hold their annual audit, they discovered the embezzlements of the chief cashier.
2  An internal audit led to Julie Wall's downfall and her vast collection has now been auctioned to pay back some of what she owes.
3  Independent accountants audit the company annually.
4  These resources would help you maximize the effectiveness of the internal audit team in your organization.
5  The company has an audit at the end of each financial year.
6  The second is the development of medical audit, which encourages practitioners critically to examine current practice.
7  Administrative audits involve chefs, cooks, bakers, and other kitchen personnel.
8  His audition went well and he's fairly hopeful about getting the part.
9  She grew increasingly nervous as the date of the audition drew closer.
10  I'm going to the audition but I don't expect I'll get a part.
11  We'll show you how to dress for maximum impact at the all-important audition.
12  At the audition, the actors were asked to perform extempore.
13  She scheduled to audition for a role on Broadway.