BILL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BILL
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bill
 n.  a statement of money owed for goods or services supplied
 n.  a piece of paper money worth a specified amount
Classic Sentence: (159 in 11 pages)
1  Scarlett took the corn and privately slipped a dollar bill into Sally's hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  From it, he drew a Confederate bill.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
3  It's a poem, pasted on the back of this bill.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  Will, who had been enticing little Beau across the blanket with the bill during this argument, looked up and, shading his eyes, glanced down the driveway.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
5  "Here," he pulled a bill from his pocket, "tell Pork to harness the carriage and take you downtown."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
6  Wade, beaming, pocketed the bill and looked anxiously toward his mother for confirmation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
7  She had decided to defer the purchase of the dressing-case till she should receive the bill for her new opera-cloak, and the resolve made her feel much richer than when she had entered the shop.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
8  "Let me see the bill," Mrs. Peniston repeated.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
9  It isn't exactly as if you'd started in with a clean bill of health.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
10  Her gesture seemed to show a definite intention of dismissal, but her companion had tossed a bill to the waiter, and was slipping his short arms into his expensive overcoat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
11  She put on the eye-glasses which Kennicott had recently given to her for reading, and looked over a grocery bill.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
12  He reads, and looks from Jonah to the bill; while all his sympathetic shipmates now crowd round Jonah, prepared to lay their hands upon him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
13  Next morning, Monday, after disposing of the embalmed head to a barber, for a block, I settled my own and comrade's bill; using, however, my comrade's money.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
14  From my forenoon watch below, I ascended to the overclouded deck; and there, dashed upon the main hatches, I saw a regal, feathery thing of unspotted whiteness, and with a hooked, Roman bill sublime.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
15  But already the sable wing was before the old man's eyes; the long hooked bill at his head: with a scream, the black hawk darted away with his prize.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
Example Sentence: (127 in 9 pages)
16  Members of Parliament will have a free vote on this bill.
17  The Congress has not yet passed the bill.
18  They sent us a bill for the work they had done.
19  Congress enacted a tax reform bill.
20  The new bill passed by Parliament has received Royal Assent.
21  He beckoned to the waiter to bring the bill.
22  After she paid the bill, she placed the receipt in her wallet.
23  The child-care bill is to be tacked on to the budget plan now being worked out in the Senate.
24  They are actively lobbying for the bill.
25  I got a shock when I saw the bill.
26  Robert summoned the waiter for the bill.
27  He swallowed the last of his coffee and asked for the bill.
28  She anted up her half of the bill.
29  The bill was supported by a large majority in the Senate.
30  After a long debate, the House of Commons approved the bill.