CANDIDATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CANDIDATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
candidate
 n.  a person who is competing to get a job, prize, or honor
Classic Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
1  There was only one candidate, Napoleon, who was elected unanimously.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
2  He said a few words to each candidate as he came up, and then he always managed to find some fault in them which would disqualify them.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
3  The recent sudden death of Sir Charles Baskerville, whose name has been mentioned as the probable Liberal candidate for Mid-Devon at the next election, has cast a gloom over the county.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
4  My subject is Greek, and the first of the papers consists of a large passage of Greek translation which the candidate has not seen.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
5  This passage is printed on the examination paper, and it would naturally be an immense advantage if the candidate could prepare it in advance.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
6  Gordon, one of Georgia's best loved and most honored citizens, as their candidate.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
7  In return for this the Republicans would agree to put up no candidate the following year, when Scully himself came up for reelection as the other alderman from the ward.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
8  Best of all, the famous and eloquent Senator Spareshanks, presidential candidate, rode out in an automobile to discuss the sacred privileges of American citizenship, and protection and prosperity for the American workingman.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
9  The candidate who was being voted on was Nevyedovsky, who had so stoutly denied all idea of standing.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 30
10  Aramis, confiding in the address of Bazin, made a pompous eulogium on his candidate.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR
11  During the campaign when Lincoln was first a candidate for the Presidency, the slaves on our far-off plantation, miles from any railroad or large city or daily newspaper, knew what the issues involved were.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter I.
12  There is great truth, however, in what you have now urged of the allowances which ought to be made for him, and it is my wish to be candid in my judgment of every body.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
13  Like half the rest of the world, if more than half there be that are clever and good, Marianne, with excellent abilities and an excellent disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
14  This was so simply said, and so sweet was the truthful and candid expression of her face, that the princess saw why Kitty had taken such a fancy to Varenka.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 31
15  She blushed when Vronsky brought in Golenishtchev, and he was extremely charmed by this childish blush overspreading her candid and handsome face.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 7
Example Sentence: (180 in 13 pages)
16  The candidate had lost the election.
17  She was selected as the parliamentary candidate for Bath.
18  In my estimation, he's the more suitable candidate.
19  The candidate for the far right got ten percent of the vote.
20  That candidate is an ass in a lion's skin, he would never have the courage to stand up for any cause.
21  Without a doubt, she's the strongest candidate we've interviewed for the post.
22  We balloted for the candidate.
23  She was adopted as parliamentary candidate for Wood Green.
24  The candidate made surprising inroads in the South.
25  The committee plumped for the most experienced candidate.
26  The Republican candidate stands a good chance of getting in.
27  Dr Kennedy has been adopted as the party's candidate for South Cambridge.
28  The party intends to field / put up a candidate in the next general election.
29  He's been nominated by the Green Party as their candidate in the next election.
30  We have lots of applications from people who want to study here and in each case we consider the candidate very carefully.