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 Meanings and Examples of CAP
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cap
 n.  a tight-fitting headdress
 v.  restrict the number or amount of
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  For the same reason a number of scarecrows with outstretched arms stood reared on long poles, with, surmounting one of the figures, a cast-off cap of the hostess's.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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2  It is as well for you that you don't, since, otherwise, you would have found yourself minus both gun and cap.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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3  And, sure enough, no sooner had Nozdrev clapped his cap upon his head than the flaxen-haired man started to follow him and his companion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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4  At this point Chichikov, without waiting for Nozdrev's reply, seized his cap, slipped behind the Superintendent's back, rushed out on to the verandah, sprang into his britchka, and ordered Selifan to drive like the wind.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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5  Pulling on his cinnamon-coloured, bear-lined overcoat as he went, he had just stepped thoughtfully into the street when he collided with a gentleman dressed in a similar coat and an ear-lappeted fur cap.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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6  Above them, on the box seat, were seated a coachman and a valet, while behind, again, there could be discerned a gentleman in a scarf and a fur cap.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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7  Swiftly there flew by clumps of osiers, slender elder trees, and silver-leaved poplars, their branches brushing against Selifan and Petrushka, and at intervals depriving the valet of his cap.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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8  "No," replied Chichikov, raising his cap, and executing a series of bows.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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9  Chichikov also glanced out of the window, and saw approaching the verandah a brisk, swarthy-complexioned man of about forty, a man clad in a rough cloth jacket and a velveteen cap.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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10  Seizing his cap, and casting all ceremony to the winds, he fled from the house, and rushed through the courtyard.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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11  "I have cloths of the finest kind," replied the tradesman, raising his cap with one hand, and pointing to his shop with the other.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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12  "Paul Ivanovitch, I have been looking for you everywhere," Lienitsin's voice said from behind him, while again the tradesman hastened to remove his cap.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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13  A carriage appeared with three posting-horses harnessed abreast; in the carriage he caught a glimpse of the blue band of a student's cap, the familiar outline of a dear face.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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14  Bazarov's thin lips moved just perceptibly, though he made no reply, but merely took off his cap.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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15  'Here we are at home,' said Nikolai Petrovitch, taking off his cap, and shaking back his hair.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Winning the gold medal was yet another feather in her cap.
2  If the cap fits, wear it.
3  The government is framing a new bill to put a cap on gambling.
4  On the first day he went to school,the boy wore his school cap proudly.
5  I took the lens cap off my camera and waited for a good shot.
6  Sir Joseph's knighthood was the final feather in his cap after years of dedicated service to the community.
7  Don't forget to cap the tank after filling it up with petrol.
8  Each participant received a packet including information guides, maps, a Super Bowl cap and a Share the Warmth lapel pin.
9  The camera has a lens cap to protect the lens surface.
10  Make sure you put the cap back on the pen.
11  He immediately pleaded guilty, but broke down and wept as the presiding judge, Justice Michael Scott, donned a ceremonial black cap to order his execution by hanging.
12  Before you can open the aspirin bottle, you must first perforate the plastic safety seal that covers the cap.
13  "What is all this?" demanded another voice peremptorily; and Mrs. Reed came along the corridor, her cap flying wide, her gown rustling stormily.
14  The commission requested the power to levy larger fines, saying that the current cap of £20,000 per offence risked a mere cost of doing business for rule-breaking campaigns.
15  The town police wear dark blue uniforms and flat caps.