CAPITAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CAPITAL
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capital
 n.  the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country, state
 n.  the funds invested in a business by the owners
Example Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
1  War has made life almost unbearable for the civilians remaining in the capital.
2  It is also worth tagging on an extra day or two to see the capital.
3  An earthquake hit the capital, causing panic among the population.
4  The government chartered a new bank in the capital.
5  If you capitalised a word, you use a capital letter at the beginning or for the whole of it.
6  If you capitalized a word, you use a capital letter at the beginning or for the whole of it.
7  He had various ideas on how to raise capital for the project.
8  Proper nouns begin with a capital letter.
9  The figures show evidence that murders in the nation's capital are beginning to level off.
10  There's a sense of foreboding in the capital, as if fighting might at any minute break out.
11  We don't have enough capital to buy new premises.
12  Labour is the capital of our working men.
13  The school has received a large capital grant to improve its buildings.
14  Missile attacks on the capital resumed at dawn.
15  The rebels took over the capital and set up a new government.
Classic Sentence: (139 in 10 pages)
1  Joe pronounced this word, as if it began with at least twelve capital Bs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
2  Those were the two little words, more capital.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
3  I shall not rest satisfied with merely employing my capital in insuring ships.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
4  This certainly had not a profitable appearance, and I shook my head as if I would imply that it would be difficult to lay by much accumulative capital from such a source of income.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
5  My opinion of the coal trade on that river is, that it may require talent, but that it certainly requires capital.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
6  It would do for me and Dora admirably: with a little front garden for Jip to run about in, and bark at the tradespeople through the railings, and a capital room upstairs for my aunt.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
7  Before we went, I wrote Traddles a full statement of all that had happened, and Traddles wrote me back a capital answer, expressive of his sympathy and friendship.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
8  Agnes has a great liking for Traddles, and it is capital to see them meet, and to observe the glory of Traddles as he commends the dearest girl in the world to her acquaintance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
9  'Capital, madam, capital,' urged Mr. Micawber, gloomily.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
10  It's a capital little gipsy sort of place.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
11  All the skaters, it seemed, with perfect self-possession, skated towards her, skated by her, even spoke to her, and were happy, quite apart from her, enjoying the capital ice and the fine weather.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 9
12  You know that capital oppresses the laborer.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 25
13  Petritsky, whom he liked, was implicated in the affair, and the other culprit was a capital fellow and first-rate comrade, who had lately joined the regiment, the young Prince Kedrov.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 5
14  Everything was capital, everything was cheering.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 13
15  I am very glad of one thing," said Anna to Golenishtchev when they were on their way back, "Alexey will have a capital atelier.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 7