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 Meanings and Examples of CAREER
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career
 n.  profession or occupation; individual’s work and life roles over their lifespan
Classic Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  It was at this point that I asked Gregson whether he had enquired in his telegram to Cleveland as to any particular point in Mr. Drebber's former career.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
2  The Prince accordingly made a sign with his truncheon, as the Knight passed him in his second career around the lists.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  These knights, therefore, their aim being thus eluded, rushed from opposite sides betwixt the object of their attack and the Templar, almost running their horses against each other ere they could stop their career.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  Thou hast spoken well, Brother Albert," said Beaumanoir; "thy motives were good, since thou didst judge it right to arrest thine erring brother in his career of precipitate folly.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  He was met by six or seven men-at-arms, who ran against him with their lances at full career.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
6  For shame, noble Athelstane," said Cedric; "forget such wretches in the career of glory which lies open before thee.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
7  The trumpets sounded, and the knights charged each other in full career.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
8  Sharers of Wilfred's dangers and adversity, they remained, as they had a right to expect, the partakers of his more prosperous career.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
9  Clifford was inviting the young man of thirty at an inauspicious moment in that young man's career.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  That he had terminated his brief career in the place of his birth, by making a sanguinary and cowardly attack on an unoffending lad, and running away in the night-time from his master's house.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
11  The gallows,' continued Fagin, 'the gallows, my dear, is an ugly finger-post, which points out a very short and sharp turning that has stopped many a bold fellow's career on the broad highway.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
12  It is the greatest blow which has befallen me in my career.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Death on the Moor
13  I should not go too far if I were to say that there was a general impression at that time that a distinguished career lay before me.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
14  He was a very brilliant boy, and carried away every prize which the school had to offer, finished his exploits by winning a scholarship which sent him on to continue his triumphant career at Cambridge.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
15  I fear that the incident must have a very prejudicial effect upon his career.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
Example Sentence: (151 in 11 pages)
16  When he began his musical career, King played only for black audiences.
17  Many women still take career breaks to bring up children.
18  She forged a new career in the music business.
19  He started his career in show business by playing the saxophone and singing.
20  The college prepares students for a career in business.
21  He is not really suited for a teaching career.
22  Actor Dom Deluise talks about his career in comedy.
23  He had reached the pinnacle of his military career.
24  He topped off his career with an Olympic gold medal.
25  His election to the presidency climaxed his political career.
26  He had a distinguished career as a diplomat.
27  She was intent on pursuing a career in business.
28  She's at the peak of her career.
29  She has been concentrating on her career.
30  He began his political career as a student.