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commit
 v.  do something that cannot be changed; cause to be admitted
Classic Sentence: (174 in 12 pages)
1  The two travellers had the courage to commit themselves to the current.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVII
2  It seemed to him that he might commit himself to that silent little street.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—IT IS LUCKY THAT THE PONT D'AUSTERLITZ BEARS C...
3  The peculiar property of truth is never to commit excesses.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—ON WHAT CONDITIONS ONE CAN RESPECT THE PAST
4  Any other sort of rising is bad; every violent step towards the rear is a revolt; to retreat is to commit a deed of violence against the human race.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
5  However, this is according to the tactics of barricades; to fire for a long while, in order to exhaust the insurgents' ammunition, if they commit the mistake of replying.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—THE SHOT WHICH MISSES NOTHING AND KILLS NO ONE
6  The queen had at first positively refused; but at length became afraid that the duke, if exasperated, would commit some folly.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM
7  To delay it a single day would be in my eyes now to commit a fresh offense.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 33 SOUBRETTE AND MISTRESS
8  Planchet," said d'Artagnan, "I commit the corpse of this poor devil to your care.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 42 THE ANJOU WINE
9  I shall commit my thoughts to paper, it is true; but that is a poor medium for the communication of feeling.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
10  I commit my cause to the justice of my judges, yet I see no room for hope.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
11  I had an obscure feeling that all was not over and that he would still commit some signal crime, which by its enormity should almost efface the recollection of the past.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 9
12  I saw in this the reason for my being staved off so long and the reason for my late guardian's declining to commit himself to the formal knowledge of such a scheme.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVIII
13  Don't commit yourself," said Mr. Jaggers, "and don't commit any one.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
14  To all of which, that I might commit nobody, I invented, I am afraid, appropriate answers.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
15  I search my breast, and I commit its secrets, if I know them, without any reservation to this paper.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
Example Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  I am not proud, also not commit tomfoolery, is tired of all depend on.
2  He was sent to prison for a crime that he didn't commit.
3  The odds are that he will commit the same crime again.
4  He suffered the injustice of being punished for a crime which he did not commit.
5  I fear lest we commit an inexcusable blunder.
6  Perhaps we should commit these ideas to paper before we forget them.
7  Love is blind, and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit.
8  Seven men, all from Bristol, admitted conspiracy to commit arson.
9  It isn't their diplomatic style to commit themselves on such a delicate issue.
10  I do not agree with his analysis about the Government looking after number one and therefore encouraging people to commit crime.
11  And small bands of extremists may again commit heinous crimes in the name of faith.
12  While conditions are in such a state of flux, I do not wish to commit myself too deeply in this affair.
13  According to the United States Constitution, a person must commit an overt act before he may be tried for treason.
14  She tried to commit suicide, but we saved her life by chance.
15  The novelist makes his heroine commit suicide at the end of the book.