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 Meanings and Examples of COMMUTE
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 v.  travel regularly from a place of residence to another place
Classic Sentence:
1  He seemed at times to be asking God to commute these penalties.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
2  The king, in his inexhaustible clemency, has deigned to commute his penalty to that of penal servitude for life.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 24,601 BECOMES NUMBER 9,430
3  My commutation ticket came back to me with a dark stain from his hand.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
4  The commutation of his death sentence had been due to some doubts as to his complete sanity, so atrocious was his conduct.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
5  Some papers, among others the Constitutional, presented this commutation as a triumph of the priestly party.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 24,601 BECOMES NUMBER 9,430
6  I suppose that I am commuting a felony, but it is just possible that I am saving a soul.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
7  On other estates the serfs' compulsory labor was commuted for a quitrent.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  In exchange for cooperating with detectives on another case, criminal tried to commute his charges.
2  Her ambivalence about the long commute would becloud her enthusiasm of the job.
3  Whatever the Democrats might say, Bush's decision to commute Libby's sentence is less the product of a strong-willed and cocksure presidency and more a desperate act intended to shore up some support amongst the party faithful.
4  The technology uses lasers and small cameras to memorise regular journeys like the commute or the school run; it's not like a racetrack - it's a light industrial site with roads and road markings.
5  Many swap the daily commute for weekly or fortnightly travel and say their faraway homes give them a lifestyle not achievable within a shorter commute.
6  There's nothing quite like a real train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute.
7  He spent that year commuting between New York and Chicago.
8  She commuted some foreign currency to domestic.
9  Vancouver is increasingly becoming a commuter city.
10  During the transit strike, as common commuters I have to use other conveyance.
11  Every evening the terminal is filled with thousands of commuters going from this metropolis to their homes in the suburbs.
12  This paper examines some of the problems and difficulties experienced in undertaking surveys among illiterate and semiliterate commuters.
13  A strike will cause havoc for commuters.
14  The rail strike is a problem for all commuters.
15  Avoiding long commutes is a growing priority, as is the ability to work virtually from anyplace to enable a more footloose lifestyle.