CONCENTRATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONCENTRATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  bring to or direct toward a common center; unite more closely; gather into one body
Classic Sentence: (90 in 7 pages)
1  His idea was, first, to concentrate all the artillery in the center, and secondly, to withdraw the cavalry to the other side of the dip.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVI
2  It was there Prince Andrew thought the fight would concentrate.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
3  That rule says that an attacker should concentrate his forces in order to be stronger than his opponent at the moment of conflict.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
4  This, Mrs. Crupp said, would leave her at full liberty to concentrate her mind on the potatoes, and to serve up the cheese and celery as she could wish to see it done.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
5  There was only one creature in the world that could concentrate for him all the brightness and meaning of life.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 12
6  To dance with a man is to concentrate a twelvemonth's regulation fire upon him in the fragment of an hour.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 5 Through the Moonlight
7  Never trust to general impressions, my boy, but concentrate yourself upon details.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  But it was to teach man to concentrate himself upon the moments of a life that is itself but a moment.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
9  Bonacieux, darting at her the most loving glance that he could possibly concentrate upon her charming little person; and while he descended the stairs, he heard the door closed and double-locked.
10  s mind all through the following day; he was unable to concentrate on his work and had to stay in his office a little longer than the previous day so that he could finish it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Five The whip-man
11  The place where the Yankees were concentrating was only a few miles southeast of the battle field of Chickamauga.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
12  Calibree bowed quietly and shook her hand, but before he had finished shaking it he was concentrating upon Kennicott with, "Nice to see you, doctor."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  But concentrating all his crow's feet into one scowl, Captain Peleg started me on the errand.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
14  "Well, you come," she urged, concentrating on Gatsby.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
15  Likewise, it seems to me that, concentrating our attention on the examination, we altogether overlook one of the best points of the animal.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXX
Example Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
16  At the end of the day, the only way out of this funk is to force myself into the habit of concentrating on the jobs at hand.
17  The standards finesse the argument about use of calculators in school mathematics by concentrating on what is to be learned, without worrying about how it is learned.
18  They need no persuading of the dangers of adventurism, which has been concentrating minds in the alliance since 2014 when President Putin annexed Crimea and fomented war in eastern Ukraine.
19  Kate sat up fully, her attention now totally concentrated.
20  The immigrant community is strongly concentrated geographically.
21  Instead, in the main, it has concentrated on access, second chance, and a limited concept of training for community activists.
22  The liquid is found in a highly concentrated form.
23  New heavy industries were concentrated in narrowly restricted areas.
24  Heavy industry was concentrated in the north of the country.
25  He concentrated his pupils and declared the exciting news.
26  Most of the country's population is concentrated in the north.
27  To serve the needs of bakers, manufacturers ferment the yeast to produce a more concentrated product.
28  Social work intervention concentrated on planning for children in care, and resource finding focusing on families and not institutions.
29  Childbearing is concentrated within the first decade of married life.
30  His hobby proved to be so fascinating and profitable that gradually he abandoned his regular occupation and concentrated on his avocation.