CONNECT in a Sentence

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For CONNECT, below is one of 276 sentences:
Most difficult of all in this position was the fact that he could not in any way connect and reconcile his past with what was now.

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 Meanings and Examples of CONNECT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  join, or fasten together; associate or combine; unite or link together
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  As it was, it required but a slight effort of fancy to connect his emotion with the tender recollection of past regard.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
2  Still, the coincidence of our being together on the coach, was sufficiently strange to fill me with a dread that some other coincidence might at any moment connect me, in his hearing, with my name.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXVIII
3  What nervous folly made me start, and awfully connect it with the footstep of my dead sister, matters not.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXIX
4  Most difficult of all in this position was the fact that he could not in any way connect and reconcile his past with what was now.
Anna Karenina 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 21
5  She had no child to connect her with life and happiness again, no relations to assist in the arrangement of perplexed affairs, no health to make all the rest supportable.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
6  We have, however, examined the stables, and there is nothing to connect him with the affair.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
7  He could not fail to connect my sudden return with his crime, and to be terribly alarmed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  Henri Fournaye only returned from a journey to London on Tuesday last, and there is evidence to connect her with the crime at Westminster.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  From the old city of Augusta, a second railroad was extended westward across the state to connect with the new road to Tennessee.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
10  She felt, without looking, that Selden had immediately seized it, and would inevitably connect the allusion with her visit to himself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
11  The sleeper which would connect at Kansas City with the California train rolled out of St. Paul with a chick-a-chick, chick-a-chick, chick-a-chick as it crossed the other tracks.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
12  Not of course that I did not connect him with some sort of action.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In II
13  The connection between the two places was by a hilly turnpike-road, and the travelling on that road was very slow.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
14  She looked down very decidedly upon the Hayters, and thought it would be quite a misfortune to have the existing connection between the families renewed--very sad for herself and her children.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
15  If Elizabeth and her father did not deceive themselves, had been taking much pains to seek the acquaintance, and proclaim the value of the connection, as he had formerly taken pains to shew neglect.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
Example Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
16  There is a close connection between family background and academic achievement.
17  That connection does not go down well with many people who vote Liberal Democrat.
18  Scientists have established a connection between cholesterol levels and heart disease.
19  Police have so far failed to establish a connection between the two murders.
20  It should be sufficient to state the central idea verbally and to indicate the connection to dynamical systems theory.
21  The idea that science does not involve causal connection also faces other difficulties, one of which can be given briefly.
22  Police arrested five young men in connection with one of the attacks.
23  His resignation must have some connection with the recent scandal.
24  Second connection to the relay is a cable to the network port on the PC.
25  As soon as the newspapers carried the story of his connection with the criminals, his friends began to ostracize him.
26  When you have that spiritual connection to the meal, there is more of a reason for families to sit together, to talk, to laugh and to reminisce.
27  When your heart is full of longing, you desire a moonlight serenade for connection with the beloved.
28  Those speed tests that are available all over the Web help to see how zippy your Internet connection is?
29  The connection established in Chinese legend between the hare and the moon is probably traceable to an Indian original.
30  It is a very strange sensation to inexperienced youth to feel itself quite alone in the world, cut adrift from every connection, uncertain whether the port to which it is bound can be reached, and prevented by many impediments from returning to that it has quitted.