CONTACT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of contact
v. get in touch with; reach
But Britney, 21, says he called her at two of her homes, and even tried to contact her at her parents' house.
Sentence in Classic:
Unfortunately the horns of one of the creatures, either by accident or design, came in violent contact with the flank of the mustang, and excited it to madness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Only once had this lady been brought into contact with sailors, and that was on her voyage, and it was someone of her own class of life, since she was trying hard to shield him, and so showing that she loved him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There would be no need for any of the animals to come in contact with human beings, which would clearly be most undesirable.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Now, as always, interference made him angry, and he felt sorrowfully at once how mistaken had been his supposition that his spiritual condition could immediately change him in contact with reality.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was conscious that here he was in contact with the springs that set in motion the enormous movements of the mass of which in his regiment he felt himself a tiny, obedient, and insignificant atom.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Thereby one may see things which one has not before encountered, one may meet men with whom one has not before come in contact.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
I shuddered as I bent over to touch him, and every sense in me revolted at the contact; but I had to search, or I was lost.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
It was rather that he had preserved a certain social detachment, a happy air of viewing the show objectively, of having points of contact outside the great gilt cage in which they were all huddled for the mob to gape at.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Her father had tried to avoid all contact with the neighbours; he despised them in his way, and they despised him in theirs.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
There were pain and bewilderment in her face, the bewilderment of a pampered child who has always had her own way for the asking and who now, for the first time, was in contact with the unpleasantness of life.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The idleness of a passenger, my isolation amongst all these men with whom I had no point of contact, the oily and languid sea, the uniform somberness of the coast, seemed to keep me away from the truth of things, within the toil of a mournful and senseless delusion.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context