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 Meanings and Examples of CONTACT
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contact
 v.  get in touch with; reach
Classic Sentence: (101 in 7 pages)
1  Jonas was a Yankee and a bachelor, and the fact that he was an overseer forever barred him from any contact with the County social life.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  Fortunately Scarlett had come into contact with the two men very little, for Will had persuaded her to let him handle the trading while she managed the plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  Mostly of having life suddenly become too real, of being brought into personal, too personal, contact with some of the simple facts of life.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  And she had missed the daily contact with him, even if there was always someone around.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
5  But even had the two been in closer contact, it was impossible to think of Mrs. Peniston's mind as offering shelter or comprehension to such misery as Lily's.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
6  Her visit to the Girls' Club had first brought her in contact with the dramatic contrasts of life.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
7  But it is one thing to live comfortably with the abstract conception of poverty, another to be brought in contact with its human embodiments.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
8  The light extinguished, they lay still in the darkness, Gerty shrinking to the outer edge of the narrow couch to avoid contact with her bed-fellow.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
9  He laid his hand for a moment on hers, and there passed between them, on the current of the rare contact, one of those exchanges of meaning which fill the hidden reservoirs of affection.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
10  The difficulty was to find any point of contact between her ideals and Lily's.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
11  Even the contact with the packet did not shake her nerves as she had half-expected it would.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
12  She did, at first, put into her contact with the patrons a willingness which should have moved worlds.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
13  It also seems to me that such scratches in the whale are probably made by hostile contact with other whales; for I have most remarked them in the large, full-grown bulls of the species.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
14  For even when coming into slight contact with the outer, vapoury shreds of the jet, which will often happen, your skin will feverishly smart, from the acridness of the thing so touching it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
15  And I know one, who coming into still closer contact with the spout, whether with some scientific object in view, or otherwise, I cannot say, the skin peeled off from his cheek and arm.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
Example Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  Anyone interested in joining the club should contact us at the address below.
2  Children need physical contact with a caring adult.
3  If you experience any unusual symptoms after withdrawal of the treatment then contact your doctor.
4  Details of the problem will be logged by the Help Desk staff who will then contact the appropriate agency.
5  Please contact our agent in Spain for further information.
6  The two families do not contact with each other any more.
7  Police are urging anyone who saw the accident to contact them immediately.
8  People should not hesitate to contact the police if they've noticed anyone acting suspiciously.
9  When I arrive in New York, I'll get in contact with him.
10  He tends to avoid all physical contact.
11  After a few months' contact the monkeys become very tame.
12  If you have any queries about this insurance, please contact Travel Insurance Services Limited.
13  The aim of the trip was to make informal contact with potential customers.
14  If you have a complaint, contact the customer care unit.
15  I'm still in contact with her - we write a couple of times a year.