CONTINUATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONTINUATION
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 n.  prolongation; extension by which something is carried to a further point
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Nothing from them ever reached him again; he never beheld them; he never met them again; and in the continuation of this mournful history they will not be met with any more.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
2  The first child is the continuation of the last doll.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
3  She awoke with the sun in her eyes, which, at first, produced on her the effect of being a continuation of her dream.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN
4  This academy is not an entire single building, but a continuation of several houses on both sides of a street, which growing waste, was purchased and applied to that use.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
5  A continuation of the state of England under Queen Anne.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER VI.
6  His short-cropped hair might have been a mere continuation of the sandy freckles on his forehead and face.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
7  The heath down there was now a vast abyss, and no longer a continuation of what they stood on; for their eyes, adapted to the blaze, could see nothing of the deeps beyond its influence.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
8  To Marianne, indeed, the meeting between Edward and her sister was but a continuation of that unaccountable coldness which she had often observed at Norland in their mutual behaviour.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 16
9  where the twilight is never of long continuation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4
10  Again the avenger had been foiled, and again his concentrated hatred urged him to continue the pursuit.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
11  He would, probably, for a time at least, continue to perform his duties.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  For the stage was empty; the emotion must be continued; the only thing to continue the emotion was the song; and the words were inaudible.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 9
13  Things cannot continue as they are.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
14  To continue in fistic phraseology, he had a genius for coming up to the scratch, wherever and whatever it was, and proving himself an ugly customer.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
15  Should her disposition be really bad," said Sir Thomas, "we must not, for our own children's sake, continue her in the family; but there is no reason to expect so great an evil.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  It is imperative for your recovery to continue the treatment for at least two months.
17  The treatment will continue until the patient reaches the point where he can walk correctly and safely.
18  The trial is expected to continue for three months.
19  The weather should continue to improve over the weekend.
20  Owing to a lack of funds, the project will not continue next year.
21  Most big companies continue to overpay their top executives.
22  She fully intends to continue her sporting career once she has recovered from her injuries.
23  If we continue to deplete the Earth's natural resources, we will cause serious damage to the environment.
24  The embassy will continue discussions with the Chinese government.
25  We will continue to run the company as a going concern.
26  He insisted that the conflict would continue until conditions were met for a ceasefire.
27  The rain will continue into the evening.
28  We will continue to do all we can to.
29  Toxic chemicals continue to be dumped in the North Sea.
30  It's senseless to continue any further.