CONTINUOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONTINUOUS
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 a.  continuing in time or space without interruption; extending without break or irregularity
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  And, as her love for Scarlett and her pride in her were enormous, the chastening process was practically continuous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
2  There was desperate fighting at New Hope Church, eleven days of continuous fighting, with every Yankee assault bloodily repulsed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
3  It was the first time that any one in Gopher Prairie had been so revolutionary as to use enclosed scenes with continuous side-walls.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  All round, her unpanelled, open bulwarks were garnished like one continuous jaw, with the long sharp teeth of the sperm whale, inserted there for pins, to fasten her old hempen thews and tendons to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
5  Mrs. Cutter remained flushed and wild-eyed as we had known her, but as the years passed she became afflicted with a shaking palsy which made her nervous nod continuous instead of occasional.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
6  In these chutes the stream of animals was continuous; it was quite uncanny to watch them, pressing on to their fate, all unsuspicious a very river of death.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
7  He held continuous arguments as to whether he should lie down and sleep at some near spot, or force himself on until he reached a certain haven.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
8  It was very remarkable that a young gentleman who had been brought up under one continuous system of unnatural restraint, should be a hypocrite; but it was certainly the case with Tom.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
9  There was a thin, crisp, continuous patter from somewhere in the heart of that crawling bank.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
10  Many startling successes and a few unavoidable failures were the outcome of this long period of continuous work.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
11  The carpet seemed continuous and firmly nailed, so I dismissed the idea of a trap-door.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  Towards morning I slept and was wakened by the continuous knocking at my door, so I guess I must have been sleeping soundly then.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
13  When an individual has revolutionised therapeutics by his discovery of the continuous evolution of brain-matter, conventional forms are unfitting, since they would seem to limit him to one of a class.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  A continuous noise of the rapids above hovered over this scene of inhabited devastation.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
15  A continuous shower of small flies streamed upon the lamp, upon the cloth, upon our hands and faces.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In III
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Trying to continue with a demanding career and manage a child or two is an impossible juggling act.
17  The team will continue its quest for Olympic gold this afternoon.
18  The most widely held view is the market will continue to power ahead.
19  We cannot allow such behaviour to continue unchecked.
20  Or a person continue to lonely down, don't need anyone Li frets.
21  The essence of his argument was that education should continue throughout life.
22  It is reasonable to assume the economy will continue to improve.
23  I think we can safely assume that this situation will continue.
24  If we continue to destroy the countryside many more animals will become extinct.
25  It is imperative for your recovery to continue the treatment for at least two months.
26  The treatment will continue until the patient reaches the point where he can walk correctly and safely.
27  The trial is expected to continue for three months.
28  The weather should continue to improve over the weekend.
29  Owing to a lack of funds, the project will not continue next year.
30  Most big companies continue to overpay their top executives.