COUNTER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of counter
Definition:
n. flat surface on which money is counted, business is transacted; one that is an opposite
Example:
There are always long lines in every bank and the people behind the counter are very busy.
Sentence in Classic:
Stephen was glad to go with him on these errands for uncle Charles helped him very liberally to handfuls of whatever was exposed in open boxes and barrels outside the counter.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He put his penny on the counter and, leaving the curate to grope for it in the gloom, retreated out of the snug as furtively as he had entered it.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
The assistant had left the front shop for an instant, when he heard a crash, and hurrying in he found a plaster bust of Napoleon, which stood with several other works of art upon the counter, lying shivered into fragments.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Levin went up to the table, paid the forty roubles he had lost; paid his bill, the amount of which was in some mysterious way ascertained by the little old waiter who stood at the counter, and swinging his arms he walked through all the rooms to the way out.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He said he had been thinking of a shop himself; though it had presented itself to his pennilessness as a small place in which Eliza should sell tobacco at one counter whilst he sold newspapers at the opposite one.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
The principal gentleman who officiated behind the counter, took a good deal of notice of me; and often got me, I recollect, to decline a Latin noun or adjective, or to conjugate a Latin verb, in his ear, while he transacted my business.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Trabb never removed his stern eye from the boy until he had deposited number four on the counter and was at a safe distance again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
He would go in and damage any subject whatever with his right, follow up with his left, stop, exchange, counter, bore his opponent (he always fought All England) to the ropes, and fall upon him neatly.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
There was nobody in the bar but a young Jew, who, with his two elbows on the counter, was reading a dirty newspaper.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Chichikov entered, and in a trice the proprietor had dived beneath the counter, and appeared on the other side of it, with his back to his wares and his face towards the customer.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
For those persons who from an unwise choice, or from natural inclination, run counter to the times will for the most part live unhappily, and find all they undertake issue in failure; whereas those who accommodate themselves to the times are fortunate and successful.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context