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credit
 n.  arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
Classic Sentence: (168 in 12 pages)
1  You certainly have the credit of being the first of us to find this out, and, as you say, it bears every mark of having been written by the other participant in last night's mystery.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
2  "It would be robbing you of the credit of the case if I was to presume to help you," remarked my friend.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  It is an open secret that the credit of this smart capture belongs entirely to the well-known Scotland Yard officials, Messrs.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
4  It had become usual to give Napoleon the credit for every successful achievement and every stroke of good fortune.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
5  If he had any friends or any credit, we undertook that he should lose them.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
6  A visit to the bank, where several thousand pounds were found to be lying to the murderer's credit, completed his gratification.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
7  If your master has fled or is dead, we may at least save his credit.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
8  If I should ask any other question that may happen to have that result, give me credit, if you please, for being in ignorance how to speak to you as I ought.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
9  With showing what he is, shall have small credit.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
10  I tell thee, the fiend can impose diseases for the very purpose of removing them, in order to bring into credit some diabolical fashion of cure.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  Mary Crawford was remarkably pretty; Henry, though not handsome, had air and countenance; the manners of both were lively and pleasant, and Mrs. Grant immediately gave them credit for everything else.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  And a very pretty story it is, and with more truth in it, I dare say, than does credit to Miss Anderson.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  Miss Crawford made her first essay with great credit to herself, and no inconvenience to Fanny.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
14  Julia might be justified in so doing by the hints of Mrs. Grant, inclined to credit what she wished, and Maria by the hints of Mr. Crawford himself.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  It is to his credit," was Edmund's answer; "and I dare say it gives his sister pleasure.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (111 in 8 pages)
16  You'll need some cash in local currency but you can also use your credit card.
17  I must retrieve my credit card from the waiter.
18  Companies can offer secure credit card transactions over the internet.
19  Payments should be made by credit card or bank draft in U.
20  Someone stole my credit card and forged my signature.
21  He took a credit card out of his wallet.
22  Lay himself deserves much of the credit for awakening geophysicists to this wondrous terrain half way to the center of the earth.
23  There is sound commercial logic in never giving credit to retailers.
24  Compulsive overspending in these days of credit cards has become more common.
25  We propose to expand credit in order to create demand.
26  This will redound to his credit.
27  Any users of credit may overextend themselves.
28  Their manager, to her credit, was always strongly opposed to the pay cuts.
29  The activities of credit companies are regulated by law.
30  He bought the furniture on credit.