DAUGHTER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DAUGHTER
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daughter
 n.  a female human offspring
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The Governor's wife added a word or two, and then carried off her daughter to speak to some of the other guests.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
2  Indeed, his rudeness soon reached the pitch of his walking away altogether, in order that he might go and reconnoitre wither the Governor's wife and daughter had retreated.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
3  However, Chichikov slipped past the mazurka dancers, and, almost treading on their heels, made his way towards the spot where Madame and her daughter were seated.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
4  On perceiving an empty chair beside the mother and daughter, he hastened to occupy it, and though conversation at first hung fire, things gradually improved, and he acquired more confidence.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
5  Why, that scheme of carrying off the Governor's daughter.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER X
6  Finally, Chichikov sniffed into his superior's family and domestic life, and learnt that he possessed a grown-up daughter on whose face also there had taken place a nocturnal, diabolical grinding of peas.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
7  "Ulinka, this is Paul Ivanovitch," said the General, turning to his daughter.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER II
8  In fact, the house shook with his merriment, so much so that the butler and his daughter came running into the room in alarm.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER II
9  Meanwhile Nikolai Petrovitch had already, in his parents' lifetime and to their no slight chagrin, had time to fall in love with the daughter of his landlord, a petty official, Prepolovensky.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
10  Her husband had long been dead, leaving her an only daughter, Fenitchka.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
11  One morning, Arina came into his study, and bowing low as usual, she asked him if he could do anything for her daughter, who had got a spark from the stove in her eye.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  "If I were a father and had a daughter, I believe I should love my daughter more than my sons, really," I began indirectly, as though talking of something else, to distract her attention.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VI
13  I knew a father who was a stern, austere man, but used to go down on his knees to his daughter, used to kiss her hands, her feet, he couldn't make enough of her, really.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VI
14  The one whom the daughter loves always seems the worst to the father, you know.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VI
15  The officers and the people are all out on the street and I set the fashion for them and the merchant's daughter and I flirted.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT II
Example Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
16  If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
17  My son is my son till he hath got him a wife; but my daughter's my daughter all the days of her life.
18  My wife and daughter depend on me for their living.
19  He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin.
20  Would you know your daughter, see her in company.
21  If there's an argument between my daughter and her mother, it's important that I remain neutral.
22  I can remember the precise moment when my daughter came to see me and her new baby brother in hospital.
23  I praise the nurse can use weak shoulders strong enough to carry a daughter, mother, wife's burden.
24  My son's terribly untidy; my daughter's no different.
25  Nora was mortified to discover that her daughter had been out drinking.
26  She was frightened to death when she saw her small daughter on the edge of the cliff.
27  My four year-old daughter was asleep on the sofa.
28  She praised her daughter's hard work.
29  She had given up all hope of tracing her missing daughter.
30  Eva and Paul kept a constant vigil by their daughter's hospital bedside.