DURING in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DURING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
during
 prep.  at some time in the course of
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It was during their night walks back to the farm that he felt most intensely the sweetness of this communion.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  "It might have fallen off into the snow," Mattie continued, after a pause during which they had stood intently listening.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  It was during one of these brawls that Stuart Tarleton had shot Cade Calvert and Tony Fontaine had shot Brent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  She liked this position, for she seldom failed to go to sleep during prayers and, in this postures it escaped her mother's notice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  There had been no talk of politics or impending war all during the morning, because of Mr. Wilkes' request that the ladies should not be bored.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  It irritated her so much that during one formal call she aped Gerald's brogue to her aunt's distress.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
7  But during the years before Gerald married Ellen, the tiny settlement, twenty-five miles north of Tara, slowly grew into a village and the tracks slowly pushed northward.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  Deliverance came in the form she least expected when, during the after-dinner-nap period, Mrs. Merriwether and Mrs. Elsing drove up.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
9  He came and went during these months, arriving unheralded and leaving without saying good-by.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  A hasty note from Darcy Meade to the doctor, the only first-hand information Atlanta received during those first days of July, was passed from hand to hand, with mounting indignation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
11  She thought of all the things she had intended to say to him during this week.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
12  Never once during these last days had he betrayed to Scarlett by one look, one word, anything but the affection a brother might show a sister or a friend, a lifelong friend.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  In spite of all these trials and tribulations, Atlanta's ten thousand population had grown to double that number during the war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  General Steve Lee was there during the afternoon covering the retreat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
15  It was during these days that Scarlett dreamed and dreamed again the nightmare which was to haunt her for years.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  I broke the vase during an argument with my husband.
17  The doctor was called up three times during the night to attend urgent cases.
18  I felt my attention wandering during the lecture.
19  If you have difficulty sleeping at night, avoid taking catnaps during the day.
20  He was promoted to the rank of major in recognition of his valour during the battle.
21  We tend to go skiing during the off-season because it's cheaper.
22  Strategic policy during the War was vitiated because of a sharp division between "easterners" and "westerners".
23  I tend to go to bed earlier during the winter.
24  Knight was the top title for field soldiers during the Middle Ages.
25  We lost touch during the seventies.
26  His victory was seen as payback for all the hard work he'd put in during training.
27  The British team showed its paces during a training session in the hotel pool.
28  Patients receive high doses of radiation during cancer treatment.
29  You will experience some minor discomfort during the treatment.
30  He went through hell during the trial.