ENCOUNTER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ENCOUNTER
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encounter
 v.  confront or meet, especially unexpectedly
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  On the first encounter, and to one who saw him for the first time, he was nothing, in fact, but a fine man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
2  It was difficult to encounter a wayfarer of more wretched appearance.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
3  This fishmonger had been a member half an hour previously of the group which surrounded Jacquin Labarre, and had himself related his disagreeable encounter of the morning to the people at the Cross of Colbas.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  Fantine had long evaded Tholomyes in the mazes of the hill of the Pantheon, where so many adventurers twine and untwine, but in such a way as constantly to encounter him again.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
5  Among these details the reader will encounter two or three improbable circumstances, which we preserve out of respect for the truth.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—SISTER SIMPLICE
6  It sometimes seems, on supreme occasions, as though people moved about for the purpose of asking advice of everything that they may encounter by change of place.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
7  Waterloo, moreover, is the strangest encounter in history.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
8  That which we admire above all, in an encounter of the nature of Waterloo, is the marvellous cleverness of chance.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
9  There are three ways of profiting by such an encounter.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH THE READER WILL PERUSE TWO VERSES, WH...
10  When the coach set out for Lagny a few minutes later, it did not encounter him in the principal street of Chelles.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S INTELLIGE...
11  On another occasion, he had an encounter which produced on him a singular effect.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—MARIUS, WHILE SEEKING A GIRL IN A BONNET, ENCOU...
12  This encounter occupied his mind for three days and then was effaced.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—MARIUS, WHILE SEEKING A GIRL IN A BONNET, ENCOU...
13  Melancholy face-to-face encounter of selfish and wretched.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
14  God willed that Cosette's love should encounter one of the loves which save.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
15  Up to that time, she had contented herself with watching him on his passage along the boulevard without ever seeking to encounter him.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A CAB RUNS IN ENGLISH AND BARKS IN SLANG
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  Every day of our lives we encounter stresses of one kind or another.
2  The author tells of a remarkable encounter with a group of South Vietnamese soldiers.
3  The difficulties women encounter with their doctors partly explain why so many of us are looking to alternative therapies.
4  Love is a kind of chance encounter, and one can neither waiting nor preparing for it.
5  I had a brief encounter with an angry client.
6  His encounter with the guard dog had completely unnerved him.
7  Love is some kind of encounter, unable to be waited for or prepared for.
8  Our wildlife trips offer a thrilling encounter with wildlife in its natural state.
9  Love is sort of encounter.
10  It was his first sexual encounter.
11  Even children who can swim are at risk as they often move too far away from their families and then encounter difficulties getting back to dry land.
12  Never underrate the difficulties which your pupils will have to encounter, or try to persuade them that what you assign is easy.
13  Though he pretended their encounter was fortuitous, he'd actually been hanging around her usual haunts for the past two weeks, hoping she'd turn up.
14  The modern tourist will encounter very little linguistic difficulty as English has become an almost universal language.
15  You could not now traverse the gallery, once so hushed, nor enter the front chambers, once so tenantless, without encountering a smart lady's-maid or a dandy valet.