ENEMY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ENEMY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
enemy
 n.  a person who hates or opposes another person and tries to harm that person
 n.  an opposing military force
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He was only waiting for an excuse to fall upon the enemy; but for a long while an excuse did not present itself.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  At last I determined to challenge my enemy to a duel.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: I
3  We have fully concentrated forces of nearly seventy thousand men with which to attack and defeat the enemy should he cross the Lech.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III
4  Within half an hour adjutants had been sent in various directions with orders which showed that the Russian troops, who had hitherto been inactive, would also soon have to meet the enemy.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III
5  But Rostov pulled away his arm and, with as much anger as though Denisov were his worst enemy, firmly fixed his eyes directly on his face.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
6  The turrets of a convent stood out beyond a wild virgin pine forest, and far away on the other side of the Enns the enemy's horse patrols could be discerned.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
7  On the opposite side the enemy could be seen by the naked eye, and from their battery a milk-white cloud arose.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
8  Everyone got up and began watching the movements of our troops below, as plainly visible as if but a stone's throw away, and the movements of the approaching enemy farther off.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
9  Two of the enemy's shots had already flown across the bridge, where there was a crush.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
10  It was calm, and at intervals the bugle calls and the shouts of the enemy could be heard from the hill.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
11  There was no one now between the squadron and the enemy except a few scattered skirmishers.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
12  The enemy ceased firing, and that stern, threatening, inaccessible, and intangible line which separates two hostile armies was all the more clearly felt.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
13  So thinks, or at any rate feels, anyone who comes in sight of the enemy, and that feeling gives a particular glamour and glad keenness of impression to everything that takes place at such moments.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
14  On the high ground where the enemy was, the smoke of a cannon rose, and a ball flew whistling over the heads of the hussar squadron.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
15  All were looking at the enemy in front and at the squadron commander, awaiting the word of command.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence: (208 in 14 pages)
16  They decided to attack their enemy's southern flank.
17  The submarine submerged to avoid enemy ships.
18  They defeated the enemy in the battle.
19  The enemy was defeated in a decisive battle.
20  In a naval battle your aim is to sink the enemy's ship.
21  Some tribes used to collect scalps to prove how many of the enemy they had killed in battle.
22  Our soldiers beat back all the attacks of the enemy.
23  The enemy beat him to a mummy.
24  A thousand friends are few, one enemy is too many.
25  The soldier wormed his way toward the enemy's lines.
26  Our troops are driving toward the enemy stronghold.
27  The town was recaptured from the enemy.
28  A whole regiment of the enemy troop got caught in our ambush was eliminated completely.
29  They turned the right flank of the enemy troop.
30  The recording fooled the enemy about troop movements.