1 They shopped, walked, rode, and called all day, went to theaters and operas or frolicked at home in the evening, for Annie had many friends and knew how to entertain them.
2 So Meg gave her the easy chair and tried to entertain her, while she asked questions, criticized everything, and told stories of the people whom she knew.
3 Amy was a model of docility, and as her aunt was a good deal occupied with Flo, she was left to entertain her friend, and did it with more than her usual success.
4 I had always hoped to entertain him with most marked distinction when heaven had granted us a safe return from beyond the seas.
5 I resisted all the way: a new thing for me, and a circumstance which greatly strengthened the bad opinion Bessie and Miss Abbot were disposed to entertain of me.
6 He listened to her with perfect indifference while she chose to entertain herself in this manner; and as his composure convinced her that all was safe, her wit flowed long.
7 They lagged behind, while Elizabeth, Kitty, and Darcy were to entertain each other.
8 He succeeded; but Edgar did not mean to entertain him with any high flights of passion.
9 Be off, and entertain her as nicely as you can.
10 The emperor had a mind one day to entertain me with several of the country shows, wherein they exceed all nations I have known, both for dexterity and magnificence.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
11 A fancy came into my head, that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.
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12 Lily felt for these objects the same distaste which the prisoner may entertain for the fittings of the court-room.
13 I wouldn't be satisfied to entertain like the Welly Brys; I'd want something that would look more easy and natural, more as if I took it in my stride.
14 She bubbled at Juanita, the president of the club, that she wanted to entertain them.
15 Mrs. Perry confided, "My, it's a shame we got to entertain you in such a cramped place."