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 Meanings and Examples of EXAMPLE
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example
 n.  something that is typical of the group
 n.  a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding
 n.  a person or a person's behavior when considered as suitable to copy
Classic Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
1  This dauntless example fired Zara.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
2  "I follow the good example my neighbors set me," was Laurie's answer, as he swung himself out of the room.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
3  Miss Eliza Bennet, let me persuade you to follow my example, and take a turn about the room.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 11
4  For example, if my neighbour has a mind to my cow, he has a lawyer to prove that he ought to have my cow from me.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER V.
5  'Now, for example, Mr. Traddles,' said Mrs. Micawber, assuming a profound air, 'a judge, or even say a Chancellor.'
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
6  Yes, I should say he would never, for example, be worth five hundred pound.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
7  For example: You brought a divorce case, or a restitution case, into the Consistory.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
8  "Yes, I imagine that this will be the solitary example of a properly fitted hospital in Russia," said Sviazhsky.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 20
9  Caderousse set the example and attacked the breakfast with good appetite, praising each dish he set before his visitor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
10  Accept my acknowledgments for the example you have set me, and which I intend following.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
11  But you have discarded your titles after the example set you by Messrs.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
12  Of this I might cite numerous examples, but shall content myself with one relating to our own city.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIII.
13  The truth of what I say is confirmed by numberless examples both Roman and foreign, modern and ancient.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LIII.
14  It might, I grant, be harder to demonstrate this great superiority of foot over horse, had we not very many modern examples affording the clearest proof of it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII.
15  On the contrary, when those conspired against escape, they become harsher and more unsufferable than before, as, in the examples given, Florence, Athens, and Heraclea had cause to know.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
Example Sentence: (86 in 6 pages)
16  Illustration by example is better than explanation in words.
17  This is a typical example of Roman pottery.
18  An example is furnished by him.
19  It was an example of the authorities' lack of foresight.
20  Senior pupils are expected to set an example to the younger children.
21  He has patterned himself after the example of his father.
22  Living in a flat is all right, but it has its limitations - for example, you don't have your own garden.
23  Just to give you an example of his generosity-he gave me his old car and wouldn't take any money for it.
24  He sets an example to the other students.
25  Children always imitate the example of adults.
26  He's a classic example of a kid who's clever but lazy.
27  Many factors are important, for example class, gender, age and ethnicity.
28  The documentary was an example of investigative journalism at its best.
29  Some cautions must be mentioned-for example good tools are essential to do the job well.
30  She is a shining example of how to organize your time.