EXPAND's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of expand
Definition:
v. become larger in size or volume; grow stronger; add details
Example:
China wants to learn from India's success in IT and expand international outsourcing, such as call centers, a booming sector in India.
Sentence in Classic:
Then it would suddenly seem to him that it was not she but he was so unusually beautiful, and that that was why they all looked so at him, and flattered by this general admiration he would expand his chest, raise his head, and rejoice at his good fortune.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Sonya, when he came in, was twirling round and was about to expand her dresses into a balloon and sit down.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And I hope it is not at all unlikely that he may expand (as a clerk of your acquaintance has expanded) into a partner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
In particular did Khlobuev expand, and wax full of civility and friendliness, and scatter witticisms and anecdotes to right and left.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
There is a time in the life of young women when they suddenly begin to expand and blossom like summer roses; this time had come for Fenitchka.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
Merriwether, wishing to expand her growing bakery, had tried to borrow two thousand dollars from the bank with her house as security.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
His large blue eyes seemed to expand as he gazed around the assembly, and his countenance appeared elated by the conscious dignity, and imaginary merit, of the part which he was about to perform.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
The heart, thus thrown back upon itself, works downward within itself, since it cannot overflow, and grows deep, since it cannot expand.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
He is thus completely wedged before and behind, and can only expand himself sideways by settling down on his stretched legs; but a sudden, violent pitch of the boat will often go far to topple him, because length of foundation is nothing without corresponding breadth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The lake now began to expand, and their route lay along a wide reach, that was lined, as before, by high and ragged mountains.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context