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 Meanings and Examples of EXPERIENCE
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experience
 n.  practical contact with and observation of facts or events
 v.  encounter or undergo; feel; meet with
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The Boots pointed out the door to me, and was about to go downstairs again when I saw something that made me feel sickish, in spite of my twenty years' experience.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
2  I think Tom may be gradually falling into trouble, and I wish to stretch out a helping hand to him from the depths of my wicked experience.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
3  He had therefore experience to guide him, as well as hope, that he might again, as formerly, be delivered as a prey from the fowler.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
4  Both sisters had had their love experience by the time the war came, and they were hurried home.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
5  But he was a man of experience himself, and let life take its course.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
6  It was obvious in them too that love had gone through them: that is, the physical experience.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
7  Whereas the men, in gratitude to the woman for the sex experience, let their souls go out to her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
8  The world is supposed to be full of possibilities, but they narrow down to pretty few in most personal experience.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
9  Yet in some curious way it was a visionary experience: it had hit her in the middle of the body.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
10  The stand-offishness and the lack of frankness didn't bother her; she was having a new experience.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
11  She felt his experience had been deeper and wider than her own; much deeper and wider, and perhaps more deadly.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
12  For he knew by experience what it meant.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
13  And he was a thousand years older in experience, starting from the bottom.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
14  Connie, who understood nothing at all of the technicalities of motors, and who had had experience of breakdowns, sat patiently on the bank as if she were a cipher.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
15  Only to my experience the mass of women are like this: most of them want a man, but don't want the sex, but they put up with it, as part of the bargain.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He's got the experience and the authority to carry it off.
17  School trips give children firsthand experience not available in the classroom.
18  Candidates should have training and practical experience in basic electronics.
19  Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
20  Too much experience is a dangerous thing.
21  Driving through the total darkness was a slightly surreal experience.
22  To most men, experience is like the stern light of a ship which il-luminates only the track it has passed.
23  My recent bad experience has rather blunted my enthusiasm for travel.
24  You will experience some minor discomfort during the treatment.
25  We are looking for somebody with direct experience of this type of work.
26  She felt very inhibited by her own lack of experience.
27  It was a very frightening experience and they were very courageous.
28  I have but one lamp wait which my feet are guided ; and that is the lamp of experience.
29  A poet's work may be potentiated by his experience of war and of suffering.
30  She's well qualified but has no relevant work experience.