EXPIRE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of expire
Definition:
v. come to an end; terminate; lose validity; breathe one's last breath; die
Example:
Doctors said two people who were wounded seriously in accident would expire in the way to hospital.
Sentence in Classic:
You told me, four weeks ago, that Thurston had an option on some South African property which would expire in a month, and which he desired you to share with him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
For I am generally disinterested in my love, and think I could be content to make a figure before Miss Larkins, and expire.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The old lady stood petrified with astonishment, peering over her glasses; Tom lay on the floor expiring with laughter.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Ever since that leave of absence had expired, more than a fortnight before, Natasha had been in a constant state of alarm, depression, and irritability.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They took a lodging in the house where I lived, for a week; at the expiration of which time they were to start for Plymouth.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Having availed himself of the expiring light of the candle to tie up in a handkerchief the few articles of wearing apparel he had, sat himself down upon a bench, to wait for morning.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
We accordingly determined to commence our journey towards the north at the expiration of another month.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Any other Atlanta woman would have expired in rage at having to listen to such bigoted ignorance but Scarlett managed to control herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context