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 Meanings and Examples of EXPRESS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
express
 v.  put thought into words; utter or state
 n.  very fast train; service for carrying goods quickly
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  During our walk, Clerval endeavoured to say a few words of consolation; he could only express his heartfelt sympathy.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
2  Sometimes I wished to express my sensations in my own mode, but the uncouth and inarticulate sounds which broke from me frightened me into silence again.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
3  I lived at West Egg, the--well, the less fashionable of the two, though this is a most superficial tag to express the bizarre and not a little sinister contrast between them.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
4  This outward mutability indicated, and did not more than fairly express, the various properties of her inner life.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
5  Thus the minister felt no apprehension that Roger Chillingworth would touch, in express words, upon the real position which they sustained towards one another.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
6  Your secret is safe with me; but pardon me if I express some surprise at so unnecessary a communication.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
7  I cannot express my disappointment in having missed you the day before yesterday, nor my astonishment at not having received any answer to a note which I sent you above a week ago.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
8  Long letters from her, quickly succeeding each other, arrived to tell all that she suffered and thought; to express her anxious solicitude for Marianne, and entreat she would bear up with fortitude under this misfortune.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
9  Edward was the first to speak, and it was to notice Marianne's altered looks, and express his fear of her not finding London agree with her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35
10  Understand, that I express no opinion, one way or other, on the trust I undertake.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
11  He says, no varnish can hide the grain of the wood; and that the more varnish you put on, the more the grain will express itself.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
12  Pointing with his pen at the office floor, to express that Australia was understood, for the purposes of the figure, to be symmetrically on the opposite spot of the globe.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIV
13  Towards Mr. Pocket, as a grown-up infant with no notion of his own interests, they showed the complacent forbearance I had heard them express.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXV
14  It is impossible to express with what acuteness I felt the convict's breathing, not only on the back of my head, but all along my spine.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII
15  I was beginning to express my gratitude to my benefactor for the great liberality with which I was treated, when Mr. Jaggers stopped me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
Example Sentence: (149 in 10 pages)
16  I feel impelled to express grave doubts about the project.
17  The school was founded with the express purpose of teaching deaf children.
18  The school was founded with the express purpose of teaching deaf children to speak.
19  I came with the express purpose of seeing you.
20  People under stress tend to express their full range of potential.
21  Many people never really express any anger.
22  I can't express how sorry I am.
23  The express train does not stop at this station.
24  May an old friend express his pride in your accomplishment and extend to you a wish for your continued success and happiness.
25  I felt I had to express my misgivings about her decision.
26  Although I deplore the vulgarity of your language, I defend your right to express yourself freely.
27  To express their gratitude, patients provided a more-or-less voluntary gratuity.
28  I am influenced; and the influence is sweeter than I can express; and the conquest I undergo has a witchery beyond any triumph I can win.
29  I knew fortune-tellers did not express themselves as this seeming old woman had expressed herself; besides I had noted her feigned voice, her anxiety to conceal her features.
30  Prince Charming could not express the odium he felt toward Cinderella's stepsisters because of their mistreatment of poor Cinderella.