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extent
 n.  extensive space or area; distance or area over which something extends
Classic Sentence: (123 in 9 pages)
1  It is a mistake to think that that little room has elastic walls and can distend to any extent.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  No purse, but loose money to the extent of seven pounds thirteen.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  Hogben's Folly was still eminent; the very flat, field-parcelled land had changed only in this--the tractor had to some extent superseded the plough.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
4  In the whole extent of the house, which but for the old woman remained otherwise empty, Mr. Hyde had only used a couple of rooms; but these were furnished with luxury and good taste.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
5  It really did seem to impress him, to the utmost extent of his capacity of being impressed.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
6  I am quite ready to go in for it, to the same extent as if I believed it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
7  The blustrous Bounderby crimsoned and swelled to such an extent on hearing these words, that he seemed to be, and probably was, on the brink of a fit.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
8  The wealth and consequence of the deceased Athelstane, occasioned this custom to be observed in the fullest extent.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
9  Having suffered so much, the capacity for suffering had to some extent left him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
10  He was estimating her, and the extent of the impression he had made.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
11  But to the extent I do own it, yes, most decidedly.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
12  Place any child among the ruling classes, and he will grow up, to his own extent, a ruler.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
13  But a parish has wants and claims which can be known only by a clergyman constantly resident, and which no proxy can be capable of satisfying to the same extent.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
14  On one occasion, indeed, he even went so far as to knock them both down a flight of stairs; but this was carrying out his virtuous precepts to an unusual extent.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  But these measures, however good in themselves, were insufficient for the real extent of the evil, the whole of which Sir Walter found himself obliged to confess to her soon afterwards.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  It is difficult to assess the full extent of the damage.
17  The government itself has little information on the extent of industrial pollution.
18  I was amazed at the extent of his knowledge.
19  The railway network had reached its greatest extent in route mileage.
20  We need to understand the true extent and nature of the problem.
21  Nevertheless there are initial considerations that all participant observers make to some extent prior to entering and during fieldwork.
22  This will relieve pressure on the trains to some extent.
23  To some extent, it has something of conservatism complying with reality, and rejects idealism and transcendentalism.
24  Until he saw the trapped wagons and animals, he did not realize the full extent of the catastrophe.
25  To the extent math refers to reality, we are not certain; to the extent we are certain, math does not refer to reality.
26  At issue here is the extent to which exam results reflect a student's ability.
27  A further consideration which has bearing on field relationships is the extent of participation on the part of the researcher.
28  Most students suffer from exam nerves to some extent.
29  They might be important, they innovate, they're flexible, but the implication is they don't need to be regulated to the extent of the banking system.
30  China's rapid economic growth in recent years has to a large extent been fuelled by business investment in new factories and other commercial premises, many of them producing low-cost manufactured goods.