EXTENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of extent
Definition:
n. extensive space or area; distance or area over which something extends; degree to which a thing extends
Example:
Fortunately Persian, up to a certain extent, is an exceedingly easy language, more so even than Italian.
Sentence in Classic:
That was to some extent in favour of the accused, as when seen quarrelling he was face to face with his father.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As you are aware, E is the most common letter in the English alphabet, and it predominates to so marked an extent that even in a short sentence one would expect to find it most often.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then Tom tumbled his ham over the bluff and let himself down after it, tearing both skin and clothes to some extent in the effort.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Levin understood to some extent, but not fully, and would have put a few more questions, when suddenly everyone began talking and making a noise and they moved towards the big room.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was distinctly conscious now of the birth of a new feeling of love for the future child, for her to some extent actually existing already, and she brooded blissfully over this feeling.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Just as Prince Andrew was a young man who gave promise of rising high in the military profession, so to an even greater extent Bilibin gave promise of rising in his diplomatic career.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Andrew had never yet seen a German theorist in whom all the characteristics of those others were united to such an extent.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Others have disgraced themselves to the extent of disobeying sentinels and officers, and have abused and beaten them.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Postulating some generalization as the goal of the movement of humanity, the historians study the men of whom the greatest number of monuments have remained: kings, ministers, generals, authors, reformers, popes, and journalists, to the extent to which in their opinion these persons have promoted or hindered that abstraction.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the latter case I was always very miserable afterwards, to think that I had said nothing to the purpose; or that she had no idea of the extent of my devotion, or that she cared nothing about me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
In his lay capacity, he persisted in sitting down in the damp to such an insane extent, that when his coat was taken off to be dried at the kitchen fire, the circumstantial evidence on his trousers would have hanged him, if it had been a capital offence.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context