FAMILIAR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of familiar
a. well known or easily recognized
To pass his driver test, John tried to be familiar with those roads.
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Perhaps she would never see again those familiar objects from which she had never dreamed of being divided.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Night was coming on rapidly, and it was almost dark before he at last found himself in a defile which was familiar to him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
My suspicions were all confirmed by his peculiar action in typewriting his signature, which, of course, inferred that his handwriting was so familiar to her that she would recognise even the smallest sample of it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His name was familiar to me, for many years ago my parents were acquainted with him, but they drifted apart.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Jeff Thatcher immediately went forward, to be familiar with the great man and be envied by the school.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The neighboring house had a something familiar about it; a window stood open; he flew in; it was his own room.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Levin had come across the magazine articles about which they were disputing, and had read them, interested in them as a development of the first principles of science, familiar to him as a natural science student at the university.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Whatever he said, whatever he proposed, was heard as though it were something long familiar, and the very thing that was not needed.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That familiar gesture brought back into her soul a whole series of girlish and childish memories, and suddenly the darkness that had covered everything for her was torn apart, and life rose up before her for an instant with all its bright past joys.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
From the third room came sounds of laughter, the shouting of familiar voices, the growling of a bear, and general commotion.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At last the sleigh bore to the right, drew up at an entrance, and Rostov saw overhead the old familiar cornice with a bit of plaster broken off, the porch, and the post by the side of the pavement.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context