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 Meanings and Examples of FILE
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file
 v.  line; proceed in line
Classic Sentence: (88 in 6 pages)
1  You bring me, to-morrow morning early, that file and them wittles.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter I
2  I said that I would get him the file, and I would get him what broken bits of food I could, and I would come to him at the Battery, early in the morning.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter I
3  There was a door in the kitchen, communicating with the forge; I unlocked and unbolted that door, and got a file from among Joe's tools.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter II
4  The last I heard of him, I stopped in the mist to listen, and the file was still going.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter III
5  I got a dreadful start, when I thought I heard the file still going; but it was only a sheep-bell.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
6  And he stirred it and he tasted it; not with a spoon that was brought to him, but with a file.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter X
7  He did this so that nobody but I saw the file; and when he had done it he wiped the file and put it in a breast-pocket.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter X
8  I knew it to be Joe's file, and I knew that he knew my convict, the moment I saw the instrument.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter X
9  A dread possessed me that when I least expected it, the file would reappear.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter X
10  Either Orlick, or the strange man who had shown me the file.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVI
11  It almost seemed to me as if he must stoop down presently, to file at his leg.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIX
12  He'd no more heart than a iron file, he was as cold as death, and he had the head of the Devil afore mentioned.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLII
13  Again, the dreaded Sunday comes round, and I file into the old pew first, like a guarded captive brought to a condemned service.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
14  The door was then thrown open, and the general population began to come in, in a long file: several waiting outside, while one entered, affixed his signature, and went out.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
15  The rest, like the rank and file before an engagement, though they were getting ready for the fight, sought for other distractions in the interval.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 29
Example Sentence: (90 in 7 pages)
16  Once you've checked off the items you ordered, put this record in your file.
17  You must rename the file before you save it.
18  I will send you a copy of the file.
19  When you download the font it may be in a compressed format, such as a zip file.
20  The consecutive file saving method also created some problems.
21  You can't copy your file with this disc; it's full.
22  The only way to erase old file is to overwrite the file with special patterns.
23  The students file into the classroom.
24  Now, she may file for divorce, and all she must plead is that the marriage has broken down.
25  The debaters amassed file boxes full of evidence to bolster their arguments.
26  An unbiased account of her family problems was exposed in that file.
27  Also, payer and payee can't file joint tax returns in the same year alimony is paid.
28  In sorting out her hundreds of packets of seeds, Katya decided to file them by phylum.
29  The author was trying to articulate that his encrypted file system is effective.
30  The actor's wife has filed for divorce again.