FORECLOSE in a Sentence

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 v.  keep from happening or arising; make impossible
Classic Sentence:
1  Stowbody and Dawson foreclose every mortgage they can, and put in tenant farmers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  And you, Madam, will kindly refrain from undoing my work behind my back and foreclosing mortgages on any of the people I'm courting or selling them rotten lumber or in other ways insulting them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
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