GRADE in a Sentence

Learn GRADE from example sentences; some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

32 example sentences for GRADE, such as:

1. She's still only on a secretarial grade.
2. Yeah, Jenny and I go back to sixth grade.
3. Children will learn to multiply in the second grade.
4. This grade of wool can be sold at a fairly low price.
5. Gina's grades have improved marginally since last term.

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 Meanings and Examples of GRADE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a level of quality, size, or importance
 n.  a number or letter that shows how good someone's work or performance is
 n.  a school class in which all the children are of a similar age or ability
 v.  assign a rank or rating to
Classic Sentence:
1  Women of a certain grade are like prosperous grisettes in one respect, they seldom return home after twelve o'clock.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 99. The Law.
2  She was not above selling a poor grade of lumber for the price of good lumber if she thought she would not be detected, and she had no scruples about black-guarding the other lumber dealers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  I don't think it would exonerate him, either with them, or with legal functionaries of a higher grade.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  The indelicate clacking of the men's heels and the shuffling of their soles reminded him that their grade of culture differed from his.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE DEAD
5  The Minister of War came up and congratulated him on the Maria Theresa Order of the third grade, which the Emperor was conferring on him.
War and Peace 1 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII
6  In the living-room Vida and Kennicott debated "the value of manual training in grades below the eighth," while Carol sat beside Guy at the dining table, buttering pop-corn.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
7  They put these up in several grades, and sold them at several prices; but the contents of the cans all came out of the same hopper.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
8  All this segregation by color is largely independent of that natural clustering by social grades common to all communities.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
9  No student, I think, who has had the opportunity of doing this could go out into the world and content himself with the poorest grades.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IV.
10  He might dissect, anatomize, and give names; but, not to speak of a final cause, causes in their secondary and tertiary grades were utterly unknown to him.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
11  The only things of real value are honest personal contacts, contacts with higher officials, albeit higher officials of the lower grades, you understand.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
12  It had the same long regularly graded retreating slope from above the brows, which were likewise very projecting, like two long promontories thickly wooded on top.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
13  Then the old fence near the bootmaker's must be pulled down at once and a post stuck up with a whisp of straw so as to look like grading.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In ACT I
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Yeah, Jenny and I go back to sixth grade.
2  Children will learn to multiply in the second grade.
3  This grade of wool can be sold at a fairly low price.
4  I was just in grade school at the time, but I remember it perfectly.
5  She's still only on a secretarial grade.
6  There are some programs, starting in the fifth grade, which gets kids to think about the heroic mentality, the heroic imagination.
7  Considering how well you have done in the course so far, you have no real reason for such pessimism about your final grade.
8  He's not in the first grade as a musician, why do you want to learn piano from him?
9  I always thought I was good at math until I had to give up helping Chelsea with her homework when she was in ninth grade; an illusion bites the dust.
10  Her progression through the grades of the civil service had been rapid.
11  There is no doubt that grades have improved and interest in education has revived.
12  It's common practice in many countries for pupils to repeat a year if their grades are low.
13  Gina's grades have improved marginally since last term.
14  The air seemed to have different grades of warmth and chill in it; they were passing a farmyard with strong-smelling, acrid from the sour smell of manure.
15  She looked for some sign of approbation from her parents, hoping her good grades would please them.