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 Meanings and Examples of HUNT
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hunt
 v.  chase and try to catch and kill an animal or bird for food, sport, or profit
 v.  try to find something or someone
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "I've a good mind to go and hunt up those stomach powders I got last year over in Springfield," she continued.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  They seemed never too busy to drop work for a fish fry, a hunt or a horse race, and scarcely a week went by without its barbecue or ball.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  It needed salt badly but she was too hungry to hunt for it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  But anyone at Tara who won't work can go hunt up the Yankees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
5  She was born to be pampered and waited upon, and here she was, sick and ragged, driven by hunger to hunt for food in the gardens of her neighbors.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  At Christmas time Frank Kennedy and a small troop from the commissary department jogged up to Tara on a futile hunt for grain and animals for the army.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  A stable boy who didn't rub down his horse after a day's hunt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
8  On these occasions Hugh was forced to hunt up new workmen and the mill was late in starting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
9  Oh, Rhett, I just run and run and hunt and I can't ever find what it is I'm hunting for.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
10  Pitty, who desired nothing except to live comfortably amid the love of her relatives, would have been very pleased, in this matter, to run with the hares and hunt with the hounds.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
11  "Wait till she's old enough to hunt," he boasted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
12  I'm going to hunt in old towns and old countries where some of the old times must still linger.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
13  Miss Pragg, the secretary, had been called away, and there would be notes and dinner-cards to write, lost addresses to hunt up, and other social drudgery to perform.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
14  But it is women who are the calm realists once they discard the fetishes of the premarital hunt.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
15  Be careful in the hunt, ye mates.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
Example Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
16  He says that the jumbo is the greatest animal on earth, and that he loved to hunt them.
17  Several nomadic tribes of Indians would hunt in this area each year.
18  When my wife is in a peckish mood, she claims all I do is hunt, plan hunts, and advise others where to hunt.
19  Where I get a little uptight is when I think about the current job hunt and I'm told I don't have enough experience.
20  Swooping in for the hunt, the long-eared bat takes on the deadly deathstalker scorpion on foot;this scorpion's venom is so strong it is capable of killing a human.
21  A heartfelt video by an Iqualuit teenager has sparked a social media campaign against talk show host Ellen DeGeneres that conflates the commercial seal hunt on Canada's east coast with the rights of Inuit people to hunt seals in the north.
22  African hunting dogs will tear at the flesh of their victim until it is weak.
23  He'd already started construction on a hunting lodge.
24  Animal protection supporters gathered to protest against hunting.
25  This variety of dog is very useful for hunting.
26  Despite what the antis would tell you, hunting is for people from all walks of life.
27  Other people's weddings are the perfect hunting ground for ideas.
28  Lose an hour in the morning, and you'll be all day hunting for it.
29  We can catch the vast majority of people, but hunting down every last tax dodger is virtually impossible.
30  A good hunting dog is alert to every sound and movement around.