IMPINGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of impinge
Definition:
v. infringe; advance beyond usual limit; make physical impact on; touch
v. to encroach, transpass
Example:
How could they be married not to impinge on one another's freedom?.
Mr Foot was committed to unilateral nuclear disarmament. Cabinet Secretary Sir Robert Armstrong wrote: “Manifesto commitments impinge directly on the interests of the US and Nato.”
Sentence in Classic:
Through one of the broken panes I heard the rain impinge upon the earth, the fine incessant needles of water playing in the sodden beds.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context