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 Meanings and Examples of INSTRUCT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
instruct
 v.  teach; make aware of
Classic Sentence: (186 in 13 pages)
1  I understand and heed you," replied Eumaeus; "you need instruct me no further, only as I am going that way say whether I had not better let poor Laertes know that you are returned.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
2  We all love to instruct, though we can teach only what is not worth knowing.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 54
3  To these were joined several holy persons, as part of that assembly, under the title of bishops, whose peculiar business is to take care of religion, and of those who instruct the people therein.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VI.
4  The curiosity and impatience of my master were so great, that he spent many hours of his leisure to instruct me.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER III.
5  She hadn't liked the way he kept coming into the kitchen to instruct her, or the way he looked at her.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
6  The first step in her downward course was in her ceasing to instruct me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
7  "It wouldn't be the first time a little child had been used to instruct an old disciple, if it were so," said St. Clare.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
8  Now hearken, and I will briefly instruct thee how thou mayest unravel and overcome thy present task.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
9  After we entered in, and licence of open speech was given, we lay forth our gifts, we instruct him of our name and country, who are its invaders, and why we are drawn to Arpi.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
10  Now I will unfold what I doubtfully advise and purpose, and with your attention instruct you of it in brief.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
11  And not a man to instruct them.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
12  But then, philosopher that you are," said d'Artagnan, "instruct me, support me.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
13  But, then, to be able to instruct her child," continued the abbe, "she must have received an education herself.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
14  She was so thrilled, it was almost a pleasure to instruct her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
15  If I have acquired an interest in hearing of your instructive experiences, and can scarcely hear enough of them, I claim no merit for that, since I believe it is a general sentiment.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
Example Sentence: (58 in 4 pages)
16  Listen carefully to the instructions and jot them down.
17  Mr Howarth gave us very specific instructions.
18  Mrs Edwards gave instructions that she was not to be disturbed.
19  He countermanded his instructions to his staff officer.
20  Use this product only in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
21  On the landlord's instructions, the barmaid refused to serve him.
22  He had specific instructions to check everyone's identity cards.
23  The government has issued specific instructions on reducing waste disposal.
24  The task requires a good comprehension of complex instructions.
25  These instructions are mandatory, any violation will be severely punished.
26  His ambiguous instructions misled us; we did not know which road to take.
27  The general ordered the fleet to remain where they were and wait for the further instructions.
28  She will simplify the instructions so that the children could understand them.
29  Jill studied the garbled instructions with a bemused look on her face.
30  To avoid misapprehension, I am going to ask all of you to repeat the instructions I have given.