INVOLVE in a Sentence

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Scarlett was very ignorant of the hidden side of men's lives and had no way of knowing just what the arrangement might involve.

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 Meanings and Examples of INVOLVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  wind round; connect with something; include necessarily; engage thoroughly
Classic Sentence: (88 in 6 pages)
1  They feared to ask, knowing it might involve an admission of his too close affiliations with the Yankees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
2  Scarlett was very ignorant of the hidden side of men's lives and had no way of knowing just what the arrangement might involve.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
3  But such a supposition did by no means involve the remotest suspicion as to any boat's crew being assigned to that boat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 50. Ahab's Boat and Crew. Fedallah.
4  "I don't want to involve any one with or for me," said George.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
5  To a man possessed of the higher imaginative powers, the objection to legal studies is the amount of detail which they involve.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
6  I know that it will involve many privations and inconveniences.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
7  It would be most right, and most wise, and, therefore must involve least suffering to go with the others.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
8  And yet that would involve treachery towards the mistress to whom this woman seems devoted.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  This hatred would involve the hatred of the arts.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
10  There are encounters which bind us, there are chances which involve us in duties.
Les Misérables 5 By Victor Hugo
11  "But such services as these might involve him with the authorities of the country in which he practices this kind of philanthropy," said Franz.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
12  Do not involve yourself or endeavour to involve him in an affection which the want of fortune would make so very imprudent.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 26
13  It was to have its service of the intellect, certainly, yet it was never to accept any theory or system that would involve the sacrifice of any mode of passionate experience.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
14  Would involve you in no scandal whatever, seeing that the affair would be carried through in secret.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
15  But most of them did involve absolute acquittals, you can believe that, but they can't be proved.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Discussions should involve local people both inside and outside the school.
17  I knew what the job would involve — I went into it with my eyes open.
18  Different circumstances involve adopting different tactics.
19  Repairs involve skilled labour, which can be expensive.
20  I didn't mean to involve you in all this.
21  We want to involve as many people as possible in the celebrations.
22  The reforms will inevitably involve a lot of new paperwork for teachers.
23  The measures to improve the health service will involve an increase in government spending.
24  This would inevitably involve his departure from the post of Prime Minister.
25  The kidnappers have given us explicit instructions not to involve the police.
26  Parents should involve themselves in their child's education.
27  Try to involve as many children as possible in the game.
28  The company is bound by a special agreement to involve the union in important decisions.
29  A retrofit may involve putting in new door jambs.
30  Most courses involve an average of eight hours attendance at college each week.