LEISURE in a Sentence

Learn LEISURE from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of LEISURE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
leisure
 n.  the time when someone are free from work or other duties and can relax
Classic Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
1  For Ashley was born of a line of men who used their leisure for thinking, not doing, for spinning brightly colored dreams that had in them no touch of reality.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  The sight of so much hurrying made Scarlett, fresh from rural leisure and quiet, almost breathless, but she liked it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  She thought of the faithful few who remained at Tara in the face of the Yankee invasion when they could have fled or joined the troops for lives of leisure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  More than that, he gave Scarlett greater leisure than she had had since she came to Atlanta the year before, because he had no liking for her presence at the mill and said so frankly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
5  You can go to the devil and not at your leisure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
6  The excursionists would be gone at least four hours; Lily and Selden had the whole afternoon before them, and the sense of leisure and safety gave the last touch of lightness to her spirit.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
7  Miss Bart, on her way to the station, had leisure to muse over her friend's words, and their peculiar application to herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
8  And so he had leisure to muse on all its exquisite details, as a hard worker, on a holiday morning, might lie still and watch the beam of light travel gradually across his room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
9  He could not wait for the midday recess, but seized a moment's leisure in court to scribble his telegram to Gerty Farish.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
10  Mr. Bry, a short pale man, with a business face and leisure clothes, met the dilemma hilariously.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
11  There, while Mrs. Gormer plunged into problems of lighting and sanitation, Lily had leisure to wander, in the bright autumn air, along the tree-fringed bay to which the land declined.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
12  Oh, trust us borers into the foundation to know about your leisure class.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  At his leisure, he employed the interval in braiding something very carefully in his watches below.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
14  And if you cannot kill them all at once, you must wing them, so that they can be afterwards killed at your leisure.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
15  They had to make some shift to furnish it, and every instant of their leisure was given to discussing this.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.
2  Most people only have a limited amount of leisure time.
3  Marry in haste, repent at leisure.
4  Whale-watching has become a growth leisure industry.
5  As for me, if I had fifty-three minutes to spend as I liked, I should walk at my leisure toward a spring of fresh water.
6  Swimming pools usually come under 'leisure centres' in the telephone directory.
7  The money will enable us to upgrade the town's leisure facilities.
8  The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have.
9  None but a wise man can employ leisure well.
10  This concept may be equally applicable in other sectors, such as services and information-ultimately producing more leisure time.
11  He put the idea by until he was at leisure to consider it carefully.
12  What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are.
13  Most people now enjoy shorter working hours and more leisure time.
14  Wealth may be an excellent thing, for it means power, leisure, and liberty.
15  Idle folks have the least leisure.