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 Meanings and Examples of MISSION
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mission
 n.  assignment that is given to a person or group; operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; job; task
Classic Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
1  So, at last the horny-handed lady comes to her real mission.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
2  Belle Watling herself answered Captain Jaffery's summons, and before he could make known his mission she shouted that the house was closed for the night.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
3  He responded joyfully that to do so was his mission in life, and asked what form the rescue was to take.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  When Kennicott boasted, "We went through the mission at Santa Barbara," Harry broke in, "Yeh, that's an interesting old mission."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  It did rather seem to me that Cuzak had been made the instrument of Antonia's special mission.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
6  She had thought of speaking to the cook concerning her blunders of the previous night; but Mr. Pontellier had saved her that disagreeable mission, for which she was so poorly fitted.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVIII
7  And it was not long before all the men seemed to forget their mission.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
8  He made his horse bound into a gallop almost from a walk in his haste to go upon his mission.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
9  To that mission its stern, inflexible, energetic elements, were well adapted; but, as a Christian, I look for another era to arise.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
10  When I wander, her gentler spirit ever restores me, and keeps before my eyes the Christian calling and mission of our race.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
11  The yeoman having thus accomplished his mission, returned to the head-quarters of the allies, which were for the present established under a venerable oak-tree, about three arrow-flights distant from the castle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
12  And so saying he imitated the solemn and stately deportment of a friar, and departed to execute his mission.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
13  Oliver obeyed, and followed his master on his professional mission.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
14  It looks as if they always send their singular warning or token before them when starting upon their mission.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
15  All this, however, is foreign to the mission on which you sent me and will probably be very uninteresting to your severely practical mind.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
Example Sentence: (123 in 9 pages)
16  Their mission was to crack into the computer system of a major corporation.
17  The mission for the crew of the space shuttle Endeavour is essentially over.
18  It seems to be his mission to help others.
19  Her mission was to improve staff morale and output.
20  Momich's mission was to help young people in his local community.
21  He now has a mission in life: to expand the horizons of those around him.
22  Fears for the President's safety could overshadow his peace-making mission.
23  I must forget these side issues and remember my mission.
24  Getting out of bed in winter is one of life's hardest mission.
25  He was taken to a US airbase to be debriefed on the mission.
26  You know perfectly well I can't be blamed for the failure of that mission.
27  He is in charge of the civilian side of the UN mission.
28  For a few tense minutes, the astronauts lost radio contact with mission control.
29  The helicopter was returning from a reconnaissance mission.
30  The Methodist mission is situated in one of the poorest parts of the city.