MORTGAGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MORTGAGE
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mortgage
 n.  transferring property title as security for the repayment of a loan
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  She'd tell the family tonight she was going to Atlanta to borrow money, to try to mortgage the farm if necessary.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
2  Scarlett was going to Atlanta to borrow money or to mortgage Tara if necessary.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
3  If she were a man she would have that mill, if she had to mortgage the store to raise the money.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  It had come as a surprise to him that she even knew what a mortgage was and, at first, he was amused.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  A woman had no business even knowing what a mortgage was.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  Stowbody and Dawson foreclose every mortgage they can, and put in tenant farmers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  Haley has come into possession of a mortgage, which, if I don't clear off with him directly, will take everything before it.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  True, it is illegal to buy or mortgage peasants without land, but I can easily pretend to be buying them only for transferment elsewhere.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
9  I am not one of those landowners whom fellows of your sort visit on the very day that the interest on a mortgage is due.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
10  All that he would need to do would be to mortgage the dead souls, and then to set up a genuine establishment.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
11  He had condescended to mortgage as far as he had the power, but he would never condescend to sell.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
12  Nothing was left save a few acres of ground, and the two-hundred-year-old house, which is itself crushed under a heavy mortgage.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
13  If Sam seems a favorable subject, he and the merchant go to a lawyer, and Sam executes a chattel mortgage on his mule and wagon in return for seed and a week's rations.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
14  All of our property is free from mortgage, and is deeded to an undenominational board of trustees who have the control of the institution.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
15  Even the bits which are left are heavily mortgaged, and, like the rest of the land, tilled by tenants.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The bank refused to accept any mortgage on land.
2  More societies are expected to announce mortgage rate increases during the Conservative Party conference this week.
3  Your building society or bank will help arrange a mortgage.
4  Paying the mortgage is a big worry for many people.
5  Your father took out insurance to cover the mortgage.
6  It's difficult to get a mortgage on an old house.
7  The mortgage is a drain on our financial resources.
8  Higher mortgage rates have already had a major impact on spending.
9  He had to mortgage his house to pay his legal costs.
10  I'd like to stretch my mortgage payments out over a longer period if possible.
11  I can buy the house only if a mortgage for 2000 dollars is available.
12  You cannot apply all money to your mortgage.
13  The couple say their mortgage servicer, CitiMortgage, reported to the credit bureaus that they made partial payments that were delinquent.
14  They have spent post-crisis years making cosmetic changes to their businesses, shedding units ranging from commodities and proprietary trading to subprime mortgage servicing where new regulatory burdens make business impalpable.
15  The Justice Department flew in a lead prosecutor from Colorado and planned for a news conference in Washington to announce a lawsuit against Citigroup over mortgage securities that had imploded during the financial crisis.