NEIGHBOUR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NEIGHBOUR
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
neighbour
 v.  be located near or adjacent to
 v.  live or be located as a neighbor
Classic Sentence: (156 in 11 pages)
1  Hence every man feared his neighbour, and none spoke of the things which were nearest his heart.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
2  Each turned ostensibly to say--O whatever came handy--to his neighbour.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
3  At present, if we indeed journey to Ashby-de-la-Zouche, we do so with my noble neighbour and countryman Athelstane of Coningsburgh, and with such a train as would set outlaws and feudal enemies at defiance.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
4  It was not altogether from a love to his neighbour, or to himself, or from a mixture of both.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  Henry Crawford was in the first glow of another scheme about Thornton Lacey; and not being able to catch Edmund's ear, was detailing it to his fair neighbour with a look of considerable earnestness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  I want to be your neighbour, Sir Thomas, as you have, perhaps, heard me telling Miss Price.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  I hardly blame Thomasin Yeobright and neighbour Wildeve for doing it quiet, if I must own it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
8  No sooner was Andrey asleep and the first whiff of neighbour Yeobright's wind had got inside Andrey's clarinet than everyone in church feeled in a moment there was a great soul among 'em.'
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
9  The fact is that our friend, the baronet, begins to display a considerable interest in our fair neighbour.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
10  One other neighbour I have met since I wrote last.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
11  If she had to leave him he had rather it was to a neighbour like myself than to anyone else.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
12  One was Mr. Stapleton, a neighbour and intimate friend of Sir Charles's.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
13  I sent a hundred pounds to the nurse, and I gave her instructions about this cottage, so that she might come as a neighbour, without my appearing to be in any way connected with her.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
14  I am an interpreter, as perhaps my neighbour there has told you.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
15  Bless my heart,' would one turn to his neighbour, saying, 'how this man gets honoured and makes friends to whatever city or country he may go.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK X
Example Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
16  Danger is next neighbour to security.
17  The relationship between Scotland and its southern neighbour has not always been peaceful.
18  If its strategy succeeds, Mexico could even steal a march on its northern neighbour.
19  She could even make out that one of them didn't know how to spell "stupid," and that he had to ask his neighbour to tell him.
20  In Manhattan's chi-chi Sant Ambroeus restaurant, the pair of smartly dressed women at the next table are making not-so-surreptitious “eek” faces at each other, having clocked that their neighbour for lunch is Taylor Swift.
21  After the First World War Germany conceded a lot of land to her neighbours.
22  He was having to whisper in order to avoid being overheard by their nosy neighbours.
23  Better good neighbours near than relations far away.
24  Turn your radio down, or you'll wake the neighbours.
25  We can live without our friends, but not without our neighbours.
26  These new neighbours, to whom I was introduced yesterday, have come here from Singapore.
27  The neighbours reported seeing him leave the building around noon.
28  Each of London's districts had a distinct character that marked it off from its neighbours.
29  It's only common courtesy to tell the neighbours that we'll be having a party.
30  The tribe's development was more primitive than that of their neighbours.