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 Meanings and Examples of NEXT
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next
 a.  being the first one after the present one or after the one just mentioned
 ad.  immediately following in time or order
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  She hoped he would come back the very next day and she fell asleep looking forward to the morning.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  He evidently did not expect an answer and the next moment he gave her a surprise.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  Of course Mary did not waken early the next morning.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  This was quite a new idea to Alice, and she thought it over a little before she made her next remark.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
5  The next morning when they went to the secret garden he sent at once for Ben Weatherstaff.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
6  "They are eating next to nothing," said the nurse.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  Bursting their jackets one day and the next turning up their noses at the best meals Cook can tempt them with.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  By the next night he had opened the doors wide to his dark thoughts and they had come trooping and rushing back.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
9  said the Dormouse, who was sitting next to her.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI. Who Stole the Tarts?
10  The next witness was the Duchess's cook.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI. Who Stole the Tarts?
11  And he added in an undertone to the Queen, 'Really, my dear, YOU must cross-examine the next witness.'
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI. Who Stole the Tarts?
12  Walters was not expecting an application from this source for the next ten years.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  Before the next day three other servants were dead and others had run away in terror.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
14  Hardly a word was said during the next three-quarters of an hour.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
15  Almost the next minute she heard footsteps in the compound, and then on the veranda.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  Simon lay in bed thinking about the meeting next day.
17  She set the tray down on a table next to his bed.
18  I go to bed early if I'm travelling the next day.
19  The next year he didn't run track or play football.
20  I can't travel next month because of family obligations.
21  He's awaiting trial, which is expected to begin early next year.
22  The next stage of the trip is about one hundred miles.
23  A trip to the Summer Palace is programmed for next Sunday.
24  We are planning to go on a trip to Europe next month.
25  Their baby was born last/is expected next December.
26  You have heen pricked down for the next turn.
27  The continuation of the meeting was delayed until the next day.
28  They decided to postpone their holiday until next year.
29  The English version of the novel is due for publication next year.
30  The match was postponed to the next day because of bad weather.