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 Meanings and Examples of OF
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
of
 prep.  to show possession, belonging, or origin
 prep.  to express relationship between part and whole
Classic Sentence: (205 in 14 pages)
1  Such were the lessons of my father.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
2  She appeared of a different stock.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
3  They were fond of the sweet orphan.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  A thrill passed over all of us.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
5  This is one of his sentimental days.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
6  The modesty of the demand shook me.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  I'm all out of practice, you see.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  That's one of his little stunts.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
9  A new point of view occurred to me.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
10  We're getting sickantired of it.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
11  There was no peril of discovery.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
12  My mother was quite sick of it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
13  The situation of the house was good.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
14  She was perfectly convinced of it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
15  Elinor blushed in spite of herself.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
Example Sentence: (203 in 14 pages)
16  We heard the beat of a drum.
17  Worry is a total waste of time.
18  I just lost all track of time.
19  A troop of visitors arrived.
20  Love is full of trouble.
21  Love is the true price of love.
22  Cotton is a type of material.
23  I love these type of books.
24  I love this type of book.
25  Vodka is a type of spirit.
26  He is a fine type of the youth.
27  The hour is a unit of time.
28  The metre is a unit of length.
29  Variety is the spice of life.
30  He has a variety of interests.