PARAGRAPH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PARAGRAPH
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
paragraph
 n.  a note, item, or brief article
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  It was the Echo for the day, and the paragraph to which he pointed was devoted to the case in question.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
2  To be so near happiness, so near fame, so near the long paragraph in praise of the private theatricals at Ecclesford, the seat of the Right Hon.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  She could not doubt, she dared not indulge a hope, of the paragraph being false.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
4  The very first paragraph upon which Mr. Bumble's eye rested, was the following advertisement.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  I picked up the paper which he had thrown back to me and read the paragraph indicated.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
6  Well, it was only a paragraph, and all wrong at that, so you have not missed anything.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
7  This was the paragraph which I had been engaged in reading when he rose from his chair.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
8  I looked over the paper, for I really did not know what he meant; but he took it from me and pointed out a paragraph about children being decoyed away at Hampstead.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  His eyes fixed themselves on a paragraph in the evening paper which he had propped against the water-carafe.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
10  He replaced the morsel of food on his plate and read the paragraph attentively.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
11  Then he drank a glass of water, pushed his plate to one side, doubled the paper down before him between his elbows and read the paragraph over and over again.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
12  When he reached his house he went up at once to his bedroom and, taking the paper from his pocket, read the paragraph again by the failing light of the window.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
13  The opening paragraph, however, in the light of later information, strikes me now as ominous.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
14  "You see it is a serious annoyance," said Morcerf, when Beauchamp had finished the perusal of the paragraph.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
15  I will look at it again; and he read the paragraph for the third time, laying a stress on each word as he proceeded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
Example Sentence:
1  The editor omitted the third paragraph from the article.
2  The author mentioned it in the previous paragraph.
3  It will be clearer if you delete the last paragraph.
4  Start each paragraph on a new line.
5  Each paragraph begins on a new line.
6  Cut that paragraph and then paste it at the end of the page.
7  Three lines of the first paragraph were underscored in red ink.
8  You'd better refer back to Chapter One if you don't understand this paragraph.
9  Less is more: if you delete this paragraph, your whole essay will have greater appeal.
10  The logic of the concluding paragraph seems to elude me.
11  The first paragraph isn't indented, which is slightly problematic; it should be as second and third paragraphs.
12  After you read the next paragraph, you'll be offered the choice of three possible decisions.
13  On this account we recommend to omit from the Swedish draft the paragraphs 5.
14  You should indent the paragraphs of a letter.
15  Key paragraphs of the report are set in italic type.