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 Meanings and Examples of PARTICULAR
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
particular
 a.  special or more than usual
 n.  a small single part of a whole; detail
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  In old days Stamford had never been a particular crony of mine, but now I hailed him with enthusiasm, and he, in his turn, appeared to be delighted to see me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
2  In this particular corner of the room a large piece had peeled off, leaving a yellow square of coarse plastering.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  He took no particular notice of him, beyond thinking in his own mind that it was early for him to be at work.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
4  It was at this point that I asked Gregson whether he had enquired in his telegram to Cleveland as to any particular point in Mr. Drebber's former career.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
5  She addressed no one in particular.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
6  I've something very private and particular to say to you.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
7  It was land merely, no land in particular.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
8  He was the usual cut-and-dry apothecary, of no particular age and colour, with a strong Edinburgh accent, and about as emotional as a bagpipe.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
9  He had a particular pride in the phrase eminently practical, which was considered to have a special application to him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
10  Time, with his innumerable horse-power, worked away, not minding what anybody said, and presently turned out young Thomas a foot taller than when his father had last taken particular notice of him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV
11  He had no particular design or plan before him: no energetic wickedness ruffled his lassitude.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
12  I have for some time had a particular wish to speak to you.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
13  Mr. Gradgrind, it will be observed, being much softened, Mr. Bounderby took particular pains to harden himself at all points.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
14  It was a fine sight, to behold the learned dog barking round it, and Mr. Sleary instructing him, with his one practicable eye, that Bitzer was the object of his particular attentions.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII
15  It is unnecessary to be particular on these subjects.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  I have to know exactly why it is I'm doing a particular job.
17  The particular sonnet I am about to examine, however, approaches the subject from a much different perspective.
18  In the following sections and chapters the singularity and global structure of particular solutions will be analysed in more detail.
19  Unemployment has hit unskilled workers in particular.
20  The organization insists that it is apolitical and does not identify with any one particular party.
21  This may indicate that the brooches were consistently worn in a particular position, but not in the same way.
22  The motives influencing a particular individual may change from time to time.
23  Research associations are often linked to a particular industry.
24  The company needs to reduce its dependence on just one particular product.
25  Sociologists must maintain critical distance from the ideas of society at any particular time.
26  One player in particular deserves a mention.
27  He stares detachedly into the middle distance, towards nothing in particular.
28  That particular model is not currently in stock.
29  This particular model has a further refinement.
30  This painting is a particular favourite of mine.