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 Meanings and Examples of PENSION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
pension
 n.  something paid or given; payment to a person in consideration of past services
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  As yet no animal had actually retired on pension, but of late the subject had been discussed more and more.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
2  For a horse, it was said, the pension would be five pounds of corn a day and, in winter, fifteen pounds of hay, with a carrot or possibly an apple on public holidays.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
3  He did not care what happened so long as a good store of stone was accumulated before he went on pension.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
4  And a scatter of odds and ends, like Cobbet of Cobbs Corner, retired, it was understood, on a pension from a tea plantation.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
5  He couldn't be a mere hanger-on, on her money and his own very small pension.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
6  All this profit-sharing and welfare work and insurance and old-age pension is simply poppycock.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  A good many persons of the pension had gone over to the Cheniere Caminada in Beaudelet's lugger to hear mass.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In I
8  A book had gone the rounds of the pension.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IV
9  The lovers were just entering the grounds of the pension.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VIII
10  It will be observed that Monsieur the Bishop had reserved for himself only one thousand livres, which, added to the pension of Mademoiselle Baptistine, made fifteen hundred francs a year.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
11  The government paid them a small pension, the ladies of the Petit-Picpus received them cordially.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—THE LITTLE CONVENT
12  The lancer had reasoned as follows: "The old druid has not sunk all his money in a life pension."
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE SUBSTITUTE
13  He knew Vevay well, and as soon as the boat touched the little quay, he hurried along the shore to La Tour, where the Carrols were living en pension.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
14  And if one of them is man enough to spit in my face for insulting him, I'll buy his discharge and give him a pension.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
15  The count inquired whether any of the ancient jailers were still there; but they had all been pensioned, or had passed on to some other employment.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  They are putting pressure on the government to equalize state pension ages between men and women.
17  My pension will provide for my dependants.
18  Full time welfare officers represent individuals at pension tribunals, and are able to offer professional advice on legal matters and housing.
19  She lived on a small pension.
20  They find it hard to live on their state pension.
21  The government has been encouraging individuals to opt out of the state pension scheme.
22  Thus for large numbers of older workers, poverty is experienced to the official pension ages.
23  The government is struggling to persuade the general public to keep up their contributions to the pension scheme.
24  The largest portion would go into the players' pockets, but the package included payments into a players' pension account and a donation to selected charities.
25  The largest portion would go into the players' pockets, but the package included payments into a players' pension account, better promotional activities, and a bonus for players who compete in all four Grand Slams and a donation to selected charities.
26  The company will inject over eight hundred million dollars of its own cash to improve the health of its pension fund.
27  When his pension fund failed, George feared he would end his days in penury. He became such a penny pincher that he turned into a closefisted, penurious miser.
28  He could not live on the pittance he received as a pension and had to look for an additional source of revenue.
29  Unwilling to disgorge the cash he had stolen from the pension fund, the embezzler tried to run away.
30  Because the law was retroactive to the first of the year, we found she was eligible for the pension.