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 Meanings and Examples of PERFORM
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perform
 v.  carry through; bring to completion; achieve or accomplish
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  You ought to know what miracles a woman can perform when she has a bit of cash.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
2  It seemed wonderful to him that any one should perform with such careless ease the difficult task of making tea in public in a lurching train.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
3  Miss Pragg, the secretary, had been called away, and there would be notes and dinner-cards to write, lost addresses to hunt up, and other social drudgery to perform.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
4  They belonged to the vast group of human automata who go through life without neglecting to perform a single one of the gestures executed by the surrounding puppets.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
5  After all, that task would be easier to perform, now that his personal stake in it was annulled.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
6  To make them run easily and swiftly, the axles of carriages are anointed; and for much the same purpose, some whalers perform an analogous operation upon their boat; they grease the bottom.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
7  , brand him in the forehead with a hot iron and perform upon him a surgical operation with a pair of tailor's shears.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In II
8  So long as we have wage slavery," answered Schliemann, "it matters not in the least how debasing and repulsive a task may be, it is easy to find people to perform it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 31
9  The dangerous weapons were brushed aside by the still nervous arm of the veteran, or fell of themselves, after menacing an act that it would seem no one had courage to perform.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
10  Endeavoring, then, to collect his ideas, he prepared to perform that species of incantation, and those uncouth rites, under which the Indian conjurers are accustomed to conceal their ignorance and impotency.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
11  In selecting another to perform the office of reclaiming his highly prized rifle, the scout had lost sight of none of his habitual caution.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
12  The days between Christmas and New Year's day are allowed as holidays; and, accordingly, we were not required to perform any labor, more than to feed and take care of the stock.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  I am thy creature, and I will be even mild and docile to my natural lord and king if thou wilt also perform thy part, the which thou owest me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
14  Do not think that I shall be slow to perform this sacrifice.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
15  In this manner, Hester Prynne came to have a part to perform in the world.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The children always perform a nativity play every Christmas.
17  We usually ask interviewees to perform a few simple tasks on the computer just to test their aptitude.
18  A computer can perform many tasks at once.
19  We should always perform before the workers, peasants and soldiers.
20  No great manual dexterity is required to perform the technique.
21  He promises, but does not always perform.
22  Before a rugby match, the New Zealand team perform a Maori war dance.
23  Plans are in hand to perform 'Oz' next semester.
24  Some animals perform elaborate mating rituals before they copulate.
25  The police perform a vital role in our society.
26  They will perform a short mime later.
27  I don't understand why a ballet company can't perform fresh new material instead of just bringing out the same old warhorses year after year.
28  Reversing round a corner is one of the manoeuvres you are required to perform in a driving test.
29  Thousands of people paid good money to watch the band perform.
30  The trained horses sashayed to perform.