PERMANENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PERMANENT
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permanent
 a.  lasting for a long time or for ever; remaining without change
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  Getting some work experience now will stand you in good stead when you apply for a permanent job.
2  He never paid attention in class and seemed to be in a permanent daydream.
3  They are now living together on a permanent basis.
4  Hostels are usually provided as a stopgap until the families can be housed in permanent accommodation.
5  The gallery hosts various exhibitions and a permanent collection.
6  Heavy drinking can cause permanent damage to the brain.
7  Researchers have determined that heading a football can cause permanent injury.
8  There is nothing permanent except change.
9  Jeff has permanent residence in Canada, but is still a US citizen.
10  Jeff has permanent residence in Canada, but as a U.
11  The permanent collection is displayed on the first floor, whilst the ground floor houses temporary exhibitions.
12  I'm not a permanent employee; I'm working here on a fixed-term contract.
13  Environmental groups had called for the permanent shutdown of the plant.
14  With this upcoming deal we hope to establish a permanent foothold in the US market.
15  I have a permanent job here.
Classic Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
1  permanent associations, possessing large capital, and.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI — HOW A PRINCE SHOULD CONDUCT HIMSELF SO AS T...
2  There were many limitations attached to the powers thus granted, and the organization was made permanent.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
3  The bill which finally passed enlarged and made permanent the Freedmen's Bureau.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
4  The foundations of knowledge in this race, as in others, must be sunk deep in the college and university if we would build a solid, permanent structure.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VI
5  As a result of this, the Legislature designated three cities to be voted upon by the citizens of the state as the permanent seat of government.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
6  Charleston was successful in winning the prize, and is now the permanent seat of government.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
7  The night-school at Hampton, which started with only twelve students, now numbers between three and four hundred, and is one of the permanent and most important features of the institution.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
8  After making a careful examination of the place, it seemed to be just the location that we wanted in order to make our work effective and permanent.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.
9  The wrong to the Negro is temporary, but to the morals of the white man the injury is permanent.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XI.
10  He had foreseen an immediate demand for money, but not a permanent drain on his scant resources.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
11  It was when Uncle Henry was giving her an account of her property that he broached the matter of her permanent residence in Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  It was hard to realize that Atlanta and not Tara was her permanent home now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
13  Even at the moment of marriage, she had not given a thought to the fact that the price she was paying for the safety of home was permanent exile from it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
14  He had meant to keep free from permanent ties, not from any poverty of feeling, but because, in a different way, he was, as much as Lily, the victim of his environment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
15  It has not yet been recorded that any human being has gained a very large or permanent contentment from meditation upon the fact that he is better off than others.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII