PERMIT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PERMIT
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permit
 v.  consent to; give permission
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She was panting, for her stays were laced too tightly to permit much running, but she walked on as rapidly as she could.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  Charles' aunt, Miss Pittypat Hamilton, had written her several times, urging her to permit Scarlett to come to Atlanta for a long visit, and now for the first time Ellen considered it seriously.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  The carriage plowed its way farther and halted for a moment to permit two ladies with baskets of bandages on their arms to pick precarious passages across the sloppy street on stepping stones.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  He had refused to permit it and stated heatedly that she had no more sense than a June bug and furthermore it gave him the fidgets to be around her longer than five minutes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  At first she tried to stifle the thoughts, but the hard self-honesty that lay at the base of her nature would not permit it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  But then, a divorce was unthinkable; and Ellen and Gerald, staunch Catholics that they were, would never permit her to marry a divorced man.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  If you will permit me, Mrs. Wilkes, I will use what influence I have in Washington to learn about Mr. Wilkes' fate.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  "If need be, our army will die to the last man before they permit the Yankees to advance farther into Georgia," snapped the doctor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  She went hastily up the two short blocks to Peachtree Street, breathing the unfouled air in as deep gulps as her tightly laced corset would permit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  She tied the other end to the back of the wagon, as securely as her awkward fingers would permit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Not yet," she said, as gently as the constriction of her throat would permit, "but we will be, soon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  For, of course, you know you have more charm than the law should permit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  Even if she worked on his sympathies and his duty toward his future family and gained his promise of a loan, she knew Suellen would never permit it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  His masculine vanity would not permit such a thought to stay long in his mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  She did so many things a husband should not permit, according to his views, but if he ordered her to stop them, argued or even criticized, a storm broke on his head.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  You cannot enter a military base without a permit.
2  For the sake of historical accuracy, please permit us to state the true facts.
3  The information at the centre will permit the board to determine exactly how close it is to achieving these change management objectives.
4  A group of senators plans to filibuster a measure that would permit drilling in Alaska.
5  Illegal immigrants can regularize their position by obtaining the necessary residence permit.
6  He can let the court's decision stand and permit the execution.
7  Farmers have learned that it is advisable to permit land to lie fallow every few years.
8  He is bound to succeed because his pertinacious nature will not permit him to quit.
9  The command "AT EASE" does not permit you to take a recumbent position.
10  I cannot permit you to temporize any longer; I must have a definite answer today.
11  We'll have the party outside, weather permitting.
12  It's unbelievable that they have permitted this trial to go ahead.
13  Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by law.
14  Dogs are not permitted in the building.
15  Such lightness of conduct is not to be permitted in church.