PERSON in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PERSON
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
person
 n.  a human being
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  His very person and appearance were such as to strike the attention of the most casual observer.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  There are marks of blood in the room, but there is no wound upon his person.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  He knows that I am his superior, and acknowledges it to me; but he would cut his tongue out before he would own it to any third person.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  The mere sight of an official-looking person seals men's lips.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
5  Neither of them had time to speak, however, before there was a tap at the door, and the spokesman of the street Arabs, young Wiggins, introduced his insignificant and unsavoury person.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
6  The hand of God is leading us under the person of our Prophet.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
7  There was no wound upon the dead man's person, but the agitated expression upon his face assured me that he had foreseen his fate before it came upon him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
8  Then Mr. Oliver crumpled the paper which he had cocked into a snout and appeared in person.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
9  Or perhaps not a person's life; a county's.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
10  Vulgar she was in her gestures, in her whole person, over-sexed, over-dressed for a picnic.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 3
11  He was striding through the cars with the air of a person of authority, who is awaited, expected, and now comes.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
12  "Very well, then, we wish to see his rooms," said the lawyer; and when the woman began to declare it was impossible, "I had better tell you who this person is," he added.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
13  I next drew up that will to which you so much objected; so that if anything befell me in the person of Dr. Jekyll, I could enter on that of Edward Hyde without pecuniary loss.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
14  Men have before hired bravos to transact their crimes, while their own person and reputation sat under shelter.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
15  She supervised the meal officially, but implied that in her own stately person she considered lunch a weakness.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Or a person continue to lonely down, don't need anyone Li frets.
17  Why not be the person to prove anything,to live better,is for youself.
18  You should apply in person / by letter.
19  If you wish for further explanation, you'd better apply in person to the director.
20  You should apply immediately, in person or by letter.
21  It was mere waste of breath to argue with a person in so unreasonable a state of mind.
22  Mental attitude plays a far more important role in a person's success or failure than mental capacity.
23  Luckily, Nancy's father and her attorney were one and the same person.
24  On his refusal to appear in person or by his attorney, he was pronounced contumacious.
25  But the reverse is true when an attorney represents a person who is obviously guilty or whose guilt is widely perceived.
26  It gave me a big thrill to meet my favourite author in person.
27  The leader must be a person of authority.
28  Good love makes you see the whole world from one person while bad love makes you abandon the whole world for one person.
29  We all grow into the beautiful person that we're supposed to be.
30  It is an iniquitous system that allows a person to die because they have no money to pay for medicine.