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 Meanings and Examples of PET
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pet
 n.  an animal that is kept in the home as a companion and treated kindly
 v.  touch an animal or person gently and affectionately with the hands
Classic Sentence: (74 in 5 pages)
1  In the years that followed that second christening, many changes had taken place in her that made the pet name incongruous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  Scarlett had neither the time nor the impulse to pet him but it made her jealous to see Melanie do it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  I--I was my mother's pet and I lay there and saw it all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  The mottled wise old eyes saw deeply, saw clearly, with the directness of the savage and the child, undeterred by conscience when danger threatened her pet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  But you miss the point, my pet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Will knew you were your father's pet and he didn't want to make it worse for you than it already was.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  It isn't losing their money, my pet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  My pet, I've been to the devil and he's a very dull fellow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  Sometimes I think you carry your truth telling too far, my pet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  My pet, the world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  You have such execrable taste, my pet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  And a damned sight too good for you, my pet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  My pet, it's written plainly on your face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  Laugh, if you like, but I wanted to take care of you, to pet you, to give you everything you wanted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  She was so like you, so willful, so brave and gay and full of high spirits, and I could pet her and spoil her--just as I wanted to pet you.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  By their use of the Internet, propagandists have been able to disseminate their pet doctrines to new audiences around the globe.
2  The little girl wants to cuddle her pet cat.
3  He said to himself that he would not speak a word, even when his aunt came in, but would sit perfectly still till she asked who did the mischief; and then he would tell, and there would be nothing so good in the world as to see that pet model "catch it."
4  This collie whelp won't do for breeding, but he'd make a fine pet.
5  Experts believe the elderly creature, that weighed a hundred and fifty kilograms, was once the personal pet of the British naturalist, Charles Darwin.
6  Losing a pet is the worst feeling, don't give up I'm sure she will be found!
7  She droned away for hours about her pet subjects.
8  His pet dog nipped into the room.
9  The loss of a pet can cause some people real anguish.
10  Benny is a pet name for the rabbit.
11  One owner left his pet under the stairs where the animal chewed through electric cables.
12  We have to match up the right pet with the right owner.
13  These pets require a lot of care and attention.
14  People were concerned that pets or wildlife could be affected by the pesticides.
15  They have many pets, including three cats.