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 Meanings and Examples of PHASE
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phase
 n.  any distinct time period in a sequence of events; stage
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  This was the third phase of his ascent.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
2  The violent conflict which had been going on within him since the preceding evening was not yet ended; and every moment he encountered some new phase of it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—THE TRAVELLER ON HIS ARRIVAL TAKES PRECAUTION...
3  Every one is acquainted with the first phase of this battle; a beginning which was troubled, uncertain, hesitating, menacing to both armies, but still more so for the English than for the French.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
4  The ultra spirit especially characterizes the first phase of the Restoration.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
5  From the phase of timidity, he had passed, by a natural and fatal progress, to the phase of blindness.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII—ADVENTURES OF THE LETTER U DELIVERED OVER TO ...
6  Grantaire had not yet reached that lamentable phase; far from it.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
7  Marius, still concealed in the turn of the Rue Mondetour, had witnessed, shuddering and irresolute, the first phase of the combat.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER IV—THE BARREL OF POWDER
8  Had it not been for him, no one, in that supreme phase of agony, would have thought of the wounded.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV—PRISONER
9  At each succeeding phase of improvement, which became more and more pronounced, the grandfather raved.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY F...
10  He was in that condition, the last phase of dejection, in which sorrow no longer flows; it is coagulated, so to speak; there is something on the soul like a clot of despair.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—A PEN IS HEAVY TO THE MAN WHO LIFTED THE FAUC...
11  'There might even be real men, in the next phase,' said Tommy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
12  Yet still, she breathed freer, a new phase was going to begin in her life.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
13  It was a phase of cheerfulness which was, as a matter of course, to be passed through every Christmas; and there was no more to be said.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
14  We can hardly imagine bucolic placidity quickening to intellectual aims without imagining social aims as the transitional phase.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
15  The pupils of his eyes, fixed steadfastly on blankness, were vaguely lit with an icy shine; his mouth had passed into the phase more or less imaginatively rendered in studies of Oedipus.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The phase of writing that is actually most important is revision.
2  The wedding marked the beginning of a new phase in Emma's life.
3  The child is going through a difficult phase.
4  McCarthy was asked to analyse the data from the first phase of trials of the vaccine.
5  She's going through a difficult phase.
6  The disease was discovered in an early phase.
7  Post-feminism does not actually exist because we are still in the phase of pre-feminism.
8  It was a very important phase of history.
9  The investigation has entered a new phase.
10  The program to phase down waste in natural sources is progressing successfully in the country.
11  But there's far less consensus on how much the EU might be willing to pay towards reconstruction in a post-war phase, now that it's clear that a conflict will not have United Nations approval.
12  Now, uttered before a stranger, the accusation cut me to the heart; I dimly perceived that she was already obliterating hope from the new phase of existence which she destined me to enter.
13  A refrigerant is a compound used in a heat cycle that undergoes a phase change from a gas to a liquid and back.
14  The seismic waves from a nearby earthquake will deform the cable minutely, leaving the returning light slightly out of phase with the light emitted by the laser.
15  The second phase of the trial restarts a legal juggernaut that could saddle the energy giant with the largest environmental penalty in U.S. history, and calculate the amount of crude oil that spewed from the crippled well.