PREPARATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PREPARATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
preparation
 n.  cognitive process of thinking about what to do in case something happening
 n.  plans or arrangements to prepare for something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  My father was in the meantime overjoyed and in the bustle of preparation only recognized in the melancholy of his niece the diffidence of a bride.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
2  Why, that requires not this preparation; ye need not have come thus far and dragged your captain to the shame of a defeat merely to prove yourselves cowards.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
3  Thus we seem to see that, as regarded Hester Prynne, the whole seven years of outlaw and ignominy had been little other than a preparation for this very hour.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
4  They all rose up in preparation for a round game.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
5  Life could do nothing for her, beyond giving time for a better preparation for death; and that was given.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
6  The most prominent object was a long table with a tablecloth spread on it, as if a feast had been in preparation when the house and the clocks all stopped together.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
7  I told him I would do so, with all the interest and curiosity that his preparation awakened.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIV
8  I should have done so, without the preparation, as he had shaken hands with no one yet.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXII
9  This was all the preparation I received for that visit, or for others like it; Miss Havisham never wrote to me, nor had I ever so much as seen her handwriting.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVIII
10  That, coming on Wemmick's letter and the morning's busy preparation, turned the scale.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LII
11  He gave the cane another poise, and another switch; and having finished his preparation of it, laid it down beside him, with an impressive look, and took up his book.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
12  The counting-house clock was at half past twelve, and there was general preparation for going to dinner, when Mr. Quinion tapped at the counting-house window, and beckoned to me to go in.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
13  At last, to make the matter easier, I went upstairs with her; and having waited outside for a minute, while she said a word of preparation to Mr. Barkis, presented myself before that invalid.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
14  This preparation, Mrs. Crupp, after some difficulty, consented to warm up; and it shrunk so much in a liquid state, that we found it what Steerforth called 'rather a tight fit' for four.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. MY FIRST DISSIPATION
15  I think I committed every possible absurdity in the way of preparation for this blessed event.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
Example Sentence: (208 in 14 pages)
16  No athlete would dream of entering a big race without adequate preparation.
17  All worktops should be wide enough to allow plenty of space for food preparation.
18  Rub the surface of the wood in preparation for the varnish.
19  England missed key players through injury, lacked adequate preparation and was unable to match Australia's skill.
20  A food supplement is a preparation intended to supply nutrients, which are missing or not consumed in sufficient quantity in a person's diet.
21  The unhealthy nature of the site; the quantity and quality of the children's food; the brackish, fetid water used in its preparation; the pupils' wretched clothing and accommodations.
22  A big problem during the preparation of the world's largest helium balloon has forced the manned balloon altitude record attempt to be stopped.
23  England missed key players through injury, lacked adequate preparation and was unable to match Australia's skill, mental fortitude or desire.
24  Most scientists of the time were prepared to accept Darwin's case.
25  She was prepared to lie in order to achieve her ends.
26  Campaigners have said that they are prepared to defy the law in order to achieve their aims.
27  The important question is whether he is prepared to go to war to achieve his territorial ambitions.
28  The United States is prepared to use military force to achieve its aims.
29  He was prepared to risk everything in order to achieve his ambition.
30  They might well be prepared to do you harm in order to achieve their purpose.