PROPERTY in a Sentence

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For PROPERTY, below is one of 340 sentences:
It was when Uncle Henry was giving her an account of her property that he broached the matter of her permanent residence in Atlanta.

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 Meanings and Examples of PROPERTY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
property
 n.  thing or things owned; possession
 n.  buildings or real estate
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The man owned the property, and the woman managed it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
2  Even with Honey, with whom he had an unspoken understanding of marriage when he came into his property next fall, he was diffident and silent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
3  It was when Uncle Henry was giving her an account of her property that he broached the matter of her permanent residence in Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
4  It was the bold way his eyes looked out of his swarthy face with a displeasing air of insolence, as if all women were his property to be enjoyed in his own good time.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
5  That terrific scandal concerning the Charleston girl he had compromised and the brother he had killed was public property.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
6  Here loomed up the dark bulk of the mock-orange hedge that marked the beginning of the MacIntosh property.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  Somewhere amid these ruins, undistinguishable from the others, lay what remained of her own warehouse on the property Charles had left her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
8  She just didn't know where her farms and town property and money had gone but everything had slipped away.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
9  Everything except the house she was living in was gone and Pitty did not stop to think that the house had never been hers but was the joint property of Melanie and Scarlett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
10  The few letters she had had from him in connection with Charles' property showed that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
11  The old lawyer was battling valiantly to save the house and the one piece of downtown property where the warehouse had been, so Wade and Scarlett would have something left from the wreckage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
12  I hear she lost most of her property and Mr. Henry Hamilton's in bad shape himself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
13  She even talked of building a saloon on the property where her warehouse had been until Sherman burned it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
14  Owning saloon property was a bad business, an unlucky business, almost as bad as renting to a house of prostitution.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
15  For some time there had been an agitation in Washington to confiscate all "Rebel property" to pay the United States' war debt and this agitation had kept Scarlett in a state of anguished apprehension.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
Example Sentence: (130 in 9 pages)
16  She relinquished her claim to the property.
17  She renounced her claim to the property.
18  The property is currently under offer to a client.
19  It's all go in the commercial property market.
20  My prime concern is to protect my property.
21  The property is in immaculate condition.
22  The lease stated that tenants should maintain the property in good condition.
23  When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
24  The council is encouraging the development of the property for both employment and recreation.
25  The fee charged by the realtor is directly proportional to the price of the property.
26  The police impounded cars and other personal property belonging to the drug dealers.
27  He divided up his property and gave a portion to each of his children.
28  The spacious gardens are a special feature of this property.
29  Few rich men own their property.
30  The hotel is not responsible for any loss or damage to guests' personal property.