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 Meanings and Examples of RECKON
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reckon
 v.  compute; take account of; have faith or confidence in
Classic Sentence: (208 in 14 pages)
1  Well-a-well, man that is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble, as the Scripture says, and I reckon it's so.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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2  This is a pretty early tick, I reckon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  It was all on account of the whiskey and the excitement, I reckon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  Oh, Tom, I reckon we're goners.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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5  I reckon there ain't no mistake 'bout where I'll go to.'
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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6  I reckon so," said Huckleberry; "anyways, I'm suited.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
7  I reckon we're safe as long as we keep mum.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
8  Tom, I reckon they're all alike.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
9  I reckon that'll be a good one.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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10  Well, if it's pretty dark I reckon I'll track him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
11  Well, I reckon maybe that's so.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
12  Well, there is company there, I reckon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  I reckon Injun Joe's left friends behind him, and I don't want 'em souring on me and doing me mean tricks.'
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
14  He had a gun which he had stole, I reckon, and we fished and hunted, and that was what we lived on.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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15  He had heard old Sowberry Hagan in his best days, and he said it laid over him, too; but I reckon that was sort of piling it on, maybe.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  You can always reckon on Jim; he'll never fail you.
17  The duke told him to make himself free and easy, and if anybody ever come meddling around, he must hop out of the wigwam, and carry on a little, and fetch a howl or two like a wild beast, and he reckoned they would light out and leave him alone.
18  So the duke said these Arkansaw lunkheads couldn't come up to Shakespeare; what they wanted was low comedy -- and maybe something ruther worse than low comedy, he reckoned.
19  All salaries are reckoned on contingent as well as on actual services.
20  We judged we could make miles enough that night to get out of the reach of the powwow we reckoned the duke's work in the printing office was going to make in that little town; then we could boom right along if we wanted to.
21  His lawyer said he reckoned he would win his lawsuit and get the money if they ever got started on the trial; but then there was ways to put it off a long time, and Judge Thatcher knowed how to do it.
22  She was widely reckoned the best actress of her generation.
23  It was generally reckoned a success.
24  Most of the population there are reckoned as uneducated.
25  I have not reckoned with the possibility of his turning up so soon.
26  A fool always comes short of his reckoning.
27  In the final reckoning , the president failed to achieve his major goals.
28  The day of reckoning is coming for the water company directors.
29  By my reckoning, this short cut will save us five miles.
30  After dinner comes the reckoning.