RELATIONSHIP in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RELATIONSHIP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  way in which two things are connected
 n.  a close romantic friendship between two people
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Demi paused to consider the new relationship before he compromised himself by the rash acceptance of a bribe, which took the tempting form of a family of wooden bears from Berne.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
2  I sought in her countenance and features a likeness to Mr. Rochester, but found none: no trait, no turn of expression announced relationship.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
3  It was not known that Wickham had a single relationship with whom he kept up any connection, and it was certain that he had no near one living.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 48
4  Elizabeth honestly and heartily expressed her delight in the prospect of their relationship.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 55
5  Sincerely wish you happy in your choice, and it shall not be my fault if we are not always good friends, as our near relationship now makes proper.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 49
6  I was very much surprised that Mr. Peggotty was not Ham's father, and began to wonder whether I was mistaken about his relationship to anybody else there.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
7  She might be firm, but only by relationship, and in an inferior and tributary degree.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
8  And immediately this glance established a living relationship between living men.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 17
9  Eustacia remained silent for a minute, and she said, "We are in a strange relationship today."
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 6 A Conjuncture, and Its Result upon the Pedestrian
10  This gaudy relationship did him little good at school.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
11  The two species that had resulted from the evolution of man were sliding down towards, or had already arrived at, an altogether new relationship.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VII
12  So began the relationship that at first startled Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
13  He had with him a daughter between five and six years of age, together with a lady who seemed to claim relationship to both, and to have the little one especially under her charge.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
14  Madame," replied Villefort "I can truly say that I have always entertained a high respect for my father, because, to the natural feeling of relationship was added the consciousness of his moral superiority.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
15  One would hardly have guessed the close relationship that existed between them.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 5
Example Sentence: (149 in 10 pages)
16  The relationship between the police and the local community has improved.
17  No matter how strong you are how notable your attainments, you have endruring significance only in your relationship to others.
18  We had been together for two years, but both of us felt the relationship wasn't really going anywhere.
19  This part of brain judges the spatial relationship between objects.
20  The key for happiness is not find a perfect person, but find someone and build a perfect relationship with him.
21  Their close and financially rewarding relationship was sufficient to call into question the independence and disinterest of the directors.
22  He confronted her with a choice between her career or their relationship.
23  She has a very close relationship with her sister.
24  As far as I am concerned the relationship is over - finito - and I can start living again.
25  This is a utilitarian relationship with nature, in which it becomes a treasure chest of consumer goodies.
26  Criticizing will only destroy a relationship and create feelings of failure.
27  Their relationship seems to lurch from one crisis to the next.
28  Come and retail the story of Jack's relationship with Mary to my friend here; he wants to hear every detail.
29  They want to establish a better working relationship between medical and nursing staff.
30  A successful relationship requires fall in love many times, always with the the same person.