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 Meanings and Examples of REPAIR
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 v.  put something that is damaged, broken, or not working correctly
Classic Sentence: (102 in 7 pages)
1  When furloughs from the rapidly thinning army were denied, these soldiers went home without them, to plow their land and plant their crops, repair their houses and build up their fences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  The replacing of these posts was one bit of repair work Scarlett did not suggest and, if the negroes knew why, they kept their silence.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  The heavy old mahogany table, spread with cake and decanters, still presided in the empty-looking dining room but it was scratched and the broken legs showed signs of clumsy repair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  Not even Melanie's influence could repair the break of that gossamer thread.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
5  And Melanie, bewildered, broken hearted but still loyal, did not try to repair it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
6  Miss Sherwin's trying to repair the holes in this barnacle-covered ship of a town by keeping busy bailing out the water.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  That business consisted in fetching the Commodore's craft such a thwack, that with all his pumps going he made straight for the nearest port to heave down and repair.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
8  On the contrary, there was an air of neglect about his person, like that which might have proceeded from great and recent exertion, which he had not yet found leisure to repair.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
9  I seek to repair what is amiss, if I possibly can; and I hope you will assist me in a good spirit, Bounderby, for I have been very much distressed.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
10  No spider ever took more pains to repair the shattered meshes of his web, than did Waldemar Fitzurse to reunite and combine the scattered members of Prince John's cabal.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
11  Let him carry a written order to De Bracy's company of Free Companions, to repair instantly to their master's aid.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
12  It was in perfect repair: till the war the Weatherleys had lived in style there.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
13  It was necessary that he should immediately repair to Rome, whither this man had sped for health, and where he had died, leaving his affairs in great confusion.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
14  A short walk brought us to it, a bleak moorland house, once the farm of some grazier in the old prosperous days, but now put into repair and turned into a modern dwelling.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
15  Her daughter, aged fifteen, was among the punters, and notified with a covert glance the cheatings of the poor people who tried to repair the cruelties of fate.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
Example Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
16  It was too late to repair the damage done to their relationship.
17  The bridge will remain closed until essential repair work has been carried out.
18  Check that everything is in good repair before moving in, as you have to replace breakages.
19  This section of motorway will be under repair until January.
20  The child's clothes were in bad state of repair.
21  The building is in a bad state of repair.
22  I wandered the theatre – an old one from the thirties - kept in decent repair by those that love movies.
23  Our ultimate goal is to be able to form a pool of stem-cell-like cells that would be able to repopulate the organ or tissue you're trying to repair.
24  By the time Ben was fagged out, Tom had traded the next chance to Billy Fisher for a kite, in good repair; and when he played out, Johnny Miller bought in for a dead rat and a string to swing it with -- and so on, and so on, hour after hour.
25  The error she made was irremediable; she could see no way to repair it.
26  I am a stonemason avail for quality new install and repair work (stone, brick, tile, pavers, etc).
27  He also said the incident, which led to a lengthy operation to repair several deep lacerations to his left side, will not keep him from surfing again.
28  Racing was halted for an hour while the track was repaired.
29  While the front door is being repaired, please use the side entrance.
30  You ought to get your watch repaired.