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 Meanings and Examples of REPRESENT
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represent
 v.  stand or act in the place of, as agent does
Classic Sentence: (193 in 13 pages)
1  No sewage, no street cleaning, and the Lutheran minister and the priest represent the arts and sciences.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  Respectively, they represent attacks on the Sperm and Right Whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and...
3  Their plaintive and terrific cry, which was intended to represent equally the wailings of the dead and the triumph to the victors, had entirely ceased.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
4  The songs of the slave represent the sorrows of his heart; and he is relieved by them, only as an aching heart is relieved by its tears.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  The hats of a regiment should properly represent the history of headgear for a period of years.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  For helpers, issuing swiftly from the bushes, carrying hurdles, had enclosed the Queen's throne with screens papered to represent walls.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
7  But who was to represent the Queen of Beauty and of Love on the present occasion no one was prepared to guess.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
8  I will represent the official police until their arrival.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
9  Watson, you are a British jury, and I never met a man who was more eminently fitted to represent one.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
10  Should I bring it to a successful conclusion, it will certainly represent the crowning glory of my career.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
11  But, in truth, Pearl was the one as well as the other; and only in consequence of that identity had Hester contrived so perfectly to represent the scarlet letter in her appearance.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
12  It was in vain to represent to her that some conveniences, tea perhaps included, resulted from this objectionable practice.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
13  It was sad to see him struggling between his desire to represent it to me as a matter of choice on his part, and his inability to conceal that it was forced upon him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
14  But I leave my partner to represent the firm.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
15  Good sir, allow me to represent to you that I am a Government officer.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence: (158 in 11 pages)
16  He uses the metaphor of fire to represent hatred.
17  These people represent a broad/wide swathe of public opinion.
18  The legends of King Arthur represent the apotheosis of chivalry.
19  The figures represent a general decline in employment.
20  Let me represent my ideas to you in another way.
21  She purports to represent the whole group.
22  The figures represent such overwhelming human misery that the mind wants to shut it out.
23  The two authors represent the opposite poles of fictional genius.
24  I have been picked out to represent the whole team.
25  The two speakers were chosen to represent opposite ends of the spectrum.
26  Not all patterns and marks seen on aerial photographs represent archaeological sites.
27  She was picked out from the whole class to represent them at the other school.
28  These results represent a major breakthrough in Aids research.
29  To be chosen to represent their country is the highest accolade for most athletes.
30  We believe you represent everything British racing needs.