RESUME in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RESUME
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resume
 v.  give a summary; return to a previous location or condition
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Marius decided that the moment had now arrived when he must resume his post at his observatory.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
2  As she was about to resume her seat there, she observed on the spot which she had quitted, a tolerably large stone which had, evidently, not been there a moment before.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—ENRICHED WITH COMMENTARIES BY TOUSSAINT
3  The silence was now so profound in the quarter whence the attack must needs come, that Enjolras had each man resume his post of battle.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
4  "He only waits for one thing to determine him to resume his cassock, which hangs behind his uniform," said another Musketeer.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE
5  Aramis had some slight inclination to resume the cassock.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 34 IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT OF ARAMIS AND PORTHOS IS TREATED OF
6  It took some time for d'Artagnan to resume this little dialogue; but then all the ideas of vengeance which he had brought with him had completely vanished.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID
7  Reload the muskets, Grimaud," said Athos, "and we, gentlemen, will go on with our breakfast, and resume our conversation.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS
8  When Mammy returned she would resume her lecture on Scarlett's breach of hospitality, and Scarlett felt that she could not endure prating about such a trivial matter when her heart was breaking.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  She picked up her quill to resume her writing but laid it down when she heard Will coming in at the back door.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
10  She had hoped that the war being over, life would gradually resume its old face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
11  He did not resume his book immediately, but sat for a while meditatively looking out into the garden.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXII
12  When assured that all was still, and unable to detect, even by the aid of his practiced senses, any sign of his approaching foes, he would deliberately resume his slow and guarded progress.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
13  It took moments for it to cast off its battleful ways and resume its accustomed course of thought.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 24
14  They were about to resume their journey when one of the youngest and keenest-eyed uttered an exclamation and pointed up at the rugged crag above them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
15  They were compelled to make several long halts, and once or twice to return on their road to resume the direction which they wished to pursue.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The performers need a sufficient interval to resume their ordinary costume, before they re-entered the dining-room.
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3  If they're given a draft framework for such a body, the rebels say they are willing to resume negotiations.
4  I dared to put off the mendicant -- to resume my natural manner and character.
5  After the incision is healed, he can resume normal activities, but should avoid contact sports unless he has special permission from his doctor.
6  Don't strut out your resume until you have more accomplishments to list.
7  In a broadcast on state radio the government also announced that it was willing to resume peace negotiations.
8  She hopes to resume work after the baby is born.
9  The post office has promised to resume first class mail delivery to the area on Friday.
10  Please send your resume to the personnel department.
11  Send your resume with a cover letter that is specific to that particular job.
12  Missile attacks on the capital resumed at dawn.
13  He left the army and resumed civil life.
14  Normal services will be resumed in the spring.
15  The two countries resumed normal diplomatic relations.