REVERSIBLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REVERSIBLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
reversible
 a.  capable of being changed back to what it was before
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  Every one waited with his grasp set, and his body bent down to the work, ready to reverse and wind in.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
2  Since the first joy from Mr. Crawford's note to William had worn away, she had been in a state absolutely the reverse; there had been no comfort around, no hope within her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  William was gone: and the home he had left her in was, Fanny could not conceal it from herself, in almost every respect the very reverse of what she could have wished.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
4  Mr. Bumble has been heard to say, that in this reverse and degradation, he has not even spirits to be thankful for being separated from his wife.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
5  She impressed me neither favourably nor the reverse.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
6  The paper is thin, and the reverse will give the message.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
7  Very cautiously, for I remembered my former headlong fall, I began to reverse my motion.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
8  I was agonized with the idea of the possibility that the reverse of this might happen.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
9  When breakfast was over she walked out by herself, and wandered about the village of Allenham, indulging the recollection of past enjoyment and crying over the present reverse for the chief of the morning.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
10  Such behaviour as this, so exactly the reverse of her own, appeared no more meritorious to Marianne, than her own had seemed faulty to her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
11  Effect not soothing, but reverse.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
12  Her aim in dress was now quite the reverse of that she had pursued thirty years before.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 24
13  But what contributed more than all to his success was his direct, equable manner with everyone, which very quickly made the majority of the noblemen reverse the current opinion of his supposed haughtiness.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 31
14  A Ford, in reverse, sounded as though it were shaking to pieces, then recovered and rattled away.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  Many, under the influence of this prejudice, think their own masters are better than the masters of other slaves; and this, too, in some cases, when the very reverse is true.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
16  Some people looking after elderly parents have trouble with the role reversal involved.
17  The Financial Times says the move represents a complete reversal of previous US policy.
18  In many marriages there has been a complete role reversal with the man staying at home and the woman going out to work.
19  When children end up taking care of their parents, it is a strange role reversal indeed.
20  This represents an apparent reversal of previous US policy.
21  The reversal was a humiliation for his Party, which also runs India's central government, and a rare moment of hope for beleaguered opposition parties.
22  He has reversed himself on a dozen issues.
23  Another car reversed out of the drive.
24  Their situations are now reversed as employee has become employer.
25  I reversed the entire world,only put your reflection right.
26  The normal word order is reversed in passive sentences.
27  We had reversed the running order.
28  It felt as if we had reversed our roles of parent and child.
29  That may be a statistical aberration, but even over a longer period of time the steep drop in the labor force since 2008 has not reversed itself.
30  Google Inc on Thursday reversed its decision to remove several links to stories in Britain's Guardian newspaper, underscoring the difficulty the search engine is having implementing Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling.