SCHEME in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SCHEME
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scheme
 n.  elaborate and systematic plan of action; chart or outline of a system or object
Classic Sentence: (125 in 9 pages)
1  Connie had not dared mention the Duncan scheme to him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
2  The scheme was soon repeated to Henry.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  A successful scheme of this sort generally brings on another; and the having been to Mansfield Common disposed them all for going somewhere else the day after.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
4  The Sotherton scheme was mentioned of course.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
5  If they persist in the scheme, they will find something.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  This acting scheme gets worse and worse, you see.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
7  Henry Crawford was in the first glow of another scheme about Thornton Lacey; and not being able to catch Edmund's ear, was detailing it to his fair neighbour with a look of considerable earnestness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
8  He knew his uncle too well to consult him on any matrimonial scheme.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
9  This scheme was that she should accompany her brother back to Portsmouth, and spend a little time with her own family.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
10  Every flattering scheme of being of consequence to her soon fell to the ground.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
11  She consulted, and in a degree was influenced by her in marking out the scheme of retrenchment which was at last submitted to Sir Walter.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 2
12  It would be going only to multiply trouble to the others, and increase his own distress; and a much better scheme followed and was acted upon.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
13  A scheme, worthy of Mrs Wallis's understanding, by all accounts; but my sensible nurse Rooke sees the absurdity of it.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
14  The scheme had received its first impulse by Captain Harville's wanting to come to Bath on business.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 22
15  He was beginning to think that his scheme had failed, when he beheld the form of Eustacia herself coming leisurely towards him.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
Example Sentence: (91 in 7 pages)
1  The amount is calculated according to the number of years you have paid into the scheme.
2  The scheme is also open to non-members.
3  We expect to announce details of the scheme later this week.
4  At first he was opposed to the scheme, but we managed to argue him round.
5  The scheme was criticized as too idealistic and impracticable.
6  A new training scheme to help the long-term unemployed is expected.
7  The scheme offers an ideal opportunity for youngsters to get training.
8  The government said it wanted to overhaul the employment training scheme to make it cost effective.
9  The rogue blew upon the scheme and so betrayed his partner to the police.
10  A good company pension scheme remains a potent weapon for attracting staff.
11  Whatever your colour scheme, there's a fabric to match.
12  She undertook the organization of the whole scheme.
13  Our thanks are due to Bob Lawrence whose unremitting labours have ensured the success of the whole scheme.
14  There was some debate as to whether the benefit scheme should be withdrawn or simply allowed to wither on the vine.
15  The scheme was all a big con.