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 Meanings and Examples of SIGN
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sign
 n.  a gesture used to convey information
 v.  write one's name on to identify oneself as the writer or sender
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It is not a sign of humility to declaim against pride.
2  When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by his sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
3  I'll probably have to sign on with a nursing agency.
4  My agent has power to sign my name.
5  In order to validate the agreement between yourself and your employer, you must both sign it.
6  Trade sanctions were imposed against any country that refused to sign the agreement.
7  Politeness is not always the sign of wisdom, but the want of it always leaves room for the suspicion of folly.
8  We approach the end of the year with the economy slowing and little sign of cheer.
9  One sign of a heart attack is a tingling sensation in the left arm.
10  Only the manager has the authority to sign cheques.
11  It is an evil sign too see a fox lick a lamb.
12  I could see no sign of life in the deserted town.
13  Guests are returning in increasing numbers— a sure sign that we are on the right track.
14  It is an important sign of the Information Battle that appearance of digitization troop.
15  The police said that there was no sign of a struggle by the murder victim.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  sign to Madam Magloire that she is not to oppose him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
2  They never interfered with him by so much as a word or sign, in any action once entered upon.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
3  From where he sat he made an imperceptible sign to the tavern-keeper.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  Though she had emerged from the most unfathomable depths of social shadow, she bore on her brow the sign of the anonymous and the unknown.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
5  All at once she caught sight of the two others in the swing, stopped short, and put out her tongue, in sign of admiration.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER
6  The sign of his hostelry was in allusion to one of his feats of arms.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—FIRST SKETCH OF TWO UNPREPOSSESSING FIGURES
7  Madeleine could make his appearance at Laffitte's any morning, sign a receipt, and carry off his two or three millions in ten minutes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE
8  As she only knew how to sign her name, she was obliged to write through a public letter-writer.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—MADAME VICTURNIEN EXPENDS THIRTY FRANCS ON M...
9  One day the sisters heard her say amid her fever: "I have been a sinner; but when I have my child beside me, it will be a sign that God has pardoned me."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE BEGINNING OF REPOSE
10  He made a sign of the head in the negative.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—THE TRAVELLER ON HIS ARRIVAL TAKES PRECAUTION...
11  All three remained speechless, and indicated by a sign of the head that they did not know him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XI—CHAMPMATHIEU MORE AND MORE ASTONISHED
12  She removed one hand from his arm, and with the other made him a sign to look behind him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—FANTINE HAPPY
13  The guide made a negative sign with his head, which was probably perfidious.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—THE EMPEROR PUTS A QUESTION TO THE GUIDE LAC...
14  We might almost affirm that Napoleon's catastrophe originated in that sign of a peasant's head.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
15  The English occupied the encampment of the French; it is the usual sign of victory to sleep in the bed of the vanquished.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT