SIGN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sign
Definition:
n. public display of message; visible mark or indication
Example:
When I was a little girl, I heard that to dream of children was a sure sign of trouble, either to one's self or one's kin.
Sentence in Classic:
All that had been denied them had been freely given to him, the eldest; but the quiet glow of evening showed him in their faces no sign of rancour.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The end of these discourses was that one night during which she had shown every sign of unusual excitement, Mrs.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
There was no sign or trace of his passenger, and I fear it will be some time before he gets his fare.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
If this man ordered one, it is a sign of a certain amount of foresight, since he went out of his way to take this precaution against the wind.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He had been engaged to Miss Edith Woodley, of Carstairs, but the engagement had been broken off by mutual consent some months before, and there was no sign that it had left any very profound feeling behind it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then they all stuck a pin in their fingers to get blood to sign with, and I made my mark on the paper.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
In time, after many squeezes, Tom managed to sign his initials, using the ball of his little finger for a pen.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The confectioner of the town came out, and set up his booth there; and soon after came another confectioner, who hung a bell over his stand, as a sign or ornament, but it had no clapper, and it was tarred over to preserve it from the rain.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
His tail had grown rigid and twitched sharply from side to side, a sign in him of intense mental activity.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
He went into his study to see the people waiting for him with petitions, and to sign some papers brought him by his chief secretary.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He embraced Kitty, kissed her face, her hand, her face again, and made the sign of the cross over her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context