SINCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SINCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
since
 ad.  from then till now
 conj.  because; as
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  But since he had seen her lips in the lamplight he felt that they were his.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  Zeena took the view that Mattie was bound to make the best of Starkfield since she hadn't any other place to go to; but this did not strike Ethan as conclusive.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  There was really, even now, no tangible evidence to the contrary; but since the previous night a vague dread had hung on his sky-line.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  He had often thought since that it would not have happened if his mother had died in spring instead of winter.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  And within a year of their marriage she developed the "sickliness" which had since made her notable even in a community rich in pathological instances.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  Of late, however, since he had reasons for observing her more closely, her silence had begun to trouble him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  Ethan's hand dropped from the door-knob, which he had held clenched since he had drawn the door shut on Mattie.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  It was a long time since any one had spoken to him as kindly as Mrs. Hale.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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9  Although born to the ease of plantation life, waited on hand and foot since infancy, the faces of the three on the porch were neither slack nor soft.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  They had known her for years, and, since their childhood, she had been a favorite playmate, for she could ride horses and climb trees almost as well as they.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  The troop of cavalry had been organized three months before, the very day that Georgia seceded from the Union, and since then the recruits had been whistling for war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  He hadn't been in Atlanta more than twice since the house party he gave last year at Twelve Oaks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  But since that day two years ago when Ashley, newly home from his three years' Grand Tour in Europe, had called to pay his respects, she had loved him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  And the daughters of their old friends had long since married and were raising small children of their own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  As always since childhood, this was, for Scarlett, a moment for adoration of Ellen, rather than the Virgin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (187 in 13 pages)
16  I heartily congratulate you upon your choice of your partner for life since l can't think of two people more suited to each other than you two.
17  Various ecological issues have come to the fore since the discovery of the hole in the Earth's ozone layer.
18  The country is presently in the throes of the worst recession since the second world war.
19  I have been there many times since the war.
20  She's lived there since before the war.
21  He's put on / gained weight since he gave up smoking.
22  Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
23  She's been working there since the beginning of last summer.
24  His face was fined down a lot since last year.
25  She had shared responsibility for her brother since girlhood.
26  The campaign has been gaining momentum ever since the television appeal.
27  She stands a good chance, since only two people are contesting the seat and the other candidate is very unpopular.
28  Smith is a most suitable candidate for such negotiator since his tact and quickness of mind are equal to the occasion.
29  Copper has been mined here since the sixteenth century.
30  All religions are created by man, including the concept of God, since time immemorial.