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 Meanings and Examples of SIR
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sir
 n.  used as a polite or respectful way of addressing a man
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "Commissionaire, sir," he said, gruffly.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  A sergeant, sir, Royal Marine Light Infantry, sir.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
3  "This case will make a stir, sir," he remarked.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  Why, that's true, sir," he said; "though how you come to know it, Heaven only knows.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
5  Not a livin soul, sir, nor as much as a dog.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
6  "No, sir, we hain't," said one of the youths.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
7  Now, sir,' she continued, 'I had no intention of telling you all this, but since my poor daughter has disclosed it I have no alternative.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
8  "I cannot help feeling that Gregson is right, sir," remarked Lestrade.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
9  "Good morning, sir," a hollow voice boomed at him from a beak of paper.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
10  Well, sir, he was like the rest of us; every time he looked at my prisoner, I saw that Sawbones turn sick and white with the desire to kill him.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
11  "No, sir: I had a delicacy," was the reply.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
12  No, sir; I can make no hand of it; I can't describe him.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
13  "Quite right, Mr. Utterson, sir," replied the servant.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
14  "Yes, sir, he do indeed," said Poole.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
15  You may depend upon it, sir," he told Mr. Utterson: "I have him in my hand.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
Example Sentence:
1  And now, sir, to reward you for the accurate guess, I will promise to paint you a careful and faithful duplicate of this picture.
2  I would remind you of your lady's existence, sir, which the law recognizes, if you do not.
3  "And old Madam Reed, or the Misses, her daughters, will be solicited by you to seek a place, I suppose?" "No, sir; I am not on such terms with my relatives as would justify me in asking favours of them--but I shall advertise."
4  "Only take off the red cloak, sir, and then - " "But the string is in a knot - help me."
5  "Well, I should like to be a LITTLE larger, sir, if you wouldn't mind," said Alice: "three inches is such a wretched height to be."
6  "Excuse me, sir," said the man in glib English.
7  "O noble sir, give alms to the poor," cried Aladdin, playing the mendicant.
8  "Now, sir, what did you want to treat that poor dumb beast so, for?" "I done it out of pity for him -- because he hadn't any aunt."
9  "Is it because you have the prospect of a journey before you, Jane? Is it the thoughts of going to London that takes away your appetite?" "I cannot see my prospects clearly to-night, sir; and I hardly know what thoughts I have in my head."
10  "Your language is enigmatical, sir: but though I am bewildered, I am certainly not afraid."
11  I thought of the life that lay before me -- _your_ life, sir -- an existence more expansive and stirring than my own: as much more so as the depths of the sea to which the brook runs are than the shallows of its own strait channel.
12  She began, in a low, timid voice, 'If you please, sir -.'
13  Ok, my questions are over, stand down, sir.
14  I don't quite follow you, sir.