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 Meanings and Examples of STOCK
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stock
 n.  certificate for shareholder of corporation; total amount of goods in a shop
Classic Sentence: (175 in 12 pages)
1  Along the entire route of several hundred miles, the tracks had been cleared and all the available rolling stock in the Southeast had been assembled for the movement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  She asked again about the fields, the gardens, the stock, and her green eyes had a hard bright glaze which Pork had never seen in them before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  And so the Fontaines still had their stock and their provisions, but Mimosa was held by the same strange silence that hung over Tara, over the whole countryside.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  They're off the main road, like we are, but they did get to the Calverts and they stole all their stock and poultry and got all the darkies to run off with them-- Sally began.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  I came back as soon as I got the stock safe in the woods.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  If the commissary took her stock, Tara could not possibly live through the winter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  Of course, five hundred of it went to paying for new stock and repairing the store and paying the rent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
8  Here there was no flooring and the assorted jumble of stock was piled helter-skelter on the hard-packed earth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
9  What he did at this desk the bewildered officials of the bank did not know, but he owned too large a block of the stock for them to protest his presence there.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
10  This connection with the well-fed and industrious stock of early New York revealed itself in the glacial neatness of Mrs. Peniston's drawing-room and in the excellence of her cuisine.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
11  She had set off so many newcomers on the social stage that she was like one of those pieces of stock scenery which tell the experienced spectator exactly what is going to take place.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
12  She examined the smooth stock, the carved hard rubber butt of the gun.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  He asked the veterinarian about the value of different breeds of stock; he inquired of Lyman Cass whether or not Einar Gyseldson really had had a yield of forty bushels of wheat to the acre.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
14  He then called for his harpoon, had the wooden stock drawn from it, and then had the iron part placed in the coffin along with one of the paddles of his boat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
15  Even for his classroom he had no platitudes, no stock of professorial anecdotes.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
Example Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
16  We have a huge stock of quality carpets on sale.
17  He made a huge profit from the sale of shares purchased in January under the company's stock option program.
18  We stock a wide range of domestic appliances, including fridges, freezers and dishwashers.
19  It was improper of the broker to withhold the information from the stock exchange.
20  Many white-collar workers, like stock brokers and investment bankers, find themselves in the unemployment lines.
21  The stock exchange rallied in response to the announcement of massive American investment.
22  The company's results are in line with stock market expectations.
23  I called my broker for advice about investing in the stock market.
24  In answer to your recent inquiry, the book you mention is not in stock.
25  That particular model is not currently in stock.
26  Some stores inventory their stock twice a month.
27  Simon's stock is high in the network news business.
28  The housing stock is no longer large enough for the population.
29  He acted as grand marshal of a stock car race.
30  Red tights are out of stock.