SUPERVISION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUPERVISION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  management by overseeing the performance and making certain that everything is done correctly
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  Pork, the only trained house negro on the place, had general supervision over the other servants, but even he had grown slack and careless after several years of exposure to Gerald's happy-go-lucky mode of living.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
2  He had no knowledge of the dawn-till-midnight activities of these women, chained to supervision of cooking, nursing, sewing and laundering.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
3  Scarlett, who had hoped for a freer rein when she escaped Mammy's supervision, discovered to her sorrow that Uncle Peter's standards of ladylike conduct, especially for Mist Charles' widow, were even stricter than Mammy's.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
4  Under the supervision of the Ladies' Hospital Committee, this was plain hard work and no fun at all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
5  The mills had been losing money ever since she retired from active supervision, leaving Hugh and Ashley in charge.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
6  In her youth, girls had not been supposed to require close supervision.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
7  When I took my entrance examinations, he was my examiner, and my course was arranged under his supervision.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
8  Tom Loker we left groaning and touzling in a most immaculately clean Quaker bed, under the motherly supervision of Aunt Dorcas, who found him to the full as tractable a patient as a sick bison.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  There was, as Squealer was never tired of explaining, endless work in the supervision and organisation of the farm.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter X
10  The sheep spent the whole day there browsing at the leaves under Squealer's supervision.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter X
11  His heart was weak, it appears, and he needed constant medical supervision.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
12  Our old chambers had been left unchanged through the supervision of Mycroft Holmes and the immediate care of Mrs. Hudson.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
13  The young men started living together in one set of rooms, under the remote supervision of a cousin on their mother's side, Ilya Kolyazin, an official of high rank.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
14  If there are a large number, it will instantly be ascribed to bad supervision or incompetent medical treatment.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In ACT I
15  His whole life hung on these two words: watchfulness and supervision.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  The local authority can apply for a supervision order for the child.
2  We ask the public to have their dogs neutered and keep them under close supervision.
3  Have positive work attitude and be willing and able to work diligently without supervision.
4  A toddler requires close supervision and firm control at all times.
5  Trainees will receive personal supervision from experienced staff.
6  New staff are trained to work without direct supervision.
7  UN recently passed a resolution welcoming the establishment of the Iraqi Governing Council, a council appointed under US supervision.
8  There they will supervise their cooks in preparing supper for the husbands, who will troop home after Happy Hour.
9  An executive officer was appointed to supervise the arrangements.
10  The UN pledged to help supervise the clearance of mines.
11  UN monitors will remain in the country to supervise the elections.
12  Always supervise children near water; always keep watch when children are in and around any water.
13  Lying idly on the sofa while others worked, Reggie denied he was slothful: "I just supervise better lying down.".
14  The jury determined that the airline was negligent in training and supervising the crew.