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 Meanings and Examples of SWEAR
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swear
 v.  affirm or utter a solemn declaration; make promise or resolve on oath
Classic Sentence: (115 in 8 pages)
1  Utterson, I swear to God," cried the doctor, "I swear to God I will never set eyes on him again.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER INCIDENT OF THE LETTER
2  "Well, sir, it went so quick, and the creature was so doubled up, that I could hardly swear to that," was the answer.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
3  I swear by the Talmud," said the Jew, "that your valour has been misled in that matter.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  "They would swear the mother that bore them a sorceress for a zecchin," said the Preceptor.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  All he wanted was for Connie to swear, to swear not to leave him, not to give him away.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
6  'I'll swear he is not,' replied Mr. Brownlow, warmly.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
7  Tis against my conscience to curse and swear in company, and I hope any woman here will overlook it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
8  And I'll swear to do the best I can to let you take my place without anybody knowing.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
9  He was in dreadful earnest and made me swear, with my hands on the Testament, that whatever happened I would always be true to him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
10  Mother said he was quite right to make me swear, and that it was a sign of his passion.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
11  Lucy Parr, who had brought in the coffee, had, I am sure, left the room; but I cannot swear that the door was closed.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
12  I can swear to one thing, and that is that we have not been shadowed during the last two days.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
13  "I never saw a Devonshire man who did not swear by his county," I remarked.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
14  It is true that I have had only the one glance at him, and yet there are some things to which I am ready to swear.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
15  I swear that another day shall not have passed before I have done all that man can do to reach the heart of the mystery.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
Example Sentence:
1  I swear I'll never fail you again.
2  He that will swear, will lie.
3  If you swear you will catch no fish.
4  I swear by Almighty God that the evidence I shall give.
5  Don't swear in front of the children.
6  You should swear by Anna who's a good lawyer.
7  I swear by God I didn't mean it.
8  All members had to swear a solemn oath never to reveal the secrets of the organization.
9  Behind them was a confusion of noise, perhaps even a shot, but he couldn't swear to it.
10  It was a real shock, the first time I heard my mother swear.
11  Government employees swear an oath not to reveal official secrets.
12  "Are you in earnest? Do you truly love me? Do you sincerely wish me to be your wife?" "I do; and if an oath is necessary to satisfy you, I swear it."
13  "Who does he think he is? I am no American puppet. I am the president of a sovereign country and I am not answerable to anyone except the Filipino people," Duterte scoffed in a speech Monday. "Son of a bitch, I will swear at you."
14  A swearing in ceremony is set for this afternoon for a man who will replace the late Senator Ted Kennedy.
15  He was in a right tizzy, muttering and swearing.