TEMPORARY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of temporary
a. not permanent; not lasting
The Administration says the tariffs were meant to be a temporary measure designed to give the American steel industry time to reorganize.
Sentence in Classic:
Segouin, perhaps, would not think it a great sum but Jimmy who, in spite of temporary errors, was at heart the inheritor of solid instincts knew well with what difficulty it had been got together.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
He was a solicitor and was using my room as a temporary convenience until his new premises were ready.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The temporary stable, a wooden shed, had been put up close to the race course, and there his mare was to have been taken the previous day.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The position was one of misery for all three; and not one of them would have been equal to enduring this position for a single day, if it had not been for the expectation that it would change, that it was merely a temporary painful ordeal which would pass over.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Petya soon came to himself, the color returned to his face, the pain had passed, and at the cost of that temporary unpleasantness he had obtained a place by the cannon from where he hoped to see the Emperor who would be returning that way.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Willarski was married to a Russian heiress who had a large estate in Orel province, and he occupied a temporary post in the commissariat department in that town.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All the pens in the centre of the large area, and as many temporary pens as could be crowded into the vacant space, were filled with sheep; tied up to posts by the gutter side were long lines of beasts and oxen, three or four deep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Fisher she was only passing through a temporary period of probation, since they believed that the apprenticeship she was serving at Mme.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Matvy Ilyitch Kolyazin, happening to be in temporary opposition, paid him a majestic visit; while the natives, with whom, however, he is very little seen, positively grovel before him.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
I did not, like him, attempt a critical knowledge of their dialects, for I did not contemplate making any other use of them than temporary amusement.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The exterior of the lists was in part occupied by temporary galleries, spread with tapestry and carpets, and accommodated with cushions for the convenience of those ladies and nobles who were expected to attend the tournament.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context