TENANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TENANT
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tenant
 n.  occupant; one that pays rent to use land or building
Classic Sentence: (76 in 6 pages)
1  But, Crawford, though I refuse you as a tenant, come to me as a friend.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  I am sure of an excellent tenant at half a word.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
3  I am not particularly disposed to favour a tenant.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
4  In all these cases, there are established usages which make everything plain and easy between landlord and tenant.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
5  Depend upon me for taking care that no tenant has more than his just rights.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  Mr Shepherd was eloquent on the subject; pointing out all the circumstances of the Admiral's family, which made him peculiarly desirable as a tenant.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
7  Sir Walter was not very wise; but still he had experience enough of the world to feel, that a more unobjectionable tenant, in all essentials, than Admiral Croft bid fair to be, could hardly offer.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
8  Turner was apparently the richer man, so McCarthy became his tenant but still remained, it seems, upon terms of perfect equality, as they were frequently together.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
9  All the good work which has been done by Sir Charles will crash to the ground if there is no tenant of the Hall.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
10  On the other hand, if I should find the hut and its tenant should not be within it I must remain there, however long the vigil, until he returned.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
11  With tingling nerves but a fixed purpose, I sat in the dark recess of the hut and waited with sombre patience for the coming of its tenant.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
12  James came into contact with this fellow Hayes, because the man was a tenant of mine, and James acted as agent.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
13  Beside this chair, and still grasping one of its legs, lay the unfortunate tenant of the house.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
14  The fruit, or venison, which nourishes the wild Indian, who knows no enclosure, and is still a tenant in common, must be his, and so his, i.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  The Big House stands in half-ruin, its great front door staring blankly at the street, and the back part grotesquely restored for its black tenant.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence:
1  Wanted: Landlord seeks nice tenant for a wonderful apartment in a great neighborhood.
2  The tenant received two month's notice.
3  If a tenant is too dangerous to be living among the free, the state and only the state should make that determination and restrict his abode.
4  The lease stated that tenants should maintain the property in good condition.
5  She laid down strict rules for her tenants including prompt payment of rent.
6  The tenants were not prepared to pay the higher rents demanded.
7  They had exclusive possession of the property as tenants.
8  Calls for more legislation to protect tenants were not heeded.
9  At present many sheltered housing schemes are trying to cope with severe difficulties in relation to dementing tenants.
10  The law allows tenants three legal options to complain about a possible overcharge in rent.
11  The house is tenanted by two Chinese students.