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 Meanings and Examples of TRANSFER
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 n.  shifting; conveyance or removal of something from one place, person, or thing to another
Classic Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
1  The reason he had applied for transfer to the front, despite his useless arm, was that he realized, as the civilian population did not, the seriousness of the situation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
2  Scarlett was annoyed at the weight he attached to Bonnie's night terrors but she thought she could eventually remedy the state of affairs and transfer the child back to the nursery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
3  I see you are contemplating the transfer of your tempestuous affections from Ashley to me and I fear for my liberty and my peace of mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LXIII
4  Put by Rosedale in terms of business-like give-and-take, this understanding took on the harmless air of a mutual accommodation, like a transfer of property or a revision of boundary lines.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
5  For one of them may have received a transfer of letters from some third, and now far remote vessel; and some of those letters may be for the people of the ship she now meets.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
6  For a change, one could talk to the station agent; but he was another malcontent; spent all his spare time writing letters to officials requesting a transfer.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
7  When at last the time came for her to get out, she asked for the transfer, and was refused.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
8  The city, which was owned by an oligarchy of business men, being nominally ruled by the people, a huge army of graft was necessary for the purpose of effecting the transfer of power.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 25
9  And so, after a transfer of certain bills had passed from the man's pocket-book to the trader's, he resumed his cigar.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
10  In Tom's hurried exchange, he had not forgotten to transfer his cherished Bible to his pocket.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
11  Their transfer to myself would be ON PAPER only.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
12  Upon that Chichikov intimated that, out of respect for his host, he himself would bear the cost of the transfer of souls.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI
13  From various landowners in this canton I have purchased a number of peasants for transfer.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
14  During this transfer he felt a little stronger and was able to look about him and even speak.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIX
15  He would transfer a question to metaphysical heights, pass on to definitions of space, time, and thought, and, having deduced the refutation he needed, would again descend to the level of the original discussion.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
16  We have to transfer these anguished victims of the earthquake at first.
17  Iraq's Foreign Minister, Mr. Zebari let slip first thing this morning the news that it had been decided to bring forward the transfer of sovereignty to today.
18  The group took on a mix of investigations and new probes into misrepresentations by securities originators and underwriters, failures to repurchase problematic loans and failures to transfer ownership of collateral into the securities in question.
19  The sum of money has been transferred into my account.
20  The patient was transferred to another hospital.
21  The prisoners had been transferred to a different cell block.
22  At Birmingham I transferred to another coach.
23  I was transferred to the book department.
24  The officer transferred his affections to the other girl.
25  Last year Paul was transferred to our head office in London.
26  He has been transferred to a psychiatric hospital.
27  She transferred her gun from its shoulder holster to her handbag.
28  The ownership of that house was transferred to somebody.
29  The vehicle was driven to an underground garage where, say police, the robbers transferred four strong boxes full of cash into a getaway car.
30  The relaxation also covers foreign language teachers and researchers transferred to Poland by their companies, who will not need to apply for work permits.