TRANSITION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TRANSITION
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transition
 n.  going from one state of action to another
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  The transition from libertine to prig was so complete.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
2  But a third series of ideas turned upon the question how to effect this transition from the old life to the new.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 12
3  Levin smiled joyfully; he was struck by this transition from the confused, verbose discussion with Pestsov and his brother to this laconic, clear, almost wordless communication of the most complex ideas.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 13
4  There was only one stage in the transition from coldness to inspiration, at which work was possible.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 12
5  Again, as before, all of a sudden, without the slightest transition, he felt cast down from a pinnacle of happiness, peace, and dignity, into an abyss of despair, rage, and humiliation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 14
6  She had left a city which sat up nights to talk of universal transition; of European revolution, guild socialism, free verse.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
7  The transition is a keen one, I assure you, from a schoolmaster to a sailor, and requires a strong decoction of Seneca and the Stoics to enable you to grin and bear it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
8  Interrupting the dialogue by this abrupt transition, the scout had instant recourse to the fragments of food which had escaped the voracity of the Hurons.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
9  Then, with another transition in voice and subject, allusions were made to the virgin who wept in the adjacent lodge.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
10  Gross natures have this in common with naive natures, that they possess no transition state.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
11  There was now something so kind, so gentle, so openhearted, and so paternal in this brusqueness, that Marius, in the sudden transition from discouragement to hope, was stunned and intoxicated by it, as it were.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VII—THE OLD HEART AND THE YOUNG HEART IN THE PRES...
12  The transition was an unheard-of one.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE SEWER AND ITS SURPRISES
13  The transition had not been softened, and they would have been stunned, had they not been dazzled by it.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
14  But in upland hamlets the transition from a-bed to abroad is surprisingly swift and easy.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
15  Eternal rigidity had seized upon it in a momentary transition between fervour and resignation.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The negotiators hoped to effect a smooth transition to an interim administration.
2  This course is useful for students who are in transition from one training programme to another.
3  The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.
4  He will remain head of state during the period of transition to democracy.
5  The health-care system is in transition at the moment.
6  Adolescence is the period of transition between childhood and adulthood.
7  He will remain head of state during the transition to democracy.
8  We are in transition from an empire to a republic.
9  He said the carrier is ready for the transition and views it as an opportunity to attract discerning subscribers.
10  The transition from a rural agrarian to an urban lifestyle merits applying the term revolutionary to the process of industrialization.
11  Leo W. Buss in a pioneering monograph has explored the transition from unicellular to multicellular organisms in great detail.
12  Mandela led South Africa through a tense transition from apartheid to democracy and became president in the country's first all-race elections in 1994.
13  The pipeline would cross on route from Iran, earning the Pakistani government millions of dollars in transit fees.
14  The transit was damaged by flood; we were blocked at a remote mountain village.
15  During the transit strike, as common commuters I have to use other conveyance.