UNDERTAKING in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNDERTAKING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
undertaking
 n.  task or assignment undertaken; career
Classic Sentence: (115 in 8 pages)
1  I arrived here yesterday, and my first task is to assure my dear sister of my welfare and increasing confidence in the success of my undertaking.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
2  Six years have passed since I resolved on my present undertaking.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  I cannot describe to you my sensations on the near prospect of my undertaking.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
4  The materials at present within my command hardly appeared adequate to so arduous an undertaking, but I doubted not that I should ultimately succeed.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
5  These thoughts supported my spirits, while I pursued my undertaking with unremitting ardour.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
6  For a long time I have thought that each post would bring this line, and my persuasions have restrained my uncle from undertaking a journey to Ingolstadt.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
7  Besides, I found that my understanding improved so much with every day's experience that I was unwilling to commence this undertaking until a few more months should have added to my sagacity.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
8  If I were engaged in any high undertaking or design, fraught with extensive utility to my fellow creatures, then could I live to fulfil it.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
9  For this was it a glorious, for this was it an honourable undertaking.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
10  I am paid for undertaking it, and I do so.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
11  Vronsky had told Kitty that both he and his brother were so used to obeying their mother that they never made up their minds to any important undertaking without consulting her.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 12
12  In order to carry through any undertaking in family life, there must necessarily be either complete division between the husband and wife, or loving agreement.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 23
13  When Mrs. Harling made garden that spring, we could feel the stir of her undertaking through the willow hedge that separated our place from hers.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
14  In order to do this, I must that afternoon walk seven miles; and this, under the circumstances, was truly a severe undertaking.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  We went, as usual, to our several fields of labor, but with bosoms highly agitated with thoughts of our truly hazardous undertaking.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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Example Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  Despite the dangerous nature of the undertaking, the dauntless soldier volunteered for the assignment.
2  Don't be foolhardy. Get the advice of experienced people before undertaking this venture.
3  John was out of the town, it was a vain undertaking for us to attempt to catch him.
4  To try to memorize every word on this vocabulary list would be a mammoth undertaking; take on projects that are more manageable in size.
5  This paper examines some of the problems and difficulties experienced in undertaking surveys among illiterate and semiliterate commuters.
6  In those days, the trip across country was a dangerous undertaking.
7  He associated himself with his friend in a business undertaking.
8  He is interested in buying the club as a commercial undertaking.
9  We have to decide if this is a worthwhile commercial undertaking.
10  It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult undertaking which, more than anything else, will determine its successful outcome.
11  Who undertakes many things at once, seldom does anything well.
12  But pretty soon they see that long-legged undertaker make a sign to the preacher as much as to say, "Don't you worry -- just depend on me.
13  The word "undertaker" had long been in common usage.
14  Their brief is to undertake outreach work aimed at young African Caribbeans on the estate.
15  Do not undertake strenuous exercise for a few hours after a meal to allow food to digest.