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 Meanings and Examples of USE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
use
 v.  put something to a particular purpose
 v.  take advantage of a person or situation
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  You shall share its use with me.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
2  I am sorry I do NOT," said Elinor, in great astonishment, "if it could be of any use to YOU to know my opinion of her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
3  Surely this comparison must have its use with her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
4  It was censure in common use, and easily given.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36
5  I did intend to ask you to use any little opportunities you might have after I was gone, of improving dear Joe.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
6  When I saw him turning, I set my face towards home, and made the best use of my legs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter I
7  I'm used to it, and use is everything.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
8  It will be of no use your rubbing yourselves; you won't rub the marks out that I shall give you.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
9  No use taking 'em otherwise, my dear,' said Mr. Omer.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
10  It was of no use asking myself this question now.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
11  I was accustomed to speak of the larder when I lived with papa and mama, and I use the word almost unconsciously.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
12  I understood Mrs. Micawber now, and begged her to make use of me to any extent.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
13  'You are not to suppose that he hasn't got a longer name, if he chose to use it,' said my aunt, with a loftier air.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
14  I complain that you really are a little unnatural towards your own family; and, as it is of no use complaining to you.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE
15  His main use of this tongue, is, to disparage Doctor Strong's young gentlemen.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. A RETROSPECT
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Please accept the use of our cottage as a quid pro quo for lending us your car.
17  Familiarise yourself with the new equipment before you attend to use it.
18  We will use every possible means to achieve our objective.
19  The United States is prepared to use military force to achieve its aims.
20  Her sparing use of make-up only seemed to enhance her classically beautiful features.
21  Fools look to tomorrow, and wise men use tonight.
22  I can't reach the top shelf unless I use a stepladder.
23  Separate off the top of the cream and use it to make butter.
24  Most humans only use a fraction of their total useful brainpower.
25  He made full use of the opportunity to travel.
26  The treatment does not involve the use of any artificial drugs.
27  A baby cannot use articulate speech.
28  Our chefs use only the freshest produce available.
29  Xerox is expected to use the cash to pay down debt from the insurance unit.
30  The riders use stirrups and large supporting saddles, so may be a cavalry unit.