VACATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VACATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
vacation
 n.  leisure time away from work
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  Most of the students went home to spend their vacation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
2  In those days very few students were permitted to remain at the school during vacation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
3  With this disappointment I gave up all hope of getting out of the town of Hampton for my vacation work.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
4  Before the end of the vacation she gave me some work, and this, together with work in a coal-mine at some distance from my home, enabled me to earn a little money.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
5  While she was at her Ohio home on her vacation, the worst epidemic of yellow fever broke out in Memphis, Tenn.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.
6  During this first Christmas vacation I went some distance from the town to visit the people on one of the large plantations.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IX.
7  In nineteen years of continuous work I have taken but one vacation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
8  It seemed mean and selfish in me to be taking a vacation while others were at work, and while there was so much that needed to be done.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
9  The fact was that I did not know how to take a vacation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
10  I did not go home for my first summer vacation, but stayed in Lincoln, working off a year's Greek, which had been my only condition on entering the freshman class.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
11  Before I entered the Law School I went home for the summer vacation.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: I
12  He was spending his summer vacation, as he always did, with his mother at Grand Isle.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In II
13  He had nearly three hundred dollars in the bank, and might have considered himself entitled to a vacation; but he had an easy job, and force of habit kept him at it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 26
14  But the Christmas vacation was very far away: but one time it would come because the earth moved round always.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
15  First came the vacation and then the next term and then vacation again and then again another term and then again the vacation.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  After his vacation in this placid section, he felt soothed and rested.
17  I wish I could go, but my vacation is already taken up by other upcoming trips.
18  She greatly enjoyed her Hawaiian vacation and wanted to rhapsodize about it for weeks.
19  His summer vacation will end in the late August.
20  The historic feeling of the town makes it a pleasant place to base oneself for summer vacations.
21  However, some of them try to make good use of their vacations in gaining their working experiences in summer.
22  Three vacations occur in the course of the year,viz,two weeks at Christmas,ten days at Easter and the usual two months in summer.
23  He often hawked toothpastes in the street during the vacations.
24  A reversible decision is one that can be appealed or vacated.
25  By late in the afternoon, all police officers had vacated the government district of the capital, leaving behind burned military trucks, mattresses and heaps of garbage at the positions they had occupied for months.
26  He recently vacated his post as NHS Personnel Director.
27  Hotel guests are requested to vacate their rooms by twelve noon.
28  When you vacate the room, you should hand over the door key to me.
29  He would like an assurance that other forces will not move into the territory that his forces vacate.
30  Adele and I had now to vacate the library: it would be in daily requisition as a reception-room for callers.