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 Meanings and Examples of VENTURE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
venture
 v.  put at risk; adventure
Classic Sentence: (204 in 14 pages)
1  It was impossible now to venture out of the shelter of the buildings.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
2  "That is just what I was about to venture to propose," returned the doctor with a smile.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER INCIDENT AT THE WINDOW
3  Which I accordingly venture, with all suitable apologies, to do.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
4  Among the latter was the Prior of Jorvaulx, in the most gallant trim which a dignitary of the church could venture to exhibit.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  I see," said Wamba, after a short pause, "that the fool must be still the fool, and put his neck in the venture which wise men shrink from.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  She would venture very gingerly on that experiment.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 6
7  He did not venture to say so, for Duncan was almost insane on the point of his art: it was a personal cult, a personal religion with him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
8  Mr. Bumble turned, and encountered the face of his interesting consort, who, imperfectly comprehending the few words she had overheard of his complaint, had hazarded the foregoing remark at a venture.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  Anne was considering whether she should venture to suggest that a gown, or a cap, would not be liable to any such misuse, when a knock at the door suspended everything.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 15
10  She knew him; she saw disdain in his eye, and could not venture to believe that he had determined to accept such an offering, as an atonement for all the insolence of the past.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 22
11  When he had got as close as he might safely venture without discovery he found that, owing to a cross-wind, the conversation of the trysting pair could not be overheard.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
12  A very strong doubt had arisen in his mind if Eustacia would venture down the hill in such weather; yet knowing her nature he felt that she might.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
13  Well, Mrs. St. Clair, the clouds lighten, though I should not venture to say that the danger is over.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
14  I think that we might venture a little farther than this.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
15  Regina I venture to think that a thrill of indignation will run through the country.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  A disastrous business venture lost him thousands of dollars.
2  The car-hire firm is their latest business venture.
3  They announced the start of a new commercial venture.
4  The success of the venture reflects great credit on the organizers.
5  How you finance a business is critical to the success of your venture.
6  They hoped the new venture would further the cause of cultural cooperation in Europe.
7  No current will not venture, there is no climbing mountain.
8  Any business venture contains an element of risk.
9  The joint venture ended in a legal wrangle between the two companies.
10  If you venture nothing, you will have thing.
11  The project is a joint venture between the public and private sectors.
12  I won't venture a step farther.
13  "A cheap sort of present!" thought Alice. "I'm glad they don't give birthday presents like that!" But she did not venture to say it out loud.
14  Don't be foolhardy. Get the advice of experienced people before undertaking this venture.
15  The Australian joint venture has be hold up by government red tape.