Alone in a sentence

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Definition of Alone

  • Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solitary; -- applied to a person or thing.
  • Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.
  • Sole; only; exclusive.
  • Hence; Unique; rare; matchless.
  • Solely; simply; exclusively.
  • without any others being included or involved
  • without anybody else or anything else

How to use alone in a sentence. Alone pronunciation.

After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
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I ask him how it came he lived here alone; how it came that he made chairs, he, with brains enough to build great houses or great bridges; how it was that drink and he were such friends; and how he, a Catholic, lived here among us Quakers, so singular, uncompanionable, and severe.
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Sitting at table, Nahoum alone of all present had caught David's arrested look, and, glancing up, had seen the girl's face at the panel of mooshrabieh, and had seen also over her shoulder the face of his brother, Foorgat Bey.
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He was not, however, more perplexed and troubled than David, who, in the little room where he had been brought and left alone with coffee and cigarettes, served by a slave from some distant portion of the Palace, sat facing his future.
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His presence alone would have been enough to save the girl from further molestation; but, he had thrown himself upon the man like a tiger.
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The idlers had left him alone; none were staring at him now.
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He would expiate his crime and his sin, the crime of homicide for which he alone was responsible, the sin of secrecy for which he and another were responsible.
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If he has done after the manner of all others in power here, the fault is in the system, not in the man alone.
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He had been left alone in the vast dim hall while a slave, made obsequious by the sight of the ring of the Prince Pasha, sought his master.
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I came alone as one would come to the tent of a Bedouin chief whose son one had slain, and ask for food and safety.
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A thousand men were mine to command, but I came alone.
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They defiled our mosques; they corrupted our life; they ravaged our trade, they stole our customers, they crowded us from the streets where once the faithful lived alone.
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I came alone, because I had no fear that thou wouldst go to thy death shaming hospitality.
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In the red- curtained room Harrik sat alone, listening until he heard the far clatter of hoofs, and knew that the Nubians were gone.
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One day, when this war was over, he would go alone, save for a faithful few, to deal with these tribes and peoples upon another plane than war; but here and now the only course was that which had been planned by Kaid and those who counselled him.
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A caravan of camels hunched alone in the middle distance, making for the western desert.
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He was alone in the compartment with Lacey, whose natural garrulity had had a severe discipline in the months that had passed since he had asked to be allowed to black David's boots.
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He stresses the brazenness of the players in presenting, soon after the devastating storm of the night of November 26-27, 1703, two plays, 'Macbeth' and 'The Tempest', "as if they design'd to Mock the Almighty Power of God, _who alone commands the Winds and the Seas_." ('Macbeth' was acted at Drury Lane on Saturday, November 27, as the storm was subsiding, but, because it was advertised in the 'Daily Courant' on Friday, November 26, for the following evening, it would appear that, unless the players possessed the even more formidable power of foreseeing the storm, their presentation of 'Macbeth' at that time was pure coincidence.
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U.S. laws alone swamp our small staff.
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A man whom I did not know (he turned out to be the auctioneer's brother) noticed the wistful look in my eye, and observed that that was a very remarkable horse to be going at such a price; and added that the saddle alone was worth the money.
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Examples of Alone

Example #1
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #2
Now for the strange thing I hinted.
Example #3
I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.
Example #4
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #5
He had been even more astonished than David, and far more disturbed.
Example #6
He was called Foorgat Bey.