Being in a sentence

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Definition of Being

  • Existing.
  • Existence, as opposed to nonexistence; state or sphere of existence.
  • That which exists in any form, whether it be material or spiritual, actual or ideal; living existence, as distinguished from a thing without life; as, a human being; spiritual beings.
  • An abode; a cottage.
  • Since; inasmuch as.
  • a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
  • the state or fact of existing

How to use being in a sentence. Being pronunciation.

That mind has generous moments, David, for he took to being thankful for thy knocks.
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By now I had recovered myself, for it was no ghost I saw, but a human being more distraught than was myself.
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In the latter place he had been one of the Turkish Embassy, and, having none of the outward characteristics of the Turk, and being in appearance more of a Spaniard than an Oriental, he had, by his gifts, his address and personal appearance, won the good-will of the Duchess of Middlesex, and had had that success all too flattering to the soul of a libertine.
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Does any human being know what he can bear of temptation or of the daily pressure of the life around him?
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She was half realising one of the deepest things in existence, that the closest bond between two human beings is a bond of secrecy upon a thing which vitally, fatally concerns both or either.
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The lean, ghastly being smiled.
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What kind of being was behind the dark, fiery eyes and the pale, impassioned face?
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In his inner being he heard the dreadful challenge of Fate.
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A struggle between the East and the West was here to be fought out between two wills; between an intellectual libertine steeped in Oriental guilt and cruelty and self-indulgence, and a being selfless, human, and in an agony of remorse for a life lost by his hand.
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Five human beings on whom his terrible anger fell in times past had been thrust into it alive.
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It was being overpowered by vast elements, and life and being were atrophied in a deadly smother.
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The awful forces behind visible being hung him in the middle space between consciousness and dissolution.
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It got into his inner being.
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Meanwhile, he hated, admired, schemed, and got a sweet taste on his tongue from aiding David to foil Achmet-Higli and Diaz were of little account; only the injury they felt in seeing the sluices being closed on the stream of bribery and corruption kept them in the toils of Achmet's conspiracy.
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Over the plaintive pink and golden glow of sunset was slowly being drawn a pervasive silver veil of moonlight.
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As of February, 2002, contributions are being solicited from people and organizations in: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
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But more than all that, you must know I was afraid of being damn'd in those Days; for I kept sneaking, cowardly Company, Fellows that went to Church, and said Grace to their Meat, and had not the least Tincture of Quality about em.
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A Bill was likewise found against the _Players_ of the other House, in the Term abovementioned, for the following Expressions; but the Indictement being wrong laid, they were acquitted: but they were Indicted the Term following for the same, which Indictment is not yet tried.
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You are of a timorous Nature, and afraid of being damn'd. 'How have I lov'd, to Heaven I appeal; but Heaven does now permit that Love no more.
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Evil treated as Good, and Good as Evil, and all this highly aggravated by being done in cool Blood, upon Choice and Deliberation?
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Examples of Being

Example #1
Now for the strange thing I hinted.
Example #2
He welcomed me, and soon opened his whole mind.
Example #3
His eyes stared at me in fright.
Example #4
There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.
Example #5
It had, however, been the means of his premature retirement from England, for his chief at the Embassy had a preference for an Oriental entourage.
Example #6
He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.