Cheque in a sentence

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Definition of Cheque

  • See Check.
  • a written order directing a bank to pay money
  • withdraw money by writing a check

How to use cheque in a sentence. Cheque pronunciation.

The cheques he received varied greatly in amount,-from handsome remittances of a hundred pounds or so, down to minim gifts which made the young man feel uncomfortable when he received them.
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Bursts of laughter from the dining-room announced the success of an American joker, who, in return for a substantial cheque, provided amusement in fashionable gatherings.
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This noon came a letter from T. Pepys, the turner, in answer to one of mine the other day to him, wherein I did cheque him for not coming to me, as he had promised, with his and his father's resolucion about the difference between us.
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He had fortunately changed a cheque the day before and was able to give her five pounds.
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A comforting cheque for one thousand pounds was contained therein.
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On the porch of his home in Edmundton, smoking cigars, little heeding the rising of the waters; receiving visits from the Honourables Brush Bascom, Nat Billings, and Jacob Botcher, and signing cheques to the order of these gentlemen for necessary expenses.
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The humour in this financial sacrifice of Mr. Flint's (which the unknown new candidate was to make with a cheque) struck neither the Honourable Adam nor the Honourable Hilary.
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He had relieved them of such money as was in their pockets, and then had caused them to write sumptuous cheques on their banks, payable to bearer.
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I remember the quick way in which he would reach out for his account-book to enter each cheque paid, as though he were in a hurry to get it entered before he had forgotten it.
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The _certainty_ of Mr. Gurney's cheques made them very soon the most cheerful facts in the farm life.
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Once upset the system of things on which those two half-yearly cheques depended, how many more of them would be forthcoming?
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Mr. Gurney's cheque was safely put away in the Clough End bank, and clearly her best policy would have been to make things tolerable for the two persons on whose proceedings-if they did but know it!
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During the last four years they had been very poor, in spite of Mr. Gurney's half-yearly cheque, partly because of the determination with which he had stuck to his secret saving.
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And taking his courage in both hands, he told everything without a break: how he had been 'feeart' of what Sandy might say to him 'at th' joodgment,' how he had saved and lied, and how now he had seen David, had written to Mr. Gurney, and stopped the cheques for good and all.
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Mr. Gurney, a shrewd and pompous person, was interested in seeing Grieve's son, inquired what he was about, ran over the terms of a letter to himself, which he took out of a drawer, and then, with a little flourish as to his own deserts in the matter of the guardianship of the money-a flourish neither unnatural nor unkindly-handed over to the lad both the letter and a cheque on a London bank, took his receipt, talked a little, but with a blunted memory, about the lad's father, gave him a little general business advice, asked whether his sister was still alive, and bade him good morning.
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Both were satisfied, and the young man left the office with the cheque lying warm in his pocket, looking slowly and curiously round the shop where his father had earned it, as he walked away.
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First he took out the cheque, with infinite care, lest the breeze on the Embankment should blow it out of his hand, and spread it on his knee.
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Then a shock went through him; for there was Mr. Gurney's letter, the letter in which the cheque for 600 _pounds_ had been enclosed, and there was also that faded scrap of Sandy's writing which contained the father's last injunction to his son.
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It was an incoherent scrawl, telling the lad to change the cheque he enclosed in Bank of England notes and send them to the Rue Chantal, care of Madame Merichat.
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Oh dear, no!-Louie took everything as her right, and had once abused David through four pages because his cheque had been two days late.
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Examples of Cheque

Example #1
Still, he was provided for, and it could not be long before this dependency came to an end.
Example #2
Instead of making him a fixed allowance, the old lady supplied him with funds at uncertain intervals; with the unpleasant result that it was sometimes necessary for him to call to her mind his dependent condition.
Example #3
Among recent arrivals appeared a troupe of nigger minstrels, engaged to give their exhilarating entertainment-if space could be found for them.
Example #4
In the hall below a 'Hungarian band' discoursed very loud music.
Example #5
But he writes to me in the very same slighting terms that I did to him, without the least respect at all, but word for word as I did him, which argues a high and noble spirit in him, though it troubles me a little that he should make no more of my anger, yet I cannot blame him for doing so, he being the elder brother's son, and not depending upon me at all. 20th.
Example #6
So home and supper and to bed.