Coming in a sentence

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Definition of Coming

  • Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next; as, the coming week or year; the coming exhibition.
  • Approach; advent; manifestation; as, the coming of the train.
  • Specifically: The Second Advent of Christ, called usually the second coming.
  • arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
  • the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
  • the act of drawing spatially closer to something
  • the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

How to use coming in a sentence. Coming pronunciation.

This esteem gave greater certainty that any backsheesh coming from the estate of Benn Claridge would not be sifted through many hands on its way to himself.
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Now, with amusement in his eyes, Prince Kaid watched David coming up the great hall.
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May thy coming be as the morning dew, friend," he added, taking David's willing hand.
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What Kaid had long foreshadowed seemed at hand: the coming of a European counsellor and confidant.
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First, Nahoum told the story of David's coming, and Kaid's treatment of himself, the foreshadowing of his own doom.
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Coming, he was received with careless consideration by the Prince.
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It had been a fine pleasure trip; we had fed fat on wonders every day; we were now well accustomed to stage life, and very fond of it; so the idea of coming to a stand-still and settling down to a humdrum existence in a village was not agreeable, but on the contrary depressing.
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Still, there were sights to be seen which were not wholly uninteresting to new comers; for the vast dust cloud was thickly freckled with things strange to the upper air-things living and dead, that flitted hither and thither, going and coming, appearing and disappearing among the rolling billows of dust-hats, chickens and parasols sailing in the remote heavens; blankets, tin signs, sage-brush and shingles a shade lower; door-mats and buffalo robes lower still; shovels and coal scuttles on the next grade; glass doors, cats and little children on the next; disrupted lumber yards, light buggies and wheelbarrows on the next; and down only thirty or forty feet above ground was a scurrying storm of emigrating roofs and vacant lots.
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What are you coming at?
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And for you, Mrs. Bawd, what'er your layings out are, your comings in are chiefly from my hands; for you have neither House nor Lands to secure you; but 'tis upon my Purse, that you depend; and I am he that keeps you all alive.
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And therefore gives up herself intirely to the Conduct of this Old Bawd: Who told her she would acquaint the Gentleman that had so great a Passion for her; that he was not unacceptable to her, and order him to pass by the door, to and fro, several times the next day, that so she might see him out of her Chamber-Window, after which Interview, they wou'd concert the measures that were to be taken, in order to their coming together.
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And therefore having Paid for the Pint of Wine she had call'd for, she attended the two Gentlemens motion; and finding they were ready to go (she having taken a distinct view of them thro' a hole in the wall) went out first herself, and waited in a convenient place for their coming out, which was soon after.
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Well, thee'rt a dear sweet Rogue for this Contrivance, says he, and I could almost kiss thee, but that thy Mouth's so strongly guarded by thy Nose and Chin, that there's no coming at it: I like thy Plot extreamly well; and I'll go presently and put it in Execution.
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And coming to the Goldsmith's Shop, he pulls his Ring off of his Finger, and asks him what he'll give him for't: The Goldsmith having look'd upon it, told him he'd give him Seventy Guineas for it.
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The Bawd, (since she saw nothing more was to be got by him) advises him to wait the Goldsmiths coming home, and then take a fit opportunity to go to her alone, and to pretend he was just come to Town; and to desire another Assignation from her, which being made, and you having once more Enjoy'd her, stay till her Husband comes, and do as you were first directed.
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My Master's coming up Stairs_.
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And that was the Occasion of my coming here to Night.
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Once I remember going along _Cheapside_, late at Night, a Citizen in a very good Garb, coming up to me, Madam, said he, will you accept of a Glass of _Canary_?
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For having been abroad about some business, and coming home i'th' evening, a young Spark, exceeding Beauish, (with a New Modish Suit of Cloaths on) that had been drinking hard all Day, would need be picking of me up, when I did'nt at all intend it.
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My Coming hither was to do you good, and to turn you (if Possible) from your Wicked Courses; but seeing you are hardened in it, and will not be reclaimed, I will take care to have your Quarters beat up, and spoil your Trading here for time to come.
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Examples of Coming

Example #1
Of Benn Claridge Prince Kaid had scarcely even heard until he died; and, indeed, it was only within the past few years that the Quaker merchant had extended his business to Egypt and had made his headquarters at Assiout, up the river.
Example #2
Perhaps because David wore his hat always and the long coat with high collar like a Turk, or because Prince Kaid was an acute judge of human nature, and also because honesty was a thing he greatly desired-in others-and never found near his own person; however it was, he had set David high in his esteem at once.
Example #3
What his object was in summoning David for an hour when all the court and all the official Europeans should be already present, remained to be seen.
Example #4
The Prince Pasha had settled that with David, however, at their first meeting, when David had kept on his hat and offered Kaid his hand.
Example #5
As a wind, unfelt, stirs the leaves of a forest, making it rustle delicately, a whisper swept through the room.
Example #6
By the time David had reached the group, the Prince Pasha was ready to receive him.