English in a sentence

The word "english" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of english and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of English

  • Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.
  • Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons.
  • The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.
  • A kind of printing type, in size between Pica and Great Primer. See Type.
  • A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball.
  • To translate into the English language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.
  • To strike (the cue ball) in such a manner as to give it in addition to its forward motion a spinning motion, that influences its direction after impact on another ball or the cushion.
  • the discipline that studies the English language and literature
  • an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
  • (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
  • the people of England
  • of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people
  • of or relating to the English language

How to use english in a sentence. English pronunciation.

Of course, or you wouldn't be talking the English language-though I've heard they talk it better in Boston than they do in England, and in Chicago they're making new English every day and improving on the patent.
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She won't have it-simply won't have England swaggering over the English language.
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He would not have dwelt upon the incident, he would have set it down to the curiosity of a woman of the harem, but that the face looking out was that of an English girl, and peering over her shoulder was the dark, handsome face of an Egyptian or a Turk. Self-control was the habit of his life, the training of his faith, and, as a rule, his face gave little evidence of inner excitement.
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For the rest, he flourished the salutations and language of the Arab as though they were his own, and he spoke Arabic as perfectly as he did French and English.
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But the face of the girl-it was an English face!
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That English face-where was it?
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The face of an English girl in that place dedicated to sombre intrigue, to the dark effacement of women, to the darker effacement of life, as he well knew, all too often!
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Would he not prove to be as much out of place as was the face of that English girl?
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His look was fastened now upon the door by which the Prince Pasha would enter, now upon the door through which he had passed to the rescue of the English girl, whom he had seen drive off safely with her maid.
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I know little of the English, though I know them humane and honest; but my brother, Foorgat Bey, he was much among them, lived much in England, was a friend to many great English.
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Indeed, on the evening that he died I saw him in the gallery of the banquet-room with an English lady-can one be mistaken in an English face?
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I have only mentioned it because I know what view the English take of killing, and how set thou art to have thy household above reproach, as is meet in a Christian home.
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She has the truth almost of the English.
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Troubled by a deep danger drawing near, Kaid had drawn him into his tough service, half-blindly catching at his help, with a strange, almost superstitious belief that luck and good would come from the alliance; seeing in him a protection against wholesale robbery and debt-were not the English masters of finance, and was not this Englishman honest, and with a brain of fire and an eye that pierced things?
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As Achmet and the slaves disappeared into a dark corner of the court- yard, Kaid rose to his feet, and, upon the hint, his guests, murmuring praises of his justice and his mercy and his wisdom, slowly melted from the court-yard; but once outside they hastened to proclaim in the four quarters of Cairo how yet again the English Pasha had picked from the Tree of Life an apple of fortune.
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Ardab-A measure equivalent to five English bushels.
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Within two or three years after the appearance in 1698 of Jeremy Collier's 'A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage', the bitter exchanges of reply and counter-reply to the charges of gross licentiousness in the London theaters had subsided.
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Among the tracts opposing the theaters was an anonymous pamphlet entitled 'A Representation of the Impiety and Immorality of the English Stage', a piece which was published early in 1704 and which appeared in three editions before the end of that year.
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A REPRESENTATION OF THE Impiety & Immorality OF THE English Stage, WITH Reasons for putting a Stop thereto: and some Questions Addrest to those who frequent the Play-Houses.
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A REPRESENTATION OF THE Impiety & Immorality OF THE English Stage.
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Examples of English

Example #1
If Chicago can't have the newest thing, she won't have anything.
Example #2
But I never saw Quakers anywhere else, and I meant the tribe and not the tent.
Example #3
Oh, she's dizzy, is Chicago-simply dizzy.
Example #4
She won't let Shakespeare or Milton be standards much longer.
Example #5
Demonstration was discouraged, if not forbidden, among the Quakers, and if, to others, it gave a cold and austere manner, in David it tempered to a warm stillness the powerful impulses in him, the rivers of feeling which sometimes roared through his veins.
Example #6
Only Nahoum Pasha had noticed his arrested look, so motionless did he sit; and now, without replying, he bowed gravely and deferentially to Kaid, who rose from the table.