Event in a sentence

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Definition of Event

  • That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad.
  • The consequence of anything; the issue; conclusion; result; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations, terminates.
  • something that happens at a given place and time
  • a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
  • a special set of circumstances

How to use event in a sentence. Event pronunciation.

But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
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The excited guests were now knocking at the doors of Cairene notables, bent upon gossip of the night's events, or were scouring the bazaars for ears into which to pour the tale of how David was exalted and Nahoum was brought low; how, before them all, Kaid had commanded Nahoum to appear at the Palace in the morning at eleven, and the Inglesi, as they had named David, at ten.
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His judgment upon last night's event was not coloured by a single direct criticism upon the girl.
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It is true that the larger life has pleasures and expanding capacities; but it is truer still that it has perils, events which try the soul as it is never tried in the smaller life-unless, indeed, the soul be that of the Epicurean.
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At last she had sunk down on a stone, and had reflected on all the events of the last few hours, and on what she had to do next.
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At all events, I should like to try.
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Miss Derrick was of full age, and quite capable of taking care of herself, or at all events ought to be.
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He feared to tell the simple truth lest Emmeline should not believe his innocence of previous plotting with Miss Derrick, or at all events should be irritated by the circumstances into refusing Louise a lodging for the night.
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But a struggle had been going on in the girl's conscience, at all events.
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Impatiently, she described the course of events.
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The most complete explanation from her daughter availed nothing; she deemed the event an insoluble mystery, and, in familiar talk with Mrs. Mumford, breathed singular charges against Louise's lover.
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Now a conspicuous trait of the Russian is his humility; and his humility enables him to see clearly what is going on, where an American would instantly interfere, and attempt to change the course of events.
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One deals with heroes and mighty exploits; the other with positively commonplace individuals and the most trivial events.
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Not content with the constant interpolation of side remarks and comments, queries of a politely ironical nature to the reader, in the regular approved fashion of English novels, Gogol added after the tenth chapter a defiant epilogue, in which he explained his reasons for dealing with fact rather than with fancy, of ordinary people rather than with heroes, of commonplace events rather than with melodrama; and then suddenly he tried to jar the reader out of his self-satisfaction, like Balzac in "Pere Goriot.
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After this event, she published some of his letters.
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At all events, he never wearied of showing Russians what they were, and he took this means of showing it.
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There is no mystery about Elena, at all events; and she sees through her various adorers with eyes unblinded by sentiment.
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And Maria is the very Principle of Evil; one feels that if Satan had spoken to her in the Garden of Eden, she could easily have tempted him; at all events, he would not have been the most subtle beast in the field.
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The extraordinary interest that they arouse is confined almost entirely to our interest in his men and women; the plot, the narrative, the events are always secondary; he imitated no other novelist, and no other can imitate him.
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After this event, the student passes through almost every conceivable mental state; we study all these shifting moods under a powerful microscope.
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Examples of Event

Example #1
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.
Example #2
He had not meant to act yet; but new facts faced him, and he must make one struggle for his life.
Example #3
But they declared to all who crowded upon their words that the Inglesi left the Palace with a face frozen white, as though it was he that had met debacle, while Nahoum had been as urbane and cynical as though he had come to the fulness of his power.
Example #4
CHAPTER VII THE COMPACT One by one the lights went out in the Palace.
Example #5
But he could not prevent the suggestion suddenly flashing into his mind that she had thought of herself first and last.
Example #6
Well, she had gone, and with all his heart he was glad that she was safe.