Foresee in a sentence

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Definition of Foresee

  • To see beforehand; to have prescience of; to foreknow.
  • realize beforehand
  • picture to oneself; imagine possible
  • act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

How to use foresee in a sentence. Foresee pronunciation.

This mischance, which was very natural, since it had been impossible to foresee an advance of more than a day in the time appointed, nevertheless incensed the Emperor greatly.
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The Emperor was one of the first to perceive the rapid progress of the fire, and foresee the results.
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It did not require a professor of hygiene to foresee that the winter clothing used in northern Michigan would not be suitable for campaigning in southern Cuba in July; or that summer clothing suitable for southern Cuba would be too light for men returning to the northern part of Long Island.
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Consider not the present condition, but rather foresee the future and the end.
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Ralph, as if he could foresee the length of this familiar argument, drew up a chair for his sister and sat down himself.
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Only Ralph's presence, as she knew, preserved this numbness, for she could foresee a time of loneliness when many varieties of pain would beset her.
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He could foresee a time when his experiences, his discovery, and his triumph were made available for younger brothers who found themselves in the same predicament.
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According to them, it would seem, that God whimsical and capricious, is angered or appeased as a man: that he loves and hates alternately; that he punishes or favors; that, weak or wicked, he broods over his hatred; that, contradictory or perfidious, he lays snares to entrap; that he punishes the evils he permits; that he foresees but hinders not crimes; that, like a corrupt judge, he is bribed by offerings; like an ignorant despot, he makes laws and revokes them; that, like a savage tyrant, he grants or resumes favors without reason, and can only be appeased by servility.
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I cast my eye over the whole of our hemisphere; I perceive in no place the germ, nor do I foresee the instinctive energy of a happy revolution.
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But should anything I do not foresee detain thee, fix at least the day-nay, if possible, the hour-when we shall meet, and let the letter which conveys such happy tidings be long, and kind, and full of thee, as thy letters once were.
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I foresee a great future for it....
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But he did foresee steel in new and various uses.
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He forgot "The Dairyman's Daughter," and he could not foresee the early fate of "Lavengro" itself.
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Three bells are immediately set in motion, I foresee a general gathering: what is going to happen?
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Moses foresees that the spirit of apostasy, which, even in his time, began to manifest itself, would, in future times, increase to a fearful extent.
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That which is common to Amos with the contemporary prophets, is the absolute clearness with which he foresees that, before salvation comes, all that is glorious, not only in Israel, but in Judah also, must be given over to destruction.
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The fact that Amos foresees the deep fall of Judah, is placed beyond all doubt even by ii.
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Still, he loves his brother; for he knows that he will be returning that way, one of these fine days, with another family, and he foresees that his heart will yearn towards him again.
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But it was not this that caused Amos to foresee the end of Israel, not a mere vague foreboding of evil that forced him to leave his flocks; the dark cloud that threatened on the horizon was plain enough-the Assyrians.
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My life will be of very short continuance, I do foresee it.
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Examples of Foresee

Example #1
He was regarding every one around him as if searching for some one to scold, when, finding that the courier was preparing to alight from his horse, on which he was more stuck than seated, he said to him: "You can rest to- morrow; hasten to Saint-Cloud and announce my arrival," and the poor courier recommenced his furious gallop.
Example #2
But, instead of arriving on the evening of the 27th, the Emperor had traveled with such speed, that, on the 26th at ten o'clock in the morning, he was at the gates of the palace of Fontainebleau; and consequently, with the exception of the grand marshal, a courier, and the gate-keeper of Fontainebleau, he found no one to receive him on his descent from the carriage.
Example #3
He approached the Empress, who had already risen to join him, and got out with her, not without some difficulty, on account of the crowd which rushed towards the doors; the Queens of Holland, Naples, Westphalia, the Princess Borghese, etc., following their Majesties, while the Vice-queen of Italy, who was pregnant, remained in the hall, on the platform containing the Imperial boxes.
Example #4
Some persons made ineffectual efforts to extinguish the fire by tearing down the drapery and smothering the flames with their hands; but in the twinkling of an eye the curtains, papers, and garlands caught, and the wood-work began to burn.
Example #5
Is it to be concluded that it was impossible to obtain summer clothing for 18,000 men between the 26th of April and the 6th of June?
Example #6
They wore winter clothing for their service in the torrid zone, and those who received summer clothing at all received it late in August, just in time to return to the bracing breezes of Montauk Point, where, in their enfeebled condition, winter clothing would have been more suitable.