Making in a sentence

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

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Definition of Making

  • The act of one who makes; workmanship; fabrication; construction; as, this is cloth of your own making; the making of peace or war was in his power.
  • Composition, or structure.
  • That which establishes or places in a desirable state or condition; the material of which something may be made; as, early misfortune was the making of him.
  • the act that results in something coming to be
  • (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something
  • an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something

How to use making in a sentence. Making pronunciation.

And tell him who is beyond and away in Egypt that old Soolsby's busy making a chair for him to sit in when the scarlet cloth is spread, and the East and West come to salaam before him.
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From the ramparts of the citadel he watched the sun go down, bathing the pyramids in a purple and golden light, throwing a glamour over all the western plain, and making heavenly the far hills with a plaintive colour, which spoke of peace and rest, but not of hope.
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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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As a wind, unfelt, stirs the leaves of a forest, making it rustle delicately, a whisper swept through the room.
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He had seen enough to-night to make him sure that Kaid had once more got the idea of making a European his confidant and adviser; to introduce to his court one of those mad Englishmen who cared nothing for gold-only for power; who loved administration for the sake of administration and the foolish joy of labour.
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Besides, the game afoot was not of his making, and he was ready to await the finish, the more so because he was sure that to-morrow would bring forth momentous things.
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Thee must not alter the course which was your own making, and the only course which thee could, or I should, take.
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Then to Hylda, making lower salutation still, he said: "Thou hast lifted from my neck the yoke.
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A caravan of camels hunched alone in the middle distance, making for the western desert.
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Can they think this consistent with the Rules of keeping from all Appearance of Evil, of avoiding the Occasions and Temptations to Sin, and that Watchfulness over their Thoughts, and that Diligence in making their Calling and Election sure, as the Gospel requires?
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We were fifteen days making the trip-two hundred miles; thirteen, rather, for we lay by a couple of days, in one place, to let the horses rest.
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Mr. Ballou, being the architect and builder of the beverage felt constrained to endorse and uphold it, and so drank half a cup, by little sips, making shift to praise it faintly the while, but finally threw out the remainder, and said frankly it was "too technical for him.
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In the course of an hour or two the drill would reach a depth of two or three feet, making a hole a couple of inches in diameter.
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Hold, Sir, says she, you talk as if we were already both agreed; but you shall find there will be two Words to the making of that Bargain.
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And therefore Married People are not so much to blame in making use of others besides their Wives or Husbands; provided that they take that Prudent Care and Circumspection which is so requisite in such affairs.
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There is a short list of bookmarks, or pointers, at the end of the file for those who may wish to sample the author's ideas before making an entire meal of them.
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It was a plain, formal letter, giving a brief account of his doings in Ireland, and making a request that Louise would meet him, if possible, on Streatham Common, at three o'clock on Saturday afternoon.
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Early in the afternoon, as Mrs. Mumford was making ready to go out, the servant announced to her that a gentleman had called to see Miss Derrick; on learning that Miss Derrick was away, he had asked sundry questions, and ended by requesting an interview with Mrs. Mumford.
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The reflection compelled Mumford to speak when his head was on the pillow. 'Emmy, we're making fools of ourselves.
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Mumford felt a trifle ashamed to make the necessary declaration; at the outside, even with expenses of painting and papering, their actual damage could not be estimated at more than fifty pounds, and even Emmeline did not wish to save appearances by making an excessive demand.
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Examples of Making

Example #1
And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
Example #2
And he would say no more, but would walk with me even to my father's door.
Example #3
As he stood watching, he was conscious of people approaching.
Example #4
The East was calling him.
Example #5
If Chicago can't have the newest thing, she won't have anything.
Example #6
But I never saw Quakers anywhere else, and I meant the tribe and not the tent.