Once in a sentence

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Definition of Once

  • The ounce.
  • For one time; by limitation to the number one; not twice nor any number of times more than one.
  • At some one period of time; -- used indefinitely.
  • At any one time; -- often nearly equivalent to ever if ever, or whenever; as, once kindled, it may not be quenched.
  • on one occasion
  • at a previous time
  • as soon as

How to use once in a sentence. Once pronunciation.

Some months later the following letter came to David Claridge in Cairo from Faith Claridge in Hamley: David, I write thee from the village and the land of the people which thou didst once love so well.
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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.
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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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Once there was in Egypt, Joseph, a wise youth, who served a Pharaoh, and was his chief counsellor, and it was well with the land.
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Once more Kaid laid a gentle hand upon Nahoum's beard.
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All that is his shall be mine, for at once the men of law shall be summoned, and my inheritance secured before Kaid shall even know of his death.
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He at once surmised that Foorgat's body had been carried out of the Palace; no doubt that it might not be thought he had come to his death by command of Kaid.
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He had an early breakfast, and prepared to go to her hotel, wishing to see her once more.
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She must leave the country at once.
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It is a power at once malevolent and beautiful.
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If David thought that Nahoum knew, the end of all would come at once.
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There was a sudden flash of Nahoum's eyes, as though he saw an outcome of the intention which pleased him, but Hylda, saw the flash, and her senses were at once alarmed.
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She was once of thy harem.
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David was at once conscious of a complex personality, of a man in whom two natures fought.
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All at once the world seemed to be a vast vacuum in which his brain strove for air, and all his senses were numbed and overpowered.
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They defiled our mosques; they corrupted our life; they ravaged our trade, they stole our customers, they crowded us from the streets where once the faithful lived alone.
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I would have made her Muslim once again.
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More than once his death had been planned, but the dark design had come to light-now from the workers of the bazaars, whose wires of intelligence pierced everywhere; now from some hungry fellah whose yelek he had filled with cakes of dourha beside a bread-shop; now from Mahommed Hassan, who was for him a thousand eyes and feet and hands, who cooked his food, and gathered round him fellaheen or Copts or Soudanese or Nubians whom he himself had tested and found true, and ruled them with a hand of plenty and a rod of iron.
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Achmet threw dice once more.
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Seeing David's mood, he had not spoken twice on this journey, but had made notes in a little "Book of Experience,"-as once he had done in Mexico.
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Examples of Once

Example #1
Does thee love them still?
Example #2
They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
Example #3
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.
Example #4
They had respect for him more than for most Franks, because the Prince Pasha had honoured him with especial favour.
Example #5
He was now set to see what sort of match this intellect could play, when faced by the inherent contradictions present in all truths or the solutions of all problems.
Example #6
He was sitting beside David, and though he asked the question casually, and with apparent intention only of keeping talk going, there was a lurking inquisition in his eye.