Perform in a sentence

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

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Definition of Perform

  • To carry through; to bring to completion; to achieve; to accomplish; to execute; to do.
  • To discharge; to fulfill; to act up to; as, to perform a duty; to perform a promise or a vow.
  • To represent; to act; to play; as in drama.
  • To do, execute, or accomplish something; to acquit one's self in any business; esp., to represent sometimes by action; to act a part; to play on a musical instrument; as, the players perform poorly; the musician performs on the organ.
  • carry out or perform an action
  • give a performance (of something)
  • perform a function
  • get (something) done

How to use perform in a sentence. Perform pronunciation.

And having thus given you an Account both of my Calling and Religion; I come now to Perform my promise, in giving you the History of my Life.
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The common soldiers are beaten and hammered unmercifully in the daily drill, so that they are all bewildered, being in such a state of terror that it is impossible for them to perform correctly even the simplest manoeuvres.
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In consequence of failure to obtain my salary when due, I have been so oppressed with care and want, as to make it painfully difficult to perform my duties as a minister.
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At the close of the service, a young man, noted for his free-hearted, impulsive character, stepped up and requested that he would perform a marriage ceremony for him the next week.
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I was too much overcome by my loss to perform my duties; and when the Emperor asked what prevented my coming, and was told that I had just heard of the death of my son, said kindly, "Poor Constant!
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Nancy and her brother were summoned, separately, to the invalid's room at uncertain times, but neither was allowed to perform any service for him; their sympathy, more often than not, excited irritation; the sufferer always seemed desirous of saying more than the few and insignificant words which actually passed his lips, and generally, after a long silence, he gave the young people an abrupt dismissal.
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Tarrant began to perceive that he had to do with intelligence, and would not be allowed to perform his share of the talking _de haut en bas.
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It required on the part of M. de Camors, this morning, an exertion of all his courage to perform his duty as a gentleman in going to receive Madame de Tecle at the station.
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At the end of August M. de Camors repaired to the principal town in the district, to perform his duties in the Council-General.
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We shall find that when the "sledge" was not at hand, American ingenuity was able to use the "mallet" instead, making light machine guns perform all the function of artillery, and dispensing altogether, so far as any practical results were concerned, with that expensive and much overrated arm; that the Regular private is capable of meeting all demands upon his intelligence, and that the American non. com. is the superior of foreign officers.
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An overseer with four subordinates and a gang of negro stevedores attended to loading and unloading boxes, storing them, counting out articles for issue or receipt, and such other duties as they were called on to perform.
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The general suggested the advisability of taking a complete organization; to which was replied, "That at this late hour in the expedition it is imperative to have selected men in order to perform the required duty; that men taken at random, as would be the case in a complete organization such as a company, would not be likely to have the required characteristics.
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Every man in the detachment had been selected by the detachment commander, or had voluntarily undertaken to perform this duty, realizing and believing that it was an extremely hazardous duty.
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Numbers 1 and 2, who turned the crank and fed the gun, respectively, were selected for their dexterity and coolness; the drivers, for their skill in handling mules; and each of the other members of the detachment was placed on that duty which he seemed best fitted to perform.
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I extended my lines as rapidly as possible to the extreme right, and completed the investment of the place, leaving Gen. Garcia's forces in the rear of my right flank to scout the country for any approaching Spanish reinforcements, a duty which his forces were very competent to perform.
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This preacher loses no opportunity to be present at our song service; he spares no pains to perform the duties of his office and he likes us.
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During Spangenberg's visit to Oglethorpe on his vessel, the Moravians, including Bishop Nitschmann, met together, and John Toeltschig was elected manager (Vorsteher), Gottfried Haberecht, monitor (Ermahner), and Gotthard Demuth to perform various minor duties (Diener).
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A week earlier he had entered upon his ministry at Savannah, being met by so large and attentive an audience that he was much encouraged, and began with zeal to perform his pastoral duties.
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This marriage was the cause of a very interesting discussion among the Moravians, as to who should perform the ceremony.
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In May, the Rev. George Whitefield reached Georgia, "authorized to perform all religious offices as Deacon of the Church of England, in Savannah and Frederica," in the place of John Wesley.
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Examples of Perform

Example #1
Or, if it be, 'tis but a venial one, as all the Devout Doctors of the _Roman-Church_, (nay, and the _Pope_ himself) assures us: And therefore Madam, to deal freely with you, I have long since declar'd my self a _Roman Catholick_, for that Religion allowes us the most Pleasure while we live, and promises us Heaven when we die.
Example #2
Calling; And whilst he liv'd, he gave me all that Education that the most Wealthy Citizens bestow upon their Daughters, he keeping me at Board at _Hackney-School_.
Example #3
The only officer in this story who treats his men with any consideration is a libertine, who seduces the peasants' daughters in the neighbourhood, and sends them back to their parents with cash payments for their services.
Example #4
A favourite device of the officer is to jam the trumpet against the trumpeter's mouth, when he is trying to obey orders by sounding the call; then they laugh at him derisively as he spits out blood and broken teeth.
Example #5
There is very little prospect, seemingly, of improvement in this respect for some time to come.
Example #6
Now see how extraordinary was the plan of the Lord to send relief.