Sir in a sentence

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Definition of Sir

  • A title prefixed to the Christian name of a knight or a baronet.
  • An English rendering of the LAtin Dominus, the academical title of a bachelor of arts; -- formerly colloquially, and sometimes contemptuously, applied to the clergy.
  • A respectful title, used in addressing a man, without being prefixed to his name; -- used especially in speaking to elders or superiors; sometimes, also, used in the way of emphatic formality.
  • term of address for a man
  • a title used before the name of knight or baronet

How to use sir in a sentence. Sir pronunciation.

And you, sir?" "David Claridge.
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After the Endeavours used by Sir Richard Blackmore, Mr. Collier, and others, to Correct and Reform the _Scandalous Disorders and Abuses of the Stage_ were found too unsuccessful; in the Year _1699_, several of the _Players_ were prosecuted in the Court of _Common-Pleas_, upon the Statute of _3 Jac.
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Sir you wou'd have been more open-handed, I sell no Coranto's at such rates.
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Then Sir, says she, I presume your Name's _Brightwell_.
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Yes, Sir, says she, for want of a better I am: Pray what wou'd you have with me?
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At which the Bawd look'd a little strangely upon him; I help you to one, Sir, said she?
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I hope, you don't take me for a Bawd; if you do, I assure you, you are come to the wrong House; And I'd have ye to know, Sir, I'm another sort of Person.
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To which, she straight return'd, I am no Mercenary Person, Sir; nor do I make a Bargain with any one before-hand; but take what Gentlemen are freely pleas'd to give me; to whose Generosity I always leave it: But what you do, do quickly Sir, (continued she) for I am limited to such an hour.
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I can't believe, Sir, says she, that that poor Stock of Beauty I am Owner of, can ever produce any such fatal Effects as those you speak of.
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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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No, Sir, says the Bawd, I'll have my Money in hand; for you know, we never trust.
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Well, Sir, I see you are so much a Gentleman, that I scarce know how to deny you any longer: Your Amiable Person and good Humour, has over-come me so, I can no longer make Resistance, but offer my self to your Embraces.
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If you respect me, Sir, said I, you have the Remedy in your own hands; and therefore if you please I will withdraw.
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Pray, Sir, said I what's that?
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So I reply'd, Withal my heart, Sir, if we can agree, for I want a good Service.
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Why Sir, says I, I have liv'd in good Gentlemens Houses in _Lancashire_; and I think I deserve Four pounds a Year.
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And so that mun not be, Sir.
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Very well, Sir, says I: I hope you will take nothing amiss; I see you are a Gentleman; but I have sometimes had Tricks put upon me, and therefore am as choice in the company I entertain, as you are in keeping your Company.
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And seeing her a little daunted, I answer'd, Sir, I shall quickly bring you those that will give you better Satisfaction.
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I told her I cou'd'nt drink, and therefore bid her call her Aunt to drink with her: The old Woman coming in, I bid her sit down, and ask'd her, how long she had follow'd that Trade; What Trade, Sir, says she?
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Examples of Sir

Example #1
My name is Lacey-Thomas Tilman Lacey of Chicago.
Example #2
Father liked his wives from the original States; but I was born in Chicago.
Example #3
The abominable obscene Expressions which so frequently occur in our Plays, as if the principal Design of them was to gratifie the lewd and vicious part of the Audience, and to corrupt the virtuously dispos'd, are in this black Collection wholly omitted; lest thereby fresh Poison should be administred instead of an Antidote.
Example #4
Her Royal Presence, since Her happy Accession to the Throne.
Example #5
Five Shillings is the lowest Price I take of any; and that you are like to give me before you and I part; and so shut the Door upon him.
Example #6
Poor _Teague_ found he was in a bad condition; and was glad to part with his Money, that he might get out of her Clutches.