Task in a sentence

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Definition of Task

  • Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount.
  • Business; employment; undertaking; labor.
  • To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to.
  • To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.
  • To charge; to tax, as with a fault.
  • a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
  • any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
  • use to the limit
  • assign a task to

How to use task in a sentence. Task pronunciation.

I am given to my appointed task; I am set on a road of life in which there is no looking back.
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I can aid thee in the great task.
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He had been set a task in which he had failed.
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There was far, to go before those mud huts of the thousand years would give place to rational modern homes; and as he saw a solitary horseman spread his sheepskin on the ground and kneel to say his evening prayer, as Mahomet had done in his flight between Mecca and Medina, the distance between the Egypt of his desire and the ancient Egypt that moved round him sharply impressed his mind, and the magnitude of his task settled heavily on his spirit.
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He fully realised the difficulties of his task, and the opposition he was bound to encounter.
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He was thinking of writing a historical romance of the times of Peter the Great, but the task seemed formidable, and he felt no well of inspiration.
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Literature, which I have the honour to serve, is dear to me just because the noblest task it sets before itself is that of wiping out boundaries and distances.
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Farther on in his letter, we read: "My task was to point out the horror and the iniquity of capital punishment under any circumstances.
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It was a grave and most painful task which devolved upon him to instruct the jurors that one of the parties before them must be guilty of deliberate and willful perjury.
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The procuring of my Winter's supply of wood was no small task for me, for I had very little to do with, and was unable to endure much fatigue, or bear the severe cold.
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In Pall Mall, Barmby felt it incumbent upon him to name the several clubs, a task for which he was inadequately prepared.
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The warning passed unheeded; day and night she toiled at her insuperable tasks, at times half frenzied by the strangest lapses of memory, and feeling, the more she laboured, only the more convinced that at the last moment every fact she had acquired would ruthlessly desert her.
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Mary could not but regard this as a healthy symptom, and she suggested tasks that called for moderate effort.
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The task immediately before her seemed very simple; she had only to resume the old habits, and guard against thoughtless self-betrayal in her everyday talk.
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What right had a mother to be searching abroad for tasks and duties?
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Task enough, duty obvious, in the tending of her child.
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So he sat down, and achieved his task to the last syllable.
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To assist you still further in the task of identification, I may mention that it is addressed to Miss Nancy Freshfield, c/o F.E.L. Freshfield, Esq.
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He found, doubtless, that the task he set himself was more difficult than he had imagined; that the truth to which he would devote himself-but which he must first draw from the bottom of its well-did not stand upon many compliments.
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This should not be beyond the strength of a man of good intentions; and Louis de Camors might have accomplished the task had he been aided by better instruction and guidance.
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Examples of Task

Example #1
My dreams of the past are here begun in very truth and fact.
Example #2
When, in the night, I heard Uncle Benn calling, when in the Meeting-house voices said, 'Come away, come away, and labour, thou art idle,' I could hear my heart beat in the ardour to be off.
Example #3
Thou wouldst remake our Egypt-and my heart is with you.
Example #4
Not as heretofore-that is thy place-yet where it may be.
Example #5
The bright Cairene sun starkly glittering on the French chandeliers and Viennese mirrors, and beating on the brass trays and braziers by the window, irritated him.
Example #6
Achmet the Ropemaker was ill at ease.