Until in a sentence

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Definition of Until

  • To; unto; towards; -- used of material objects.
  • To; up to; till; before; -- used of time; as, he staid until evening; he will not come back until the end of the month.
  • As far as; to the place or degree that; especially, up to the time that; till. See Till conj.

How to use until in a sentence. Until pronunciation.

Of Benn Claridge Prince Kaid had scarcely even heard until he died; and, indeed, it was only within the past few years that the Quaker merchant had extended his business to Egypt and had made his headquarters at Assiout, up the river.
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He had wandered on until he had come to the end of the bridge and into the great groups of traffickers who, at this place, made a market of their wares.
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One by one we all had yielded to ceaseless intrigue and common distrust of each other, until no honest man was left; till all were intent to save their lives by holding power; for in this land to lose power is to lose life.
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There has been sedition- conspiracy; but until I could get the full proofs I waited; I could but bribe and wait.
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The voice followed him, fainter and fainter, as he passed through the great bare corridors with the thick carpets on which the footsteps made no sound, until it came, soft and undefined, as it were from a great distance.
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The army shall keep faithful until the day of the Mahdi be come.
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The curtain dropped behind David, and through the dim rooms and corridors he passed, the slaves gliding beside him, before him, and behind him, until they reached the great doors.
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In the red- curtained room Harrik sat alone, listening until he heard the far clatter of hoofs, and knew that the Nubians were gone.
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He knew now why he had kept the great beast until this hour, though tempted again and again to slay him.
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One by one his plots had failed, until the day came when David advised Kaid to send him and his friends into the Soudan, with the punitive expedition under loyal generals.
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He cursed the man and all his ancestry and all his posterity, sleeping and waking, until the day when he, Mahommed, would pinch his flesh with red hot irons.
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Yet there was in the eyes of Kaid a watchfulness unseen by any save a fellah who squatted in a corner eating sweetmeats, and a hidden singer waiting until she should be called before the Prince Pasha.
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We could really have accomplished the journey in ten days if we had towed the horses behind the wagon, but we did not think of that until it was too late, and so went on shoving the horses and the wagon too when we might have saved half the labor.
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Thou hast my heart, my Dear, and I'll not leave thee; tho' she shou'd Chat until her Tongue be weary.
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I must confess my Fault; I do acknowledge I did oft-times solicite your Wife to let me lie with her, and I must do her that Justice to tell you that she still refus'd it; until at last I borrow'd fifty Guineas of you on a Ring, and that I gave her, and she thereupon permitted me to lie with her.
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And I us'd to supply him with Money for his Pocket Expences, furnishing him always with what he wanted; until at last our kindness for each other was taken Notice of by my Husband; who not being willing to have a Publick Talk made of it, gave him up his Indentures when he had a year and a Quarter to serve.
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He found the sick man in great anxiety, for he had waited until now for his son in vain, and feared that Hermas had met with some accident-or had abandoned him, and fled out into the world.
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The Alexandrian understood; he drew back and was silent, while Hilarion explained to the sick man that Paulus was guilty of grave sins, and that, until he had done full penance, he must remain excluded as a rotten sheep from the bishop's flock, as well as interdicted from waiting on a pious Christian.
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But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom.
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That he did not offer to do so until invited, though he betrayed no sense of social inferiority, seemed another point in his favour.
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Examples of Until

Example #1
David's donkey now picked its way carefully through the narrow streets of the Moosky.
Example #2
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 #3
Here sat a seller of sugar cane; there wandered, clanking his brasses, a merchant of sweet waters; there shouted a cheap-jack of the Nile the virtues of a knife from Sheffield.
Example #4
He was scarcely aware where he was.
Example #5
No man who has been in high place, has had the secrets of the Palace and the ear of the Prince, lives after he has lost favour.
Example #6
He knew not whom to trust.