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Definition of Went

  • imp. & p. p. of Wend; -- now obsolete except as the imperfect of go, with which it has no etymological connection. See Go.

How to use went in a sentence. Went pronunciation.

Because of the hard blows dealt him by thee, I went to make amends.
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At last, a figure came from the door and went quickly down the hillside.
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Possession's nine points were with me; and here I sat and faced him; and here he stormed, and would do this and should do that; and I went on with my work.
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But all the time the bright, unclouded sun looked down on a smiling land, and in Cairo streets the din of the hammers, the voices of the boys driving heavily laden donkeys, the call of the camel-drivers leading their caravans into the great squares, the clang of the brasses of the sherbet-sellers, the song of the vendor of sweetmeats, the drone of the merchant praising his wares, went on amid scenes of wealth and luxury, and the city glowed with colour and gleamed with light.
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Two million dollars went into that experiment, but Manana won.
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I went to Mexico a conquistador, I left it a child of time, who had learned to smile; and I left some millions behind me, too.
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The Padre knew from the start, but I learned at great expense, and went out of business-closed up shop for ever, with a bald head and my Tips for the Tired.
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Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
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But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
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For a moment he listened, then went forward and passed through into the hall.
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He went hastily and noiselessly-his footfall was light for so heavy a man-through the large room to the farther side from that by which David and Kaid had first entered.
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CHAPTER VII THE COMPACT One by one the lights went out in the Palace.
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And if I went to Kaid, and said, 'This is the work of the Inglesi,' would he believe?
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It was his duty to see that she went, and at once-this very day.
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He went to the hotel.
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His feet were still free-free for one short hour before he went to Kaid; but his soul was in chains.
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As he turned his course to the Nile, and crossed over the great bridge, there went clanking by in chains a hundred conscripts, torn from their homes in the Fayoum, bidding farewell for ever to their friends, receiving their last offerings, for they had no hope of return.
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She shuddered, and buried her face in her hands for a moment, then went on: "I can never forgive myself for going to the Palace with him.
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My life is in danger, and I am too young to go as my brother went.
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Word was delivered to his Highness that thou" -he turned to Nahoum again-"wast in thy palace, and Achmet Pasha went thither.
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Examples of Went

Example #1
He welcomed me, and soon opened his whole mind.
Example #2
Even from Jasper Kimber, who, on his return from London, was taken to his bed with fever.
Example #3
Who, think thee, was it?
Example #4
I could not hear what was said.
Example #5
Then he would buy my Colisyum, and I wouldn't sell it for all his puffball lordship might offer.
Example #6
I had but come back in time-a day later, and he would have sat here and seen me in the Pit below before giving way.