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Example sentences for "are"

Lexicographically close words:
ards; ardua; arduous; arduously; arduousness; area; areal; areas; areaway; areca
  1. But your company--who are to be the shareholders?

  2. I will be the heart of the undertaking; Murdoch will be the head, and you are to be the hands, and I hope you two conspirators won't give me palpitation.

  3. Surely events are ordered to some purpose; surely everything is not mere haphazard chance!

  4. He recognized in him the English rancher of good family; usually a man of fine courtesy within reasonable bounds; always a hard hitter when those bounds are exceeded.

  5. We are great chums and we shall get along splendidly.

  6. Not that my father or husband are dishonest; they are rigidly honest according to their ideas of honesty.

  7. There are some things which don't change, Phyllis," he said, when the orchestra had ceased.

  8. Superficial persons in these days are drawing pictures of the failure of Christianity, which has failed in part; but they could find a much more depressing subject by painting a world from which all Christian idealism had been removed.

  9. This one is Prince, on the left, and the others are Queen, and King, and Knave.

  10. Lecturers on many subjects can be had for paying their expenses; in some cases they are employed by the Government, and will come without cost.

  11. You have a perfect right to pay yourself what other men in similar positions are getting.

  12. You see, we are quite as essential to you as you are to us.

  13. The buffetings of the world are an excellent training for the world's affairs.

  14. That is because in the East all the obvious things are done, but in the West they are still to do.

  15. And women, especially beautiful women, are always pursuing Kinney in taxicabs and calling upon him for assistance.

  16. And if it leads him to believe innocent people are criminals, it also leads him to believe that every woman in the Subway to whom he gives his seat is a great lady, a leader of society on her way to work in the slums.

  17. Why are the girls in this house," demanded Kinney, "always running to your room to borrow matches?

  18. In his case it takes the form of thinking that people who have certain things he does not possess are better than himself; and that, therefore, they must be worth knowing, and he tries to make their acquaintance.

  19. And suppose they ARE criminals," I demanded, "how will arresting them help you?

  20. You are not involved in any way," protested Kinney.

  21. There are reasons why I cannot share it with you, but as it develops you can follow it.

  22. There are two good ones, and two bad ones, and a baby.

  23. There are times when it must be used, just like any other medicine.

  24. Now are you ready to do some missionary work, Jack?

  25. I say, Miss Teddy, what relation are we, anyhow?

  26. You are welcome to believe your Billy as much as you want to.

  27. That's only a little while, and there are vacations and things, you know.

  28. I suppose it's because there are such a lot of you.

  29. I am not going to scold you; but there are a good many things I want to say to you,--things we can't say here.

  30. But they are not your own," Mr. Rogers reiterated.

  31. There are seven of his speeches, not very bright ones, and he gave me points for one love scene.

  32. You are late, Teddy, and I was just getting anxious about you.

  33. We ought to be good friends," she said; "for our names are about equally imposing.

  34. Hu and I are going to be forlorn and dull enough; but that's no reason you are to stay here, and lose such a chance.

  35. No; but I could end it off about any time, if you are in a hurry for it.

  36. Mrs. Farrington won't think you're a good companion for Billy, if you are as cross as that.

  37. Well it happened so many centuries ago that we have forgotten all about it, and so are unable to gratify your curiosity.

  38. Yes, darlings, the birds are singing so sweetly now the rain is over.

  39. O nixies come back, or your proud hearts must break; The moonbeams are glancing, the fairies are dancing, Come back.

  40. But are you sure they are not chocolate after all?

  41. But the bells are ringing, don't you hear them?

  42. Who are these beings in the air With gauzy robes and flowing hair?

  43. Kaethe liked to watch the potato fires that are lit to burn the refuse of the plants, smouldering and crackling in the dry autumn air, and the smoke curling up in the clear sky.

  44. Women are said to come first in America, children are certainly the first consideration in Germany.

  45. Trees are never still," he continued; "they are always moving.

  46. Suddenly a muffled sound broke the silence: knock, knock, knock, like the blow of hammers when the workmen are busy at some distance.

  47. In some parts, indeed, one can only just squeeze through; the way winds in and out in the most curious manner; there are little side passages too, that you could hardly get into at all.

  48. Imps are usually egoists; that is to say they think first of themselves.

  49. You are vastly mistaken, my good friend," said the observer.

  50. These things of matter and creations of human fantasy are fit for nothing but to be burned when once they have had their day; but your day is eternity!

  51. Let us get to windward and see what they are doing on the other side of the bonfire.

  52. How are old friends to sit together by the fireside without a cheerful glass between them?

  53. You are misled by a false philanthropy; you know not what you do.

  54. His clothes, you see, are covered with the dust of libraries.

  55. Perhaps, then, they ARE the same person after all.

  56. His past selves are living in him at this moment with the accumulated life of centuries.

  57. There are few things which strike us with more surprise, when we review the course taken by opinion in the last century, than the suddenness with which belief in witchcraft and demoniacal possession came to an end.

  58. With much that is untenable, Butler's writings present many a brilliant idea; yet, on the whole, they are rather a retrogression than an advance upon Hering.

  59. In some countries there are people who by choice eat dog's flesh; dogs are invariably savage in the presence of these persons, as recognising in them enemies at whose hands they may one day come to harm.

  60. The eggs get conveyed hence into the entrails, the proper place for their development,--and are excreted upon their arrival at maturity.

  61. In a polygamous state of society they would find a place in a harem; but in a monogamous and industrial state of society they are hopelessly out of harmony with the general environment.

  62. Here are a few extracts from the Rules for the "Colonists," as he calls the people who come into his scheme.

  63. In the struggle for life the weakest will go to the wall, and there are so many weak.

  64. But the new lines are a fresh departure.

  65. Just as there are congenital criminals, there are congenital harlots.

  66. Now the causes of want of employment (if men desire to find it) are political and economical.

  67. Whatever their faculty may be for "saving souls," they must rake in enough shekels, or they are drafted from post to post, and finally discharged.

  68. This consists of rich ladies and gentleman, who feel twinges of remorse at living sumptuously while others are starving, and who are ready to pay conscience-money to any social charlatan.

  69. They are types of a vanished order of mankind, relics of antecedent stages of culture.

  70. The foreign and the colonial tours of General Booth are a curious illustration of English modesty.

  71. Booth is a bold man and his promises are magnificent.

  72. Want of heart on their part, and even want of sense, are alike fatal to his chance of salvation.

  73. The redcoats and redskins both are thick over thar.

  74. We are patriots also, and members of the army of General Greene, who is about one hundred miles north of here.

  75. Our arms are bound, and the wigwam is guarded.

  76. It was bad enough to have to live in a neighborhood where there are a good many Tories, without having to be bothered with the Injuns too," said another of the settlers.

  77. There are going to be terrible times around in the neighborhood of Ninety-Six, pretty soon, I think," said Holden.

  78. The captain advanced to the side of the wagon, and looking up at Dick, said: "Who are you, young man?

  79. But they are ugliness to loog at, und dot is so.

  80. A couple of soldiers conducted Harkins from the room, and then Cruger looked sternly at Tom, and said: "You are a rebel, are you not?

  81. It is not going to be very easy to get through the lines of the Indians, for they are better woodsmen than the redcoats.

  82. They are fighting for their independence, which they are entitled to, which doesn't make them rebels.

  83. Yah, Dick and Tom are both fine poys, alretty," said Fritz Schmockenburg.

  84. Perhaps we can make a break and escape as we are being taken to the place where they intend to conduct the ceremonies," said Dick, thoughtfully.

  85. They know that they can't capture the settlement with their present force, and as we have killed one or two of them and wounded several, they are determined to capture the settlement.

  86. We will return to the valley and thrash the settlers and plunder their houses, and you are going to go along and help.

  87. They are but the symbols of what I could say so much better in words.

  88. Pleasant people are less degraded by affectation than solemn people.

  89. I cannot see your face or figure; but all are sweethearts at twenty.

  90. Don't you know the Lawlors are shareholders in the bank, and that they, too, are ruined?

  91. What are kings and princes and all the powers and vanities of the world--what are all your Roman triumphs--compared to such amazing perfection?

  92. You told me yesterday that my five thousand pounds are secured by the marriage settlement.

  93. There are tons and tons of stones upon the lofts, and I am afraid the floors will bear very little more.

  94. Keep close to the wall and you are all right.

  95. I was the only one that married, and I believe all my children are dead by this time.

  96. Dominique Lavirotte and I are the only persons who know the rest, and you know more than anyone else in the world except him and me.

  97. My dear fellow, I have been very impertinent, very thoughtless, very rude, and as soon as you are quite well you shall punch my head, and welcome.

  98. Is he not now the only person who knows my secret, and when the time comes for divulging that secret to a few, are not you to be the first to hear it?

  99. I'll wait till I see if there are any letters," said O'Malley to himself.

  100. Who are they that say, and what do they say?

  101. You know, Mr. Maher, they are the dearest friends I have on earth.

  102. All his dispatches are marked "strictly confidential and to be deciphered by the Minister himself.

  103. All my supporters are detained voteless under arms, and the only votes cast will be those of the older and more timid men.

  104. But even veteran politicians are liable to error.

  105. The author was French Minister at Athens till August, 1915, and the portions of his work which deal with his own experiences are worth consulting.

  106. The Greeks are extraordinarily sensitive to foreign opinion: a single good word in a Western newspaper raises a politician in public esteem more than a whole volume of home-made panegyric.

  107. All the documents are to be found in the White Book, Nos.

  108. My chief sources of information concerning this event are a Report by Col.

  109. On the towers of some Norman churches, the evangelistic symbols are represented.

  110. The pegs by which the wooden frame is joined together or fastened, are the Oracles of the Prophets.

  111. But of places appropriated to prayer, there be that are sacred, there be that are holy, and there be that are religious.

  112. Footnote 55: That there are some plain crosses, cannot be denied--more especially that on which the weathercock is placed.

  113. Of which some are of one stone, and some are put together of many.

  114. We may observe, by the way, that three adjacent equal lancets are hardly ever found, whatever the reason may be.

  115. Sometimes they are refined and exalted into such an one as may be seen in the northern apse of S.

  116. The first two lines are as follows:-- Octachorum sanctos templum surrexit in usus: Octagonus fons est munere dignus eo.

  117. These churches are generally apsidal: but there are instances to the contrary, as Bishopstone, in Sussex.

  118. That there should be no features about a building which are not necessary for convenience, construction, or propriety: 2.

  119. It is so provoking that the Cheviotts are at home just now.

  120. There is something to be said, however, in favour of the French way of arranging such things, where the parents or guardians of a girl are sensible people, that is to say.

  121. You are vexed with me, Laurence," she said, deprecatingly, as he did not speak.

  122. We are rapidly becoming unfit for anything but a low sphere, and it is all poverty.

  123. Now my aspirations are surely reasonable enough to deserve success--all I ask is that you will forget all that passed at that time, and believe that, in a general way, I am not an infatuated fool.

  124. You have heard that there are to be three beauties--noted beauties, have you not?

  125. But they are finding themselves mistaken.

  126. Lots of people are next heir but one to a fortune without ever coming any nearer it.

  127. Only I shall be glad to be at home--they are talking now of moving Miss Cheviott to Romary on Thursday--and back into my regular ways.

  128. And in the mean time, Arthur, do nothing more--let things remain as they are with Miss Western.

  129. And there are stranger stories than these even," pursued Mrs Greville.

  130. You are very good," said Mr Cheviott, fervently.

  131. And Mr Knox tells me--he has just heard it on the best authority--they are engaged to each other.

  132. It is queer that the people who have been the most miserable in this world are always the ones who are supposed not to be able to rest without returning to it.

  133. The troubled mind, the puff'd with wind, Do all come here pell-mell in; And they are sure to work their cure By drinking Ballyspellin.

  134. You'll find if you read but a few of your histories, All women, as Eve, all women are mysteries.

  135. But all admire Inigo Jones: So, if this pile of scatter'd rhymes Should be approved in aftertimes; If it both pleases and endures, The merit and the praise are yours.

  136. Two passages within crotchets are added to this poem, from a copy found amongst Swift's papers.

  137. You threaten the stocks; I say you are scurrilous And you durst not talk thus, if I saw you at our ale-house.

  138. The butter comes, our fears are ceased; And out you squeeze an ounce at least.

  139. Poets, in those days, used to venture high; But these are lost full many a century.

  140. The house accounts are daily rising; So much his stay doth swell the bills: My dearest life, it is surprising, How much he eats, how much he swills.

  141. I'd rather have one single shelf Than all my friends, except yourself; For, after all that can be said, Our best acquaintance are the dead.

  142. The multitude's capricious pranks Are said to represent the seas, Breaking the bankers and the banks, Resume their own whene'er they please.

  143. Notice several of the formations, instead of running parallel to one another, actually are at right angles.

  144. At its upper portion, in contact with the Red Chalk, it contains fossils belonging to the Neocomian or Greensand era, whilst at the lower part there are the representatives of the Kimmeridge clay.

  145. So plentiful are the rolled fragments, that a few hours' work will satisfy the conscience, and fill the pockets of the traveller.

  146. Some miles to the south, near the town of Pocklington, the strata are again parallel in direction to each other, and accordingly the Red Chalk is found, as before, at the base of the Wolds.

  147. The fossils in this part are not numerous; an inoceramus, a terebratula, and rarely an ammonite, are found.

  148. It is certain that in the gault formation, or near it, beds of a red colour are occasionally found.

  149. The line of division between these two being well marked by runs of water, which are caused by the percolation through the chalk being stopped by the impervious clay.

  150. These pieces are found to be hard and rough to the touch, and of a bright red tinge, though occasionally marked with streaks of white.

  151. On the right hand there are the high and perpendicular white chalk cliffs of the Flamborough range.

  152. The specimens as yet obtained are not sufficiently numerous nor perfect for a rigid comparison with other forms, or to admit of a sufficiently detailed description should the species prove to be new.

  153. There are two other things worth observing at Hunstanton.

  154. They are composed of silex; hence, long soaking in very dilute hydrochloric acid will do more and better work after the fossils have been brought home, than fifty chisels.

  155. Democracies may do very well for the land, but monarchies, and pretty absolute monarchies at that, are the only successful governments for the sea.

  156. As ships of war are not expected to obey a summons to heave to and show papers, the Diomede flew away on her course, and the Alabama shortened sail and banked her fires.

  157. New Bedford people are holding war meetings and offering $200 bounty for volunteers, and now we are going to retaliate.

  158. There are two shipping houses in the case; that of Craig & Nicoll and that of Montgomery Bros.

  159. It is all right," he told the surgeon; "I am satisfied, for we are whipping the Alabama.

  160. After a hasty examination, Semmes said: "New Yorkers are getting smart, but it won't save it.

  161. With reference to the cargo, there are certificates, prepared in due form and sworn to before the British consul, that it was purchased, and shipped on neutral account.

  162. All this voluminous material has been gone over with care in the preparation of this volume, and the facts are set forth in a trustworthy, and it is hoped also, in a readable form.

  163. Remember that you are in the English Channel, the theatre of so much of the naval glory of our race, and that the eyes of all Europe are at this moment upon you.

  164. The case is likely to attract more attention than all the previous outrages of the Alabama, inasmuch as property rights of the subjects of other nations are involved, and the real character of Semmes and his crew becomes manifest.

  165. Down among the beautiful ones, in the cool and quiet shadows, on the sunny summer levels, we walk securely, and the hidden fountains are unsealed.

  166. If they do become so they are scarcely blameworthy; if they do not, it is no thanks to the system, but because other causes come in to deflect its conclusions.

  167. Frenchmen I know, and Indians I know, but who are ye?

  168. The ride down in the train, if you are willing and able to stand on the rear platform of the rear car, is of surpassing beauty.

  169. But risks in and of themselves are a nuisance.

  170. Let one or two pairs, kept for show and state, be irreproachable; but the rest are for service, and everybody knows that little serving can be done with bandaged hands.

  171. Boys are usually old enough by the time they are graduated to understand and take philosophically such a distinction.

  172. Consequently this British drill and discipline are thoroughly alarming to me, and I am surprised and grateful to find that we are not individually regulated by a time-table.

  173. But how many such women do you suppose there are in your village?

  174. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "are" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    are about; are accustomed; are also; are always; are apt; are called; are compelled; are going; are here; are informed; are led; are made; are more; are not; are obliged; are often; are only; are said; are still; are the best known; are they; are told; are unable; are used; are you; areca nuts