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Example sentences for "how"

Lexicographically close words:
hover; hovered; hovering; hovers; hoving; howbeit; howcome; howd; howdah; howdahs
  1. Nein, ich glaube nicht an seine märchenhaften Schüsseln, an die Nachtigallenzungen en ragout, an die lebenden Wachteln in gigantischen Pasteten usw.

  2. Suppose a discovery of any of these events should take place when the Senate is not in session, how is the remedy to be applied?

  3. If we cannot state upon paper a specific crime, how are we to carry this case to the Senate for trial?

  4. Senators, I ask you for a moment to put yourself in the place of the President of the United States, and as this is made a matter of railing accusation against him, to consider how the President of the United States felt it.

  5. That the same incumbent was re-elected for the next term is conceded, but I do not comprehend how that fact extended the former term.

  6. Question: How did he submit the matter to your consideration?

  7. Besides, reaching this space beyond the power of Congress ever to send for persons and papers, how shall he return, and how decide in the contest there become personal and perpetual--the struggle of strength between him and the President?

  8. The Glossary also serves the purpose of indicating how subcaste and clan names are common to several castes and tribes.

  9. But even now it is doubtful how far the separate existence of the individual soul after it has finally left the world is a religious dogma of the Hindus.

  10. A third legend tells how in the beginning of all things Mahadeo made a lump of earth and endowed it with life.

  11. It has further been seen how during the marriage rites, after an invitation has been issued to the ancestors to attend, a woman comes in barking like a dog.

  12. Traditions current among the caste profess to trace their origin to the Vindhya hills, and one of these legends tells how a traveller, passing by the foot of the hills, heard a strange flute-like sound coming out of a clump of bamboos.

  13. If you will, we know how to pay you a hundred times over.

  14. Some of you come quickly to our rescue from untaught and thoughtless boys who, we think, if they were made to know how sensitive we are to suffering and wrong, would turn to be our friends and protectors instead.

  15. We will show them how to live together in peace and love and to agree as we do in our nests.

  16. The fact that the measure of the minuet has become incorporated in the structure of the symphony shows how important was its place in the polite world.

  17. The unruly clans which David knew how to control when he was at Ziklag or Hebron were doubtless ready to support the rebellious son.

  18. David, show how deep an impression the personality of the king, his character, his genius and the romantic story of his early years had left on the mind of the nation.

  19. It is easy to understand how Dante's bitterest scorn is reserved for those "sorry souls who lived without infamy and without renown, displeasing to God and to His enemies.

  20. The mutual relations of Milton and Davenant do honour to the generosity of two men who, sincerely opposed in politics, knew how to forget their personal anger in their common love of letters.

  21. Lastly, it has been clearly illustrated how very much greater is the demand upon the food, especially for nitrogenous and for mineral constituents, in the production of milk than in that of fattening increase.

  22. It is remarkable to notice how rarely, if ever, Dante allows political sympathy or antagonism to influence him in his distribution of judgment.

  23. The legend recounts how that in the early days of the Captivity Susannah, the beautiful and pious wife of the rich Joakim, was walking in her garden and was there seen by two elders who were also judges.

  24. Posthumus says: "To day, how many would have given their honours To have sav'd their carcases!

  25. Stephano tells how his mistress "doth stray about By holy crosses, where she kneels and prays For happy wedlock hours.

  26. Fowey River, and well remembers the farmer, with much sorrow, telling the party one morning at breakfast, how "the piskie people had been riding Tom again.

  27. In the above passage, then, Shakespeare simply makes the Duke of Gloster refer to that extensive folk-lore associated with human birth, showing how careful an observer he was in noticing the whims and oddities of his countrymen.

  28. In another passage we are further told how "the spirits of the aire will mixe themselves with thunder and lightning, and so infect the clime where they raise any tempest, that suddenly great mortalitie shall ensue of the inhabitants.

  29. The natives of Africa have been supposed to be possessed of the secret how to temper poisons with such art as not to operate till several years after they were administered.

  30. It is still a common idea that the cuckoo, if asked, will tell any one, by the repetition of its cries, how long he has to live.

  31. Look, how my ring encompasseth thy finger, Even so thy breast encloseth my poor heart: Wear both of them, for both of them are thine.

  32. English herald declares to the men of Angiers how "like a jolly troop of huntsmen, come Our lusty English, all with purpled hands, Dyed in the dying slaughter of their foes.

  33. Oh, how I wished that I could be a human being for a few minutes!

  34. Oh, how I longed to see him at the mercy of our old enemies, the Snake-people!

  35. If he had known how many tricks I can perform life wouldn't have been worth living.

  36. I want you to put yourself in her place as near as you can, and see how differently you will look at things from her standpoint.

  37. Oh, Tom, you do not know how cruelly it hurts me!

  38. I had heard a letter read, which told how he had tried to cure it of fits.

  39. But how could I know that Miss Patricia was to choose that very moment for walking into the dining-room?

  40. I wonder how Dago would act if he were to see one of his own family," said Phil.

  41. It was wonderful to them, for they had never guessed how much I knew.

  42. I don't know how the doctor settled it with the conductor.

  43. Maybe children could understand old people better, if they knew how much they had suffered in their long lives, how much they had lost, and how much they had given up for other people's sakes.

  44. You can see how anything would annoy her that would break in on these lifelong habits of hers.

  45. I suppose they never thought how easy it would be for me to swing out of the open window and climb down the lightning-rod.

  46. I simply told them how good you are, and how you hate to have a fuss made over you.

  47. No," she said, composedly, "I only want to see how he sits his horse.

  48. He once sold sewing-machines, and he also would show how to work them.

  49. And how goes everything in Sleeping Water?

  50. I shudder when I think how she passed the black hours after my cruel revealings.

  51. Oh, if you knew how ignorant it sounds, how way back in the olden times!

  52. I left the Bay, but just fancy how utterly stupid, how frightfully from out of the woods I was.

  53. If he only knew how ignorant she felt, how anxious she was to learn, perhaps he would not be so hard on her.

  54. It was curious how this question of age oppressed some people; and she glanced through the window at Agapit's now reasonably contented face.

  55. I put myself in her place,--ah, how hard for her!

  56. Tell me now how long this obstacle has existed?

  57. I wonder what Mr. Nimmo would say if he knew how I have been acting?

  58. Rose," he said, seriously, "do you know how to flirt?

  59. I of course had always attended school here on the Bay, but you know, dear Madame de Foret, how little Acadien history is taught us.

  60. There was one rough way of determining how far north a place stood: the very slightest observation of the starry heavens would show a traveller that as he moved towards the north, the pole-star rose higher up in the heavens.

  61. The map will indicate how near he came to the main outlines of the Mediterranean, of Northwest Europe, of Arabia, and of the Black Sea.

  62. We have seen how the Norsemen landed and settled upon Greenland as early as the tenth century.

  63. That is to say, how did a certain set of men who lived round the Mediterranean Sea, and had acquired the art of recording what each generation had learned, become successively aware of the other parts of the globe?

  64. We have now to learn how much of this knowledge was lost or perverted--how geography, for a time, lost the character of a science, and became once more the subject of mythical fancies similar to those which we found in its earliest stages.

  65. His instructions were to ascertain how much of it was within the line of demarcation.

  66. He drew a picture of a round ball, with four men standing upon it, with their feet on opposite sides, and asked triumphantly how it was possible that all four could stand upright?

  67. But how little real knowledge was possessed of this portion of Europe is proved by the fact that the mapmaker placed near Norway the Cynocephali, or dog-headed men, probably derived from some confused accounts of Indian monkeys.

  68. And how do you think that these interests will be affected by the new arrangements?

  69. Benedetti's short announcement leaves us in no doubt as to how his propositions were received in Berlin.

  70. Her eyes rested fiercely and proudly upon this detestable messenger of evil, and in a voice in which no emotion was perceptible, she asked: "And how do you know this, sir?

  71. I truly do not know how to raise excitement and restless emotion.

  72. You know how much I desire, not only the present friendship of France, but that the feeling should be enduring, and so firmly consolidated that the relations between France and Prussia may form the basis of a European peace.

  73. What pure, warm light flowed from Helena's eyes when they rested on the pale face of the sleeper; how they hung on every breath, how thankfully were they raised above when the regular breathing told of soft and gentle sleep!

  74. It hurts me to find how little they thought of my brother in their rejoicings," said the king, with a gentle smile, "for I have only built upon the foundation he laid.

  75. All those princes," he continued gloomily, "who assembled around me in the old imperial hall at Frankfort, how shall I appear before them after this shameful defeat!

  76. If God inclines His ear to us miserable sinners, how can He resist the pleadings in our behalf of the “Lamb of God who taketh away the sins of the world.

  77. But how do these statements compare with the official records which I submit to the unprejudiced reader?

  78. If the minister is not guilty of blasphemy in being the instrument of God’s mercy, in forgiving sins by Baptism, how can a Priest blaspheme in being the instrument of Divine mercy, in absolving sinners in the Sacrament of Penance?

  79. Little do we imagine, in our age of steam printing, how much labor it cost the Church to preserve and perpetuate the Sacred Scriptures.

  80. Explain to me how the blood circulates in your veins, how the soul animates and permeates the whole body, how the hand moves at the will of the soul.

  81. But, how many have read the fictitious narratives of Foxe, who have never perused a page of Lingard or Gairdner?

  82. But even when you are assured that the Bible contains the Word of God, and nothing but the Word of God, how do you know that the translation is faithful?

  83. She will never suffer her children to be ensnared by these impostures, how specious soever they may be.

  84. If Augustin, that profound Christian philosopher, could employ this argument in the fifth century, with how much more force may it be used today, fifteen hundred years after his time!

  85. And if the angels, though of a different nature from ours, are so mindful of us, how much more interest do the saints manifest in our welfare, who are bone of our bone and flesh of our flesh?

  86. They never know how loftily sardonic Nature can be who have not seen that land where the mercury freezes in the tubes, and there is light but no warmth in the smile of the sun.

  87. He did not understand a woman's heart, how it needs remembrances, and needs to give remembrances.

  88. This was an old term used by pilots to show how deep the water is where they throw the lead.

  89. And how well the name suited him which his aunt drew from the old silk hat--Ulysses--a brave soldier of the olden time!

  90. He often went cold and hungry, but he loved his master and would come when he heard the general's whistle or call, no matter how far away he might be.

  91. Besides, Robert had taken some toys and old clocks to pieces, and he was busy planning how he could make some himself, if he but had the tools.

  92. And also you can read his books and learn how he enjoyed the woods and what beautiful things he found in them.

  93. All his letters told how wonderful he found the old paintings and often described his attempts to copy them.

  94. I am sure all you need is time to show the world how clever you are.

  95. You remember how many times he copied his own foot when he was a child.

  96. When you have heard the story of all these strange things, you will agree that Louis Agassiz did certainly know how to keep his eyes open.

  97. Grant showed how much of a gentleman he was by his treatment of the general and soldiers he had conquered.

  98. When you see this monument, you will notice how brave Colonel Shaw looks, riding on his large horse, and how eagerly the colored troops march behind him.

  99. They used to tell how he would frolic, even at his work.

  100. When he heard there was to be voting on the question, he rose from his bed and drove in a carriage to the House to say once more how wicked it was.

  101. Well," said Mr. Korner cheerily, "and how did you like it?

  102. A new world opened out to Mr. Korner; a world where lovely women worshipped with doglike devotion men who, though loving them in return, knew how to be their masters.

  103. You hinted how much more attractive I should be for occasionally 'letting myself go!

  104. He did not, however, neglect his own proper work, and a succession of operas, which were cordially received, proved how unimpaired and vigorous his intellectual faculties remained.

  105. I shall never cease to remember how much you did for my son.

  106. Art unites all; how much more, then, true artists!

  107. But, at one breath of true sympathy how quickly the nobility of the man asserted itself!

  108. Old Evelyn then narrates how he and his noble friend took the lovely diner out on a junketing, and got shot at with blunderbusses from the gondola of an infuriated rival.

  109. I should be glad to know how they will arouse it when it is accustomed to this uproar, which will soon happen, and of what new witchcraft they will avail themselves.

  110. For want of something to do, he took up the drama the next morning and read it through, realizing how truly grand it was in conception.

  111. The noble orchestration, the power and beauty of the choruses, the sustained dignity of treatment, the seriousness and pathos of the whole work, reveal how deeply new purposes and methods have been fermenting in the composer's development.

  112. At the same time, he who did not know that he was with Cherubini would think him stern and reserved, so well did the composer know how to conceal everything, if only to avoid ostentation.

  113. But all minds who have felt the lift and beauty of these compositions have acknowledged how far they soar above words and creeds, and the picturesque framework of a liturgy.

  114. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "how" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    however; like; thus

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    how are; how can; how could; how does; how far; how little; how many; how much; how often; how she; how should; how the; how they; how you; however great; however humble; however little; however much; however slight; however small; however well