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Example sentences for "something that"

  • Excellency," I cried, "since you met me you have hinted at something that I am hiding from you, at something touching which I could give you information did I choose.

  • He received me in a manner calculated to set me at my ease, and yet there was about him a something that overawed me.

  • How it befell that men permitted him to live, how it was that none bethought him to put poison in his wine or a knife in his back, is something that I shall never wholly understand.

  • What else that gentleman said, in private to Mrs. Ormonde, it is not necessary to report; it was a graver repetition of something that he had hinted formerly.

  • Mrs. Ormonde had scarcely with a word commended her singing, and had spoken of the lessons as something that might be useful, with no more emphasis.

  • I'm quite upset by something that's happened," he continued.

  • I want something for myself, something that's really mine.

  • If he was loved, he was loved because of something he had done, not because of something that he was.

  • She had come out of a sort of death to find life in Beni-Mora, and now she felt that she was going back again to something that would be like death.

  • I don't want a quiet one, but something with devil, something that a Spahi would like to ride.

  • Please give me something that is of the East--not violets, not lilac.

  • Something that is inferior and of little worth.

  • There is something that it were best I tell you, that once for all you may fathom the depth of my purpose for Agostino here.

  • Presently at something that he said she laughed outright, a laugh so tuneful and light-hearted that I thought I must be dreaming all this.

  • You have made a vow--an outrageous votive offering of something that is not yours to bestow.

  • It's something that a man needs to draw a free breath.

  • You love because of something that is in you--something alive--in yourself.

  • Hadn't you better tell me of something that I could do?

  • It is something that to my dying day I shall regret," she murmured.

  • That I had heard such words had more than once occurred to me, but I have always looked upon it as the recollection of something that I had dreamt.

  • I must even hanker and sigh after a something that is unattainable.

  • Here, indeed, was something that a man might live for, something that a man might take pride in, and something that might console a man for a woman's treachery.

  • He looked across the box at his friend; their eyes met; something queer and stiff, something that bore on the situation but that it was better not to touch, passed in silence between them.

  • You must have some charitable object,--something that appeals to a vast sense of something; something that it will be right to get up lotteries and that sort of thing for.

  • Over the graveyard of his past there was sweeping a mighty force that called him, something that was no longer merely an urge and a demand but a thing that was irresistible.

  • But I have my hand on something that is quicker!

  • And on top of that he told me something that I WON'T believe, so help me God, I won't!

  • Yes; he thought of something that might be an alleviation, and he would go, though he was tired.

  • That I did not obey that impulse was something that presently I was very bitterly to regret.

  • Even as I watched him, he appeared to start at something that Saint-Eustache was saying, and a curious change spread over his face.

  • He whispered an order to Gilles, who went swiftly off to the coach in quest of something that he had asked for; then he sat on his heels and waited, his hand upon the man's pulse, his eyes on his face.

  • If she could cry perhaps this horrible something that seemed to have seized on her very life might let go.

  • We hear a great deal nowadays of something that is called 'moral persuasion,' but in my opinion a good spanking and no nagging afterwards is a much better thing.

  • He would be counting upon something more tangible than revenge--something that could be counted and weighed and converted into a bank-balance.

  • In the conception of "something that happens," I indeed think an existence which a certain time antecedes, and from this I can derive analytical judgements.

  • The above list will hopefully provide you with a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "something that" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this group of words.

    Some common collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    arrow from; been making; connection with; foreign yoke; four rows; harmonious whole; many colors; something akin; something better; something between; something doing; something done; something for; something foreign; something held; something like; something more; something real; something resembling; something seemed; something very; something which; something wrong; standing army; that island; what has been done