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Example sentences for "us"

Lexicographically close words:
ursine; urticaria; urticarial; urts; urus; usa; usaban; usable; usage; usages
  1. I should have liked you to stay with us a couple of years longer.

  2. Yes, always my friend, who softened those bitter hours of misery and despair when I was suffering for my people, that some day we might cast off the heel which held us crushed down into the earth.

  3. Then the horses were fetched back, and we anxiously awaited the return of Dost, who joined us just at dusk, driving two donkeys before him, so laden with provisions that our prospects looked ten times as hopeful.

  4. At the first shots I heard, I could not help wondering whether the piece I stood by would burst, and kill or wound us with a jagged fragment of brass.

  5. They will not let us move; and it would be murderous for my poor lads to carry on a hand-to-hand fight in these narrow lanes.

  6. Then you will lend us a dhooly for this man, and people to carry him?

  7. One of the best passages in this portion of the work is the following, on the] Lamps and Candelabra.

  8. All too bright for mortal dulness, Sparkles in a lovelier star!

  9. Poverty is a gulf, wherein all good parts are swallowed;--it is a reproach, which clouds the lustre of the purest virtue.

  10. It mounts about 36 guns; but if regularly invested in modern warfare, it could not hold out many hours.

  11. The first words he uttered were, "The child!

  12. Toiling o'er the shallow page, Vainly pedants seek the lore Taught us by that prophet sage, Whom our azure Thetis bore.

  13. We had taken some mutton chops hastily at a dark place in one of the minute courts of the city, at an early hour, and we went forth to walk; for to walk at all times, and especially in the evening, was his supreme delight.

  14. Death, who walks the earth in riot, Stirs not our primeval quiet: Scarce his distant rage we know From the dreary things of clay, Slain, alas!

  15. Spoiler of forbidden wealth, Guarded by the hoary waves!

  16. I have been the means, under Providence, of saving a young child's life.

  17. Another one might tell us something new to do--to help you get well faster, you know.

  18. It's been hard times with us this year, in more ways than one.

  19. He said if God took the trouble to tell us eight hundred times to be glad and rejoice, He must want us to do it--SOME.

  20. Now you can take us both, and everything will be lovely.

  21. Anyhow, we're going to try--'cause she wanted us to.

  22. Timothy will drive us into town at half-past one this afternoon.

  23. This charmingly naive narrative makes us doubly regret that the editor's projected Chrestomathie Algonquine has not been carried out in full.

  24. Let us rather proceed, at once, to the highest specimens of the graphic art in ancient America, and inquire their scope.

  25. Perhaps it would tell us who the Chichimecs were, about which there is disagreement enough among ethnologists.

  26. The indefatigable Boturini tells us that he tried in vain to find it, about 1740, and supposed it was lost.

  27. An early authority informs us that their books were of five kinds.

  28. The Aztec calendars collected by Boturini would, were they published, give us sufficient material, probably, to understand clearly the methods of that tribe.

  29. Brinton gives us the clue to the religious thought of the aboriginal Races.

  30. Let us first inquire into the existence of Section 2.

  31. This is well, for all these things teach us what manner of men made up the indigenous race, what were their powers, their aspirations, their mental grasp.

  32. It gives us a much clearer insight into the formation and workings of the Iroquois league than we before possessed.

  33. Does not good-nature incline us to please all those we converse with, of whatever rank or station they may be?

  34. Mr. Edmund Gosse kindly allowed us to reproduce his Rossetti, one of the strongest pieces of work, I think, that artist ever did in pen and ink.

  35. There is also another set who amaze us by their power of compelling editors to publish weekly, and even daily, stacks of their drawings, when those of better men go a-begging.

  36. The proprietors of "The Daily Chronicle" allowed us to reproduce a number of designs made for that paper, and published in it during February, 1895.

  37. To define the rigidity, we suppose that a solid body is subjected to forces in such a way that there is shearing stress within it.

  38. On the theory that the phenomena are wholly due to unequal ionic velocities this result would mean that the cation like the anion moved against the conventional direction of the current.

  39. In order to discover the form of the stream of current lines we have to determine the orthogonal trajectories to this family of coaxial circles.

  40. This leads us to examine more closely the part played by water in the electrolysis of aqueous solutions.

  41. The dynamical equivalent of the calorie is 4.

  42. When the plates are connected together by means of a wire, no current flows, and no appreciable amount of zinc dissolves, for the dissolution of zinc would involve the separation of potassium and a gain in available energy.

  43. A cloud passed without any electrical indications, and he began to despair of success.

  44. Cavendish also enunciated in 1776 all the laws of division of electric current between circuits in parallel, although they are generally supposed to have been first given by Sir C.

  45. The ions are associated with very large electric charges, and, whatever their exact relations with those charges may be, it is certain that the energy of a system in such a state must be different from its energy when unelectrified.

  46. If the latter be insoluble, the gas diffuses into the solution and, when this becomes saturated, escapes into the air.

  47. But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

  48. And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God?

  49. And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people was astonished at his doctrine.

  50. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.

  51. And when they had found him, they said unto him, All men seek for thee.

  52. And he went out into the porch; and the cock crew.

  53. And there was one named Barabbas, which lay bound with them that had made insurrection with him, who had committed murder in the insurrection.

  54. And Jesus went out, and his disciples, into the towns of Caesarea Philippi: and by the way he asked his disciples, saying unto them, Whom do men say that I am?

  55. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.

  56. The key to his life may be found in the simple fact that he possessed an active and progressive mind in an age wherein thought instantly became profession, and profession passed promptly into action.

  57. The wife of Joshua Verin was a great admirer of Williams's preaching, and claimed the right of going to hear him oftener than suited the wishes of her husband.

  58. Full power of protection was conferred upon a court of justices to be held in Narragansett.

  59. The frequent appeals to England which the aggressions of the other New England colonies made necessary, made it also necessary to keep resident agents at the English court.

  60. Of this problem history is the record and the interpreter.

  61. We shall see bye and bye the miserable end of the great Narragansetts.

  62. The experiment was successful, and six years later two others were built--one of them sixteen feet square, the other thirty by twenty-five.

  63. He lay to off Point Judith for the night, and next morning began a trial of seamanship with D'Estaing for the weather-gage.

  64. The judicial powers of the assistants or upper House of Assembly ceased, though they still continued to act as a court of probate.

  65. This law met with great opposition at its original passage, and its repeal was hailed with general satisfaction.

  66. Rhode Island had never been looked upon by Massachusetts with friendly eyes.

  67. Men lived like those who carry their lives in their hands and have no hold on the morrow.

  68. The snow was falling fast and the wind dashed it in their faces, but bated not their speed.

  69. Mrs. Butler seemed to rally with a feverish excitement as they made their preparations for departure.

  70. To find delights, more wholesome and more sweet Than ever yet were known to the "elite.

  71. But my faith was so comforting to me, however unorthodox, that I have found strength and happiness in it.

  72. You will not be fit to leave your room under a week, if you do in that time: and you must have a good nurse, and keep perfectly quiet until you are out of this.

  73. Helena looked at him coldly, a dumb pain in her face.

  74. I can scarcely wait until next week;" she said, "I could not possibly delay my departure another month.

  75. Well, I might have been mistaken," Homer continued, unsuspectingly.

  76. Dimly, and with a sensation approaching terror, she began to understand Percy's own feelings, and the danger of his position.

  77. As she ceased, he turned, and stood facing her with his arms folded.

  78. We have selected this academy as the most desirable institution in which to place you, and Madame Scranton is a lady in every way suited to guide and direct a young girl's mind.

  79. All laws are made by man, and every nation has its own peculiar ideas and rules upon this subject.

  80. Do you suppose they are observing some religious rite?

  81. He was at peace with himself, in her presence, for the first time since he last saw her.

  82. We told him that we were on our way back to the ship to ask the Commander for leave, whereupon he at once told us we might have leave until 7, and having advised us to try a bathe in Rosia Bay, he passed on.

  83. We went on board the tank-ship Provider, which took us to our respective ships.

  84. When we got clear into the gulf we sighted a steamer and our consort went in chase of it, leaving us to continue our course for Aden, which we reached at 5 o’clock.

  85. Next morning after breakfast the chief petty officer, who had shown us the gun-room the night before, took us round the ship, naming each flat and pointing out the various stores, etc.

  86. Fruit hawkers dogged our steps, and but little persuasion was required to induce us to buy the delicious grapes, pears, and peaches they pressed upon our notice.

  87. At half-past seven we cooked some eggs we had brought with us and got our supper ready.

  88. At this time all of us midshipmen, together with the A.

  89. On the afternoon of the next day the captain of marines kindly volunteered to take us to a good shop he knew of where we could buy some white-duck suits, which we were likely to need in the near future.

  90. Then we went up on deck and a Petty Officer showed us the 9·2 and 12 inch turrets, and how they worked.

  91. In a very few minutes the Gunnery Lieutenant appeared on the scene, and brusquely rousing us up told us to dress at once, fall in on the quarter-deck, and wait there till he came.

  92. I nodded assent to what was evidently in his mind.

  93. Again, Torvald Helmer has a long monologue in the final Act that a practised playwright would have "broken up" with the assistance of a portrait, or a letter, or something.

  94. And we heard the bell chiming for a long time, but its sound reached us fitfully; one while it seemed to be near, and then again it seemed far away, as it obeyed the will of the soft night wind that was stirring.

  95. I cherish particularly the remembrance of an evening in which my mother had promised, as a special favor, to join us in our walk to the fields of pink amourettes.

  96. A great calm, tinged with melancholy, fell upon us after my brother's departure, and to me the days were monotonous in the extreme.

  97. At eight o'clock the doors were thrown open and we filed in, the elders going first, and each one of us sought for his own gift among the heap of white parcels.

  98. Besides, I did not consider it a pressing matter after all, inasmuch as he was to be with us for some years.

  99. The sunbeams pierced the roof, which was of a coarse straw-colored material, and the warm breeze that stirred the leaves of the trees about us made the sunlight dance as it fell upon our faces and aprons.

  100. Nevertheless the individual who has lived the life can best bring us into touch with it, and the very poetry is as true as the fact because interpretative of the spirit.

  101. One morning a large carriage arrived at St. Pierre to take us away.

  102. They flocked around us in an unseemly manner, uttering shrill cries and quacking hideously.

  103. First I leaned out of the open window to watch the July sun sink behind the stony fields and fern heaths that lay towards the sea, which though very near us was invisible.

  104. They told us a story of a house in a place called Swan Alley, passing from Goswell Street, near the end of Old Street, into St John Street, that a family was infected there in so terrible a manner that every one of the house died.

  105. I doubt not but there may be some ancient persons alive in the parish who can justify the fact of this, and are able to show even in what place of the churchyard the pit lay better than I can.

  106. He answered, and bid her stay a few moments and he would come; so he ran down the common stairs to his boat and fetched up a sack, in which was the provisions he had brought from the ships; and when he returned he hallooed again.

  107. There was nobody to be seen in the whole street, neither did any other window open, for people had no curiosity now in any case, nor could anybody help one another, so I went on to pass into Bell Alley.

  108. How then was it that you came away no sooner?

  109. These two cautions were approved of, if it could be brought so to hit that the wind might not be in the south when they set out to go north.

  110. No, brother, you mistake the case, and mistake me too.

  111. But those are opinions which I never found supported by any experiments, or heard of others that had seen it; so I leave them as I find them; only with this remark, namely, that I think the probabilities are very strong for them.

  112. The gardener was to be sent with them, and Ellen herself would copy out the recipe, and by-and-by bring it, with full directions.

  113. It seems to me like having been in a whirlpool, and those two went down in it.

  114. The sagacity of seventeen decided that mother had better not be worried about it for her own sake, and that of everyone else.

  115. But it won't bring back those who sat there!

  116. Should you not do better in a larger field among a higher stamp of boys?

  117. I don't care what ridiculous lies some old man who never existed, or else was a dozen people at once, told about a lot of ruffians who never lived, killing each other at some place that never was.

  118. You must get to the inn and bring help," he said, sinking down with a sigh.

  119. John, too, had better remain for his sister's sake, but the others had better go home.

  120. They had not the clue which their mother had to the history of the matter, when the next day, though still far from well, she had an interview with her daughter and the Athenian Professor before their return to Scotland.

  121. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "us" 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:
    use for; used adjectively; used against; used always; used before; used chiefly; used either; used every; used frequently; used instead; used interchangeably; used medicinally; used only; used tone; useful labor; useful work; using countries; using them; usually called; usually found; usually more; usually represented; usually said; usually single; usually three; usually written