Beholden Sentence Examples
Government institutions are becoming ever more beholden to these corporations than to their citizens.
Before we leave for our jobs we are already beholden to more than half the world.
It is now beholden on all of us to reap the benefits of the new order.
The point is that politicians are more directly beholden to public opinion than ever before.
Al-Moghira felt beholden to Ziyad for his evidence in this matter, as we shall in the sequel see.Advertisement
Skulls are rarely visible on a battlefield for more than two or three seasons after the fight, and we may therefore presume that it was during the reign of Inarus (460-454 B.C.), 2 when the Athenians had great authority in Egypt, that he visited the country, making himself known as a learned Greek, and therefore receiving favour and attention on the part of the Egyptians, who were so much beholden to his countrymen (see Athens, Cimon, Pericles).
Its author was willing to be beholden to any one for leisure; but he would be no man's slave.
Chardin as boldly asserting "that the Asiatics are beholden to us for this wonderful instrument, which they had from Europe a long time before the Portuguese conquests.
Strategically, the existence of an Iraq which is not beholden to America is an irritant which cannot be allowed to long continue.
Abu ' Obeida had an ungracious task, seeing that to the degraded warrior he was beholden for his victories in Syria.Advertisement
And then there's this crowd of nobles, all subservient to him, all beholden to him and dependent on his favor.
The latter is far more beholden to the revenue of DVD sales than the latter.
About 1560 he came to London and was employed as a translator by Reginald or Reyner Wolfe, to whom he says he was "singularly beholden."