Contrive sentence example

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  • So, I set out to contrive the experiment, and that was the novel FlashForward.

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  • Moisture, dust and debris will all contrive to ruin your work and probably the engine.

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  • It is a splendid idea, that we must so contrive it that it may not seem to be a concerted plan.

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  • Eric and Brenda they did contrive, to do their exercise with the hand jive.

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  • Forestall your opponent by seizing what he holds dear, and subtly contrive to time his arrival on the ground.

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  • Gloucester still contrive to give soft tries Only Premiership leaders Bath have a better defensive record in the league.

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  • Platt, also struggling with things his mind could not contrive to reconcile, said " that confounded hypocrite.

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  • Their butter is very indifferent, and one would wonder how they could contrive to make it so bad.

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  • The kings majority, solemnly proclaimed on the 28th of October 1614, further strengthened the throne; while owing to the bungling of the third estate, who did not contrive to gain the support of the clergy and the nobility by some sort of concessions, the states-general, the last until 1789, proved like the others a mere historic episode, an impotent and inorganic expedient.

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  • It is often possible by appropriate dosage to contrive that these special parts or organs may be affected and the rest of the body left practically intact, and it is by taking advantage of these selective actions that remedial or therapeutical effects are usually obtained.

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  • And without nicely considering the desire of Russia to expand to the Mediterranean, the Pacific or in any other direction, they thought it one of their first duties to maintain their own Eastern empire; or, to put it another way, to contrive that Great Britain should be subject to Russian ascendancy (if ever), at the remotest period allowed by destiny.

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  • Whether you buy, borrow or contrive, you can save a ton of money and still look as great, or scary, as you hope to this season.

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