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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  • contrive ways of keeping his beloved ship afloat and his way of life intact.
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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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  • Moisture, dust and debris will all contrive to ruin your work and probably the engine.
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  • Eric and Brenda they did contrive, to do their exercise with the hand jive.
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  • contrive to keep their teeth in place is uncertain.
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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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  • Their butter is very indifferent, and one would wonder how they could contrive to make it so bad.
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  • 414) " took upon him the labour to contrive and set the whole work a going.
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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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  • 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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  • contrive some great plan to his success, his secret was simple.
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  • contrive new machines and the ability to manufacture them.
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  • contrive a situation in which Elizabeth declines Darcy's first proposal, thereby demonstrating her indifference to wealth.
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  • contrive to make adults lose their tempers - that puts you in control.
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  • 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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  • contrive a system of races to bring about the result you want.
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  • contrive to get power in the bargain?
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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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