How to use Inquired in a sentence

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  • Even Romas's mother had inquired about Kiera.

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  • She again inquired whether everything was going well on the farm.

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  • He inquired about her health, led the way to his mother, and having sat there for five minutes left the room.

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  • Having offered sacrifice and inquired how to renew the human race, they were ordered to cast behind them the "bones of the great mother," that is, the stones from the hillside.

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  • As I had never heard it, I inquired of several of my friends if they recalled the words; no one seemed to remember it.

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  • I inquired of her where she had read this; she did not remember having read it, did not seem to know that she had learned it.

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  • Why the circular form was chosen for the skep need not be inquired into, beyond saying that its shape conforms to that of a swarm, as the bees usually hang clustered on the branch of a neighbouring tree or bush after issuing from the parent hive.

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  • As I had never read this story, or even heard of the book, I inquired of Helen if she knew anything about the matter, and found she did not.

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  • This David recognized, and, summoning the injured clan, inquired what expiation could be made.

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  • As chief pontiff he inquired rigorously into the character of the vestal virgins, three of whom were buried alive; he enforced the laws against adultery, mutilation, and the grosser forms of immorality, and forbade the public acting of mimes.

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  • But what, it may be inquired, is the value of " futures " relating to " middling " cotton to a broker whose contracts with spinners are not in " middling " cotton?

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  • Locke next inquired to what extent knowledge - in the way either of intuitive certainty, demonstrative certainty, or sense perception - is possible, in regard to each of the four (already mentioned) sorts of knowable relation.

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  • In May 1647 in company with Skippon, Ireton and Fleetwood, he visited the army, inquired into and reported on the grievances, and endeavoured to persuade them to submit to the parliament."

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  • The pathology of intra-cardiac and vascular murmurs has also been inquired into experimentally, the general impression being that these abnormal sounds result, in most cases at least, from the production of a sonorous liquid vein.

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  • After the victory, the prince inquired for Sir James, who was brought to the royal tent, where Edward told him he had been the bravest knight on his side, and granted him an annuity of five hundred marks.

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  • Nicholas inquired, frowning slightly.

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  • A deep voice interrupted them briefly as Alex inquired.

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  • That this may be conveniently inquired into, synods are to be held, three in every year, in each province, and questions of this kind examined.

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  • If he inquired, and there was no such negotiation, his question might be interpreted in a very troublesome way; moreover, we should put the idea of selling the shares into the khedive's head, which would be unfortunate.

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  • I hope I never inquired within myself whether he did or no.

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  • Marya Dmitrievna's deep voice suddenly inquired from the other end of the table.

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  • He found the Cossacks, inquired for the regiment operating with Platov's detachment and by evening found his master, Nicholas Rostov, quartered at Yankovo.

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  • Pompey deferred his decision until he should have inquired into the state of the Nabataeans, who had shown themselves to be capable of dominating the Jews in the absence of the Roman army.

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  • Passing one day through the Forum, Gregory saw some handsome slaves offered for sale, and inquired their nation.

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  • He bade farewell to his friends, inquired after the health of Drusus's daughter who was ill, and then quietly expired in the arms of the wife who for more than fifty years had been his most intimate and trusted guide and counsellor, and to whom his last words were an exhortation to "live mindful of our wedded life."

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  • Kant perceives that " perception without conception is blind, conception without perception is empty," but if he goes so far ought he not to have gone still further and inquired whether there can be any perception at all without a concept, any concept which does not presuppose a precept, and, if this is impossible, whether the distinction between a world of appearance which is known and a world of things-in-themselves which is not, is not illusory ?

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  • On returning to South Africa after the Raid inquiry at Westminster in 1897, ' In his evidence before the House of Commons Select Committee which inquired into the Raid, Rhodes did not object to the continued existence of the republic " for local matters," but desired a federal South Africa under the British flag; see Blue Book (165) 1897 p. 21; also Sir Lewis Michell's Life of Rhodes, vol.

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  • One day in midsummer, when I was hoeing, a man who was carrying a load of pottery to market stopped his horse against my field and inquired concerning Wyman the younger.

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  • What is it all about? inquired Prince Andrew impatiently.

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  • How was it that two guns were abandoned in the center? he inquired, searching with his eyes for someone.

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  • And what did he say? inquired Bolkonski.

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  • On reaching Petersburg he inquired for Kuragin but the latter had already left the city.

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  • Kutuzov looked at them searchingly, stopped his carriage, and inquired what regiment they belonged to.

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  • Noticing the black outline of a man crossing the road, Dolokhov stopped him and inquired where the commander and officers were.

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  • If you have recently taken a trip, signed up with a travel agent or inquired about a particular company, you may find a few coupons in your mailbox in the upcoming months.

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  • Boris inquired what news there might be on the staff, and what, without indiscretion, one might ask about our plans.

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  • We have still six hundred quarters left, he inquired.

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  • You have three seconds for your mind to travel back to that solemn moment when you remember buying your PS3 and the salesperson at Best Buy inquired as to whether you'd like to purchase an extended warranty.

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  • When Martha inquired about licensing the nighties in the USA, I knew I had found somebody with the same appreciation and passion for the nighties as my customers have.

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  • Music legend has it that he inquired about her lover.

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  • While walking by a fax machine in his mansion's office, he spotted her picture and inquired about her to his staff.

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  • Organization and healing have been keenly inquired into, with results which seem to point the lesson that all methods of healing are to be regarded as extensions of the natural phenomena of growth.

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  • The Samaritans, who otherwise shared the scruples of the Jews about the utterance of the name, seem to have used it in judicial oaths to the scandal of the rabbis.4 The early Christian scholars, who inquired what was the true name of the God of the Old Testament, had therefore no great difficulty in getting the information they sought.

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  • At the end of the 8th century Charlemagne inquired of the bishops of his empire as to current forms. The reply of Amalarius of Trier is important because it shows that he not only used the received text, but also connected it with the Roman order of Baptism.

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  • At all the more interesting sites he took up his abode for a time; he examined, he inquired, he made measurements, he accumulated materials.

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  • To the north lay the lake to which the answer of the Delphic oracle referred, Kiva Kaµapevav, when the citizens inquired as to the advisability of draining it.

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  • Astonished by the sight of their long hair and extraordinary costume, he inquired what religion they professed, and getting no satisfactory answer threatened to exterminate them, unless by the time of his return from the war they should have embraced either Islam or one of the creeds tolerated in the Koran.

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  • As we had never seen or heard of any such story as this before, we inquired of her where she read it; she replied, "I did not read it; it is my story for Mr. Anagnos's birthday."

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  • If you've recently inquired about the price of professional air duct cleaning, you're probably wondering "can I clean my air ducts myself?"

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  • Have you inquired about any promotional plans?

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  • Jeffrey Byrne asked about Randy's ball game and inquired about the mail.

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  • Lord Granville further inquired whether Italy would co-operate in pacifying the Sudan, and received an affirmative reply.

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  • The histology of the nervous system of Mollusca has yet to be seriously inquired into.

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  • Archimedes maintained that each particle of a fluid mass, when in equilibrium, is equally pressed in every direction; and he inquired into the conditions according to which a solid body floating in a fluid should assume and preserve a position of equilibrium.

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  • I one evening overtook one of my townsmen, who has accumulated what is called "a handsome property"--though I never got a fair view of it--on the Walden road, driving a pair of cattle to market, who inquired of me how I could bring my mind to give up so many of the comforts of life.

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  • Material Cause of DifferentiationIt may be inquired, in conclusion, if there are any facts which throw light upon the internal mechanism of differentiation, whether spontaneous or induced; if it is possible to refer it to any material cause.

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  • He was one of David's most trusted advisers, and his counsel was "as though one inquired of the word of God."

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  • The people of the district to which the candidate belonged were called together; his qualifications for the privileges about to be conferred upon him were inquired into; and, if he were deemed fitted and worthy to receive them, his chief, his father, or one of his near kinsmen presented him with a shield and a lance.

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  • It may be inquired what meaning is to be attached to these expressions, and what are the conditions and the nature of the changes assumed by them.

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