Prolong sentence example

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  • He quickened his pace, having little reason to prolong the trip.

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  • Though his recovery was rapid and complete, he did not choose to prolong his stay abroad.

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  • When Leopold I., duke of Austria, took Richard prisoner and delivered him to the emperor, Philip did his utmost by offers of money to prolong his captivity, and, allied with the English king's brother.

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  • To prolong the life of your hair trimmers, you will need to clean them regularly.

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  • Moisturizer is key in order to prolong your tan, and should be applied several times daily.

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  • To prolong the life of your shower curtain, use a shower liner which will protect it from the inside.

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  • Speak calmly and lovingly toward her, but don't prolong the inevitable.

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  • With regular cleaning and maintenance, you can prolong the life of your office chair and help decrease the need for future repairs.

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  • Not only will this save energy, it will prolong the life of your clothes.

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  • Fixatives are used to prolong a fragrance.

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  • To prolong their shelf life, always keep fragrance samples in a cool, dark place out of direct sunlight.

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  • You can prolong their life by easing them on slowly (although considering their use, you may not be able to control how gently or quickly they come off).

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  • These are some examples of seemingly harmless activities that may prolong or interrupt sleep.

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  • This step helps to keep your game board neat and clean and prolong its use.

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  • Making them feel embarrassed about it is likely to prolong the potty training process, so it's important for parents and caregivers to be patient and understanding when accidents happen.

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  • Special diets, medication and hormone therapy can slow the disease down to prolong the cat's life.

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  • Looking to the past and trying to fill your mind with "would-haves" and "should-haves" will likely only prolong your emotional pain and make it more difficult to move on with your life.

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  • If you properly care for and clean your wood furniture on a regular basis, you will prolong the life of your wood furniture and help keep it looking beautiful.

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  • Change the filter in your home AC unit as recommended by the manufacturer to save money and prolong the life of your unit.

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  • If you don't stick with the training, one lax moment could prolong the training by days or even weeks.

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  • The December and January plantings require no protection in winter, but as they will flower later in the summer than the early plantings, an aspect where the suns rays are somewhat broken will prolong the blooming period.

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  • The autumn-flowering strain is very desirable, as the plants succeed the German varieties, and so prolong the season.

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  • Make sure you do your planning and proper maintenance to prolong your enjoyment and usage of your stems!

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  • Children are told to drink a large quantity of water and to try to prolong the periods between voiding.

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  • Maintenance chemotherapy is chemotherapy given in lower doses as a treatment to prolong a remission in certain types of cancer.

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  • Full-leg braces may be used in DMD to prolong the period of independent walking.

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  • Stopping the diarrhea actually maintains toxin levels in the body for longer periods and may prolong the infection.

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  • However, both procedures are temporary treatments that help prolong the infant's life, in some cases allowing him or her to gain strength, until surgery can be performed.

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  • There are temporary surgical procedures that can prolong the time before corrective surgery, while the baby grows larger and stronger.

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  • Changing formula or diluting to half strength are common practices but are usually unnecessary and may even prolong symptoms and delay nutritional recovery.

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  • If taken late in pregnancy, these drugs may prolong pregnancy, lengthen labor time, cause problems during delivery, or affect the heart or blood flow of the fetus.

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  • On good days, a stutterer might be able to talk fluently using words that usually cause him to repeat, pause or prolong sounds, syllables, parts of words, entire words, or phrases.

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  • When parents treat a bowel problem as a cause for embarrassment or shame, they may unintentionally aggravate or prolong it.

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  • Regardless of price, you should still rinse them in cold tap water after each wearing to prolong the life and prevent fading.

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  • Replacing your Black and Decker Dust Buster filters will not only help improve the suction of your hand-held vacuum, but it will also help prolong the life of its motor.

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  • One possible method of weeding out defective individuals is to prolong your email and phone correspondences and delay a face-to-face meeting.

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  • Tantric sexual practices are designed to prolong and heighten arousal.

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  • Again, a patient who is not deeply in touch with his body and cannot relay all of his symptoms to a doctor may prolong his misdiagnosis.

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  • To prolong the life of your leather satchel, keep it clean and apply a leather moisturizer as needed to keep the leather soft and supple.

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  • Other psychosocial factors can trigger or prolong depressive episodes.

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  • You can also get some Rain and Stain Repellent to prolong the beauty of your boots, even when the weather would love to see them otherwise.

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  • Eat Cleaner, the product name for a food wash that is all natural, odorless and designed for cleaning produce, poultry and seafood also helps prolong the shelf life of your fruits and vegetables without tainting their flavor.

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  • By following the cleaning tips below you will be able to prolong the life of your patio furniture cushions for years to come.

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  • Learning how to clean gas grill grates will both prolong the life of your grill and make your food taste better.

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  • What many people choose not to recognize, is that they can take steps to prolong their lives in good health if they eat right.

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  • Maintaining a healthy weight can prevent these conditions from developing and prolong your life.

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  • An underlying physical condition normally causes the disorder, but certain foods exacerbate symptoms and prolong attacks.

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  • One thing Europeans know how to do is prolong pleasure; take this as an opportunity to practice!

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  • Lace is a delicate fabric, but with gentle care, you can really prolong the life of this beautiful fabric.

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  • Even if you have an inexpensive polyester negligee, proper care will prolong its life, leading to many nights of sophisticated and sexy attire.

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  • One thing is certain, if you provide gentle washing, you can prolong the life of your silk panties.

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  • Perhaps more significantly, it was also thought that if one had such a stone, one could make an exilir that would indefinitely prolong life.

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  • Excessive itching of the bite may prolong recovery and cause infection and needless pain.

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  • To prolong the life of your nail art, apply a top coat regularly.

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  • Storing polish in the refrigerator is a wonderful idea and can help prolong the life span of your lacquers.

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  • When Admetus was attacked by an illness that threatened to lead to his premature death, Apollo persuaded the Moerae (Fates) to prolong his life, provided any one could be found to die in his place.

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  • They resolved to prolong the war as the best expedient for prolonging their power.

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  • The five barbarians toyed with Sami and inflicted him with wounds meant to disable and bleed him, to prolong the match without killing him.

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  • O now lift up thy song Thy noble note prolong Thou living Chinese gong!

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  • This helps prolong the mood lightening effect of any released noradrenaline and serotonin.

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  • HipSavers soft hip protectors help to prolong the elderly people's lives!

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  • Pressure sores should be avoided as they prolong hospital stay, delay rehabilitation and may cause sepsis.

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  • This helps prolong the mood lightening effect of any released serotonin.

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  • Among the majority of patients with advanced stage disease so treated, immune response augmentation appears to prolong survival.

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  • The setting up of further investigation is likely to prolong the uncertainty surrounding Equitable.

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  • There is an answer, natural zeolite absorbs ethylene gas and can therefore be used to prolong the life of your vegetables.

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  • The fraternal and democratic spirit of the first communities, and their humble origin; the identification of the object of adoration with light and the Sun; the legends of the shepherds with their gifts and adoration, the flood, and the ark; the representation in art of the fiery chariot, the drawing of water from the rock; the use of bell and candle, holy water and the communion; the sanctification of Sunday and of the 25th of December; the insistence on moral conduct, the emphasis placed upon abstinence and self-control; the doctrine of heaven and hell, of primitive revelation, of the mediation of the Logos emanating from the divine, the atoning sacrifice, the constant warfare between good and evil and the final triumph of the former, the immortality of the soul, the last judgment, the resurrection of the flesh and the fiery destruction of the universe - are some of the resemblances which, whether real or only apparent, enabled Mithraism to prolong its resistance to Christianity.

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  • Among his more famous hoaxes were the " Edict of the King of Prussia " (1773), already described; the fictitious supplement to the Boston Chronicle, printed on his private press at Passy in 1782, and containing a letter with an invoice of eight packs of 954 cured, dried, hooped and painted scalps of rebels, men, women and children, taken by Indians in the British employ; and another fictitious Letter from the Count de Schaumberg to the Baron Hohendorf commanding the Hessian Troops in America (1777) - the count's only anxiety is that not enough men will be killed to bring him in moneys he needs, and he urges his officer in command in America " to prolong the war.

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  • The fits and fasts were the means by which Sarah could prolong the solicitous attention she had received during her real illness.

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  • Weaning a young child from the habit before he or she is ready is usually difficult and may only prolong the thumb sucking.

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  • For stuttering and other fluency disorders, a popular treatment method is fluency training, which develops coordination between speech and breathing, slows down the rate of speech, and develops the ability to prolong syllables.

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  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressants may prolong and increase the effects of some antihistamines.

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  • Try applying a hair powder or a dry shampoo to your scalp to remove excess oil and you'll prolong cleansing an additional day without sacrificing body.

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  • To continue to avoid romantic entanglements would only mean that you prolong learning relationship skills.

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  • You'll be healthier and may even prolong your life with the inclusion of aerobic exercise into your daily routine.

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  • Revox is said to be particularly beneficial for those who have just had Botox or Restylane injections as it can help to enhance and prolong their effects.

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  • Once you find the perfect gilded hue, keep the bottle in the refrigerator to prolong shelf life.

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  • Barillas (1845-1907) proclaimed his intention of establishing a silver currency, and gained, to a great extent, the sympathy of the German and British residents; he had been the sole Guatemalan president who had not sought to prolong his own tenure of office.

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  • Well-defined ranges prolong themselves through each of the peninsulas, rising in many places to a considerable elevation.

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  • It was noted that there had been long breaks between films at the last all-nighter in order to prolong the finish.

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  • A movement was set on foot for the reform of the constitution, the principal objects of this agitation being to prolong the presidential term to four years, to give Congress the right to choose the president of the republic, and to amend certain sections concerning the rights of persons taking part in armed insurrection arising out of political issues.

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  • When at last, after the catastrophe of Poltava (June 1709) and the flight into Turkey, he condescended to use diplomatic methods, it was solely to prolong, not to terminate, the war.

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  • His son Prince Edward, who had been victorious on his own flank of the battle, and had not been caught in the rout, gave himself up next morning, wishing to share his fathers fate, and not to prolong a civil war which seemed to have become hopeless.

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  • Yet we may have to correct the dubious chronology of the first Roman bishops by this datum, and prolong his life to about A.D.

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  • By Giving A Greater Or Less Number Of Days To The Intercalary Month, The Pontiffs Were Enabled To Prolong The Term Of A Magistracy Or Hasten The Annual Elections; And So Little Care Had Been Taken To Regulate The Year, That, At The Time Of Julius Caesar, The Civil Equinox Differed From The Astronomical By Three Months, So That The Winter Months Were Carried Back Into Autumn And The Autumnal Into Summer.

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  • The first settlement occupied two full years, from 1876, when the negotiations began, to June 1878, when at last all the bills were carried successfully through the two parliaments; and it was necessary to prolong the previous arrangements (which expired at the end of 1877) till the middle of 1878.

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  • To tell them that she felt ashamed for herself and for them would be to betray her agitation, while to decline their offers to dress her would prolong their banter and insistence.

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  • The Boers were at last convinced of the futility of any attempt to prolong the struggle, and on the 23rd of March the representatives of the Boer governments came into Pretoria.

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  • He contrived to prolong his power after Catherine's death by means of a forged will and a coup d'etat.

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  • Nogi and Kaulbars stood fast, facing each other on the west front; after the arrival of the general reserve, Nogi was able to prolong his line to the north and eventually to bend it inwards towards the Russian line of retreat.

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  • His work, like most of the work done by Englishmen in India in time of peace, was not of a showy kind - its value is shown by the fact that he was asked to prolong his services beyond the regular term of five years, and returned to England only in 1869.

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  • The slips are also convenient as affording a variety of aspects, and thus helping to prolong the season of particular vegetable crops.

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  • The fall of the Whigs, now no longer necessary on account of the successful issue of the war, to accomplish which Harley had long been preparing and intriguing, followed; and their attempt to prolong hostilities from party motives failed.

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  • Finally, Grote objected to the two last books that they prolong the action of the Iliad beyond the exigencies of a coherent scheme.

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  • It is a paradoxical fact, that the supply of the stomach even from the substance of the starving individual's body should tend to prolong life.

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  • Subsequently he accompanied the prince of Wales in his attempts to prolong the war in the Scilly and Channel Islands.

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  • On the other hand the Tuscan cities managed to prolong the reign of liberty to a much later epoch, no podestd ever quite succeeding here in his attempts to establish the rule of his dynasty.

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  • The idealizing poetry of passion, which found a genuine voice in Catullus and the elegiac poets, could not prolong itself through the exhausting licence of successive generations.

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  • Sir Henry Drummond Wolff proceeded to Constantinople and signed on the 22nd of May 1887 the definitive convention, according to which the occupation should come to an end in three years, but England should have a right to prolong or renew it in the event of internal peace or external security being seriously threatened.

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