How to use Settle-on in a sentence

settle-on
  • He felt Katie's gaze settle on him at the question.

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  • If I can settle on a few more characters, it should begin to fall into place.

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  • In the end of the 9th century Iceland was colonized from Norway; and about 985 the intrepid viking, Eric the Red, discovered Greenland, and induced some of his Icelandic countrymen to settle on its inhospitable shores.

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  • Peter the Great imposed a poll-tax on all the members of the rural population, making the proprietors responsible for the tax charged on their serfs; and the " free wandering people " who were not willing to enter the army were required to settle on the land either as members of a commune or as serfs of some proprietor.

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  • Some delay too was necessary before Napoleon could finally settle on his plan for this day.

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  • It may have been he who, as a "presbyter christiani ritus," conducted negotiations with Valens before the battle of Adrianople; but that he headed a previous embassy asking for leave for the Visigoths to settle on Roman soil, and that he then, for political motives, professed himself a convert to the Arian creed, favoured by the emperor, and drew with him the whole body of his countrymen - these and other similar stories of the orthodox church historians appear to be without foundation.

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  • In 1679 the storm of persecution drove him to settle on his family estate of Tillemont, between Montreuil and Vincennes.

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  • Drusus is said to have erected a fort here in 14 B.C. In 413 the emperor Jovinus permitted the Burgundians under their king Guntar or Guntiar to settle on the left bank of the Rhine between the Lauter and the Nahe.

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  • Small insects settle on the leaves and are caught in the viscid excretion.

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  • Many of these emigrants return with considerable savings and settle on the land.

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  • The primary unit of this organization is the stanitsa, or village, which holds its land as a commune, and may allow persons who are not Cossacks (excepting Jews) to settle on this land for payment of a certain rent.

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  • He compelled the Kurds to settle on the vacant lands, and divided the country into small sanjaks which in the plains were governed by Turkish officials, and in the mountains by local chiefs.

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  • They settle on other worm tubes, building large mounds that eventually transform a flat sandy gravelly seabed into an extensive reef.

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  • As is usually the case with people meeting after a prolonged separation, it was long before their conversation could settle on anything.

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  • Only a few of them still move, rise, and feebly fly to settle on the enemy's hand, lacking the spirit to die stinging him; the rest are dead and fall as lightly as fish scales.

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  • When Lillian is in a fickle mood, it might take her an hour to settle on a decision.

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  • You'll probably need to take several shots of your children before you settle on the perfect one.

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  • On the other hand it may be that a baby is simply too strong-willed and temperamental to settle on his own.

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  • Sometimes a name looks pretty or interesting, but before you settle on your choice say the name aloud.

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  • Of course, it is always a good idea to take a trusted friend or family member to weigh in on your choice, but eventually, you're going to have to settle on a design.

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  • Begin a search for a realtor, and settle on where you'd like to live.

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  • When you settle on a gardening service, map out a schedule of when they will work.

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  • It's wise to settle on a budget before you begin looking because there is such a range of prices.

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  • Either way, your theme is the most important decision, and you have to settle on it before you can really begin.

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  • You've got the budget covered and room (or a whole house) just crying out for a redesign, but you just can't settle on a single idea to get the whole project moving in the right direction.

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  • The question to ask yourself before you settle on burgundy and gold for your living room decor is what kind of living room do you have, or what kind of living room do you want to have?

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  • Before you settle on a paint color - no matter who gorgeous it looks on your laptop - you have to see how it looks in your home.

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  • What you settle on inevitably can be attributed not only to your personal preferences, but also to your specific needs.

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  • With thousands of incredible photography project ideas available in stores and online, it may be hard to settle on just one.

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  • There are so many styles available that it can be hard to settle on one dress.

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  • You don't want to end up running to the mall having to settle on a dress because your dream one didn't make it in time.

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  • Don't settle on the first dress you see.

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  • One of the best features of a cruise vacation is that passengers do not need to settle on a single destination.

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  • If the weather is windy, you may not have to prepare for frost since the circulating air won't allow the frost to settle on leaves.

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  • Before you settle on Internet-based guitar lessons, you should also consider how you learn.

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  • If you're a beginner, make sure you get plenty of advice from the pros in the guitar shop before you settle on one.

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  • You may conceivably even consider purchasing one for each season if it's practical, or you might settle on an all-season style that works well in chilly conditions.

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  • Once you settle on the cut that works for you, slipping into those panties can make you feel sultry, romantic and good about yourself.

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  • Whatever you do, try not to settle on a gown you're not crazy about-it'll show on that special evening when you want to have a great time and enjoy yourself.

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  • Those who wear a size 3x sometimes have to settle on clothes that they are not crazy about just because they come in their size.

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  • Don't simply settle on a prank before thinking through all of the options or you're bound to be disappointed by the results.

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  • There are hundreds of crazy styles out there so don't settle on the first one you see.

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  • We're still letting the dust settle on last year's trends, but this year is already shaping up to be a glamorous year for hair.

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  • Before you settle on a traditional lender you should learn how these companies might benefit you.

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  • Before you settle on a design, take some time to look at all the choices.

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  • This causes the charged particles to settle on furniture and other surfaces.

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  • The charged particles made by ionic air purifiers also have a tendency to settle on positively-charged surfaces.

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  • What's more, you don't have to settle on a generic looking pup.

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  • No matter what your reason for a specialized tote, you will be impressed with the amount of variety there is out there, and how you can benefit from a little research before you settle on that next gift idea.

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  • By utilizing various websites, you'll eventually settle on your favorite for free interpretation of tarot card meanings.

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  • Once you settle on the right boots, you can rest assured of your child's safety.

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  • Weigh your options, try several pairs of shoes and settle on the one that instills your outfit - and you - with wedding day elegance.

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  • Shop early so that you have time to try shoes on, return them if necessary and settle on a pair that meets your needs - and your budget.

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  • Different astrologers have different ideas about these connections, so be sure to do your own research before you settle on your tattoo.

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  • Once you settle on your basic Gothic cross design, consider adding one or more of the following embellishments to really give your tat a life of it's own.

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  • If you do your research and take these considerations into account, you're sure to settle on a minivan that will serve your family well for many years to come.

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  • You can play with the numbers to see how these variables affect one another, and this will help you settle on your car budget.

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  • Consider the monthly car payment and the cost of ownership, and settle on a budget you can easily afford.

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  • Not only should you spend time comparing the various policies available for your small business, but you should also get acquainted with the various insurance rules and regulations within the state before you settle on a policy.

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  • Don't settle on a plan unless it fits your budget and expectations.

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  • If you're buying sports bras by mail, consider ordering a few different kinds and taking them for a test drive before you settle on one style.

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  • If you're creating hand-made invitations, there's no reason why you have to settle on just one design.

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  • Once you settle on a theme, coordinate your party invitations along with it.

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