Appropriating in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Appropriating

present participle of appropriate

Short Example Sentences for Appropriating

  • 1. Was it not by appropriating the property of Laban to himself? 🔊
  • 2. This young lady prevented me from appropriating your diamonds. 🔊
  • 3. Joses swept away the other's appropriating hand. 🔊
  • 4. The laws of war justified us in appropriating them to our own use. 🔊

How to use Appropriating in Sentences?

  • 1. Fisher was afterwards convicted of appropriating the money collected for the poor. 🔊
  • 2. The bank thought it their duty to proceed against the clerk himself for appropriating the money. 🔊
  • 3. By persistent effort it succeeded in appropriating one half of the territory of its rival. 🔊
  • 4. After appropriating a generous supply for the day, the remnant was reduced to ashes. 🔊
  • 5. The teachings of both, by appropriating all that is valuable in other doctrines, are similar. 🔊
  • 6. Staienus conceived the happy idea of appropriating the whole, and he managed it in this way. 🔊
  • 7. He was wondering whether Jeff was going to accuse her of appropriating it in the beginning. 🔊
  • 8. In such a state there was nothing abnormal in any man monopolizing land and exclusively appropriating its revenues. 🔊
  • 9. His imagination never traveled so far as to think of such a thing as appropriating this rare blessing to himself. 🔊
  • 10. But yet he may live and enjoy, by seizing and appropriating the productions of the faculties of his fellow-men. 🔊
  • 11. Ursula was not exactly musical, nor was she demonstrative, but she showed her satisfaction by appropriating her share of the success. 🔊
  • 12. Lacking originality and constructive logic, he had great facility in appropriating by ingenious restatement the thoughts and formulas of others. 🔊
  • 13. There was a great catholicity in his reading; and he showed a fine tact in his comments, and in his way of appropriating what he read. 🔊
  • 14. Among the acts of the last session containing the emergency clause was one appropriating $600 for printing the report of a monument association. 🔊
  • 15. Cale had been gradually appropriating me since my coming, and I had no cause to resent his right of proprietorship. 🔊
  • 16. In some states, school funds are created by appropriating the public lands, which are lands owned by the state as a body corporate. 🔊
  • 17. Above all he never ceased to follow up the lessons learnt at Halle, always appropriating to himself the best from all artists and their works. 🔊
  • 18. They do not breed in as large colonies as do the other Gulls, half a dozen pairs appropriating a small island to the exclusion of all other birds. 🔊
  • 19. Bills for appropriating any part of the public revenue or for imposing any tax shall originate in the Legislative Assembly. 🔊
  • 20. My wild reveries of inheriting this splendour and appropriating the affections of this nymph, I now regarded as lunatic hope and childish folly. 🔊
  • 21. Lord John, appropriating for his convenience the truth in this, yet regarded it as open to a becoming, an improving touch from himself. 🔊
  • 22. But an artist should not be contented with this only; he should enter into a competition with his original, and endeavour to improve what he is appropriating to his own work. 🔊
  • 23. It is a pity that in a matter of public entertainment both males and females cannot resist the temptation of appropriating a portion of the food to other than the legitimate purpose. 🔊
  • 24. As a result the committee reported a bill appropriating $30,000 for the erection of an experimental line between Washington and Baltimore. 🔊
  • 25. She glanced quickly around the store, and as she did so her eyes fell upon the woman she had so recently seen appropriating articles from the counter. 🔊
  • 26. At this period her husband made the fatal mistake of appropriating a chest of important state papers and examining them himself instead of calling together a commission. 🔊
  • 27. But the value of the things themselves and her object in appropriating them had nothing to do with the main fact that, after all we had done and endured, she was stealing from us. 🔊
  • 28. If he did hear of any one in want or distress, he relieved his feelings by instantly appropriating to their use all the money he found himself in possession of at the time. 🔊
  • 29. Bill was not quite consistent in taking the cloth when he would not touch the money, but it did not occur to him for a moment that he was wrong in appropriating it, or he would have refused to do so. 🔊
  • 30. While appropriating enough of the latter system to solve the question of public health, it caters to the human sentimentalities in preserving at half size the dead form. 🔊
  • 31. Came the day when the Senate was expected to pass the bill of Senator Mullens appropriating two thousand dollars for the purchase of the picture. 🔊