Enquiry in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Enquiry

(Britain, Australia, New Zealand) A question. | Search for truth, information or knowledge.

Short Example Sentence for Enquiry

  • 1. Let them await my enquiry where they stand. 🔊
  • 2. On enquiry his servant told them that he had gone out. 🔊
  • 3. Those projects contemplated enquiry and reform. 🔊
  • 4. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. 🔊
  • 5. Ruxton's enquiry was frankly disappointed. 🔊
  • 6. But on enquiry no one had heard or seen the missing waggoner. 🔊
  • 7. On enquiry it was found that there were two or three ways to the lake. 🔊
  • 8. Ruxton's enquiry came like a shot. 🔊
  • 9. Kenneth went to the voice tube and made the necessary enquiry of the engineer. 🔊
  • 10. Missy started, and forgot to note that his enquiry was facetious. 🔊
  • 11. Von Berger's enquiry came with even colder incisiveness. 🔊
  • 12. Together with a modest enquiry into this present comet, London, 1681, 4to. 🔊

How to use Enquiry in Sentence?

  • 1. The result of the enquiry was that the return was set aside and a new election ordered. 🔊
  • 2. In dealing with individuals the enquiry is comparatively simple, and the answer not far to seek. 🔊
  • 3. But it seemed to Hugh that her voice lacked the blank enquiry tone of ignorance. 🔊
  • 4. Then Catherine bent down and cast a hard, staring glance of enquiry on her mother. 🔊
  • 5. On enquiry I found it was made of the pulp of the persimon, mixed with pounded corn. 🔊
  • 6. At length I succeeded in drawing forth a lazy enquiry as to who I was and what was my business. 🔊
  • 7. As little enquiry was made after Aotourou, the man who went away with M. de Bougainville. 🔊
  • 8. I would further remark that this enquiry is as thoroughly scientific and legitimate as that into the origin of species itself. 🔊
  • 9. Has any enquiry been made as to the means by which such men were enabled to endure the perpetual strain of thought? 🔊
  • 10. There is no branch of philological enquiry which demands a wider range than that of the origin of the names of rivers. 🔊
  • 11. His drawn face and straining eyes underwent a complete change at the simple enquiry from his father. 🔊
  • 12. She had given him rather a pathetic look of enquiry when he had first come up to them waiting for him in the booking-office. 🔊
  • 13. That is a research which yields no statistics, an enquiry like asking what is the ruling colour of a chameleon. 🔊
  • 14. Incidentally, that enquiry will prove what is your position and rank, as well as what may or may not be ours. 🔊
  • 15. To define virtue as the knowledge of virtue is to think in a circle, and gets us no further in the enquiry what virtue is. 🔊
  • 16. The present possessor now occupies it, and he received our visit of interested enquiry with much courtesy and kindness. 🔊
  • 17. But, two days later, he was summoned to appear before the examining-magistrate and an enquiry was opened against him. 🔊
  • 18. In these circles, it is productive activity as such to which value is attached, without much enquiry as to the utility of the product. 🔊
  • 19. Unfortunately, the persons chosen for this enquiry were engaged in trade with the savages; their conclusions must necessarily be prejudiced. 🔊
  • 20. Yet I suspect that he will furnish us with the sort of definition and line of enquiry which we want. 🔊
  • 21. So many absurdities attend upon error and falsehood, that truth has a very preponderating advantage against them, where enquiry is left free. 🔊
  • 22. Alas, Theaetetus, methinks that we are now only beginning to see the real difficulty of the enquiry into the nature of it. 🔊
  • 23. The enquiry was followed by some good-natured laughter, and feeling satisfied with my work, I hurried away. 🔊
  • 24. And I say that they have known nothing of the subject for themselves, and that they have dreaded all knowledge of, all enquiry into, the subject. 🔊
  • 25. So far, no one has come forward to make even so much as an enquiry as to the identity of the dead man, and, if you remember, he looked foreign. 🔊
  • 26. The Pole's big eyes turned full upon his companion's face, and enquiry rang in his echo of the monosyllable. 🔊
  • 27. At the outset of this section of our enquiry it is well to realise that there is little known about the garden of earlier date than the middle of the sixteenth century. 🔊
  • 28. Peter supposed that he said it merely out of his general desire to be unpleasant, and perhaps to revenge himself for that unanswered enquiry on the stairs. 🔊