Enquiry in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Enquiry

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

Short Example Sentences for Enquiry

  • 1. Let them await my enquiry where they stand. 🔊
  • 2. Those projects contemplated enquiry and reform. 🔊
  • 3. On enquiry his servant told them that he had gone out. 🔊
  • 4. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. 🔊
  • 5. Ruxton's enquiry was frankly disappointed. 🔊
  • 6. Ruxton's enquiry came like a shot. 🔊
  • 7. On enquiry it was found that there were two or three ways to the lake. 🔊
  • 8. But on enquiry no one had heard or seen the missing waggoner. 🔊
  • 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 Sentences?

  • 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. 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. 🔊
  • 12. His drawn face and straining eyes underwent a complete change at the simple enquiry from his father. 🔊
  • 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. The present possessor now occupies it, and he received our visit of interested enquiry with much courtesy and kindness. 🔊
  • 16. 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. 🔊
  • 17. But, two days later, he was summoned to appear before the examining-magistrate and an enquiry was opened against him. 🔊
  • 18. Unfortunately, the persons chosen for this enquiry were engaged in trade with the savages; their conclusions must necessarily be prejudiced. 🔊
  • 19. Yet I suspect that he will furnish us with the sort of definition and line of enquiry which we want. 🔊
  • 20. In these circles, it is productive activity as such to which value is attached, without much enquiry as to the utility of the product. 🔊
  • 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. 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. 🔊