Sentence for gain | Use gain in a sentence

Gain example sentences. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use gain in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for gain.

  • I shall gain. (10)
  • Some gain is there. (10)
  • And what is the gain? (10)
  • I repeated, to gain time. (9)
  • For what have been my gain? (10)
  • This will be a material gain. (4)
  • Yet it is a considerable gain. (10)
  • To gain influence, be wholly bad. (16)
  • What does he think to gain by that? (8)
  • Habit enabled him to gain his seat. (10)
  • We shall gain some good clear days. (10)
  • She spoke of it to Emma as her gain. (10)
  • What did Mrs. Lawrence expect to gain? (10)
  • What is the gain if he has been smart? (10)
  • He had been apt to gain hearts too easily. (4)
  • But for the moment she needed to gain time. (12)
  • It was clear that she was trying to gain time. (8)
  • He learnt how much we gain who make no claims. (10)
  • He would have sworn it at any time to gain her! (8)
  • Agostino had talked on to let her gain confidence. (10)
  • It was clear that he, too, was trying to gain time. (8)
  • If so, a young Baronetcy cannot possibly be a gain. (10)
  • The gain is great In vision and solidity; it lives. (10)
  • Tenpenny Nail was to gain the day in spite of fortune. (10)
  • Tenpenny Nail was to gain the day in spite of fortune. (22)
  • To gain a title he would have to scale aged mountains. (10)
  • But it is a crime to gain sight and hearing and a heart. (12)
  • He was to gain her lawfully after dominating her utterly. (10)
  • Newspaper proprietors exist who sell themselves for gain. (16)
  • Is there a man of you here that has less to gain by striking? (8)
  • But the greatest gain to criticism remains to be pointed out. (16)
  • She had no clear notion of what she would gain by these visits. (8)
  • Happily they may be gained: a clever tongue will gain them, a leg. (10)
  • Afterwards, he would not tell her, he would not try to gain credit by it. (8)
  • If he can hold his own for the next thirty-six hours, he will begin to gain. (18)
  • The pecuniary gain is not obvious, but I had bought freedom into the bargain. (2)
  • There was still time to gain, in exchange for dead florins, living salvation. (5)
  • His wife believed in Victor, and deemed the loss of the balancing Pennergate a gain. (10)
  • In these little torments young people have to pass through they gain a rapid maturity. (10)
  • Gap-toothed he spake, and with a tottering shank Sidled to gain the sunny bench of Age. (10)
  • She was seldom or never at a loss; or if at a loss, was always able to convert it into a gain. (8)
  • My next business was to gain the shelter of a wood, for the wind was cold as well as boisterous. (2)
  • Of course, results must first be brought about by the judicious use of gold to gain the leaders. (18)
  • They are the best critics, and when they resume the pen, the whole industry of writing will gain. (16)
  • His departure gave Catherine the first experimental conviction that a loss may be sometimes a gain. (4)
  • The relief of comparative obscurity helped me to breathe freely: not to be laughed at, was a gain. (10)
  • At first the poet is consoled by the serene beauty of the summer night, but his fears gain the upper hand. (3)
  • So that the plain sense of value insisted on more than one weighing of the gain in hand: a dubious measure. (10)
  • That might be termed despicable; but what if she had not any longer the wish to gain her way with her lord? (10)
  • Yes, we gain knowledge, we are the wiser; very probably my value surpasses now what it was when I was happier. (10)
  • Nevertheless, a gain thus poorly estimated, could not command him to do a deed of humiliation on account of it. (10)
  • And even as I looked he slid down from out of her arms; back into the pool, and began struggling to gain the edge. (8)
  • Thought of gain, and the bent to pursue it, is the shield of Athene over young men in the press of the seductions. (10)
  • She saw safety and a clear escape, and much joyful gain, and the pleasure of relating her sufferings in days to come. (10)
  • After further study at Prague, he was able to gain a Government pension, and to interest such men as Hanslick and Brahms. (3)
  • Even though we gain our independence, the government will be dominated by the rabid Whigs in whom we can have no confidence. (18)
  • Mallard had been struck by the neat little trap of an impudent new and lower-priced journal, which had a reputation to gain. (10)
  • No stone is left unturned or chance overlooked to gain an advantage; and the circus man is resourceful of schemes and plots. (21)
  • But you played for gain, and that was a licenced thieving; and that was a backsliding; and there will have to be a climbing up. (10)
  • In the measure of that tendency it would gain the public confidence without which it can benefit no one—not even the publisher. (16)
  • The fatigue was wholesome, and I was so bad a shot that no other creature suffered loss from my gain except one hapless wild pigeon. (9)
  • The regret always haunted him, more or less; it was part of his love; the loss accounted irreparable really enriched the final gain. (9)
  • Lo, Strength is of the plain root-Virtues born: Strength shall ye gain by service, prove in scorn, Train by endurance, by devotion shape. (10)
  • The cost of the effort was the breaking out of innumerable wounds, old and new; the gain was the display of the miracle that Italy lived. (10)
  • Who would not wish his novel to sell five hundred thousand copies, for reasons besides the sordid love of gain which I am told governs novelists? (9)
  • A landscape that is all trees and undergrowth, moreover, lacks definition, is confused and without accentuated points upon which attention can gain a foothold. (1)
  • And the publisher—to consider his interests again for a moment—would gain not merely by the suppression of useless, but by the discipline of spoiled, writers. (16)

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