Sentence for gained | Use gained in a sentence

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  • I have gained. (10)
  • But I gained my end. (10)
  • One point only is gained. (4)
  • What was to be gained by it? (8)
  • He gained not an inch of ground. (10)
  • And what was to be gained by that? (10)
  • She has lost something, gained something. (8)
  • She had gained her point, and had time to consider of it. (4)
  • As far as Canada was concerned the enemy had gained nothing. (19)
  • In the end the husband always gained the affection of his wife. (8)
  • Thanks to her strategy, as she thought, her object was gained. (10)
  • I will show you how battles are gained and mountains are scaled. (10)
  • The spectacle was over by the time we gained the top of the hill. (2)
  • To-day I find that I have not gained by it, as I hoped I should. (10)
  • Two unhappy brothers named Nelson gained an unenviable notoriety. (19)
  • Happily they may be gained: a clever tongue will gain them, a leg. (10)
  • Guided by the new accession to his force, Angelo gained the streets. (10)
  • He is now for brains at all costs, he has gained a conception of them. (10)
  • Ripton had gained his point, and Richard decidedly had the best of it. (10)
  • The attention of the younger ones was then no longer to be gained by him. (4)
  • The old man gained the support of his wife, Stephen that of his brothers. (12)
  • As it was, the fate of Dr. Shrapnel had gained entire possession of Nevil. (10)
  • And the old gentleman, having apparently gained his point, stole away again. (2)
  • His countenance rather gained in austerity; and he scarcely opened his lips. (4)
  • In vanity, therefore, she gained but little; her chief profit was in wonder. (4)
  • On the contrary, as the light of the Duke dwindled, Raikes gained in lustre. (10)
  • A great advantage was gained for Canada when the Iroquois at length gave way. (19)
  • You arrive at nothing, but the eternal digging constitutes the object gained. (10)
  • He put a ten-shilling note on the tray with a doubting hand and gained the door. (8)
  • When the booty he had gained in Italy was squandered, she gave him his dismissal. (5)
  • At least he might, with this knowledge that he had gained, appoint to meet her now! (10)
  • And once gained they are your mirrors for life, and far more constant than the glass. (10)
  • I gained my ends by carefully coloring my news to the ends and policies of the paper. (16)
  • Mrs. Bennet, who fancied she had gained a complete victory over him, continued her triumph. (4)
  • Rhoda knocked, waited patiently till her persistent repetition of her name gained her admission. (10)
  • Rhoda knocked, waited patiently till her persistent repetition of her name gained her admission. (22)
  • If once the streets near the river could be gained, they could scale the walls to the Upper town. (19)
  • When the skipper gained the outside, he explained the situation to himself, as he reasoned it out. (18)
  • An approximate idea of the age can be gained by the amount of turn-over of the upper edge of the ear. (21)
  • As a Protestant myself, I was well looked upon, and my acquaintance with history gained me further respect. (2)
  • You have gained a new source of enjoyment, and it is well to have as many holds upon happiness as possible. (4)
  • I gained his commendation by shunning the metropolitan Balls, nor did my father press me to appear at them. (10)
  • Four years of teaching at Naples were followed by similar work in Venice, where he gained deserved prominence. (3)
  • By that time I had gained the knowledge that my father was totally of a different construction from other men. (10)
  • And it did really seem that, with Tom Cogglesby and his thousands in reserve, the victory was about to be gained. (10)
  • Seeing, however, that her end was gained, she was entitled to the credit of it, and could pardon the means adopted. (10)
  • The upper class was gained by her intrepidity, her charm, and her elsewhere offending wit, however the case might go. (10)
  • She did avoid it, and with a swift run gained the end of the rope without effort, and went up and down it a second time. (5)
  • He gained kind looks besides warm thanks by the promise to seek a purchaser; especially by his avoidance of prying queries. (10)
  • It is the fruit of the insight I have gained into the useful, the effective, into all that helps man actually and tangibly. (12)
  • Elizabeth hesitated, but her knees trembled under her and she felt how little would be gained by her attempting to pursue them. (4)
  • He got no farther than the length of the whip, and all he gained was to bring on himself the terrible word of drill once more. (10)
  • Rosamund failed to recollect that Everard Romfrey never took a step without seeing a combination of objects to be gained by it. (10)
  • She let her lord go; thinking that once more had she striven and gained nothing: which was true of all their direct engagements. (10)
  • But as we drove too rapidly to allow them to answer my repeated Enquiries, I gained little, or indeed, no information concerning him. (4)
  • I could indicate forcibly, because I felt, the clear-judging brain and tempered self-command whereby Ottilia had gained her decision. (10)
  • He gained much by claiming little: he respected her, gave her no touches of fright and shame; and it was her glory to fall with pride. (10)
  • His presence was beginning to be odious to her; and if Maria gained him not, she was now cool enough to dispense with any other revenge. (4)
  • Yet, in this well-warmed quietly glowing room, filled with decorously eating, decorously talking men, he gained insensibly some comfort. (8)
  • In the 12th century B. C., a king of Assyria, in the northern part of the Tigris valley, conquered Babylon and thus gained the ascendancy. (3)
  • I tied Modestine to a gate, and groped forward, stumbling among rocks, plunging mid-leg in bog, until I gained the entrance of the village. (2)
  • One of the scraps of practical wisdom gained by hardened sufferers is, to keep from spying at horizons when they drop into a pleasant dingle. (10)
  • Son of an organist, he soon grew familiar with the instrument, and gained further musical experience by playing in a theatre orchestra at Worcester. (3)
  • Chillon gained a round view of the worthy simple fellow, unlikely to turn out impracticable, for he talked such good sense upon matters of business. (10)
  • But she talked them over very hypothetically and impersonally with Miss Cotton, in whose sympathy they resumed all their import, and gained something more. (9)
  • Close to her carriage two young gentlemen-cricketers were strolling, while Fallow field gained breath to decide which men to send in first to the wickets. (10)
  • I found that by the appearance of sentiment and Freindship nothing was to be gained and determined therefore to renew my attacks by Questions and suppositions. (4)

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