Sentence for had | Use had in a sentence

Sentences using the word had. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use had in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for had.

  • Why had he come? (8)
  • Why had he never married? (8)
  • For George had not answered. (8)
  • He had given him one or two. (8)
  • Never had a chance, of course. (8)
  • Unconsciously, he had stopped playing. (8)
  • I never had the power to restrain him. (22)
  • The doctor had said there was a chance. (8)
  • What, then, had moved her to swamp it? (10)
  • The wise youth had to bow to a reproof. (10)
  • In a quarter of an hour they had started. (8)
  • They had come somehow to Pall Mall by now. (8)
  • After the car had started, the riders mounted. (13)
  • That evening he had gone to Brighton to live…. (8)
  • His eyes had such a peculiar, secondsighted look. (8)
  • Captain Risk now had the Englishman at his mercy. (18)
  • The man was not ill-looking, but had a shifty smile. (2)
  • At Lyme, he had received lessons of more than one sort. (4)
  • Not the first time she had used that curious expression! (8)
  • She loved hot baths, but had never stayed in one so long. (8)
  • It was lucky, after all, that June had broken the ice for him. (8)
  • But she had given him her address, both in London and the country. (8)
  • Nothing could surely come of it, for neither of them had any money. (8)
  • I do think he had better leave Uppercross entirely, and fix at Lyme. (4)
  • Prince Turnus was a noble youth; but he had not Pallas at his elbow. (10)
  • Yet when he began to address them he had felt irresistibly attracted. (8)
  • My dear John, the fact that you had to do your utmost is quite enough. (8)
  • Mrs. Verrian had thought of generalizing, but she seized a single point. (9)
  • The poor people had to deal with this Company and to pay their charges. (19)
  • To reach the spot where they stood, I had to pass along part of the line. (6)
  • Jenna informed him that officers had to muster in barracks every evening. (10)
  • They had been debating this matter of the Loring place for several weeks. (13)
  • She called me back to ask whether I thought I had really better do anything. (9)
  • It was what Isabel had said twelve years before, on first beholding the lake. (9)
  • Perfect stillness reigned immediately, as if the pic-nic had heard its doom. (10)
  • The world deserved that she should beat it, even if she had been all deception. (10)
  • The powers who wait on gentlemen had only helped the pretending youth to try him. (10)
  • He breathed hard, staring froglike at the ceiling; a memory had come into his mind. (8)
  • If I had to plead before you for more than manly consideration, I could touch you. (10)
  • The vagrant had bound herself and assumed duties, though they were very light ones. (5)
  • Exulting or regretting, she had to do it, as one in the car with a racing charioteer. (10)
  • Sir Austin had him instructed in the wonders of anatomy, to restore his self-respect. (10)
  • I think now I have had a description of this fair Chloe, and from an enthusiast; a brune? (10)
  • The night was windy and flew on black wings; the carriage lights had to search out the way. (8)
  • He loathed the Office job to which they had put him, and the whole atmosphere of officialdom. (8)
  • Last night he had proposed to De Craye to take Miss Middleton for a ride the next afternoon. (10)
  • The look on his face again gave young Jolyon the shock he had felt on first seeing his father. (8)
  • Trade had almost ceased, the supply of beef given out, and the people were reduced to eat horseflesh. (19)
  • Three days after she had given the promise to Wilfrid, Merthyr left, shaking her hand like any common friend. (10)
  • At first, as he had told her, he thought that he might enter a profession and practise it like most young men. (12)
  • Her eyes were raised to his, as though answering some question he had asked, and he was gazing at her intently. (8)
  • Martha Thresher showed him the bed, showed him flowers I had planted, and a Spanish chestnut tree just peeping. (10)
  • Lapham leaned towards him, and frowned as if he had not quite understood, while he clutched the arms of his chair. (9)
  • Gyp and her father had rooms in a hotel where he could bathe and drink the waters without having to climb three hills. (8)
  • Algernon got his limbs slackly together, trying to think of the particular pocket in which he had left his cigar-case. (10)
  • But perhaps if Mrs. Kenton had been asked to deliver her mind on this point at once she would have been a little puled. (9)
  • He struck heavily, round and about him, wherever he moved; he had by nature a tarnishing eye that cast discolouration. (10)
  • They reached the corner house in an angle of a, dismal street, through the open door of which two men had just gone in. (8)
  • She had taken up a fan from the table, and held it, now between her face and the fire, and now between her face and him. (9)
  • With them also went the rascally Bigot and the traitors and pilferers who had fattened on the distresses of their country. (19)
  • But the old baronet had turned, with his smile, and his sardonic, well-bred air, to listen to a bit of scandal on the other side. (8)
  • The season was just beginning and time had been too short for a discovery and weeding out of the tough characters among the help. (21)
  • But Boleskey, after drinking up his wine, had sunk again into his seat; and there suddenly, to the surprise of all, he began to snore. (8)
  • He had dreamed of this moment, but always in an imperative mood, as the masterful young lover, and now he felt humble, touched, trembly. (8)
  • Felix saw Kirsteen quiver and flinch, and understood why they had none of them felt quite able to turn their backs on that display of passion. (8)
  • Round about this dining hall they had built and pulled down and restored, until the rest of Monkland Court presented some aspect of homogeneity. (8)
  • She wrote every day, sometimes twice, then tore up that second letter, remembering for what reason she had set herself to undergo this separation. (8)
  • But their father, though very laconic in his expressions of pleasure, was really glad to see them; he had felt their importance in the family circle. (4)
  • This furnished a fresher and very different source of inspiration from the Gregorian chant which had been handled so effectively by Frescobaldi and his Italian successors. (3)

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Definition of had:

  • had, pa.t. and pa.p. of have_: (_b._) held. | ns. had’ding, had’din (_scot._), a holding, residence.(0)

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