Sentence Examples


  • In any case, Lori deserved to have something – and probably would have if she had contested the will instead of running away.
  • Defenders gave up the contested ground at Anping.
  • William sustained another defeat, but the battle was one of the most fiercely contested of the whole war.
  • The past history of the lake has long been a disputed question, and Mr Moore's view that it represents an old Jurassic arm of the sea is contested by other writers.
  • Of his fortune (estimated at $5,000,000) approximately $4,000,000 was bequeathed for the establishment and maintenance of "a free public library and reading-room in the City of New York"; but, as the will was successfully contested by relatives, only about $2,000,000 of the bequest was applied to its original purpose; in 1895 the Tilden Trust was combined with the Astor and Lenox libraries to form the New York Public Library.