Sentence Examples


  • "He's a male," Alex snapped, "and the fact that a woman is already married doesn't discourage him.
  • He had only said that because he was trying to discourage her from prying into his business.
  • "I just need to discourage them both from coming," he said.
  • Carmen was as concerned about his safety as he was hers, but she had never tried to discourage him from doing anything.
  • This has greatly facilitated the formation of large estates devoted chiefly to grazing purposes, contrary to the policy of the legislature, which has everywhere sought to encourage tillage, or tillage joined to stock-rearing, and to discourage large holdings.

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