Sentence Examples


  • You might as well make it on your terms, ordering him to submit, rather than begging and mauling him like an animal.
  • There are only three of us here with access to that level of information, and I'm ordering you to do it.
  • Called to office after disaster had driven Turkey's forces from Hungary and Poland and her fleets from the Mediterranean, he began by ordering strict economy and reform in the taxation; himself setting the example, which was widely followed, of voluntary contributions for the army, which with the navy he reorganized as quickly as he could.
  • He took an active part in the levee-en-masse, and in November 1793 was given the task of establishing the revolutionary government in the departments of Meuse and Moselle, where he gained an unenviable notoriety by ordering the execution of the sentence of death decreed by the revolutionary tribunal on some young girls at Verdun who had offered flowers to the Prussians when they entered the town.
  • Buy assassinations, like he was ordering a new couch for his study.