Sentence Examples


  • Their dates had been modest, but was that by preference, or because he had limited funding?
  • The constitutional methods adopted by the body of which she was president included an alliance formed with the Labour party (1912) by which the society agreed to support Labour candidates in preference to Liberal when the latter proved unsatisfactory on the suffrage question.
  • The preference exhibited by yeast cells for sugar molecules is shared by mould fungi and soluble enzymes in their fermentative actions.
  • Commodore Chauncey showed a preference for relying on his long guns, and a disinclination to come to close quarters.
  • In Roman law, the judge gave the preference to the equitable rule.

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