Sentence Examples


  • This preoccupation with him was becoming an obsession that was beginning to affect her ability to take care of the house.
  • Her cheeks flushed again and in her desperate search for something to explain her preoccupation, she plunged into the subject of the curtains.
  • Weakness in artillery was Cadorna's main preoccupation for many days.
  • The war, while it lasted, was of course the main preoccupation of British ministers and of the British people.
  • For many years extinct representatives of the Hyracoidea were unknown, partly owing to the fact that certain fossils were not recognized as really belonging to that group. The longest known of these was originally named Leptodon graecus, but, on account of the preoccupation of the generic title, the designation has been changed to Pliohyrax graecus.