Sentence Examples

  • Thus they had planned the campaign, but Napoleon forestalled them.
  • Mangash thereupon took the offensive and attempted to occupy the village of Coatit in Okul-Kusai, but was forestalled and defeated by Baratieri on the 13th of January 1895.
  • Franklin's rival, Andrew Bradford, forestalled him by three days with the American Magazine (1741) edited by John Webbe, which ran only to two numbers.
  • The Russians had another offensive in contemplation when the Japanese forestalled them by advancing on the 21st of February.
  • Had Halleck reinforced Mitchel, that officer might perhaps have forestalled the later victories of Grant and Sherman.