Sentence Examples


  • This preoccupation with him was becoming an obsession that was beginning to affect her ability to take care of the house.
  • But under the influence of Thomas Thomson (1773-1852), the professor of chemistry, he developed a taste for experimental science and especially for molecular physics, a subject which formed his main preoccupation throughout his life.
  • Her cheeks flushed again and in her desperate search for something to explain her preoccupation, she plunged into the subject of the curtains.
  • The main preoccupation of all these popes was how best to repair the injury done to orthodox Europe and to Rome by the destruction of the Latin Empire.
  • This review, which owed much of its success to Waller's energy, defended the intense preoccupation of the new writers with questions of style, and became the depository of the Parnassian tradition in Belgium.