Sentence Examples


  • In the Senate there was a protracted struggle.
  • His pontificate was marked by protracted controversies with France and Portugal.
  • A protracted controversy with Johann Hevelius, in which Hooke urged the advantages of telescopic over plain sights, brought him little but discredit.
  • In these circumstances only the rivalry of the European powers that had interests in Tunisia protracted from year to year the inevitable revolution.
  • Notwithstanding protracted and strenuous opposition on the part of the government, the House of Commons passed a resolution against the continuance of the transitional system.