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Sample sentences for the GRE study word expenditure

expenditure can be used as a noun

1.The expenditure of the year should be regulated by the profits. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
2.Even the consideration that with such an expenditure he could not go on living for a year without debt, that even had no force. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
3.Really disliking anybody requires the expenditure of a good deal of energy and hating people is the most strenuous work in the world. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
4.Anything requiring the expenditure of great energy, even though it promises pleasure when achieved, is usually passed over by the fat people. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
5.Impatience, mercurial emotions and the expenditure of too much of his electricity in every little experience are the tendencies most to be guarded against. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
6.The man's business was a small one, and there was nothing in his house which could account for such elaborate preparations, and such an expenditure as they were at. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
7.The income should be increased, and the expenditure diminished as much as possible. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
8.Anna had at first avoided as far as she could Princess Tverskaya's world, because it necessitated an expenditure beyond her means, and besides in her heart she preferred the first circle. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9.On another occasion it was the colour-blindness of the utilitarian, who sees nothing in philosophy but a series of REFUTED systems, and an extravagant expenditure which "does nobody any good". - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
10.Philanthropy marks the expenditures of this type whenever he is rich. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
11.Bony men are seldom "broke" for they are more careful of expenditures than any other type. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
12.It becomes necessary to pour out more soldiers than one would like a series of expenditures which are the unforeseen. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
13.The husband in such a case seldom confides the true state of his financial affairs to his wife while the Thoracic wife, bent on making the best possible appearance, finds it almost impossible to trim down expenditures to fit the family purse. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
14.One sometimes sees people, who, poor and mean, seem to wake up, pass suddenly from indigence to luxury, indulge in expenditures of all sorts, and become dazzling, prodigal, magnificent, all of a sudden. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
15.From his mother he inherited a fortune but it was soon scattered by large expenditures and law quarrels and in his old age, refused help by his own children, only Browning's generosity kept Landor from actual want. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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