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Sample sentences for the GRE study word ration

ration can be used as a verb
ration can be used as a noun

1.But when Buck finished his ration and returned, he found his nest occupied. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
2.So he cut down even the orthodox ration and tried to increase the day's travel. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
3.The pound and a half of sun-dried salmon, which was his ration for each day, seemed to go nowhere. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
4.Hungry as he was, he would not move to receive his ration of fish, which Francois had to bring to him. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
5.--Everybody gets their own ration of luck, they say. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
6.And when, in addition to this, the worn-out huskies pulled weakly, Hal decided that the orthodox ration was too small. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
7.particularly as the South Dublin Guardians, notwithstanding their ration o. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
8.It is a saying of the country that an Outside dog starves to death on the ration of the husky, so the six Outside dogs under Buck could do no less than die on half the ration of the husky. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
9.Petersen Sahib ate alone in his tent, but he gave orders that the camp should have two sheep and some fowls, as well as a double ration of flour and rice and salt, for he knew that there would be a feast. - from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
10.But the rations are short, very short--so short, Dr. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
11.I divided the food in the pantry, into rations to last us ten days. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
12.But it was impossible not to allow monthly rations to the old servants who were of no use for anything. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
13."I will offer them monthly rations and housing at our Moscow estate. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
14.They had "got their rations for that day," as the captain put it, and we had the place to ourselves and a quiet time to overhaul the wounded and get dinner. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
15."You don't admit, I know, that one can be fond of new rolls when one has had one's rations of bread--to your mind it's a crime but I don't count life as life without love," he said, taking Levin's question his own way. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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