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Sample sentences for the GRE study word tenant

tenant can be used as a verb
tenant can be used as a noun

1.She was betrothed to a good young man, too a tenant of his. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
2.The former tenant of our house, a priest, had died in the back drawing-room. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
3.Why not convert imagination into reality Conrad was undoubtedly the tenant of the house. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
4.Heathcliff will never get another tenant till the Grange is a ruin,' she answered, sharply. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
5.'I'm seeking a tenant for the Grange,' he answered 'and I want my children about me, to be sure. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
6.There came a light tap at the library door--and, pale as the tenant of a tomb, a menial entered upon tiptoe. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
7.This unobtrusive tenant was Jean Valjean, the young girl was Cosette. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.Such rents are always more hurtful to the tenant than beneficial to the landlord. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
9.Turner was apparently the richer man, so McCarthy became his tenant but still remained, it seems, upon terms of perfect equality, as they were frequently together. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
10.We were all tenants of his--that man's who stands there. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
11.There is not one of his tenants or servants but will give him a good name. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
12.Where be thy tenants and thy follower. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
13.A quest of thoughts, all tenants to the heart. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
14.No one knew how the three former tenants of that house left it. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
15.This species of tenants still subsists in some parts of Scotland. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
16.When he did come down, it was to attend to business his agent and some of his tenants were arrived, and waiting to speak with him. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
17.Joseph remained to hector over tenants and labourers and because it was his vocation to be where he had plenty of wickedness to reprove. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
18.Presently the chambers gave up their fair tenants one after another each came out gaily and airily, with dress that gleamed lustrous through the dusk. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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