Usage examples for explanation

  1. I will write to you if you like, and give you every explanation in my power. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  2. Yet, somehow, this did not seem the explanation of it. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  3. It was a possible explanation of the mystery. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. It was long, and sounded like an explanation. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  5. " I have been talking to Charlie," she said, as if that were a sufficient explanation. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  6. I think you owe me an explanation. – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  7. My explanation might not be believed. – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  8. And yet, what other explanation could there be? – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  9. No, he gave me no real explanation. – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
  10. If you wish to know, here is the explanation." – Tales From Two Hemispheres by Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  11. Isn't that the explanation, sir? – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. The explanation of the whole is, fruit grows on new wood, from wood of previous year's growth, and not from old vines; hence, in lessening a vine, remove old wood. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  13. Miss Iris, they ain't no explanation. – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  14. Why he had not come she knew no more than she knew what she was going to say to him in explanation of her message, and she cared as little for the one as for the other. – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  15. Yes, that's the explanation. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  16. I want an explanation. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  17. Who will care to hear further explanation! – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald