Usage examples for extent

  1. To a certain extent, I am sure. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  2. The extent of it you cannot know; but you must know that it is something very deep, and- I do not wish to speak of it- but a father must sometimes petition for gratitude, since the only true expression of it is his son's moral good. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Even those of the same colour differ in size, and that to a considerable extent. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  4. His case is ours to a large extent, but perhaps not altogether. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  5. Why have you interested yourself in the man to such an extent? – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  6. So she paid his debts to the extent of three thousand roubles. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  7. That's the extent of my knowledge, at present. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  8. To some extent, I must agree. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  9. He had no need to lift his hand for their attention; he had it- had it to the extent that every man there was unconscious of his neighbor. – The Gringos by B. M. Bower
  10. Great extent of this evil. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  11. If I permitted this there was no telling to what extent she might go on, buying and buying and buying. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  12. Even then I did not understand the full extent of my misfortune; other men had fallen and been all right, why not Paul? – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  13. And although this attempt, so daring, succeeded not in its full extent, yet it was not without effect. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  14. I will try the extent of your power; come, to your chamber! – The History of the Caliph Vathek by William Beckford
  15. In what way, and to what extent, are you not so sure? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  16. Some are but five inches in length, and others reach the enormous extent of thirty feet. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  17. To what extent did he benefit by the will? – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  18. He had to believe her- he knew she was telling the truth, at least to some extent. – Pursuit by Lester del Rey
  19. Did the sight pain you to any extent? – From Whose Bourne by Robert Barr
  20. It has never been grown to any extent in the United States. – The Cauliflower by A. A. Crozier