Usage examples for proposed

  1. Soon after the Duke's arrival Lord Popplecourt found himself in one of the drawing- rooms with Lady Cantrip and his proposed father- in- law. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. At length one of them proposed that they should try to catch fish. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  3. That man proposed to you, and you refused him!" – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  4. He who has proposed to us the 'seventy times seven' as the number of our forgivenesses will not let His own fall short of that tale. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  5. He thought of a new thing; he proposed a pull across the bay. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy