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. He thought of a new thing; he proposed a pull across the bay. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  3. 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
  4. At length one of them proposed that they should try to catch fish. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  5. That man proposed to you, and you refused him!" – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter