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Usage examples for Proving

  1. In this way the burden of proving the justice of a suggested change was placed upon the railroads. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. Bob McGraw's father had been a mining engineer who had never accomplished anything more remarkable than proving himself a failure in his profession. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  3. She had no means, none at all, of proving her own story. – Christina by L. G. Moberly
  4. The burden of proving that democracy can be real and yet live up to an ideal of health and beauty will be on America's shoulders, and on ours. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  5. Altogether fortune was smiling on Hardy, and he was making the most of her, like a wise man, having brought her round by proving that he could get on without her, and was not going out of the way to gain her smiles. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes