Usage examples for undo

  1. It has fallen to us, in our time, to undo damage that was a long time in the making, and to begin the hard but necessary task of building a better future for ourselves and our children. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  2. As to your mental and bodily sufferings, I can see some of the effects for myself, and those at least I could undo. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  3. Let me undo all your things, my dear, and give you something cordial; and then lie down and sleep a bit. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  4. You saved me once; will you undo that greatness?... – King Lear's Wife; The Crier by Night; The Riding to Lithend; Midsummer-Eve; Laodice and Danaë by Gordon Bottomley
  5. And I know from Forest that father called him up when it was quite dark, between three and four in the morning- Mrs. Forest thought the Germans had come when she heard the knocking- and asked him to come with him and undo the gates. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  6. Then, as she reached the gate and found it fastened: Here, I can't undo the gate. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  7. You can undo your own work. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  8. I would give years of happy life to undo that act and be again the man you trusted. – Pauline's Passion and Punishment by Louisa May Alcott
  9. But it had taken ten nights of constant work to undo one moment's work of a thoughtless girl. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  10. There came to him also, as he slowly trod the lonely moor, the most awful of all conceptions of eternity- the revelation of a repentance that could undo nothing. – Prisoners of Conscience by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  11. Who seek to please the flesh, themselves undo." – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  12. By my soul, thought I, this sweet creature will at last undo me! – Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) History Of A Young Lady by Samuel Richardson
  13. What we do one year we undo the next, and do over again the year following. – A Cynic Looks at Life Little Blue Book #1099 by Ambrose Bierce
  14. All the years that remain cannot undo the years that I have been building this up." – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  15. It was introducing a principle which had been condemned, and was a veiled attempt to undo the work of the Ivans and the Romanoffs, and to place the real power as of old in the hands of ruling families. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  16. Though he would gladly have flung its contents into the sea to undo the past, regrets were futile. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  17. No later contradiction can reach them and undo the once- made impression. – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  18. Witch would pay for the expensive operation to undo the effects of one disease. – Prologue to an Analogue by Leigh Richmond
  19. This he did so as never again to undo it. – Spare Hours by John Brown
  20. They drank and then slept, sinking to oblivion as they dropped on the ground, not waiting to undo their blankets or pick out comfortable spots. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner