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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONDUCTING

In all this Eleazer had the air of conducting the case for the defendant.

Perhaps he may yet have the pleasure of Conducting some of us to that Station from which, etc., etc.

At this very moment he should be conducting himself as one of his class.

The higher the conducting power the more copious were the currents.

But let me ask you, friend: have we not reached the plane-tree to which you were conducting us?

That dog has misled us; instead of conducting us to the couple he has taken us away from them.

“You will have the honor of conducting the Doña Jocasta Perez to breakfast,” he said.

May I have the honor of conducting our guests back to their ship in a plane?

He gave up all appearance of conducting his party and went off rapidly by himself.

Near to the gate was the king when they met him conducting the death-wain.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to guide," from Latin conductus, past participle of conducere "to lead or bring together" (see conduce). Sense of "convey" is from early 15c.; that of "to direct, manage" is from 1630s; "to behave in a certain way" from c.1710; "to convey" from 1740. Related: Conducted; conducting. Earlier verb in the same sense was condyten (c.1400), related to conduit. The noun is from mid-15c., "guide" (in sauf conducte); sense of "behavior" is first recorded 1670s.

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