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How to use dead set in a sentence

You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Good is set against evil, and life against death: so also is the sinner against a just man.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I shall show how it is possible thus to prolong life to the term set by God.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY

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