Thesaurus / foregone
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USE foregone IN A SENTENCE
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He must have seen, long before November 1292, that an adverse decision was a foregone conclusion.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
It seems to be a foregone conclusion that I shall never hear a good performance of one of my operas.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Finally, a foregone conclusion against her had stolen into Theodore's mind, and this she could not conquer.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
General opinion in financial circles leans to idea that new policy is foregone failure.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Unless they were captured, it was a foregone conclusion that Trymore and Pringle would try to reach the car.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
So the foregone excitement lost warmth, and went out like a winter sun at noon or a match lighted before the candle is handy.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
It is no doubt this unreadiness that causes little children to like twice-told tales and foregone conclusions in their games.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
Howells's "Foregone Conclusion" was running in the Atlantic that year, and they delighted in it.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
With God at his back, success was an absolute certainty—a foregone conclusion.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
A prescriptive government, such as ours, never was the work of any legislator, never was made upon any foregone theory.
THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE