Thesaurus / limits
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
We could give many instances of a similar kind, did our limits permit.
TEN YEARS AMONG THE MAIL BAGSJAMES HOLBROOK
His fingers, moving slowly, explored the limits of the couch whereon he lay.
ELUSIVE ISABELJACQUES FUTRELLE
There are limits to my patience as there are limits to my generosity and my affection.
THE MOVING FINGERE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Within these limits of vision lay a noble and historic country, the lower watershed of the Columbia.
THE GUARDIANS OF THE COLUMBIAJOHN H. (JOHN HARVEY) WILLIAMS
There were limits to what Tjan could do from Boston, after all.
I tell you, the ignoble intellect cannot think the truth, even within its own limits, and when it seriously tries!
LATTER-DAY PAMPHLETSTHOMAS CARLYLE
Without doubt the limits of the spread of the common culture have been determined mainly by the physiography of the country.
THE BONTOC IGOROTALBERT ERNEST JENKS
It is a narrow view of life that limits itself to the day we live in.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
She still is well within the limits of Macy's own delivery service.
THE ROMANCE OF A GREAT STOREEDWARD HUNGERFORD
The assailants, favoured by the fall of the ground, soon reached the limits of the cantonments, bare now of buildings and trees.
THE ELEPHANT GODGORDON CASSERLY
WORDS RELATED TO LIMITS
- ball and chain
- excess baggage
- fine print
- grain of salt
- small difficulty
- stumbling block
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