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How to use mettle in a sentence
Bryson DeChambeau to test his long-driving mettle in professional event after Ryder CupJust after midnight on the Saturday before the Masters, Rahm’s wife, Kelley, gave birth to the couple’s first child, a son they named Kepa.Fatherhood, a major championship, covid (twice): It has been a year for Jon Rahm | Barry Svrluga | August 25, 2021 | Washington Post
In this sport, the test of team’s mettle extends through that hated and revered 162-game schedule, and the Dodgers won in 2020 with a shortened season.The Dodgers of 2020 were a force. Now they have a title to defend, with Trevor Bauer to help. | Chelsea Janes | April 1, 2021 | Washington Post
We both personally know the mettle, pride, and attitude of these young warriors, and they will not back down.
Some Olympic hopefuls have been competing in recent weeks, but many others have been waiting — training alone or with their teammates, itching to start testing their mettle with the Winter Games just around the corner.A year from Beijing Olympics, coronavirus wreaks havoc with winter sports schedules | Rick Maese | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
With the men’s college basketball season less than a week old, the Maryland Terrapins had yet to face a tricky predicament, a situation that truly tested their mettle and ability.Maryland faces its first test against Mount St. Mary’s and passes with flying colors | Emily Giambalvo | November 29, 2020 | Washington Post
But will it keep women of talent and substance and mettle and ambition from gunning it forward?What Happens to Women When Female Leaders Like Jill Abramson Get Fired? | Keli Goff | May 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Perhaps unsurprisingly, his mettle in polar extremes far outstrips his writing ability.Polar Explorer vs. Reality TV Crew: Tim Jarvis in the Footsteps of Shackleton | Darrell Hartman | January 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If their corner does not have the lights to see what is in the offing, then the boxer has to have the mettle to say “enough.”Boxers, Be Brave and Quit Before Your Brain Turns to Mush | Gordon Marino | October 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Perhaps to prove its literary mettle, A Time to Kill, at first, sold only modestly (it has since sold fifteen million copies).Still Killing Time: John Grisham Talks Broadway and “Sycamore Row” | Thane Rosenbaum | October 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The presidency subjects American incumbents to perennial gut checks, testing their mettle.
From there on Piegan set a pace that taxed our horses' mettle—that was one consolation—we were well mounted.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
The cook, placed upon her mettle, served a delicious repast—a luscious tenderloin broiled a point.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Unfortunate Dabbler, now upon his mettle, declared that "should he ever want satisfaction, his solicitor should get it for him."The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
They presented a fine picture of eager, determined young manhood, clean and healthy, and full of life and mettle.The Underworld | James C. Welsh
He was burning for a fight, and thought that if he could get down the river he might give the British a taste of his mettle.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various
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