Thesaurus / pending
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
That the Society be immediately dissolved, in view of pending litigation.
It is suggested, too, that patents are pending that may make outside aerials unnecessary, anyway.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
An appeal by a member of a subordinate lodge from a vote of expulsion does not abate by his death while the appeal is pending.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
They have encamped in the rear of our office, pending the arrival of the next coasting steamer.
He therefore commenced a lawsuit against her and her guardians, and the suit is still pending.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Pending these observations, the days were flying by, and Rose was rapidly and surely recovering.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Cornstalk was too wise a warrior to weaken his forces for a score of scalps when a general engagement was pending.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
As to coyne and livery, he would forego them for six months, pending the decision of his cause.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
All day the rain had been pending; all night it had held off until the whole earth seemed to pulsate with the desire for relief.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Farther on in this very lengthy epistle we come first of all once more to the pending question.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
WORDS RELATED TO PENDING
- fat chance
- long shot
- on thin ice
- up for grabs
- betwixt and between
- blowing hot and cold
- hemming and hawing
- in the middle
- of two minds
- on the fence
- running hot and cold
- up in the air
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