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Sentences with the noun Affection

25 examples:

He won her affection.

His affection is cooling.

I'm in need of affection.

She is hungry for affection.

He felt hungry for affection.

He tried to gain her affection.

The children were hungry for affection.

The affection of scum is like a wall of sand.

Jessie shook Joseph's hand and greeted him with affection.

You can regard love as a more intense than usual kind of affection.

Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.

The citizens of this small community don't condone public displays of affection.

As Lincoln said to a nation far more divided than ours, we are not enemies but friends. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.

With eyes or with hands, we started greeting but I don't remember that day who started the talking, but I do remember my eyes running toward him, and in seconds, I found my heart full of affection of him.

The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection.
(Melissa Healy in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Viewers express their anger as channel shames public displays of affection.
(BBC News - World News, )

The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection.
(Chris Lee in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Russell Brand has found love again, and the object of his affection is hotel heiress Alessandra Balazs.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Daniele Watts, an actress in 'Django Unchained,' and her husband were arrested for public display of affection.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Parents who deny their children affection could face prosecution under proposals being considered by the government.
(BBC News - Politics, )

McDonald's is trying to figure out how to cultivate the affection of millenials at SXSW where it is an official sponsor.
(CNBC, )

LAURIE WHITWELL'S MIDLANDS COLUMN: When Tim Sherwood called Fabian Delph Aston Villa’s Hoover he meant it with affection.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The 'Life of the Party' star told embarrassing anecdotes about the "Weekend Update" co-anchor and showered him with affection.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Dolly Parton clearly has a fangirl-size crush on superstar Adele — and has even penned a new song as a token of her affection.
(NBC Today, )

As Walsall prepare for the biggest day in their history, BBC Sport asks why they have won the affection of their neighbouring clubs.
(BBC Sport - Football, )


3 examples:

But can you gents please give the PDAs (public displays of affection) a rest?
(Daily Mail - News, )

You hug your dogs to show your affection, but have you noticed how they react?
(Tech Times - Science, )

What is it about this blood-pumping dynamo of an organ that reminds us of amorous affection and relationships?
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

He wants affection.

I need a little affection.

I have a deep affection for her.

Affection sprang up between them.

Children need affection and love.

Tom has a deep affection for Mary.

Especially do not feign affection.

He has a deep affection for his son.

Her affection came home to my heart.

He felt great affection for his sister.

His affection towards me has decreased.

His affection for us seems exaggerated.

Every mother has affection for her child.

He shows warm affection for his children.

She has a great affection for her parents.

His affection for Saori was not reciprocated.

Everyone knows of his affection for that dog.

There is a strong bond of affection between them.

She has a great affection for her little brothers.

The baby transferred its affection to its new mother.

Tom didn't know how to accept Mary's love and affection.

I can't help feeling affection for the English countryside.

I know you love me, but all I feel for you is just affection.

Mary considered herself unworthy of the affection Tom offered her.

Tom was a wonderful boy, who had gained the affection and esteem of all.

The purest affection the heart can hold is the honest love of a nine-year-old.

The girl wanted to monopolize her father's affection and tended to view her mother as a competitor.

I guess Ichiko is a fellow rule-breaker, she's sending me a smile filled with affection for a comrade.

Young people can recognize this about romantic love, but they find it hard to accept the same fierce element in parental affection.

An ardent affection for the human race makes enthusiastic characters eager to produce alteration in laws and governments prematurely.

Eleanor suffered severely for her conjugal affection even after the death of her husband by being imprisoned for the dreadful period of forty-three years.

As a social being, he seeks to gain the recognition and affection of his fellow human beings, to share in their pleasures, to comfort them in their sorrows, and to improve their conditions of life.

It was a rare display of genuine Royal affection.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Affection has been transferred and the baton passed.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Affection for Philip Larkin's work is almost universal.
(The Independent - People, )

But that affection didn't translate into unanimous support.
(Janyce McGregor,John Paul Tasker in CBC News - Politics, )

Tyga inked a permanent display of affection for Kylie Jenner.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

But despite his hardships, he's still full of love and affection.
(NBC Today, )

The J.D. Power survey measures owners' affection for their new cars.
(USA Today - Money, )

PATRICK COLLINS: Leeds do not attract universal sympathy or affection.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Often, the marriage is one that is genuinely based on love and affection.
(Forbes - Business, )

I have a deep affection for Scotland as a country and the Scottish people.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Remarkable display of affection and kindness for American dead in Margraten.
(USA Today - World, )

All showed great affection for the musician whose career spans many decades.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

But even then, it was far from the portrait of familial affection it seemed.
(Daily Mail - News, )

America most easily expresses its affection for things and places with money.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A month ago in Nevada, Donald Trump proclaimed his affection for the uneducated.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The first is the director’s respect and affection for his octogenarian subject.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

A 'Wired' oral history of ILM reveals secrets, uncovers affection for the VFX giant.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Heurelho Gomes does not recall his first Watford encounter with any great affection.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

That little pooch you shower with love and affection knows how to get what it wants.
(Nicole Mortillaro in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Don Rumata bears an obvious affection for him, saving his abundant skin several times.
(Deborah Young in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

More realistic warmth and affection leads to kids with good self-esteem, they suggest.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Our affection for national parks is well founded, but many more areas need protection.
(Nature, )

The pop power couple put on a display of affection as they open their joint world tour.
(BBC News - World News, )

That’s not to say we feel affection or regard for the man; the opposite is mainly true.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

There’s a new business in Vancouver selling affection in the form of platonic cuddling.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Travelers discover a new way to escape the stress of traveling: a little canine affection.
(NBC News Travel, )

Company knows that people have "considerable affection, even reverence" for the franchise.
(CNET News, )

You may be ready to reciprocate this Dutch spot’s proclaimed affection after a meal there.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

The pair were seen sharing a very public display of affection in central London on Thursday.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

The show's stars reunited on TODAY — and the cast had nothing but affection for one another.
(NBC Today, )

Little did he know, his affection for Denver eventually would spark a winning restaurant idea.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

It is testament to the affection Steven Wold is held in here that he gets away with such stunts.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

JOE BERNSTEIN: Some people express their affection with a tattoo or profile picture on Facebook.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

When Rue McClanahan died five years ago, there was no little outpouring of sadness and affection.
(The Independent - People, )

Icelandic journalist Thora Arnorsdottir explains her country's affection for "majestic" volcanoes.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The teenagers were found to have engaged in an "indecent and immoral public display of affection".
(BBC News - World News, )

The pop power couple put on a display of affection on the opening night of their OTR II world tour.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Declarations of support and affection actually leave us feeling physically warmer, claim scientists.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Clever marketing is no longer the key to your customers' affection -- in fact, it may alienate them.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

CEO Jack Dorsey tweets his affection for the struggling social network using a #LoveTwitter hashtag.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Henry Bolton says he still has "strong affection" for Jo Marney but insists he can remain as leader.
(BBC News - Politics, )

It's an enduring game show that engenders affection while challenging even the most erudite among us.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

"When I tell these stories, I actually tell them with affection," says Branca of the late King of Pop.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Ada, Okla., residents lavish affection on a rookie traffic officer they call Plastic Popo, a CPR dummy.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The handsome black face was a little more lined, but still conveyed interest, affection, mild amusement.
(The Independent - People, )

"When I tell these stories, I actually tell them with affection,” says Branca of the late King of Pop.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

The actress' affection for the UK goes back to the days of her childhood and traditional family holidays.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Taylor Swift and Chris Brown showed affection at the Billboard Music Awards while the cameras were rolling.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Cliff Morgan was sent from this world on Friday with song and poetry, tears and laughter, love and affection.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Gabriel Kahane's song cycle '25 Addresses in Los Angeles' contains equal parts of angst, irony and affection.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Emma Stone an unusually public statement of affection for boyfriend and "Spider-Man" co-star Andrew Garfield.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

As investors fall out of love with President-elect Donald Trump, they are rekindling some affection for bonds.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino is seen as a non-nonsense boss who has genuine affection for veterans.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

A 42-year-old man from Surrey has been revealed as the object of pop star Britney Spears' unrequited affection.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The actor couldn't help but show the Arizona senator some affection after McCain cracked a joke about his looks.
(NBC Today, )

Ben Stokes's memorable 85-ball century can help win back the public's affection for England, says Jonathan Agnew.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Pianist Emanuel Ax developed an affection for Brahms as a teen. 'Emanuel Ax's Brahms Project' honors the composer.
(David Mermelstein in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Clubbing the object of your affection over the head and dragging them back to your cave are generally frowned upon.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

One of their hit singles, ‘Frustrated’ (link here), is about the difficulty of getting some physical affection.
(Forbes - Business, )

How to manage the tricky balance between a child’s shy behavior and adults’ wish to show them simple affection.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

From kisses on the carpet to longing gazes, this is how Hollywood's biggest stars show their affection on the carpet.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

Freeman attained iconic stature with mainland Chinese viewers through their affection for 'The Shawshank Redemption'.
(Forbes - Business, )

Airbnb, the online lodging site, is out to win the public’s affection with its new logo — an inverted, loopy heart.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

The two animals, who live on a farm in Brussels, Belgium, were filmed sharing an intimate moment of affection together.
(Daily Mail - News, )

He won't win Sean Penn's affection, but his deference to the First Amendment could be a relief to many in the industry.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

Some people express their love by writing poetry - others show affection by stocking the freezer full of delicious meals.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Charlotte Dawson has now been spotted putting on a very public display of affection up with a new man on Sunday in Ibiza.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

The Girl Scouts urged parents to reconsider forcing their daughters to show physical affection when they don’t want to.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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