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Sentences with the noun Affections

26 examples:

He gained her affections.

Don't toy with her affections.

If you don't care for Tom, don't toy with his affections.

A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.
(Washington Irving)

Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
(George Eliot)

My affections are easily swayed and I can be very unfaithful.
(Dusty Springfield)

A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
(George Eliot)

Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections.
(Gloria Estefan)

Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections. '
(Gloria Estefan)

Of all the tyrants the world affords, our own affections are the fiercest lords.
(John Sterling)

The affections are like lightning; You cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen
(Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire)

The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
(Lee Iacocca)

The Aegon Championships in West London have always had a special place in Grigor Dimitrov's affections.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

The ball is in Al Noor’s court, with two rivals battling to win the affections of the Abu Dhabi-based hospitals operator.
(Jamie Nimmo in The Independent - Business, )

Technically Incorrect: In an amusing ad for an online cause marketplace, the two actors vie for the affections of the Patriots quarterback.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

Seve Ballesteros was a snake-hipped 19-year-old when he swashbuckled his way into the affections of a wider world at Royal Birkdale in 1976.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Liam Broady may be a bearded vagabond, but when he exited Wimbledon on Wednesday, he left behind a princely imprint on the affections of Middle England.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Two men tussle, verbally and philosophically, for the affections of a woman in Anna Ziegler’s memory play about the fragile dynamics of relationships.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Sheridan Smith and Broadchurch actress Olivia Colman are to play rivals for the affections of The Walking Dead star David Morrissey in a new BBC One drama.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Cristiano Ronaldo revealed he has 'a few' women vying for his affections when interviewed on the Jonathan Ross show last week and has been linked with Marisa Mendes.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Britain's Got Talent judge has said, as an alcoholic, Frank abandoned his family when she was four, then years later tried to worm his way back into her affections.
(Daily Mail - News, )

MP for Chatham and Aylesford Tracey Crouch is alleged to be competing for the affections of BBC DJ Steve Ladner with his second wife Helen, and a third woman, Kerry Dale.
(Daily Mail - News, )

He was a world champion on the track and world-class party animal off it — smoking, drinking and womanizing his way into the affections of motorsport fans during the 1970s.
(CNN - Motorsport, )

There's a new girl in Riverdale vying for Archie's affections: Harper, a character unveiled in the June 18 issue of Archie, is inspired by Toronto children's author, Jewel Kats.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

As soon as you’ve chosen a character (and accompanying Palico, a kind of warrior cat) you find yourself on the back of a flying caravan, firing cannonballs wildly in an attempt to avoid the affections of a particularly murderous sand dragon.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Victoria Azarenka's grand slam comeback from an injury-plagued season ran into a brick wall in the form of feisty Slovak Dominika Cibulkova on Monday, but the former champion leaves Melbourne Park having finally won the affections of the hosts.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )


2 examples:

Essay: Will Putin pose naked to win back Russian affections?
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Saturday Essay: Will Putin pose naked to win back Russian affections?
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Other sentences

43 examples:

We look back on days gone by, if not always with affections, at any rate with a kind of wistfulness.

That’s risky, as situations which require both serious calculations and confrontations with those individuals prove. While challenging, this leads to constructive discussions about easier and more lucrative ventures. Importantly, this applies as much to your time and affections as it does to hard cash.

In life, there are no perfect affections.
(James Merrill)

Grief is only the memory of widowed affections.
(James Martineau)

Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
(Jean Jacques Rousseau)

Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end.
(Henri de Montherlant)

Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
(Alexander Pope)

It is sad to see a woman sacrificing the ties of the affections even to do good.
(Maria Mitchell)

A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, -- a mere heart of stone.
(Charles Darwin)

The Soul debases her self, when she sets her affections on any thing but her creator.
(Mary Astell)

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
(Joseph Joubert)

You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in this world.
(Charlotte Bronte)

Further research will inspect other age-related affections in mothers.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Two women violently clash over the same man’s affections in this low-budget feature.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The two European capitals go face to face in a battle over Chinese visitors' affections.
(CNN - World Business, )

US President Donald Trump's affections for totalitarian leaders have grown beyond Russia's president.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Tensions erupt as the contestants battle for Andi Dorfman's affections, and one guy leaves voluntarily.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Michael Nance, who competed for Emily Maynard's affections on "The Bachelorette" Season 8, died May 29 in Austin.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

According to the research, the higher the level of the protein, the more likely the person to develop these affections.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The Rio 2016 Olympics have seen Neymar replaced by his female counterpart Marta in Brazilian football fans' affections.
(BBC News - World News, )

As these images attest, the 21-year-old's fans go to extreme lengths to show their affections for the What Do You Mean singer.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

This year, TV bosses are competing to win our affections with a colossal sack of goodies that are just too enticing to ignore.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

A New Zealand island's lone gannet is attempting to gain the amorous affections of a concrete bird installed on a rocky outcrop.
(UPI - Odd News, )

A boy, 14, was lured to a Carlisle cemetery and murdered by a 19-year-old rival for his girlfriend's affections, a court is told.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Kane Kennedy, of Heysham, Lancashire, was jealous of his girlfriend, Tia Jobey's, affections for their baby, Oskar Jobey-Kennedy.
(Daily Mail - News, )

While Amanda Bynes is tweeting her affections for rapper Drake, she's apparently spending time with her former co-star Drake Bell.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

As her first grandchild, Peter Phillips (pictured) has always held a special place in the Queen’s affections, writes SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE.
(Daily Mail - News, )

As all the carriers duke it out for consumers' affections, the gains last quarter keep Sprint just ahead of T-Mobile in terms of total customers.
(CNET News, )

The Fall, BBC Two's acclaimed drama starring Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan could be replaced in our affections by Serial, a downloadable podcast.
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Culture, )

Daniel Sturridge continued his brilliant form in midweek with two goals in a fixture that should cement a Liverpool striker's place in Kop affections.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle for our mobile affections.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Amelia Lily became the object of two men's affections on Saturday night, as she got caught in an awkward love triangle with Sam Thompson and Chad Johnson.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

French helmer Thomas Cailley delivers his first feature film with a story about a mild-mannered young man's affections towards a headstrong, paranoid woman.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Virgin America passengers can use a digital seat map on their in-flight entertainment system to pinpoint the object of their affections, then send them a drink.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

It was the first public meeting of the prince's only two serious loves – and all eyes were on the pair to see who would triumph in the war for Harry’s affections.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Only a lunatic bereft of ideas or a madman determined to steer the showbiz ship on to the rocks of despair would try to replace the original Muppets in the nation’s affections.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Daughter of the Queen’s late sister, Princess Margaret, Lady Sarah, who turns 52 tomorrow, is one of the most low-key Royals yet holds a very special place in Her Majesty’s affections.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Jennifer Williams, a foreign policy analyst, posted the story of her conversion to Islam which, combined with her looks, earned her the unwanted affections of ISIS fighters in Iraq and Syria.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The former reality TV star took a romantic getaway to Dubai with her new boyfriend this week and they certainly couldn't hide their affections for one another as they spent time on the beach.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

The former Music Editor of Time Out and Arts and Features Editor at The Independent and Independent on Sunday again shows the primary place music has in his affections in this, his first novel.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Describing his lawyer wife's reaction to the group - which calls itself the Milifandom - he said it looked as though his wife 'couldn't believe' he had become the object of youngsters' affections.
(Daily Mail - News, )

David Cameron has stepped out with Nick Clegg so often in the past four years that people have been wondering where his real affections lay, but this time he was accompanied by his long-term partner, George Osborne.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

After the stultifying heat of April and May, Indians greet the onset of the annual monsoon like a long-lost relative, racing outside to be showered in its affections or gazing at it tenderly through a window while sipping hot tea.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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