To better see sample sentences using the word
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Sample Sentences Using
Go to Word Detail Page
Go to Home Page
  • I reverse it to that quaint period, the thirties, when the huge middle class of America was matriculating in a school for the blind.
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • The senior matriculation exams obliterate everything.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • It was October because it was before I came up here to join the matriculation class.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Almost all the MITES who matriculate to MIT’s freshmen class end up graduating: sixteen graduates out of seventeen one year; another crop went eighteen for eighteen.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen

  • Show more
  • Francie wondered, if it was so good, why he hadn’t matriculated there instead of at the university of another midwestern state.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Substituting Bloom for Stephen Blephen would have passed successively through the preparatory, junior, middle and senior grades of the intermediate and through the matriculation, first arts, second arts and arts degree courses of the royal university.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • With the help of his information he began to reckon the extent of this material obstacle, and ascertained, to his dismay, that, at the rate at which, with the best of fortune, he would be able to save money, fifteen years must elapse before he could be in a position to forward testimonials to the head of a college and advance to a matriculation examination.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • …nodid he make you then he made you do it let him he was stronger than you and he tomorrow Ill kill him I swear I will father neednt know untilafterward and then you and I nobody need ever knowwe can take myschool money we can cancel my matriculation Caddy youhate him dont you dont youshe held my hand against her chest her heart thudding I turned andcaught her armCaddy you hate him dont youshe moved my handup against her throat herheart was hammering there poor Quentinher face…
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • The rest were standing around in hatless, smoky little groups of twos and threes and fours inside the heated waiting room, talking in voices that, almost without exception, sounded collegiately dogmatic, as though each young man, in his strident, conversational turn, was clearing up, once and for all, some highly controversial issue, one that the outside, non-matriculating world had been bungling, provocatively or not, for centuries.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • But you will respect the rules of this school, or you will matriculate someplace else.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska

  • Show more again
  • It was an era when only a minority of women matriculated at college and fewer pursued careers.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • He had matriculated at the university and attended one or two courses of lectures.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • "See, I haven’t paid my matriculation fees for school yet—"
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Within three weeks of his matriculation, he had been made the dupe of a half-dozen classic jokes, his ignorance of all campus tradition had been exploited, his gullibility was a byword.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • Which reminded him that the first hurdle was tomorrow; in a few days he would either be eligible to matriculate for whatever it was he decided on, or he would be-but no use worrying about that.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • When twenty-two years previously-after obtaining a matriculation certificate beyond which, for lack of money, he was unable to progress-he was given this temporary post, he had been led to expect, or so he said, speedy "confirmation" in it.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • Root won acceptance into Oxford, but before he could matriculate, the war ended and his father summoned him back to America, to his new home in New York City, where Root studied civil engineering at New York University and became a draftsman for the architect who later designed St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • At this stage it was decided that I should attend the Conference of the Pan-African Freedom Movement for Central, East, and Southern Africa, which was to be held early in 1962 in Addis Ababa, and, because of our need for preparation, it was also decided that, after the conference, I would undertake a tour of the African States with a view to obtaining facilities for the training of soldiers, and that I would also solicit scholarships for the higher education of matriculated Africans.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • The girl was saying, "—but they don’t want your child to matriculate with their children up here in Buffalo either, make no mistake about it!
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Why don’t you matriculate here?
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Matriculation fees?
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • To pay your matriculation fees?
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • And what about the money? I promised him five hundred dollars for his matriculation fees and then I just…left.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • If Andrew doesn’t pay his matriculation fees, he won’t be able to come back to school in the fall.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • I told you I was a bit overconfident and thought I could clean up at that game I got into…but instead I got my arse kicked, and lost the money for my matriculation fees for next semester.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • For his matriculation fees.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • The first morning we met you asked me to show you the way to the matriculation class, putting a very strong stress on the first syllable.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • She was told that she couldn’t matriculate lacking a high school education.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • The money you said you’d loan me for my matriculation fees?
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • "The bursar’s office is going to break your legs if you don’t pay your matriculation fees?"
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • She had enjoyed the summer school so much that she wanted to matriculate in the same college that fall but she had no way of raising the more than three hundred dollars required for tuition.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • "But what if I told you that this was also a person who lost all his money playing Texas Hold’em, then asked his girlfriend to pay his matriculation fees, and then, as if that were not enough, also told his entire family that…she’s…I mean, I’m…a fatty?"
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • From a child this Frank had been a donought that his father, a headborough, who could ill keep him to school to learn his letters and the use of the globes, matriculated at the university to study the mechanics but he took the bit between his teeth like a raw colt and was more familiar with the justiciary and the parish beadle than with his volumes.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • And then it turns out that all along they were just lying to you to get you to pay their matriculation fees because they lost all their money in a game of Texas Hold’em."
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Why don’t you matriculate here?
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Of Human Bondage
  • While I was still in Texas, late in 1960, the incident most reported and pictured in the newspapers was the matriculation of a couple of tiny Negro children in a New Orleans school.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • …an opportunity of receiving your communication but I begin advance to be excused today or yesterday and tomorrow or when As I remember that the next one is to be howGerald throws hisnigger downstairs and how the nigger plead to be allowed to matriculate in the divinity school tobe near marster marse gerald and How he ran all the way to the station beside the carriage with tears in his eyes when marse gerald rid away I will wait untilthe day for the one about the sawmill husband came to…
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • Search for samples from other sources
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®

Go to Home Page . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading