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engage
used in The Remains of the Day

8 uses
  • There was, too, a curiously deliberate edge to the way he went on to inquire again: "So you found them an engaging bunch, eh?"
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (16% in)
  • The point is, he's engaged to be married.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (56% in)
  • I could then have pretended to notice him for the first time and have engaged him in conversation in an impromptu manner.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (67% in)
  • When I entered she had seated herself on one of the wicker chairs scattered around its interior, evidently engaged in some needlework.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (12% in)
  • If I thought there was one modicum of sense in what you are saying I might bother to engage with you in this discussion.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (20% in)
  • As it happened, when she entered my pantry that evening, I was not in fact engaged in professional matters.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (36% in)
  • The next moment, Mrs Taylor was showing in a well-built man, perhaps in his fifties, who judging from his dress had spent the day engaged in agricultural work.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (65% in)
  • Very engaging, sir.
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (15% in)

There are no more uses of "engage" in The Remains of the Day.

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