Example sentences for: deed

How can you use “deed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Your take on this matter is correct, and you are a living breathing exemplar of the old saying "No good deed goes unpunished."

  • In a culture where Xena and Hercules have hit TV shows, it's a lot more fun imagining that you are a valiant warrior doing business-as-battle than it is to admit that you're a pudgy functionary whose most daring deed is to draft a boldly worded memo.

  • It may be symptomatic of such losses that today the adverb of choice is clearly, used even more often than the hucksters' Free! , and, since clarity of expression and thought is seldom evident, this frequent repetition of clearly can be seen as a kind of mantra, a prayer that begs our indulgence, asks us to take the wish for the deed, and, what is far worse, seeks to convict us of ignorance and stupidity should we look elsewhere for enlightenment.

  • At the center of the confrontation with the harsh reality of daily life is the concept of karma; that is “work” or “deed,” and the implication that the sum total of one’s acts in a previous life will determine one’s present station in life.

  • Your experience, alas, is a perfect example of the old saying, "No good deed goes unpunished."


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