Example sentences for: destiny

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

  • Smith slyly echoes Scorsese's film when Rickman's Voice of God, attempting to convert the reluctant Bethany to his cause, explains that Jesus didn't take it any better when told of the painful destiny that awaited him: "I had to deliver the news to a scared child who only wanted to play with other children."

  • Even opposition leaders agree that it is Serbia's manifest destiny to control Kosovo.

  • If destiny had indeed reserved him a seat, it was in the very front of the classroom.

  • Within the cloister, in the north gallery, is a striking fresco of the Triumph of Death (1360) showing how a humble person and an aristocrat face the same destiny.

  • The first is karmadharāya , a Sanskrit compound of karma fate, destiny + dharāya holding, bearing, which is used to describe a compound word in which the first member describes the second, as in highway, blackbird , (adj. + n.), steamboat, bonehead, fingerstall, fingernail, toenail (attrib. n. + n.).


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