Example sentences for: outset

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

  • How different from his declaration at the outset of his career as a philologist: As regards everything else, so as regards language, the spirit of rigid conservatism operates as a principle of unalloyed evil and mischief.

  • "Let's make sure that women and men get equal pay for equal work by strengthening enforcement of equal pay laws," he proposed at the outset of his discussion of "family."

  • As with most magic tricks, the sleight of hand occurs at the outset, when Bush says his philosophy "has been criticized."

  • Skeat's reply was suitably abject at the outset, but, as might be expected, notwithstanding a direct apology, he could not resist commenting on the entirely irrelevant matter of the origin of wayz-goose while attempting to turn the tables on his critic by painting himself as the put-upon, absentminded professor, struggling in his tiny cell against overwhelming numbers of books and the obligations that attend them:

  • Either they would be required to terminate representation each time the client leaves the country, April Testimony at 12 (testimony of Cynthia Rice, California Rural Legal Assistance), or clients at the outset of representation would be faced with having to choose between giving up their right to travel outside the country, even for a family emergency, or giving up their right to legal services representation.


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