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Word Example of - continuing

    Example Sentences for continuing

    It had become quite dark, and Iwanich was forced to wait for daylight before continuing his journey.

    Continuing their journey, they crossed several rivers, until they came to a large Indian village of three hundred cabins.

    "I expect you've seen these before," he said, apparently for the pleasure of continuing the conversation.

    Bones, continuing his meal of cedar-wood, thought the matter out.

    It was a terrible moment for I saw clearly the alternative of continuing and winning our fight.

    "Excuse me, sir," said the secretary, continuing his doorward progress.

    But his Lordship was dead, though they knew it not; and with him died all hopes of continuing the enterprise.

    Jason wanted to stop then but she badgered him into continuing.

    Continuing our voyage, we arrived on the same day at an island named Kamaran, which is ten miles in circuit.

    Continuing the work of the church was no problem—they had been doing it themselves all along.

Word Origin & History of - continuing

    Word Origin & History

    continue mid-14c., from O.Fr. continuer (13c.), from L. continuare "make or be continuous," from continuus "uninterrupted," from continere (intransitive) "to be uninterrupted," lit. "to hang together" (see contain). Related: Continued (mid-15c.); continuing (late 14c.).

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