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Example Sentences for "confer"

I'll need to confer with my supervisor before I can allow thatThe Russian President flew to Washington this morning to confer with the American President on the crisis developing in the Middle East.

I'll need to confer with my supervisor before I can allow that.

Not everyone could make it to the meeting, but we were able to confer with those who couldn't come using our new tele-conferencing system.

The Constitution of Pakistan currently confers upon the President the right to dissolve Parliament.

Popstars Paul McCartney and Elton John have both had knighthoods conferred on them by the Queen of England.

Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel recently had honorary degrees conferred on them by Ryerson University in Toronto.

I have conferred with your family doctor, and we both feel that an operation is unnecessary at this point.

Prime Minister Lachance has conferred with President Harrison, and both agree that immediate action must be taken.

Louis Armstrong once said that rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.

William Channing once said that the office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.

Machiavelli once suggested that benefits should be conferred gradually, and in that way they will taste better.

Ellis Peters once said that nothing is more pleasing and engaging than the sense of having conferred benefits.

John Quincy Adams once stated that to furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind.

Political rights and duties were conferred upon free male citizens in the ancient Greek city-states.

We attended an important ESL conference in Long Beach last year.

The boss is having a conference with management to map out a plan of action in case of a labor strike.

He presented his paper at a conference last month, and it was very well received.

The President spoke with the Prime Minister at the conference and asked for his support.

She goes to all the conferences because she likes to meet other people who work in the same field.

After conferring with his lawyer, the defendant decided to plead guilty to a lesser charge.

The university is conferring an honorary degree on Nelson Mandela at this year's graduation ceremonies.

David Suzuki has suggested that love is the defining gift that confers health and humanity on each new human.

Find someone who has attended a conference.


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