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Example Sentences for "earnest"

He's a lazy guy who will only work in earnest when he knows someone is watching himHe is very earnest in everything he does, and takes himself very seriously.

He's a lazy guy who will only work in earnest when he knows someone is watching him.

She has a very earnest desire to help poor people in our city.

He is a very earnest young man, but he doesn't have enough experience for this kind of work.

I am very earnest when I say that I will never do that again.

He has made an earnest effort to control his drinking.

People have got to understand that these terrorists are deadly earnest when they say that this country could be a target.

You'll have to make a more earnest effort on your homework if you hope to pass the course.

He spoke earnestly of the need to deal with the problem of the city's homeless people.

Some people laugh at the guy's earnestness because he seems to think that he can single-handedly change the world.

Do you think I did a good job? she asked earnestly.

Everyone listened earnestly as Hector explained his plan.

I earnestly hope that what you're saying is true, but I am a bit doubtful at this point.

A German proverb remarks, Said in sport, meant in earnest.

Thoreau once said, I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.

Twenty years ago, conservation groups in this state began campaiging in earnest for the protection of our rapidly diminishing old-growth forests.


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