English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "settle"

They avoided going to court by reaching a settlement at the last minuteThey originally came to San Francisco from Hong Kong, but ended up settling in Pasadena.

They avoided going to court by reaching a settlement at the last minute.

The first European settlers to the West Coast came here after the area was charted by Captain Cook.

I was hoping for a 5% raise, but had to settle for 3%.

Immigrants settling in this country often find life difficult for the first while.

We need to settle who is going to do the dishes, and who is going to make supper on weekends.

The union appears ready to settle with management rather than go on strike.

Canada was initially settled by the French.

The five-hundred-year-long debate about the identity of the person in the painting The Mona Lisa has yet to be settled.

There is a Corsican proverb which observes that a pound's worth of tears will not settle a penny's worth of debt.

Michael Winter wrote that in relationships, it is better to die alone searching than settling for someone that isn't quite right for you.

Settled village life began in the Middle East about 10,000 years ago.

Farming communities were known to have settled along the banks of the Nile River by about 7000 B.C.

Pocahontas and her husband John Rolfe had one son named Thomas who was born and educated in England, but settled in Virginia.

Studies show that more immigrants to the U.S. settle in the state of California than in any other state.

The world's largest ever divorce settlement amounted to $874 million dollars and property.

The oldest permanent human settlement yet discovered on earth is at Catalhoyuk, Turkey.

Records of a settlement at Lahore, Pakistan date back over 1,000 years.

Since 1984, more than 44,000 Jews from Ethiopia have settled in Israel.

In 1788, the first British penal settlement was founded in New South Wales, Australia.

In 71 A.D., the famous Ninth Roman Legion settled in the area now known as York, making it the capital of the Roman Empire's northern territories.

Panda habitat in China is continuing to disappear as settlers push higher up the mountain slopes.

The last ice age had a profound effect upon the settlement patterns of man.


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