Examples of pray in a Sentence
There's little else to do now but hope and pray.
The minister said, “Let us pray.”
He prayed that they would have the strength to go on.
He prayed that he would find a parking spot.
Recent Examples of pray from the Web
Evelyn, Elizabeth, Freddy, and Robert: Tonight, everyone in this chamber is praying for you.
To love someone in King’s estimation, according to those who misread him, is to remain silent about the unjust work of the powerful and pray for someone else to come to the rescue.
Many Salvadoreans are praying that the United States Congress will intervene to stop expulsions.
During a six-hour interview, Customs and Border Protection agent Jim Bailey would later testify, the 538-pound Wright took seven bathroom breaks, ate two large meals, pulled out a prayer rug to pray twice and once fell asleep during questioning.
The crews went out to the ruins anyway, prayed for the spirits of those who had died — and the ghostly calls ceased.
Please continue to pray for his wife, their two little girls, and their family.
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has explained that his praying celebration following his second goal during his side's 2-2 draw with Leicester City on Saturday evening was in dedication to a group of youngsters in Mumbai.
Her dad, a single parent, has never given up or stopped praying.
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Origin and Etymology of pray
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
call on (or upon);
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Definition of pray for Students
- I prayed no one would forget.
- Do not leave, I pray you.
legal Definition of pray
- plaintiff prays judgment against the defendants
- complainant prays for declaratory relief
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