Examples of prosper in a Sentence
She prospered as a real estate agent.
He hopes his business will prosper.
No crop can prosper in this heat.
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This advice is quite prophetic for our New Orleans Saints, who have prospered despite a banged up defensive secondary.
Samuel is built to prosper on the misdirection tactics that were once reserved for Ted Ginn Jr.
Though the Bobcats played both Rourke and Maxwell, the Jayhawks (1-2) especially couldn't contain Rourke, who is deft at evading the rush Ohio (2-1) prospered on offense, rebounding from a subpar performance against Purdue.
Without it, many cities could barely exist, let alone prosper.
Lu Ming, an economist at Shanghai Jiaotong University, notes that China has a long history of places that have prospered with the help of a single industry, especially along the coast.
Since then, as China’s online scene has grown and prospered, the American search giant has been looking for ways to tiptoe back in.
Postscript: Fayez Sarofim is chairman and co-chief investment officer of Fayez Sarofim & Co., an investment firm that has prospered over the past five decades by buying and holding long-term, blue-chip investments.
The goal: Find the neighborhoods that had prospered and grown in just five years and those that had not.
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Origin and Etymology of prosper
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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