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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Shortly afterward, several shipwrights began working along the eastern shore, and by 1840, shipbuilding had become the community’s dominant activity, prospering for the next three decades.
Despite the lawsuit’s startling allegations – which described a workplace filled with after-hours trysts, favoritism, offensive comments and racial discrimination – the central defendant in the case continued to prosper in state government.
But during FSU’s pre-spring workouts, Taggart notice a defensive back that has prospered for the Seminoles on offense this spring.
But America can’t prosper without entrepreneurs and investors who take risks, so welcome to public trading.
Douglas also argued that other southwestern Pennsylvania towns have recently prospered while Waynesburg has not and that nearby Morgantown, W.Va., has roughly 450 practicing lawyers.
Bound by nature but free from politics, this Soviet ice colony endured and even prospered for more than four decades.
Alexander’s chain of clothing stores was growing and prospering at the time.
The fact that Skechers has prospered as rivals have struggled and vice versa isn’t that surprising if one considers its decidedly different core demographic: moms and dads with sore feet.
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come into one's own, cut it, cut the mustard, get ahead, get somewhere, get there, hack it, hit it big, make good, make it, make one's mark, make the grade;
PROSPER Defined for English Language Learners
: to become very successful usually by making a lot of money
: to become very active, healthy, or strong
PROSPER Defined for Kids
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