a novel (1861) by Charles Dickens.
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How to use Great Expectations in a sentence
It goes back to that series of Great Expectations, the Jim Palmer syndrome.
He avoided disclosure because he told police he was Herbert Pocket, his character in Great Expectations.
Excerpted from Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations, published by Hyperion, copyright 2013.
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Dickens, till Great Expectations at least, never achieved and I believe never attempted it.The English Novel | George Saintsbury
You will have no objection, I dare say, to your Great Expectations being encumbered with that easy condition.Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
So imperfect was this realization of the first of my Great Expectations, that I looked in dismay at Mr. Wemmick.Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
Cultural definitions for Great Expectations
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