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How to use settling in a sentence
One in which, through years of settling, as Isabel Wilkerson notes, reveals the cracks and rot beneath the surface.
At low tide, the lower Charles, including the area near Kendall Square, became a settling ground for sewage.
Plans began for the settling of the still undeveloped part of northern Manhattan.The Great Fire of 1835 Helped Create Modern New York City | Daniel S. Levy | March 11, 2022 | Time
The settling down of productions into this new normal was especially advantageous since production volume appears to have only ramped up.Future of TV Briefing: How the future of TV shaped up in 2021 | Tim Peterson | December 22, 2021 | Digiday
The moment of new life is not the time for the settling of old scores.Will Harry and Meghan Markle’s Baby Daughter Lead to a Royal Reconciliation? | Tom Sykes | June 6, 2021 | The Daily Beast
The stench of corruption is settling over world soccer like a poisonous fog, and players are paying the price.
She walked for two days before settling into a makeshift camp.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis | Nina Strochlic | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For one thing, we are likely to see people settling in areas depending on their class status.
We loved Zellweger as Bridget Jones for owning her weight, finding love, and never settling for less than she deserved.Renee Zellweger's Face Gets More Medical Scrutiny Than Ebola | Emily Shire | October 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They drove through France before settling in Spain, where they rented rooms in a hostel in Malaga.Desperate Parents Arrested After Fleeing Britain For Other Treatment Options for Son in Europe | Barbie Latza Nadeau | September 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is no good settling down in a world that, on its part, refuses to do anything of the sort.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The board will appoint a settling agent who shall keep the necessary records and accounts.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
On May 13, in a speech which charmed the House, Mr. Townshend opened his plan for settling the colonial question.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
"Stiff and cold," said Dorothy, her teeth chattering in her head, and a deeper pallor settling on her face.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
From this description I have little hesitation in settling Cape Leveque to be the point he passed round.