How to use "contingent" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "contingent" in popular movie and book plots

  • Jesus convenes his disciples for Passover seder, whereupon Judas leads a contingent of soldiers to arrest Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane.  - The Last Temptation of Christ (film)
  • When the Canadian contingent arrives they immediately cause friction with the Americans and chaos ensues.  - The Devil's Brigade (film)
  • Back at the Dominion camp, Garak reveals to Keevan that the Starfleet contingent includes a doctor.  - Rocks and Shoals (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • Among the troops is a large contingent of halflings, relatives of Eldren from the Ghost Worlds who have the power to teleport themselves.  - The Eternal Champion (novel)
  • A contingent of British peacekeepers are stationed in Goražde thereafter to supervise the disarmament process of the militias.  - Safe Area Goražde
  • Fighting his way through the entire contingent of guards, Chandu storms into Aringodar's household seeking Kunji.  - Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
  • Faile's contingent arrive at Merrilor, but are almost immediately betrayed.  - A Memory of Light
  • Major Drewery (Douglass Dumbrille), the garrison commander, arrives with a contingent of cavalry.  - Virginia City (film)
  • The train's small German contingent kills the hostages and joins the retreating convoy.  - The Train (1964 film)
  • The movie then ends with Ari, Kitty, and a Palmach contingent entering trucks and heading toward battle.  - Exodus (1960 film)
  • Lewis heads a contingent of multinational soldiers and American Marines defending the compound.  - 55 Days at Peking
  • A contingent of the Sisterhood join Carolin’s forces.  - Hawkmistress!
  • As the Zulu impis approach, a contingent of Boer horsemen arrives.  - Zulu (1964 film)
  • Once there, a camp is set up at the coast, and a small contingent of men, ponies and dogs begins the trek towards the pole.  - Scott of the Antarctic (film)
  • They are quickly pursued by a large contingent of men from across several districts who have been offered a generous reward.  - The Chrysalids
  • An envious Kikuchiyo abandons his post—and his contingent of farmers—to bring back another.  - Seven Samurai

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