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

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

  • As she begins to understand more about humans, she opposes the activation of the clock and finds ways to delay its creation.  - Thief of Time
  • Medea pleads for one day’s delay and eventually Creon acquiesces.  - Medea (play)
  • Wiser heads on both sides however know that the treaty will merely delay the inevitable war between the two sides.  - Centennial (miniseries)
  • The Vulcans wish to delay the launch of Enterprise.  - Broken Bow (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • The witch-queen decides to delay killing Yvaine until she has dealt with the two unwanted guests.  - Stardust (novel)
  • With the crowd gone, Porco and Curtis agree to delay the air force together.  - Porco Rosso
  • At the party, the gang repeatedly interrupts the mayor introducing the aviator to delay it.  - Babes in Arms
  • The editor of the Journal agrees to delay his story while his reporters examine Palladino's findings.  - The Insider (film)
  • To avoid being tailed, he has Sal Boca instead meet him in WashingtonC, where Boca asks for a delay to avoid the police.  - The French Connection (film)
  • He wants to delay their marriage and refuses to take up a job as a stockbroker offered to him by Henry Maturin, the father of his friend Gray.  - The Razor's Edge
  • They delay Benjamin's pursuit by having Garth's police officer friend perform a rectal search on him.  - Wayne's World (film)
  • Savage asks the Group Adjutant, Major Stovall, to delay processing their applications to buy him some time.  - Twelve O'Clock High
  • To delay Maggie's return to Boston with Sharon, the twins dress and talk alike so their parents are unable to tell them apart.  - The Parent Trap (1961 film)
  • Japan immediately sues for peace, offering international talks and seemingly free elections in the Marianas to delay aS.  - Debt of Honor
  • The contemporaneous account of the prosecution claimed that during this delay the conspirators were digging a tunnel beneath Parliament.  - Gunpowder Plot
  • After Lucy dies, Helsing places a golden crucifix over her mouth, ostensibly to delay or prevent Lucy's vampiric conversion.  - Dracula

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