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

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

  • Hector & Helios are introduced to Helen of Sparta, who accompanied Paris back to Troy along with her dowry meant for Menelaus.  - Whom the Gods Would Destroy
  • He used the dowry money from his first wife to purchase a shop in Kaka'ako.  - The Money Dragon
  • Yaichnitsa is overly concerned with the dowry and appears skeptical as to whether Fyokla has told him the truth about it.  - Marriage (play)
  • Yet Vadivelu offers to marry his sister without asking dowry and Murali goes home along with Vadivelu to convey this happy news to his sister.  - Porkkaalam
  • As per convention he has shell out dowry for the marriage and somehow falls short of the agreed sum.  - Nala Damayanthi
  • To celebrate, Morozko gives Nastenka and Ivan a large dowry of jewels and a horse-driven sleigh for their impending nuptials.  - Jack Frost (1964 film)
  • Back in his village, he marries Sujata (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan), mainly because of the dowry she brings him.  - Guru (2007 film)
  • mrs Almayer ran away to the rajah for protection, taking all Dain’s dowry with her.  - Almayer's Folly
  • Julian Matsakovich also retreats from the rest of the crowd to observe the rich daughter, who already had a dowry set aside of 300,000 rubles.  - A Christmas Tree and a Wedding
  • Speaking venomously all the while, he checks to see whether Osan's dowry of fine clothes was still there.  - The Love Suicides at Amijima
  • The story is a sarcastic commentary on the dowry system and is in favour of inter-religious marriage.  - Premalekhanam
  • Petruchio takes an interest in Kate, owing to the dowry he could potentially receive, and agrees.  - Petruchio
  • mr Longdon promises him a dowry if he marries Nanda.  - The Awkward Age
  • Hobson and Beenstock settle on a dowry for the young ladies.  - Walking Happy
  • Dismayed at having caused such an upset, Swanhilda offers dr Coppelius her dowry in return for his forgiveness.  - Coppélia
  • Chremes reveals that he was that brother and approving of the match gives a dowry of ten talents.  - Andria (comedy)

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