Definition of 'in earnest'
Example sentences containing 'in earnest'
He catches sudden, fleeting glimpses of her disappearing through a doorway, sitting on a bench, head bent in earnest conversation.SEA MUSIC (2003)
Very much in earnest now, she put a hand imploringly upon his arm.HERE BE DRAGONS (2003)
Even the stilted formality of a word like accompany helped to ram it home to her that Kenworthy was in earnest.THE INNOCENTS AT HOME (A SUPERINTENDENT KENWORTHY NOVEL) (2003)
Trends of 'in earnest'
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Definition of in earnest from the Collins English Dictionary