Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [dɪt'eɪnd]
Pronunciations of detained
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Watford had been detained by business on the farm.
Perhaps business detained him; perhaps he went oftener to see Priscilla.
On this note I was about to withdraw; but Captain Nemo detained me and invited me to take a seat next to him.
He was detained in prison, and a letter despatched to the Emperor Leopold, to know what should be done with him.
The account which he gave of his expedition, and of the events which had detained him, was a singular one indeed.
They were questioning Darcy in the living-room of Mrs. Darcy's suite, the clerks being detained downstairs by Mulligan.
Several other rarities detained my curiosity in this room, which was inestimable in value, were it only for the diamond I mentioned.
My friend was detained in Liverpool longer than he expected; and, three days later, as he hadn't returned home, his wife called on me.
But they detained him in Washington overtime because he was a fount of information the departments found it necessary to draw upon constantly.
He was not detained by business, nor did he get left behind nor snowed up, as frequently happens in stories, and in real life too, I am afraid.
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