- adj. In progress, underway.
“Tomorrow I'll have him copy the items - he's a finicky little fellow who has everything at his finger-ends - and I'll ride with you to Shrewsbury and see Hugh Beringar, and have this matter in train before the day's out.”
“They traveled in train as far as Alexandria, where they all sat down “in a large company” to an afternoon banquet hosted by William Hunter, a Scottish merchant and the mayor of the town.”
“When that is accomplished, or when in train of execution, as circumstances permit, I wish you to operate back toward Culpepper Court-House, creating such confusion and consternation as you can, without unnecessarily exposing your men, till you feel Longstreet's right.”
“Not only that, but Aulus Manlius had written off to his client the ignoble Marcus Fulvius, setting a partnership in train for when the African campaign was over, and Publius Vagiennius had his discharge.”
“Thus all things seemed in train to succeed on the side of the Federal army.”
“As for his investigation, that was proceeding as fast as was wise; there was nothing he could do beyond what he already had in train until he heard back from Dalziel.”
“This post, without being very lucrative, furnished the means of living eligibly in that country; the misfortune was, this employment could not be of any great duration, but it put me in train to procure something better, as by this means she hoped to insure the particular protection of the intendant, who might find me some more settled occupation before this was concluded.”
“As Constable explained to a business associate, When we had just got matters in train Mr. Rucker writes that his Uncle in London has forbad him to accept American bills. . .”
“On April 22, 2004, sparks from a railyard electrical cable reportedly ignited chemical fertilizer stored in train cars in the northern town of Ryongchon, close to the Chinese border.”
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