Usage examples for Obtaining

  1. Then, before he landed her at the door in Queen's Gate, he had promised that he would make another journey to Lombard Street, with the express purpose of obtaining Sir Thomas's sanction to the marriage,- either with or without money. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. During the debate it had been objected by those who opposed the war- party that after obtaining the king's approval, and not till then, the Foreign Secretary demanded this promise, and that on this new demand the king took offence and briefly declined any further interview with Benedetti. – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  3. The trade with the colonists is easy and sufficiently plain; the only difficulty being the somewhat essential one of obtaining payment. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge