Usage examples for Retrieving

  1. If the British could get possession of West Point, it would go far toward retrieving the disaster which had befallen them at Saratoga. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  2. But they propose now to give up the money that their father left for their support till he could carry out the crazy schemes for retrieving himself that he speaks of in his letter; and then they will have nothing to live on." – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  3. Quickly retrieving her purse from some hidden location near the roof door, Mandi yanked the door open and leaped down the flight of stairs to the hotel's top floor. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt