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Definition of "on purpose" []

  • Purposefully; with intention; deliberately. (phrase) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "on purpose" in a sentence
  • "When she was done, she bowed again and accidentally on purpose knocked her butt into the godfather, laughing as he dropped, unresisting, to the mat."
  • ""I came on purpose to find you, Jane Eyre," said she; "I want you in my room; and as Helen Burns is with you, she may come too.""
  • ""Why, there's that old bombazin cloak, that you keep on purpose to put over me when I take my afternoon's nap; you might as well give her that, -- she needs clothes.""
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