Which preposition to use with compartment

of Occurrences 65%

The machine for composition occupied a large space; different sets of synonymes were arranged in compartments of various sizes.

in Occurrences 24%

and with trembling fingers, I got out my pocket-book and drew the card from the compartment in which I had carefully preserved it.

with Occurrences 17%

" SPIRIT OF BELGIAN SOLDIERS Writing from Antwerp on September 1, William G. Shepherd, United Press staff correspondent, illustrated the spirit of the soldiery of Belgium by the following story: "The little Belgian soldier who climbed into the compartment with me was dead tired; he trailed his rifle behind him, threw himself into the seat and fell sound asleep.

for Occurrences 15%

His house was small, and besides a common salle-à-manger, divided into four compartments for his four wives, each defending her room with the ferocity of a tigress.

on Occurrences 14%

There's something about a compartment on a train that makes whoever gets in first regard the rest of the world as intruders.

to Occurrences 8%

She had a first-class compartment to herself, and as the train rushed out of London, and the grimy environs of the metropolis gradually gave place to green fields, she endeavoured to compose her mind and collect her thoughts for her coming interview with the daughter of the murdered man.

at Occurrences 7%

" The new-comer, however, had no intention of making another attempt to force his society on the Triple Alliance; he passed them with a surly nod, and entered a compartment at the other end of the train.

by Occurrences 4%

" The two intruders who had violated the sanctity of the reserved compartment by means of their railway key were both bigger and more manly than he who had a right to it.

after Occurrences 3%

" So we settled down into our compartment after a glance to make sure that Mabel was all right, and for about two minutes I imagined we were in for a lazy journey.

into Occurrences 3%

How when morning came I had been late in getting to the train: how I had struggled with the two men who tried to keep me out of the reserved compartment into which they were intruding.

like Occurrences 3%

Before him was a curious sort of compartment like a vault, the inside of which was lined with sheet iron.

under Occurrences 2%

Accompanied by Chuck, the Ramblin' Kid went directly to the entry offices of the Rodeo, which were roughly boxed-up compartments under the rear of the grandstand.

between Occurrences 2%

The General gets down, and on putting foot to the ground notices Charras in the depths of his compartment between his two bullies.

from Occurrences 2%

She is provided with wheels that support her when on the bottom, and with a divers' compartment from which divers can work on submarine cables or the enemies' explosive mines.]

over Occurrences 1%

It was rather a complicated thing, with an inner compartment over which was a hollow cover, opening along one rim.

through Occurrences 1%

By means of a trap door in the diving compartment through the bottom of the boat a man fitted with a diving-suit could go out and explore a wreck or examine the bottom almost as easily as a man goes out of his front door to call for an "extra."

before Occurrences 1%

No decks were built in the compartment before the collision bulkhead, as very little buoyancy was lost by that space being full of water, and all that was there was confined to that compartment by the bulkhead and the iron lower deck.

without Occurrences 1%

It was absolutely impossible for us to go into a restaurant or get into a railway compartment without having a satellite at our elbow.

during Occurrences 1%

I kept a good deal in my compartment during the journey.

opposite Occurrences 1%

The same carriage which was to have taken me to the Château de Proby carried me to the station at full speed, and when the train left I was seated in an empty compartment opposite the famous writer, who was saying to me, "You, too, deserting Nemours?

Which preposition to use with  compartment