Sentence Examples


  • Prior to its construction, a school bus could only pass over it empty, necessitating the children to alight, walk, and rejoin their transportation of the far side.
  • She climbed into the back of the Jeep, shooing Cynthia from having to alight to fold down the front seat.
  • The dwellings were alight and inns packed with refugees fleeing the eastern and southern portions of the city before they, too, died in the war.
  • The true mushroom itself is to a great extent a dung-borne species, therefore mushroom-beds are always liable to an invasion from other dung-borne forms. The spores of all fungi are constantly floating about in the air, and when the spores of dung-infesting species alight on a mushroom-bed they find a nidus already prepared that exactly suits them; and if the spawn of the new-comer becomes more profuse than that of the mushroom the stranger takes up his position at the expense of the mushroom.
  • At Rome the fire in the temple of Vesta) was kept alight continuously, tended by the king or members of his family (cf.

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