Sentence Examples


  • I was buttonholed by two middle-aged men who alternated telling me their life story.
  • They alternated discussing what was hap­pening in their lives while the other nodded, injecting a polite one word answer occasionally, just to properly pretend interest.
  • While Dean stretched his muscles and alternated between bites of peanut butter sandwich and a banana, Fred perused the rest of the master lists.
  • The afternoon was a blur as Dean's mind alternated between the task at hand and the sobering fact that he might be within miles, or perhaps yards, of Cynthia Byrne's missing husband.
  • Not surprisingly, Lori alternated between tears and indifference.

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