Sentence Examples


  • The deeper the feeling, the more he attempted to cover it.
  • Her heart attempted a painful escape through her throat.
  • I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
  • My wife and I stopped at a closed filling station in Connecticut and with Martha's notes in hand I attempted to phone the authorities.
  • Our successes consisted of the location of a lost girl, two more runaways, and the identification of a pedophile who attempted to abduct a young boy.

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