Sentence Examples


  • It'll keep you from collapsing for about twelve hours.
  • The closer she got to the overcrowded, poor part of the city, the more people jammed the streets, shoving against her in an effort to escape the collapsing buildings.
  • In accordance with this manner of feeding, the mouth is kept permanently open and prevented from collapsing by a pair of skeletal cornua belonging to a sustentacular apparatus (the nuchal skeleton), the body of which lies within the narrow neck of the proboscis; the latter is inserted into the collar and surrounded by the anterior free flap of this segment of the body.
  • The reign of " Thorough " was collapsing, and the forces pent up since 1629 were soon to rend the fabric of the state.
  • The walls were all on fire and the back wall had fallen in, the wooden roof was collapsing, and the rafters were alight.