Sentence Examples


  • Probably several months elapse before the young larvae are excluded.
  • But sufficient time must be allowed to elapse before pumping out the water, as otherwise the fire may break out again.
  • (1603), while more than a century of unrest and war had to elapse before the union of England and Scotland into one kingdom in 1707.
  • OLD] Of the 240 years from Jeroboam I., 80 elapse before the Syrian wars in Ahab's reign, these cover another 80; the famous king Jeroboam II.
  • But notwithstanding this, the relation is broken off, and years elapse before David gains hold upon the Hebrews of north Israel, the weakness of the union being proved by the ease with which it was subsequently broken after Solomon's death.