Sentence Examples


  • She thought she heard him grind his teeth and frowned.
  • He found himself looked upon with curiosity as a precocious phenomenon, a "made man," an intellectual machine set to grind certain tunes.
  • They allowed us to grind the spices, pick over the raisins and lick the stirring spoons.
  • I saw that I could easily raise my bushel or two of rye and Indian corn, for the former will grow on the poorest land, and the latter does not require the best, and grind them in a hand-mill, and so do without rice and pork; and if I must have some concentrated sweet, I found by experiment that I could make a very good molasses either of pumpkins or beets, and I knew that I needed only to set out a few maples to obtain it more easily still, and while these were growing I could use various substitutes beside those which I have named.
  • These, with Concord River, are my water privileges; and night and day, year in year out, they grind such grist as I carry to them.

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