Sentence Examples

  • She dressed then went through the motions of brushing her teeth and dressing without the aid of a mirror, irritated that the only mirror in the bedroom was in the inside door of the wardrobe.
  • He changed the subject by pointing out Brandon Westlake standing near the boys, his arm about Billy, as with animated motions he seemed to be giving last-minute instructions.
  • They went through an entire range of movements, from attacking to defending in motions that resembled a dance.
  • They went through the motions of checking all the hotels and flophouses in the city, but no one had seen Homer in the days preceding his murder.
  • Dean went through the motions of checking the phone anyway, but found what he expected, absolutely nothing.

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