Sentence Examples


  • As the weekend drew nearer, the tension grew.
  • When he returned, he pulled a chair from the wall nearer her and dipped one cloth in water, tugging her arm away from her.
  • In theory the game of bowls is very simple, the aim of the player being to roll his bowl so as to cause it to rest nearer to the jack than his opponent's, or to protect a well-placed bowl, or to dislodge a better bowl than his own.
  • Yully grew more anxious the nearer they got; her father was right about the magic feeling stronger.
  • The modern cheap and fertile press, with all its translations, has done little to bring us nearer to the heroic writers of antiquity.