Sentence Examples


  • As the weekend drew nearer, the tension grew.
  • A form nearer to the Greek original, "anachoret," is sometimes used of the early Christian recluses in the East.
  • In 1873 he drew nearer the Conservatives, after which he was never again successful as a parliamentary candidate, though he maintained his principles vigorously in the press.
  • 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.
  • But on nearer approach we should discover our error.
 

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