Sentence Examples


  • The summer fallow with repeated ploughing was its basis.
  • The ploughing begins in October, and continues a month or six weeks, according to the season.
  • "ploughing his furrow alone," as he afterwards phrased it.
  • It was he who coined the phrase (Birmingham, 1894) as to the government's "ploughing the sands" in their endeavour to pass Liberal legislation with a hostile House of Lords.
  • In Mr Asquith's phrase, it was "ploughing the sands."