Sentence Examples


  • She beat a hasty retreat down the hallway, and paused breathlessly in the middle of her bedroom.
  • "I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.
  • She watched him retreat, desire burning within her.
  • She felt the urge to retreat to her room and stay there until he left again.
  • Fred, who had tagged along, beat a hasty retreat downstairs, making the excuse of a trip to the library.

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