Sentence Examples

  • The Byrne family had finally scraped aside enough for Cynthia to go back to school.
  • The footmen began moving about, chairs scraped, the band struck up in the gallery, and the guests settled down in their places.
  • The entire surface of the basin was scraped to bed rock, sand or mineral earth, this alone costing $3,000,000.
  • In many of those ants whose third abdominal segment forms a second " node," the basal dorsal region of the fourth segment is traversed by a large number of very fine transverse striations; over these the sharp hinder edge of the third segment can be scraped to and fro, and the result is a stridulating organ which gives rise to a note of very high pitch.
  • A chair scraped next to her and Alex swore softly under his breath.

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