Sentence Examples


  • She tried to sift through her emotions before she returned to his door.
  • Three forms with glowing tattoos were moving slowly toward the road, stopping to sift through the dead bodies.
  • Organized tours provided sag wagons—vehi­cles to haul luggage from one overnight stop to another—but Dean preferred carrying his own gear rather than taking time to sift through a thousand sets of belongings nightly.
  • He remained throughout the night, crawling on his hands and knees to sift through the debris.
  • From this great mass of details, soon represented in Paris by the collection of some ioo,000 cards, it was possible, proceeding by exhaustion, to sift and sort down the cards till a small bundle of half a dozen produced the combined facts of the measurements of the individual last sought.

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