Sentence Examples


  • There were a half dozen messages from both Julie and Howie from California but in view of our frenzied day, decided to let them simmer until after a much relished glass or two of wine and Molly's carefully grilled hot dogs and cheese bread.
  • Some have such a vast appetite for the former commodity, that is, the news, and such sound digestive organs, that they can sit forever in public avenues without stirring, and let it simmer and whisper through them like the Etesian winds, or as if inhaling ether, it only producing numbness and insensibility to pain--otherwise it would often be painful to bear--without affecting the consciousness.
  • Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall explains how his amusing new book is all the better for being left to simmer on the back burner for some years.
  • Stir in 1and half tbsp caster sugar (fine sugar) and simmer gently for 10 minutes or so stirring to prevent sticking.
  • Add the chicory and simmer, uncovered, until tender, for about 8 minutes.

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