Sentence Examples


  • The steep slopes gave way to ravines where water had carried away the soil, leaving wide trails of flat stones.
  • He squatted and took some of the freshly dug soil in his hand, crushing the lumps and letting the dust run through his fingers.
  • Time was when this area's families spent their lives here, from birth to death with the soil providing their sustenance and the earth the riches, at least for a few.
  • However, the children found the soil spring-soft next to the building foundation, thanks to the Dean's fuel-bill contributions and the poor insulation of Bird Song.
  • Leo Africanus rightly describes its lower course as "severing by its winding channel the barren and naked soil from the green and fruitful."

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