Sentence Examples


  • She glanced down at the straining bodice and made a face.
  • She waited breathlessly, straining to hear the least noise.
  • It has come down in a very corrupt state, and its difficulties are increased by the unpoetical nature of the subject, the straining after conciseness, and the obtrusive use of metaphor.
  • A whisper soft movement in the night alerted her, and she held her breath, straining her eyes into the darkness.
  • Later, as she was straining the water from the potatoes, Cade wandered in.
 

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