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 hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.
  • He stumbled, his body straining beneath her weight and his speed.

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