Sentence Examples


  • She glanced down at the straining bodice and made a face.
  • He towered over them both, the muscles in his arms and shoulders straining against his shirt as he hooked his thumbs in the front pockets of his jeans.
  • She stopped, straining to hear the conversation.
  • A whisper soft movement in the night alerted her, and she held her breath, straining her eyes into the darkness.
  • The very next day she was straining over the counter to reach behind the stove when Cade came into the kitchen.

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