Sentence Examples


  • Taran saw the two struggling figures teeter dangerously close to the edge of a pit.
  • To sailors, oaths are household words; they will swear in the trance of the calm, and in the teeth of the tempest; they will imprecate curses from the topsail-yard-arms, when most they teeter over to a seething sea; but in all my voyagings, seldom have I heard a common oath when God's burning finger has been laid on the ship; when His "Mene, Mene, Tekel Upharsin" has been woven into the shrouds and the cordage.
  • Ducks and geese frequent it in the spring and fall, the white-bellied swallows (Hirundo bicolor) skim over it, and the peetweets (Totanus macularius) "teeter" along its stony shores all summer.
  • He liked to teeter on the edge, He 's supposed to stay behind the hedge.
  • Unfortunately its contents, like its packaging, teeter precariously over the abyss of the merely decorative.

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