Sentence Examples


  • The manor was silent, except for the ticking of the grandfather clock in the foyer.
  • The clock was ticking on the young man's stay.
  • The kid began crying and she waited, ticking off her mental to-do list to see where she'd start.
  • His jaw was clenched and ticking as the muscles jumped.
  • Dean sat a while longer, amid night sounds, the ticking clock, and the muffled ringing of Gladys Turnbull's alarm.

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