Sentence Examples


  • Officer David said in tones as sweet as they were bitter toward her.
  • Her tones rose and fell, her hands and arms animated.
  • Her varying tones would have thrown it off as well; it was programmed to the monotonous speech pattern of Anshan.
  • Neither of the men seemed to pay the slightest attention to either Dean or the painters, but one of them seemed to be keeping an eye on the door while the other spoke in low tones to his companion.
  • Bach's conception of the function of an instrument is that it holds a regular part in a polyphonic scheme; and his blending of tones is like the blending of colours in a purely decorative design.

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