Sentence Examples


  • She scrambled to sit upright, forcing the pain in her shoulder to the back of her mind.
  • It is ordinarily caught in wooden traps of simple construction, being little enclosures of stakes or brush in which the bait is placed upon a trigger, with a short upright stick supporting a log of wood, which falls upon its victim on the slightest disturbance.
  • In both Greek and Latin, however, although the upright and cross stroke are frequently not exactly at right angles and the upright often projects beyond the cross stroke, the forms approach more nearly to the modern than to the Semitic shape.
  • It consists of two thick trunks placed upright, their upper ends mortised into a horizontal log which projects beyond them at either side.
  • He held himself remarkably upright, and even from his school-days at Eton had been remarked for the rapid pace at which he habitually walked.
 

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