Sentence Examples


  • Probably several months elapse before the young larvae are excluded.
  • But sufficient time must be allowed to elapse before pumping out the water, as otherwise the fire may break out again.
  • (1603), while more than a century of unrest and war had to elapse before the union of England and Scotland into one kingdom in 1707.
  • Five years more were to elapse before he became master of the west and north.
  • Explorations by botanists of the United States Department of Agriculture have been made in many localities, in Jalisco, Zacatecas, Michoacan and Tamaulipas, but many years must elapse before the whole ground can be covered.