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Example sentences for "it"

Lexicographically close words:
istos; ists; istuc; istud; istum; ita; italiani; italiano; italicised; italicized
  1. The rest of us went with Uncle Ralph to a clearing near by, to pick raspberries.

  2. I'm as good as kitty, and I'm hungry now.

  3. I looked at her, and laughed, but she checked me with a "Hush!

  4. Illustration] EMMA has placed her doll Flora against the pillow.

  5. Illustration] I did not at all like this part of his plan.

  6. I shall be four years old; and I shall have to go to school soon, and read in my books.

  7. Illustration] On the roof the gentle dove says, "Coo, coo, coo!

  8. Billy had slipped the halter, and so set himself free.

  9. It answers to the name of Polly, and can talk quite plainly.

  10. Its food consists of caterpillars and various insects.

  11. I watch them scamper to and fro: How clean they look!

  12. Having a wide bill, she takes up in it one of her eggs, which she puts in the nest of some other bird that feeds on insects.

  13. It is very interesting to watch them, and see how they manage their little ones.

  14. And the bureau--no, the bureau shall remain.

  15. The hidden law of our being feeds each leaf of our life as sap runs through the tree.

  16. She pointed out to him how his neglect and indifference were slowly alienating his wife's affections from him.

  17. Does the lady out shopping ever fall in love with the waiter at the bun-shop?

  18. The wife of Monsieur Savary, the wheelwright, as good a husband as ever a woman had.

  19. I don't believe any of them have any reason.

  20. Why must every assembly to be successful sound like the parrot-house of a zoological garden?

  21. To an immense extent," agreed the Philosopher.

  22. I shall be so interested to have your views.

  23. This life contains only the questions--the solutions to be published in a future issue.

  24. It would cause so much unpleasantness, don't you think?

  25. I appear to resemble the bull that tossed the small boy high into the apple-tree he had been trying all the afternoon to climb.

  26. Poor, dear papa was so fond of doing that.

  27. Out of idle curiosity I tore it open; I thought it would afford me amusement.

  28. The man is drawn towards it by his primeval desires; the woman by her inborn craving towards motherhood.

  29. She must either submit to being ousted from her husband's love, or soar above it into other regions.

  30. But I have issued from it--issued to recognise that the maze was good.

  31. Why did not the cruel Minotaur gore and trample thee like all the others?

  32. For if a woman may gradually melt his torpor, and bring him under the control of reason and duty, this can only come about by her growing familiar and necessary to him without alarming his moody virtue.

  33. DIEGO (slowly) Why more than you wanted her?

  34. Although a courtier, the stock I come from is extremely base.

  35. In this small matter I may really teach you something.

  36. The Princess takes his hand in both hers, very kindly and simply.

  37. Does not living mean old age, disease, possible blindness or paralysis, and quite inevitable aches?

  38. I was as young as you, years ago, when I too learned it.

  39. At the same time, gentlemen, I must warn you against the danger of having too many anecdotes in any one sermon.

  40. If you look out for a long way indeed, you will begin to see a star.

  41. No reason exists why the preaching of the gospel should be a miserable operation either to the speaker or to the hearer.

  42. You might talk for a long while about the cleansing and sanctifying power of the Word, and it would not make such an impression upon your hearers as that simple story would.

  43. Twenty years after, there was a woman carried away in a fainting fit from under a drop at Tyburn, for her son had lived long enough to bring himself to the gallows by his crimes.

  44. We use them, first, to interest the mind and secure the attention of our hearers.

  45. This dependence of a soul undoubtedly will awaken the almighty power of God for such a one's defense.

  46. Many improvements were made upon it until to-day it is the best form of escapement for a general purpose watch, and when made on mechanical principles is capable of producing first rate results.

  47. The space between the discharging edge P and the heel of the tooth forms the angle of drop J B I of 1½°; the definition for drop is that it is the freedom for wheel and pallet.

  48. It is important that the angular freedom between the fork and ruby pin at the moment it enters into the slot be less than the total locking angle on the pallets.

  49. Here then we have an advantage of the narrow ruby pin over a wide one; with a wider ruby pin the balance is also more liable to rebank when it takes a long vibration.

  50. We have before seen that both on account of the unlocking and the lifting leverage of the pallet arms, it would be advisable to make them narrow both in the equidistant and circular escapement.

  51. We especially endeavor to point out how theory can be applied to practice; while we cannot expect that everyone will understand the subject without study, we think we have made it comparatively easy of comprehension.

  52. The best all-round drawing paper, both for India ink and colored work has a rough surface; it must be fastened firmly and evenly to the board by means of thumb tacks; the lines must be light and made with a hard pencil.

  53. Let us divide it by 2, which would be the most natural thing to do, and examine the problem.

  54. Applying it to the preceding example it would only have an actual width of .

  55. I'll do anything, Betsy, to make the little wretch miserable.

  56. I feel the guillotine hanging over me; I shall be sent back to Peckham Rye a head shorter than I left it.

  57. Twas your experience and advice, Betsy, that put me upon this plan of trying Mr. Greenfinch's fidelity.

  58. I hastened accordingly to the barrier at the hour named.

  59. This terrible Countess is a perfect masked battery; I shouldn't wonder if she had a Colt's revolver inside her parasol, and that a cartouche box did duty for a certain popular appendix to the female figure.

  60. Where's the Countess--the destroyer of my happiness?

  61. Of course you won't--you've too much spirit to forgive any man, much less a husband.

  62. And before the week was out you had induced him to run away with you.

  63. She has perished like a tender flower, and I--wretch!

  64. Now that point's settled, may I not in the profane language of poetic fiction be permitted to feast these longing eyes on those heavenly features?

  65. There's a romantic mystery attached to me that I can't unravel, in fact I feel myself like a tangled penn'orth of thread; the more I try to clear myself the more complicated I become.

  66. He moved on into the finishing room, where the long tubes of howitzers and field pieces lay in various stages of construction.

  67. So this is how Orkins escaped from the plant, Taylor thought.

  68. Even the moon seemed to fade as the long-fingered smokestacks reached toward it belching their pollution.

  69. He was around Orkins most of the time after we left the plant.

  70. Masters had said something about the spheres that fitted.

  71. A sphere bobbed up through the hole in the roof.

  72. Something about livin' lightnin' and balls of fire.

  73. His own mind seemed merged in the intellectual energy floating among the monster machines of the forge room.

  74. He came late, but he's in the tunnel now.

  75. It might be well if the bomb would explode, but he knew now it had been silenced.

  76. A sentry with a bayoneted gun stood to one side, signaling a halt.

  77. Sorry," said the officer, "but I've got to get inside.

  78. Those fireballs squirt heat-electricity out at a guy and roast him!

  79. They had spared him as a pet, like a man keeps a talking parrot.

  80. I know about the spheres, Captain," Norden replied.

  81. The sphere's hues changed, reddish, then yellow, back to orange.

  82. I need them not; who never came of yore To help us, when we rolled to death before The war-swell, and the wind had ripped our sail.

  83. Behind That screen of light they are climbing in the blind Dark to their ships--unmooring from our coast.

  84. Meantime the original Guards who form the Chorus have hastened back.

  85. Thou seem'st content to suffer, not to do?

  86. Only may Zeus avert From those proud lips the Wrath that none may bear!

  87. When Hector's hand had showed us where to rest And told the watchword, down we lay, oppressed With weariness of that long march, and slept Just as we fell.

  88. A princely hand is skilless at the plough.

  89. Is it, then, the work of a somewhat imitative fourth-century poet, naturally influenced by his great forerunners?

  90. The dead man sleepeth in his mother's care; But we who battle still--behold, the glare Of dawn that rises.

  91. It has especially several Epic forms which cannot be paralleled in tragedy.

  92. A noun governed by a preposition must be in the Accusative or Ablative case.

  93. Footnote 2: English words in parentheses are not to be translated.

  94. The sentences above show that Latin does not express some words which are necessary in English.

  95. Is it reasonable to allow this contradiction to cause now innumerable deaths and mutilations of human beings and unbounded destruction of material wealth instead of seeking means to dissolve it as early as possible?

  96. If the conference would invite neutral experts in international law of general renown to investigate the questions indicated above and draw up reports it would not by this offend in the smallest degree against the requirements of impartiality.

  97. But I am sure that it is far more likely he had landed from a German submarine on the coast of Spain and that he was posing as an American mining engineer for a particular purpose.

  98. When, for example, a member of the royal family dies, even in another country, it must be lamented by the court circle of other lands.

  99. I consider it a matter of great regret that the German government put Dr.

  100. Before the war and during it we entertained countless Americans in the Embassy; all sorts and under a variety of conditions, Jew and Gentile, business men and students, travellers and musicians.

  101. I think it means his resignation, and have just cabled, although it is possible that his resignation may never be publicly announced.

  102. I did not call the Germans "bestial," although unfortunately it is a fact that many officers of the army and others have been guilty of a brutality which has helped turn the face of the world from the whole German people.

  103. I took it with me on leaving Germany and restored it to the family of the owner in Paris.

  104. A lot of dyestuffs mysteriously left Germany recently in spite of the embargo, and got to Holland, billed to America, where it remains, awaiting a permit from the British.

  105. In fact it is a beginning, and for the first as such sufficient.

  106. Therefore, if it is to come, it had better come now when we would start with a certain fleet in command of the seas, making it impossible for agitators, dynamiters, and spies to be sent to Mexico and South America and into the U.

  107. I believe it might have happened had he refused to sign the order.

  108. I really think that it is only a question of time.

  109. Then taking the heart, he breathed on it, and set it carefully in its proper place, and immediately Peter felt how it beat, and could rejoice again.

  110. While he was counting it on the table Peter said, 'You're a wag, Michel.

  111. He quietly took his pipe from his mouth, knocked the ashes out, and put it into his pocket.

  112. If on a Saturday she knocked at the door, he put his hand grumbling into his pocket for a six-batzen piece, wrapped it in a bit of paper, and sent it out by a servant.

  113. The dwarf was struck dumb with terror; he felt his nose; it was full two hands long, and thick in proportion.

  114. But receiving no answer, and all around remaining silent as before, he thought it would probably be better to say the verse, and therefore murmured it forth.

  115. Whilst he was eating the second lot of figs it occurred to him that there might be room enough for his ears under his great turban, so as not to appear too ridiculous; but he felt that his ears had disappeared!

  116. The miller was a big rough man with a stubbly beard; I don't know if he was at all deaf, but when he spoke it was so loud that he must have thought me dull of hearing.

  117. Selim,' said the Caliph to him, 'Selim, it is said thou art very learned.

  118. At length it accumulated to such a degree that he did not know what to do with it, and sold it for half price to itinerant dealers in order to pay his workmen.

  119. In our previous number we mentioned the name of one of the missionaries killed at the massacre as "Kane"; it should have been "Cain.

  120. As it was, however, but four men were killed--Assistant Surgeon J.

  121. This time they succeeded in taking their departure without it being known to any one.

  122. They say a man named Arjona had something to do with the blowing up of the Maine, but I guess it was Weyler's orders.

  123. Early Thursday morning a start was made, but the vessel was ordered back, as the delays in getting her ready had made it impossible to take advantage of the darkness.

  124. We would not be without it for five times the amount.

  125. But as we sold it for over $40 a barrel before it left the dock, we had nothing to complain of; and it was very poor flour at that, not fit for bread, and hardly suitable for the plainest kind of cooking.

  126. The difference between Manila and New York is about eleven hours; when it is five in the morning in Manila, it is four in the afternoon with us.

  127. He is reported to have said that "the Government does not know where it is going.

  128. Let it not be in acts of eye-service as if you had but to please men, but as Christ's bondservants who are doing God's will from the heart.

  129. Let it not be as unwise men, but as wise.

  130. For this reason it is said, "Rise, sleeper; rise from among the dead, and Christ will shed light upon you.

  131. For it is by grace that you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves.

  132. Now this "re-ascended"--what does it mean but that He had first descended into the lower regions of the earth?

  133. Yet I insist that among you also, each man is to love his own wife as much as he loves himself, and let a married woman see to it that she treats her husband with respect.

  134. Wales, too, was there, spick and span as usual, playing neatly and effectively, and withal elegantly.

  135. But then, though an exhibitioner himself once, he had now attained to the dignity of a senior, and was probably exempt from the laws binding on new boys.

  136. He doesn't like me, but I'd be sorry if he left, all the same.

  137. One of the last to arrive during the day was Tempest, who had run from the station, and came in flushed with exercise, but grave and tight about the lips.

  138. I made promptly for the first empty desk I could see.

  139. Perhaps his washerwoman has sent in her bill," said Coxhead.

  140. We could have had quite a jolly day for half the cost.

  141. No news flies so fast in a school as that of a responsible head boy being slack or "out of collar.

  142. That young woman could have twisted me round her finger.

  143. By the way, is your Christian name correctly printed?

  144. This was awkward; but I could not well get out of it.

  145. The sins and errors of my youth all rose in a hideous procession before me.

  146. I have warned you once against the perils of thinking.

  147. I was longing to hear what had happened to him last night, but he did not volunteer any information, and I did not care to question him.

  148. You see, Sir, how much to the prejudice of the people their present situation is, and how necessary it is that some steps should be taken to relieve them.

  149. He adds "[In] the spring it is impossible I can stand my ground, surrounded as we are by savage enemies.

  150. Most of the time the drive was pleasant but over the mountains it was rough and over the national corduroy road of Indiana, it was perfectly horrible.

  151. A neglect of this last instruction, it was pointed out, might be fatal.

  152. For my part, it is impossible to live here, if we have not regular justice very soon.

  153. Be it remembered, also, that although towns, retail trade, and export trade had begun in Illinois by 1830, these changes were not simultaneous throughout the state.

  154. Would it not be expedient to restrain these appointments to a very small number, and for these (if it be necessary) to require small contributions either from the litigants or the people at large, as you find would be most agreeable.

  155. Too many candidates for the suffrage of the people in our early political contests thought it necessary, in order to make themselves popular, to affect slovenly and unclean dress and vulgar manners in their campaigns.

  156. The history of the threatened Spanish aggression upon the western part of the United States is known in essence to anyone who has made the slightest special study of the period at which it was at its height.

  157. He used to say, He wondered how a Christian could ly in bed all night, and not rise to pray, and many times he rose, and many times he watched.

  158. The king himself and all the estates of the land, &c.

  159. Then he retired, and Mr. Hog never saw nor heard of any him more.

  160. Here he intended only to have preached once, and to have baptized some children.

  161. This I attest under my hand at Edinburgh, about eleven o'clock forenoon, before these witnesses.

  162. He was forthwith taken to the guard, and then to the Abbey; where a committee of the council, that same night, was gathered for his examination.

  163. He was brought from the Bass to Edinburgh, and sentence of banishment parted upon him in Dec.

  164. His father said, He would give it for him; to whom he answered, If he did, he needed never expect it or any consideration for it from him.

  165. In the mean time he had Middleton's soldiers lying at the Mutton-hole, about three miles from Edinburgh, &c.

  166. I have wrote several folios, but there is more divinity in it than in them all.

  167. A lord or king calleth many to dinner, they come and sit down, but the lord himself turneth his back, and eateth up all; and so do you.

  168. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "it" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    itinerant teachers; its being; its best; its body; its development; its effect; its effect upon the; its effects; its first; its form; its former; its general; its inhabitants; its length; its members; its mouth; its nature; its object; its own; its people; its true; its value; its walls; itself alone; itself considered; itself only