AFTERNOON in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AFTERNOON
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afternoon
 n.  the part of the day between noon and evening
Example Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  One afternoon, I grew bored and actually fell asleep for a few minutes.
2  She spent the afternoon pruning roses.
3  The boat should be operational by this afternoon.
4  The rain continued to fall all afternoon.
5  She has determined on going this afternoon.
6  The meeting carried on into the afternoon.
7  I shall be disengaged on Sunday afternoon.
8  The oppressive afternoon heat had quite tired him out.
9  I've been agog all afternoon, waiting for the next part of your story.
10  She arranged an appointment for Friday afternoon at four-fifteen.
11  The snowstorm will last till tomorrow afternoon.
12  Ronny caught three huge fish this afternoon.
13  The price includes morning coffee, buffet lunch, and afternoon tea.
14  We could go now or this afternoon - whatever time suits you best.
15  The rain continued falling all afternoon.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The afternoon was drawing to an end, and here and there a lighted pane spangled the cold gray dusk and made the snow look whiter.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  There was more wet in the air and it seemed likely to both men that the weather would "milden" toward afternoon and make the going safer.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  "I want you should stay here this afternoon, Ethan," his wife said.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  It was little more than a year ago, on just such a soft afternoon, with a "feel" of spring in the air.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  The lane passed into a pine-wood with boles reddening in the afternoon sun and delicate blue shadows on the snow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  Outside, the late afternoon sun slanted down in the yard, throwing into gleaming brightness the dogwood trees that were solid masses of white blossoms against the background of new green.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  It was for this precise reason that Stuart and Brent were idling on the porch of Tara this April afternoon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  Just how, the twins did not know, but the fine glow had gone out of the afternoon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  Her father had ridden over to Twelve Oaks, the Wilkes plantation, that afternoon to offer to buy Dilcey, the broad wife of his valet, Pork.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  That afternoon, Gerald, his resistance worn thin, had set out to make an offer for Dilcey.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Even if he hasn't actually heard anything this afternoon, perhaps he's noticed something, sensed some excitement in the Wilkes family.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  Between the two evils, it was better to have Scarlett wear an afternoon dress at a morning barbecue than to have her gobble like a hog.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  And she thought with a tingling in her heart how she and Ashley might ride swiftly through this beauty of blossom and greenery this very afternoon, or tonight by moonlight, toward Jonesboro and a preacher.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  She couldn't have been very nice or she wouldn't have gone out with him in the late afternoon without a chaperon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  From the window on the landing, she could see the group of men sitting under the arbor, drinking from tall glasses, and she knew they would remain there until late afternoon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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