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 Meanings and Examples of ALLEY
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alley
 n.  narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park
Classic Sentence: (85 in 6 pages)
1  One of the three entered the alley leading to the commissary's house.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—THE ZIGZAGS OF STRATEGY
2  The fragmentary lane was prolonged between buildings which were either sheds or barns, then ended at a blind alley.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
3  Jean Valjean's despairing glance fell on the street lantern-post of the blind alley Genrot.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—WHICH WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE WITH GAS LANTERNS
4  The soldiers rushed into the Genrot alley.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—WHICH WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE WITH GAS LANTERNS
5  In this blind alley there were tolerably low walls which abutted on gardens whose bounds adjoined the immense stretches of waste land.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
6  They played in an alley of the garden bordered with a few shabby fruit-trees.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS
7  The hearse had set out again, and was rolling up the grand alley of the cemetery.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
8  They were only a few turns of the wheel distant from the small alley leading to the nuns' corner.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
9  The hearse skirted a clump of cypress-trees, quitted the grand alley, turned into a narrow one, entered the waste land, and plunged into a thicket.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
10  He went straight to "his alley," and when he reached the end of it he perceived, still on the same bench, that well-known couple.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—LUX FACTA EST
11  At last he directed his course towards "his alley," slowly, and as if with regret.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—BEGINNING OF A GREAT MALADY
12  It seemed to him that she filled the entire extremity of the alley with a vague blue light.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—BEGINNING OF A GREAT MALADY
13  He went to the Luxembourg again, but he did not proceed further than his bench midway of the alley.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DIVRS CLAPS OF THUNDER FALL ON MA'AM BOUGON
14  Leblanc and his daughter had just left their seat, and the daughter had taken her father's arm, and both were advancing slowly, towards the middle of the alley where Marius was.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—TAKEN PRISONER
15  He was alone in the alley, it is true.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII—THE VETERANS THEMSELVES CAN BE HAPPY
Example Sentence:
1  He saw the policeman chase the mugger down the alley.
2  The policeman told him not to loiter in the alley.
3  In 1958, he tore down the dance hall and built a six-lane bowling alley, which is still there.
4  They agreed to waylay their victim as he passed through the dark alley going home.
5  It is the door that comes out into that little close alley between the tavern and the old rattle trap of a brick store.
6  When he saw the police arrive, he bolted down an alley.
7  The thief slunk down the dark alley.
8  We live in the same alley.
9  Nearby, a small alley tucked between 38 and 40 Hicks St reveals a trio of small houses.
10  I lost my way in the network of tiny alleys.
11  Drug addicts shoot up in the back alleys.