BARBECUE in a Sentence

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barbecue
 n.  a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  Just because we've been away and didn't know about the barbecue and the ball, that's no reason why we shouldn't get plenty of dances tomorrow night.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  He was there and he asked most kindly after you, as did his sisters, and said they hoped nothing would keep you from the barbecue tomorrow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  And I want to see pride in you tomorrow at the barbecue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  They seemed never too busy to drop work for a fish fry, a hunt or a horse race, and scarcely a week went by without its barbecue or ball.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  You can go to the barbecue, remember that, and stay up through supper, but no balls until you are fourteen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  It was not suitable for a barbecue, for it had only tiny puffed sleeves and the neck was low enough for a dancing dress.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  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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8  There would be no one at the barbecue who, by delicately lifted brows or out-thrust underlip, could interfere with her plan of action.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  He could feel his own daughters snickering behind his back as they remembered in what condition he had come home from the Wilkeses' last barbecue the autumn before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  But John Wilkes, famed throughout the state for his hospitality, really knew how to give a barbecue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Now, you wait right here till I come back, for I want to eat barbecue with you.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  The barbecue had reached its peak and the warm air was full of laughter and talk, the click of silver on porcelain and the rich heavy smells of roasting meats and redolent gravies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  Occasionally when the slight breeze veered, puffs of smoke from the long barbecue pits floated over the crowd and were greeted with squeals of mock dismay from the ladies and violent flappings of palmetto fans.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  She was undoubtedly the belle of the barbecue, the center of attention.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  He held her fan in one hand and his untouched plate of barbecue in the other and stubbornly refused to meet the eyes of Honey, who seemed on the verge of an outburst of tears.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence:
1  The authorities believe it could have been started by a barbecue which had not been put out properly and have announced that they will be questioning suspects in the morning.
2  They're popping up all over town, from the super-pricey hotel lounge to barbecue joint, bars are getting into a white truffle-infused act.
3  BDownstairs, at the neighboring La Colonial Market, an employee barbecues chicken in a black kettle on the sidewalk.