BED in a Sentence

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For BED, below is one of 358 sentences:
On the bed lay the apple-green, watered-silk ball dress with its festoons of ecru lace, neatly packed in a large cardboard box.

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 Meanings and Examples of BED
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
bed
 n.  a piece of furniture on or in which to lie and sleep
 n.  a flat or level surface
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  One cold winter morning, as he dressed in the dark, his candle flickering in the draught of the ill-fitting window, he had heard her speak from the bed behind him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In I
2  Zeena always went to bed as soon as she had had her supper, and the shutterless windows of the house were dark.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In II
3  When he raised himself again he saw that she was dragging toward the stove the old soap-box lined with carpet in which the cat made its bed.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In V
4  I guess I'll lay down on the bed a little while, she answered mildly; and he turned and walked out of the room.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
5  To this retreat he descended as soon as the house was quiet, and Zeena's steady breathing from the bed had assured him that there was to be no sequel to the scene in the kitchen.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VIII
6  and she'll sleep in my bed, where I used to lay nights and listen to hear you come up the stairs.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
7  Old Mrs. Varnum, by this time, had gone up to bed, and her daughter and I were sitting alone, after supper, in the austere seclusion of the horse-hair parlour.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
8  She had wanted him, in that first instant, wanted him as simply and unreasoningly as she wanted food to eat, horses to ride and a soft bed on which to lay herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
9  Yes, it was good to creep back into bed and know that Ellen was abroad in the night and everything was right.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
10  "Never mix cards and whisky unless you were weaned on Irish poteen," Gerald told Pork gravely the same evening, as Pork assisted him to bed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
11  Women ignored the lapses of speech and put the drunkards to bed without bitter words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
12  Lying in the bed with the moonlight streaming dimly over her, she pictured the whole scene in her mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
13  On the bed lay the apple-green, watered-silk ball dress with its festoons of ecru lace, neatly packed in a large cardboard box.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
14  Discarded garments lay about her on the floor, the bed, the chairs, in bright heaps of color and straying ribbons.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
15  Scarlett had made certain that Melanie was lying down on the bed with Honey and Hetty Tarleton before she slipped into the hall and started down the stairs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence: (148 in 10 pages)
16  Early to bed and early to rise make a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
17  His parents kept vigil beside his bed for weeks before he died.
18  She sat up in bed, listening.
19  I went to bed at my usual time.
20  He felt too lazy to get out of bed.
21  He brought her breakfast in bed on a tray.
22  While we were chatting, he slipped into bed.
23  I decided to ditch the sofa bed.
24  He endowed a bed in a hospital.
25  I saw her standing beside my bed when I reopened my eyes.
26  Pull the curtains round the patient's bed.
27  Simon lay in bed thinking about the meeting next day.
28  To have a stomach and lack meat; to have meat and lack a stomach; to lie in bed and cannot rest; are great miseries.
29  It is very late; hence you must go to bed.
30  There was a pile of clean laundry on her bed.