BLANK in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BLANK
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
blank
 a.  of a white or pale color; without color; empty or void
 n.  a space left to be filled in a document
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  Write your name, address and telephone number in the blank spaces at the top of the page.
2  We are not prepared to write a blank cheque for companies that have run into trouble.
3  I sat gazing at the blank screen, trying to think of something to write.
4  He took out a blank check.
5  The architect was given / presented with a blank cheque to design a new city centre.
6  Please fill out the attached blank.
7  So far, the police investigation has drawn a blank.
8  She turned to a blank page in her notebook.
9  I stared at the blank paper, not knowing how to start the letter.
10  The army apparently refused point blank to do what was required of them.
11  He was shot in the chest at point blank range.
12  They shot him at point blank range with an automatic rifle.
13  Sign your name in the blank space at the bottom of the form.
14  She gave him a blank stare.
15  His pleas were met by a blank stare.
Classic Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  Again I had an opportunity of asking him a point blank question, and again my delicacy prevented me from forcing another man to confide in me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  The latter looked out with three tiers of vacant melancholy windows, which were blank and dreary, save that here and there a "To Let" card had developed like a cataract upon the bleared panes.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  But Front-de-Boeuf only laughed, and himself filled up the blank at which the Jew had hesitated.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  Isaac looked a little blank at this annunciation.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
5  There was a blank of insentience.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
6  Their marriage, their integrated life based on a habit of intimacy, that he talked about: there were days when it all became utterly blank and nothing.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
7  She went over to the man, who stood up at attention, his worn face stiff and blank, his eyes watching her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
8  But there he would sit, with a blank entranced expression on his face, like a person losing his mind, and listen, or seem to listen, to the unspeakable thing.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
9  And then she felt as if she too were going blank, just blank and insane.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
10  Then the flow ceased, and he turned on the loudspeaker, and became a blank, while apparently his schemes coiled on inside him like a kind of dream.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
11  And again, in the gambling he was gone in a kind of unconsciousness, or blank intoxication, or intoxication of blankness, whatever it was.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
12  Strangely and blankly he looked at her, with the vagueness of a child, but with the queer blank cunning of an old man.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
13  He just simply accepted what she said, in a sort of blank.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
14  The people seemed so spectral and blank.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
15  He gave Mrs Bolton a terrible shock, sitting up in bed ghastly and blank.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19