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 Meanings and Examples of BOY
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boy
 n.  a male child from birth to adulthood
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I never saw a boy foxes and crows loved.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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2  A boy was sitting under a tree, with his back against it, playing on a rough wooden pipe.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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3  He was a funny looking boy about twelve.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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4  She had never seen such a funny boy, or such a nice one.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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5  The boy had a sharp, delicate face the color of ivory and he seemed to have eyes too big for it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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6  He looked like a boy who had been ill, but he was crying more as if he were tired and cross than as if he were in pain.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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7  A sort of angry shadow passed over the boy's face.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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8  "I don't want it to be a dream," the boy said restlessly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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9  Mary had not known that she herself had been spoiled, but she could see quite plainly that this mysterious boy had been.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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10  "I think he's a very spoiled boy," said Mary.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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11  Then Mary was reminded of the boy Rajah again.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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12  "I won't let that boy come here if you go and stay with him instead of coming to talk to me," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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13  "I am sorry to hear you were ill last night, my boy," Dr. Craven said a trifle nervously.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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14  "He must be a strong boy and a steady boy," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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15  A boy, and a fox, and a crow, and two squirrels, and a new-born lamb, are coming to see me this morning.
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Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The boy decided not to become a sailor.
17  He has become a convenient whipping boy for the failures of the old regime.
18  The boy pulled himself to the top of the wall and looked over.
19  The boy was electrocuted when he wandered onto a railway track.
20  She grabbed the boy and dragged him away.
21  To have a darling baby boy was the greatest gift I could imagine.
22  The boy banged up the tree.
23  A young boy climbed into the apple tree and shook the branches so that the fruit fell down.
24  One boy is more trouble than a dozen girls.
25  The boy caused a lot of trouble to his parents;he was always in trouble.
26  There was some pisser of a film about a boy and his dog on TV last night.
27  He's merely a boy - you can't expect him to understand.
28  The boy breathed upon a mirror.
29  There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but boys, it is all hell.
30  The boy booted the ball away.