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 Meanings and Examples of BUSH
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bush
 n.  place abounding in trees or shrubs
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  I am going to prune this bush down.
2  One beats the bush, and another catches the birds.
3  When the bush has finished flowering, cut back all the stems.
4  A bad bush is better than the open field.
5  Instead of answering my question he began to beat about the bush.
6  The bush telegraph tells me you're likely to become our new president, John.
7  A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
8  He that fears every bush must never go a-birding.
9  Luckily a bush broke his fall.
10  Cutting the bush back in the autumn will help promote vigorous growth in the spring.
11  There is a bush near the school playground.
12  Memories of her rise like butterflies from a bush, all darting, elate, and light.
13  The children are chasing one another among the bushes.
14  We hid himself behind the bushes, ready to pounce on the intruder.
15  Cut the bushes even with the fence.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The robin flew down from his tree-top and hopped about or flew after her from one bush to another.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  He flew on to the nearest currant bush and tilted his head and sang a little song right at him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  The chirp came from a thick holly bush, bright with scarlet berries, and Mary thought she knew whose it was.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
4  He moved quite close to the bush with the slow movement Mary had noticed before, and then he made a sound almost like the robin's own twitter.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  He so sidled and twittered and tilted as he hopped on his bush.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
6  They went from tree to tree and from bush to bush.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
7  It was fastened on the bush with a long thorn, and in a minute she knew Dickon had left it there.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
8  The robin used to secrete himself in a bush and watch this anxiously, his head tilted first on one side and then on the other.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
9  Susan Sowerby went round their garden with them and was told the whole story of it and shown every bush and tree which had come alive.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
10  I don't like that shooting from behind a bush.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII.
11  We was in the path to the mill; and when they got pretty close on to us we dodged into the bush and let them go by, and then dropped in behind them.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL.
12  And when they reached the bush with the red berries, they found the Reindeer waiting for them.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
13  At a hundred human paces from here there sits a little snail in her house, on a gooseberry bush; she is quite lonely, and old enough to be married.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE HAPPY FAMILY
14  Meanwhile the miser crept out of the bush half-naked and in a piteous plight, and began to ponder how he should take his revenge, and serve his late companion some trick.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MISER IN THE BUSH
15  Once more the night came on, and worn out he lay down under a bush and fell asleep.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN