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 Meanings and Examples of CHILDREN
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children
 n.  plural of CHILD
Classic Sentence: (120 in 9 pages)
1  "She knows about children," said Mary.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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2  I don't know anything about children, but Mrs. Medlock is to see that you have all you need.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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3  "She knows all about children," Mary said again in spite of herself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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4  I never had any children myself and she's had twelve, and there never was healthier or better ones.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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5  I'd always take Susan Sowerby's advice about children myself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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6  She found out that because he had been an invalid he had not learned things as other children had.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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7  Perhaps they were both of them thinking strange things children do not usually think.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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8  And they both began to laugh over nothings as children will when they are happy together.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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9  After a while the boy began to move about as the others did, but all three of the children at times did unusual things.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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10  On wet days the Eggs' mother sometimes felt even a little dull because the children did not come into the garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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11  They would see all the twelve children and Dickon's garden and would not come back until they were tired.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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12  The newcomer stood silent just as the children had done when they came into its grayness.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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13  The children stood still and listened; but there was no result.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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14  The children groped their way back to the spring.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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15  The children awoke tortured with a raging hunger.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  He told the children to start moving clockwise around the room.
17  The children are longing for Santa Claus to arrive.
18  Parents always ask children to behave themselves at dinner.
19  Small children have a very short attention span.
20  The children were all clamouring for attention.
21  Primarily a children's author, she has written books for adults.
22  Some young children achieve great fluency in their reading.
23  I came across a group of children playing.
24  Road safety is taught to young children to avoid road accidents.
25  The children were wearing traditional national costume/dress.
26  They treat their children very badly.
27  Too many airlines treat our children as second-class citizens.
28  They tried to treat all their children alike.
29  His treatment of his children is beneath contempt.
30  Watching violence on TV makes some children more aggressive.