CORNER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CORNER
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
corner
 n.  a place or angle where two or more sides meet
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  On one corner of this was stuck the stump of a red wax candle.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
2  In this particular corner of the room a large piece had peeled off, leaving a yellow square of coarse plastering.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  This was overlooked because it was in the darkest corner of the room, and no one thought of looking there.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  When he turned the corner, he came full in sight of the spot where the fire had been lit.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
5  He ran as far as the corner, and then, seeing my cab, he hailed me and jumped in.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
6  He snuffed in every corner, in the barn, in the cow-shed, in the henhouses, in the vegetable garden, and found traces of Snowball almost everywhere.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
7  Four dogs guarded his bed at night, one at each corner, and a young pig named Pinkeye was given the task of tasting all his food before he ate it, lest it should be poisoned.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
8  If he made a good recovery, he might expect to live another three years, and he looked forward to the peaceful days that he would spend in the corner of the big pasture.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
9  The talk of setting aside a corner of the pasture for superannuated animals had long since been dropped.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
10  Not a word passed between them as she went to the cupboard in the corner and replaced the hammer, which she had taken without asking leave; together--she unclosed her fist--with a handful of nails.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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11  Snobs they were; long enough stationed that is in that one corner of the world to have taken indelibly the print of some three hundred years of customary behaviour.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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12  Out of the corner of his eye, as he raised his glass, he saw a flash of white in the garden.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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13  Mrs. Manresa longed to relax and curl in a corner with a cushion, a picture paper, and a bag of sweets.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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14  Standing by the cupboard in the corner he saw her reflected in the glass.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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15  She sat herself on a packing case, and made motions, plucking her dishevelled locks and rocking herself from side to side as if she were an aged beldame in a chimney corner.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
Example Sentence: (122 in 9 pages)
16  The beggar is crouching in a corner of the room.
17  A half-starved dog lay in the corner, whimpering pathetically.
18  She sat in the corner, watching my every move.
19  They were all bunched up in the corner of the room to keep warm.
20  Drill a hole in each corner.
21  A television flickered in the corner.
22  The table stood in the corner of the room.
23  He pulled a dirty handkerchief out by its corner and waved it at me.
24  The cloud stood humbly in a corner of the sky.
25  There's a great restaurant just around the corner.
26  He sat in a dim corner.
27  The corner pub is quite good.
28  Please help me remove the table to the corner.
29  I hit my knee on the corner of the table.
30  He cowered in the corner, gibbering with terror.