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 Meanings and Examples of CROP
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crop
 n.  a cultivated plant that is grown as food
 v.  cut short
Classic Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
1  His long white hair standing out behind him, he urged the horse forward with crop and loud cries.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  The big horse reached the fence, gathered himself and soared over as effortlessly as a bird, his rider yelling enthusiastically, his crop beating the air, his white curls jerking out behind him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  "You'll be keeping civil tongues in your heads this day, or I'll be taking me crop to you," warned Gerald.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  She straightened her tired back and, looking over the browning autumn fields, she saw next year's crop standing sturdy and green, acre upon acre.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  All I'm interested in now is a good cotton crop.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
6  If I make a good cotton crop, they'll tax it till I'll get nothing for it or maybe confiscate it outright and say it's Confederate cotton.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  And we cleared a fair crop this last fall, twenty bales.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
8  He hurriedly summoned Dr. Meade and two other doctors, and with difficulty he was restrained from beating the unfortunate nurse with his crop.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
9  This motto, however, they did not commend to farmer customers who had had crop failures.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  Mrs. Shimerda had paid grandfather ten dollars for a milk cow, and was to give him fifteen more as soon as they harvested their first crop.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVII
11  That crop of little, short curls, is quite becoming.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  The farm was fat with the growing crop.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IV
13  And yet on two-thirds of the land there is but one crop, and that leaves the toilers in debt.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
14  , to advance him food and clothing for the year, and perhaps seed and tools, until his crop is raised and sold.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
15  It is a crop always salable for ready money, not usually subject to great yearly fluctuations in price, and one which the Negroes know how to raise.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
Example Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
16  The birds also attack crops when the opportunity arises.
17  This technique is applicable to a wide variety of crops, but some modifications may be necessary to accommodate the peculiarities of each type.
18  The pioneers went west across North America, cutting down forests and planting new crops.
19  If disease is allowed to spread among the crops, it will cause wide spread devastation.
20  The timely rain will certainly bring on the crops.
21  In remote regions, the air is pure and the crops are free of poisonous insecticides.
22  The fields are irrigated so that the crops can grow.
23  Cold weather retards the growth of the crops.
24  One of the first crops that I grew when we came here was rye.
25  The unusually hot sun has fried up the crops.
26  Some of the food crops failed.
27  The cold weather has made it necessary to protect the crops.
28  The farmers are getting the crops in now that they are ripe.
29  Rice farmers here still plant and harvest their crops by hand.
30  He employed a scorched-earth policy, destroying villages and burning crops.