DRAFT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DRAFT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
draft
 n.  rough outline; draw up an outline; sketch
Classic Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  Then the door swung open and the sucking draft flung the flames higher.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  We've got three thousand dollars of it in Pa's trunk this minute, and Mammy's after me to let her paste it over the holes in the attic walls so the draft won't get her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
3  She stood in the doorway watching, the cold draft blowing her skirts about her damp ankles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  The door opened, a cold draft swept the room and Rhett appeared, hatless, a long cape thrown carelessly across his shoulders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  But if I tried to draw a draft on it, the Yankees would be on me like a duck on a June bug and then neither of us would get it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
6  She was writing busily, her face screwed up with the effort, her tongue clamped between her teeth, when the front door opened and a great draft of cold wind swept the store.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
7  If I'd drawn a draft they could have traced it somehow and I doubt if you'd have gotten a cent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
8  Will was just the same, lank and gangling, pink of hair, mild of eye, patient as a draft animal.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  There's a nice draft through here.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
10  It was cool and dim in the high-ceilinged hall and the vagrant draft that went from back to front of the house was refreshing after the heat of the sun.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
11  But he only pulled open the front door and a cold draft swept in.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
12  Leave that draft open and the fire might burn up and go out on us.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
13  By enlistment and draft, the sons of Lyman Cass, Nat Hicks, Sam Clark joined the army.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
14  When you have finished, relock both the original and the draft in the desk, and hand them over to me personally to-morrow morning.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
15  This is it on the blue paper, and these slips, as I have explained, are the rough draft.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  The latest draft of the agreement codifies the panel's decision.
2  The draft agreement will be available two weeks before the meeting.
3  Payments should be made by credit card or bank draft in U.
4  Please check over the speech draft and correct the mistakes, if any.
5  They are trying to rush through the draft resolution before the general election.
6  All parties eventually approved the final draft of the peace treaty.
7  He avoided the draft because of a foot injury.
8  The legislation is still in draft form.
9  You pay for the car by banker's draft in the local currency.
10  Research groups prepare the draft bills tabled by parliamentary representatives.
11  The Labour party's draft document, which it did not dare to publish, refers to London policing functions.
12  We will publish a draft Budget four months before the final version, to promote open discussion of economic and taxation policy.
13  It was sensibly decided not to publish the draft White Paper they prepared.
14  I read the first draft and thought it was very good.
15  On this account we recommend to omit from the Swedish draft the paragraphs 5.