DRAWER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DRAWER
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drawer
 n.  boxlike container in a piece of furniture, made so as to slide in and out
Classic Sentence: (112 in 8 pages)
1  He rummaged in the drawer for a sheet of paper, found one, and began to write.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
2  Prompted by Mammy's hoarse whisper, Jack set his fly-brush in the corner and removed the dishes, while Mammy fumbled in the sideboard drawer for Ellen's worn prayer book.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  In her top drawer was a handkerchief just like this, one that Rhett Butler had lent her only yesterday to wrap about the stems of wild flowers they had picked.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  She opened the top drawer soundlessly and caught up the heavy pistol she had brought from Atlanta, the weapon Charles had worn but never fired.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  She tore open her top bureau drawer and scratched about in the clothing until the Yankee's wallet was in her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  She arose cautiously, pushed her door half-closed and then dug about in the bottom bureau drawer beneath her underwear.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
7  The daring black chemise of frail chiffon and lace was a hussy at which the deep-bosomed bed stiffened in disgust, and she hurled it into a bureau drawer, hid it beneath a sensible linen blouse.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  "I have a letter somewhere," looking in the machine drawer and finding the letter in the bottom of the workbasket.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VIII
9  She gathered together stray garments that were hanging on the backs of chairs, and put each where it belonged in closet or bureau drawer.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XV
10  The letter was right there at hand in the drawer of the little table upon which Edna had just placed her coffee cup.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXI
11  Mademoiselle opened the drawer and drew forth the letter, the topmost one.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXI
12  Mademoiselle smoothed the letter out, restored it to the envelope, and replaced it in the table drawer.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXI
13  Then he turned to the cash register, and punched up five cents, and began to pull money out of the drawer.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
14  Mrs. Bird slowly opened the drawer.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  This drawer I beg of you to carry back with you to Cavendish Square exactly as it stands.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
Example Sentence:
1  There's nothing in the drawer - I took everything out.
2  He jumbled up everything in the drawer to find his key.
3  The ticket lay unnoticed in my desk drawer for a week.
4  He hid the letter in a drawer.
5  He had the drawer open and was thumbing through the files.
6  Tug the drawer and it will open.
7  He scrounged around in his desk drawer for a paper clip.
8  She pulled open the second drawer down to find the money had gone.
9  He dug his finest dagger from the drawer of his desk, and tucked it inside his boot.
10  It's more about the gluttony of our culture: There's a young person who works here and her top desk drawer is just full of candy.
11  You must open the middle drawer of my toilet-table and take out a little phial and a little glass you will find there, -- quick!
12  We might do what we pleased; ransack her desk and her workbox, and turn her drawers inside out; and she was so good-natured, she would give us anything we asked for.