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 Meanings and Examples of EARTH
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earth
 n.  the planet third in order of distance from the sun
 n.  the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  If I have a spade," she whispered, "I can make the earth nice and soft and dig up weeds.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  He showed her how to use the fork while he dug about roots with the spade and stirred the earth and let the air in.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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3  "A bit of earth," he said to himself, and Mary thought that somehow she must have reminded him of something.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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4  You remind me of some one else who loved the earth and things that grow.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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5  They are so busy and having such fun under the earth or in the trees or heather.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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6  Mother she says that's th worst thing on earth for a child.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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7  "Things are crowding up out of the earth," she ran on in a hurry.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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8  When Dickon had deepened the hole Colin went on turning the soft earth over and over.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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9  "There's no way unless they dig it out of the earth or pick it off the trees," Mrs. Medlock answered.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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10  She was making heaps of earth and paths for a garden and Basil came and stood near to watch her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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11  He hopped about and pecked the earth briskly, looking for seeds and insects.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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12  Yorkshire's th sunniest place on earth when it is sunny.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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13  "That's th good rich earth," he answered, digging away.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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14  The earth had been turned up because a dog had been trying to dig up a mole and he had scratched quite a deep hole.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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15  She is the largest of all; and she can never remain quietly on the earth, but goes up again into the black clouds.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
Example Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
16  It is the tears of the earth that keep here smiles in bloom.
17  The earth here is mostly clay.
18  The earth hardens under the hot sun.
19  The ozone layer surrounding the earth protects our skin from being hurt by the ultraviolet rays.
20  The idea that the sun goes round the earth has long been discredited.
21  Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.
22  On earth there is nothing great but man; in the man there is nothing great but mind.
23  The earth's poles are called the North Pole and the South Pole.
24  Minerals occur naturally in the earth's crust.
25  There is no paradise on earth equal to the union of love andd innocence.
26  The earth's axis is the line between the North and South Poles.
27  The earth's resources are being used up at an alarming rate.
28  He is ready to do anything on earth to better his fortunes.
29  News of the astronauts'safe return to earth was delayed.
30  The earth tremor made the mountains shake.