ELEVATOR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ELEVATOR
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elevator
 n.  lifting device consisting of a platform or cage
Classic Sentence: (117 in 8 pages)
1  The elevator, with its cupola on the ridge of a shingled roof, resembled a broad-shouldered man with a small, vicious, pointed head.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Now the train was passing the elevator, the grim storage-tanks for oil, a creamery, a lumber-yard, a stock-yard muddy and trampled and stinking.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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3  When they were already old they had lost the money, which they had invested in an elevator.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  She unconsciously waited for the bellboy to precede her into the elevator.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  I'll wait for you by the elevator.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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6  He could not do his work as buyer at the elevator.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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7  The elevator company, Ezra Stowbody president, let him go.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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8  Jonas pushed a truck loaded with hams from the smoke rooms on to an elevator, and thence to the packing rooms.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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9  But he had been killed in an elevator accident in Durham's.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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10  "I'm going to have the McKees come up," she announced as we rose in the elevator.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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11  "Come to lunch some day," he suggested, as we groaned down in the elevator.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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12  "Keep your hands off the lever," snapped the elevator boy.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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13  The door that I pushed open on the advice of an elevator boy was marked "The Swastika Holding Company" and at first there didn't seem to be any one inside.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
14  The windmill had been successfully completed at last, and the farm possessed a threshing machine and a hay elevator of its own, and various new buildings had been added to it.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
15  Scarlett reigned supreme at Tara now and, like others suddenly elevated to authority, all the bullying instincts in her nature rose to the surface.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  At least one elevator got stuck each day, trapping people inside, although no-one was injured.
2  I took the elevator to the eighteenth floor.
3  The maximum load for this elevator is eight persons.
4  She told me a screamingly funny story about the time she got stuck in an elevator.
5  Language has elevated humans above the other animals.
6  He was elevated to do the rank of major due to his wise command in the battle.
7  His career has blossomed and that has given him a certain elevated status.
8  The hotel stands in an elevated position looking out over the lake.
9  He elevated many of his friends to powerful positions within the government.
10  Most rational people don't enjoy that kind of opinionated discourse since it achieves nothing but elevated blood pressure.
11  High acidity and elevated levels of metals can seriously impair the ability of water bodies to support life, resulting in a decline in species diversity.
12  Did he heed the global outpouring of adulation that elevated Mandela, who died aged 95 last December, to virtual sainthood?
13  The elevation we forebode is of the soul, not of the body.
14  Granada is high in elevation and has a dry, healthful climate.
15  His energy and talent elevate him to godlike status.