FASTEN in a Sentence

Learn FASTEN from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of FASTEN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
fasten
 v.  become firmly fixed together
Classic Sentence: (197 in 14 pages)
1  Her thick blond hair, which was inclined to wave, and which easily uncoiled, and which it was necessary to fasten up incessantly, seemed made for the flight of Galatea under the willows.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
2  But fear nothing, Miss, I fasten the shutters up like prisons.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—ENRICHED WITH COMMENTARIES BY TOUSSAINT
3  "And fasten it," continued Brujon.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
4  "Remain here, fasten the door inside, and open it to nobody unless you hear three taps like this;" and he tapped thrice--two taps close together and pretty hard, the other after an interval, and lighter.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 10 A MOUSETRAP IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
5  Athos took advantage of this moment to tell his two companions to fasten the door inside, and to make them a sign to come and listen with him.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 44 THE UTILITY OF STOVEPIPES
6  It had twelve beautifully made brooch pins of pure gold with which to fasten it.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
7  Mrs. Fairfax stayed behind a moment to fasten the trap-door; I, by drift of groping, found the outlet from the attic, and proceeded to descend the narrow garret staircase.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  You had better change your frock now; I will go with you and fasten it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  I wanted to see the invisible thing on which, as we went along, he appeared to fasten a glance fierce and fell.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
10  Lower and lower went her head as the lips went below the range of my mouth and chin and seemed about to fasten on my throat.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
11  This we shall fasten, for when it is there none can emerge; so at least says the superstition.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  We had plates that would do, but nothing to fasten them with.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
13  Then the girl's interest began to fasten itself upon the work and she forgot everything else.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
14  THE harder Tom tried to fasten his mind on his book, the more his ideas wandered.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
15  All round, her unpanelled, open bulwarks were garnished like one continuous jaw, with the long sharp teeth of the sperm whale, inserted there for pins, to fasten her old hempen thews and tendons to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Tell him to fasten up the box.
2  The dressmaker used a pin to fasten the pattern to the cloth.
3  Please return your seat to an upright position and fasten your belt.
4  To keep the helmet in position, fasten the strap beneath the chin.
5  Passengers must fasten their seat belts prior to descent.
6  When Ted was six we decided that he needed to know how to fasten and unfasten his seat belt.
7  The plane was making its final descent so we had to fasten our seat belts.
8  Can I fasten these metal plates with rivet?
9  My mind fastened on his admission that he was an agent.
10  She fastened the belt loosely around her waist.
11  The box was fastened with a rusty wire.
12  The President fastened on the idea at once.
13  I object to being fastened on in that way.
14  The tabloid newspapers have fastened on popular psychology.
15  Make sure your seat belt is securely fastened.