FILE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of file
Definition:
v. line; proceed in line
Example:
The students file into the classroom.
Sentence in Classic:
The bell rang and then the classes began to file out of the rooms and along the corridors towards the refectory.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Between the two ran the irregular track, so narrow in places that they had to travel in Indian file, and so rough that only practised riders could have traversed it at all.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
After a moment, however, Snowball and Napoleon butted the door open with their shoulders and the animals entered in single file, walking with the utmost care for fear of disturbing anything.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
If Levin could have understood why, just as he saw why one can only approach the booking office of a railway station in single file, it would not have been so vexatious and tiresome to him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The double doors are in the middle of the back hall; and persons entering find in the corner to their right two tall file cabinets at right angles to one another against the walls.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
A hen strayed in; a file of cows passed the door; then a sheep dog; then the cowman, Bond, who stopped.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Again, the dreaded Sunday comes round, and I file into the old pew first, like a guarded captive brought to a condemned service.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I said that I would get him the file, and I would get him what broken bits of food I could, and I would come to him at the Battery, early in the morning.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
He rose and went abruptly to the window and stood with his back to her, watching the solemn single file of ducks parade across the barnyard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Yet, brother, take my advice, and file your tongue to a little more courtesy than your habits of predominating over infidel captives and Eastern bondsmen have accustomed you.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
The broad horizontal sheet of light severed the file in two parts, illuminating heads and bodies, leaving feet and wheels in the obscurity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context