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 Meanings and Examples of FLAG
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
flag
 v.  become less intense; sink, or settle from pressure
Classic Sentence: (131 in 9 pages)
1  And she had embroidered half a dozen sofa-pillow cases with the Confederate flag on them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Here, under a draped Confederate flag, hung the gold-hilted saber that Melanie's father had carried in the Mexican War, the same saber Charles had worn away to war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  He's a nice man, General Hood, and I know I could make him give me an escort and a flag of truce to get me through the lines.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
4  They had fought a good fight, had been licked and were willing to settle down peaceably to plowing beneath the flag they had fought.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
5  It had been a gay beautiful place and now--there was a large United States flag floating over it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
6  Your flag must be nailed to the mast, for obviously you'd run it down if it wasn't.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
7  There was a corporeal humility in looking up at him; and a white man standing before him seemed a white flag come to beg truce of a fortress.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
8  But thou sayest, methinks that white-lead chapter about whiteness is but a white flag hung out from a craven soul; thou surrenderest to a hypo, Ishmael.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
9  I rejoice in my spine, as in the firm audacious staff of that flag which I fling half out to the world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
10  One of the girls had read somewhere that a red flag was the proper symbol for oppressed workers, and so they mounted one, and paraded all about the yards, yelling with rage.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 11
11  At the end of it the girl who had carried the red flag went downtown and got a position in a great department store, at a salary of two dollars and a half a week.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 11
12  Upon the ocean of commerce it sailed as a pirate ship; it had hoisted the black flag and declared war upon civilization.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
13  The truce still existed, and with a roll and beat of the drum, and covered by a little white flag, Duncan left the sally-port, within ten minutes after his instructions were ended.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
14  A very few minutes only were necessary to parade a few files, and to dispatch an orderly with a flag to announce the approach of the commandant of the fort.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
15  They could see a flag that tossed in the smoke angrily.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 4
Example Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
16  The national flag of the United Kingdom is called the Union Jack.
17  There is a maple leaf in Canada's national flag.
18  The Marines climbed to the roof of the embassy building to raise the American flag.
19  They didn't want to salute the flag, saying that kind of allegiance is only for God.
20  A flag with a fringe is an ensign, a military flag.
21  When the opposing hockey team scored its third goal only minutes into the first quarter, the home team's spirits seemed to flag.
22  The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history.
23  To celebrate Independence Day, the Paris tourist bureau will be distributing gifts to visitors from the US and draping offices and hotels in the colors of the American flag.
24  Migrants applying for Australian citizenship will have to know about the traditions of indigenous people and the colors of the nation's flag in tests.
25  The patriot adheres to certain patriotic values, such as respect for a flag.
26  Out in the street the loudspeakers bellow, the flags flutter from the rooftops, the police prowl to and fro.
27  The flags ruffle in the breeze; you can recognize them although not very easily.
28  Today, you can see people dressed up in kangaroo costumes and waving flags at streets of Australian cities.
29  A few of them had already come ashore and were beginning to spread out their nets in symmetrical patterns on the hot flags of the quay.
30  Church bells tolled and black flags fluttered.