GROCERY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GROCERY
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grocery
 n.  a store that sells food and small things for the home
 n.  goods sold by a grocer shop or supermarket
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  The houses on the outskirts were dusky old red mansions with wooden frills, or gaunt frame shelters like grocery boxes, or new bungalows with concrete foundations imitating stone.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  The white temple of the Farmers' Bank was elbowed back by a grocery of glaring yellow brick.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  She encountered Juanita Haydock at Ole Jenson's grocery.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  She called on the Perrys at their rooms above Howland & Gould's grocery.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  Her repentance was not proof against Uncle Whittier when she stopped in at his grocery for salt and a package of safety matches.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  As spectators there assembled one youthful grocery clerk, stopping his Ford delivery wagon to stare from the seat, and one solemn small boy, tugging a smaller sister who had a careless nose.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  At half-past three no one had come, and the grocery boy reluctantly got out, cranked his Ford, glared at them in a disillusioned manner, and rattled away.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  She put on the eye-glasses which Kennicott had recently given to her for reading, and looked over a grocery bill.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
9  They owned a flourishing grocery business in a thickly populated suburb of Memphis, and a white man named Barrett had one on the opposite corner.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In V
10  She did not linger to discuss class distinctions with Madame Pouponne, but hastened to a neighboring grocery store, feeling sure that Mademoiselle would have left her address with the proprietor.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XX
11  It was not less tragic because it was so sordid, because it had to do with wages and grocery bills and rents.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 14
12  You gave him a cool nod, and just now you bowed and smiled in the politest way to Tommy Chamberlain, whose father keeps a grocery store.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
13  The grocery boy reported that the kitchen looked like a pigsty, and the general opinion in the village was that the new people weren't servants at all.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
14  She had found that staple groceries, sugar, flour, could be most cheaply purchased at Axel Egge's rustic general store.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
15  The delivery boys hung about the kitchen when they brought the groceries.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
Example Sentence:
1  In the first movie Tony Curtis ever made he played a grocery clerk.
2  I am on my way to the grocery store.
3  The rebel leader spread a topographic map in front of a closed grocery store here as a Ukrainian military helicopter flew past a nearby hill.