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 Meanings and Examples of GROUND
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
ground
 n.  the surface of the earth, soil
 v.  an area of land used for a particular purpose or activity
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I didn't need to have anybody tell me I was losing ground every day.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  Then, wheels ground sharply on the graveled driveway, and the soft murmur of Ellen's voice dismissing the coachman floated into the room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  What a young miss could do and what she could not do were as different as black and white in Mammy's mind; there was no middle ground of deportment between.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  The crowd swarmed about him, tall glasses and palmetto fans abandoned on tables and on the ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  Every foot of ground, every tree and brook, every lane and bridle path reminded her of him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
6  There were so many uniforms in the crowd--so many uniforms on so many men whom Scarlett knew, men she had met on hospital cots, on the streets, at the drill ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  In fact, she could endure the hospital with equanimity now because it was a perfect happy hunting ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
8  "Hold the reins," said Rhett shortly, swinging to the ground and tossing the bridle to Uncle Peter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  This was familiar ground and far more interesting than military operations.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  The townsfolk sheltered as best they could in cellars, in holes in the ground and in shallow tunnels dug in railroad cuts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  A man who lay upon the ground at her feet, his head pillowed on his canteen, grinned up companionably at her words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  He took the lamp from her and set it on the ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
13  He reached up roughly, caught her under the arms and swung her to the ground beside him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
14  His feet ground on the pebbles of the road and for a moment she saw his big shoulders looming up in the dark.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
15  "I'll make a hant out of you if you don't get out of this wagon," said Scarlett, who was in no mood for argument, as she climbed lamely down to the ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He fell out of the tree and landed on the ground with a thud.
17  And, she noted, the Pentagon was still investigating troop exposure to nerve gas before and during the ground war.
18  Between two stools one goes to the ground.
19  Between two stools one falls to the ground.
20  The unit is stable enough on level ground.
21  To make a study of my business duties; to know my work from the ground up.
22  The weapon discharged when it hit the ground.
23  The ground was hidden by a white fume.
24  Do not throw rubbish onto the ground.
25  Never look down to test the ground before taking your step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road.
26  If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shouldres.
27  The bird glided to the ground.
28  This physics book breaks fresh ground.
29  A strike by British Airways ground staff has led to the suspension of flights between London and Manchester.
30  You must always build on firm ground.