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 Meanings and Examples of GUTTER
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gutter
 n.  channel at the eaves of a roof for conveying away the rain; eaves channel; eaves trough
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  Nash pinioned his arms behind while Boland seized a long cabbage stump which was lying in the gutter.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
2  Then he smelt it with both nostrils, bit a tiny piece, spat it out and threw the fig rudely into the gutter.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
3  You see this creature with her kerbstone English: the English that will keep her in the gutter to the end of her days.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT I
4  This is my return for offering to take you out of the gutter and dress you beautifully and make a lady of you.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT II
5  Well, when I've done with her, we can throw her back into the gutter; and then it will be her own business again; so that's all right.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT II
6  She will relapse into the gutter in three weeks without me at her elbow.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
7  If you can't stand the coldness of my sort of life, and the strain of it, go back to the gutter.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
8  Oh, it's a fine life, the life of the gutter.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
9  You know I can't go back to the gutter, as you call it, and that I have no real friends in the world but you and the Colonel.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
10  He complained that there is a gutter on the adjoining house which discharges rain-water on his premises, and is undermining the foundations of his house.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—HOW JEAN MAY BECOME CHAMP
11  As he strode over a gutter, he apostrophized a bearded portress who was worthy to meet Faust on the Brocken, and who had a broom in her hand.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
12  Joly, perceiving a cat prowling on a gutter, extracted philosophy from it.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—WHAT IS TO BE DONE IN THE ABYSS IF ONE DOES NO...
13  A moment later, squarely planted in the very middle of the street, astride of the gutter, the piece was ready for action.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
14  The smallest scrap of the gutter of the street would have met her wishes better.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN
15  The cleverness of man is such that he prefers to get rid of these five hundred millions in the gutter.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
Example Sentence:
1  A duck will not always dabble in the same gutter.
2  Who repairs not his gutter repairs his whole house.
3  The gutter press has held the royals up to ridicule.
4  The creeper is growing in towards the gutter, and should be cleared away.
5  So I went out and purchased a 10 foot length of vinyl rain gutter and cut it to size.
6  In the bottom of the trough is a length of plastic gutter that carries the liquid into a bucket.