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 Meanings and Examples of INSERT
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insert
 v.  input; enter; put or set into, between, or among
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  After ten minutes' labor the wall gave way, and a hole large enough to insert the arm was opened.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
2  We insert this joke to prove that the general was not in the least compelled to attend the meeting, but that he came willingly.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
3  To confirm what I have now said, and further to show the miserable effects of a confined education, I shall here insert a passage, which will hardly obtain belief.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
4  The ear has no external leaf whatever; and into the hole itself you can hardly insert a quill, so wondrously minute is it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
5  She did not even squeeze the hand that Melanie had inserted into her palm for comfort.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  All round, her unpanelled, open bulwarks were garnished like one continuous jaw, with the long sharp teeth of the sperm whale, inserted there for pins, to fasten her old hempen thews and tendons to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
7  In its socket, a stiff pole, from twenty to thirty feet long, is inserted for a handle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 66. The Shark Massacre.
8  It was mentioned that upon first breaking ground in the whale's back, the blubber-hook was inserted into the original hole there cut by the spades of the mates.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
9  But with the whale, these two sashes are separately inserted, making two distinct windows, but sadly impairing the view.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
10  By a tunnel inserted at the rear, this reservoir is kept replenished with water as fast as it evaporates.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
11  A belaying pin is found too large to be easily inserted into its hole: the carpenter claps it into one of his ever-ready vices, and straightway files it smaller.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
12  In due course the superintendent stood up in front of the pulpit, with a closed hymn-book in his hand and his forefinger inserted between its leaves, and commanded attention.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  Dantes went and cut the strongest olive-tree he could find, stripped off its branches, inserted it in the hole, and used it as a lever.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
14  Edmond inserted his lever in the ring and exerted all his strength; the flag-stone yielded, and disclosed steps that descended until they were lost in the obscurity of a subterraneous grotto.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
15  Dantes inserted the sharp end of the pickaxe between the coffer and the lid, and pressing with all his force on the handle, burst open the fastenings.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The proposal for genetic modification involves to insert a fluorescent protein into the virus.
2  I wish to insert an advertisement in your newspaper.
3  Historically there was no letter " l " in the word " could " ; it was inserted by analogy with " would ".
4  They inserted a tube in his mouth to help him breathe.
5  He took a small key from his pocket and slowly inserted it into the lock.
6  His hand shook slightly as he inserted the key into the lock.
7  He inserted the key in the lock but could not open the door.
8  She inserted a CD into the machine.
9  The interpolation appears to have been inserted very soon after the original text was finished.
10  Needles are inserted into specific acupuncture points in the body.
11  When the inserted balloon is filled with water, they bulge out in a variety of shapes.
12  I was sweating and exhausted by the time, the last skin suture was inserted and all that could be seen was the line of stitches.
13  When you look at a stick inserted in water, it looks bent because of the refraction of the light by the water.
14  He recorded an item for insertion in the programme.
15  Acupuncture involves the insertion of needles into specific points of the body.