LAWN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LAWN
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lawn
 n.  grassland, usually tended or mowed; meadow
Classic Sentence: (140 in 10 pages)
1  An obliging thrush hopped across the lawn; a coil of pinkish rubber twisted in its beak.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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2  The perambulator was passing across the lawn.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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3  They came streaming along the paths and spreading across the lawn.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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4  She looked, as she crossed the lawn to the strains of the gramophone, goddess-like, buoyant, abundant, her cornucopia running over.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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5  She stirred the stagnant pool of his old heart even--where bones lay buried, but the dragon flies shot and the grass trembled as Mrs. Manresa advanced across the lawn to the strains of the gramophone.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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6  Also, the lawn would need a deal of clearing up.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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7  And here, released by Candish, racing across the lawn with a fleck of foam on the nostril, came his dog.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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8  She strode off across the lawn.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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9  A lawn and garden and an infant avenue, all ruled straight like a botanical account-book.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
10  But this is a later stage of King Edward's landscape gardening, the sort that has an ornamental coal-mine on the lawn.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
11  Every room on the west front looked across a lawn to the beginning of the avenue immediately beyond tall iron palisades and gates.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  We must go out on the lawn for that.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  He tottered across the lawn; climbed the steps; knocked faintly at the door; and, his whole strength failing him, sunk down against one of the pillars of the little portico.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
14  Then you could keep to the lawn in front of the Grand Palace.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
15  And yet if it were on the lawn, I wonder that you did not hear it also.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
Example Sentence:
1  In a ceremony on the White House lawn, President Bush will remember the victims of September the eleventh.
2  The main drawback is that the lawn could sink as the old turf rots, so you need to build it up a little higher than you might otherwise, to allow for shrinkage.
3  One neighbor, who usually uses the truck to haul away lawn debris, always returns the truck in meticulous condition.
4  I shiver as I stand smoking on the lawn, listening to the birds talk to each other in autumn wind.
5  They flew over the lawn where an array of mighty old thorn trees, strong, knotty, and broad as oaks.
6  I can now conjecture readily that this streak of light was, in all likelihood, a gleam from a lantern carried by someone across the lawn.
7  In order to catch them and keep up with the demand I used to wait till dusk and go out and set the sprinkler in the lawn and turn it on for about an hour.
8  Jeremy hated his neighbor's unkempt lawn: he thought its neglected appearance had a detrimental effect on neighborhood property values.
9  I see an aquamarine swimming pool, an aluminum garage, a suburban lawn.
10  In summer we mow our lawn once a week.
11  She swivelled her chair round and stared out across the back lawn.
12  We got the lawn mower working again eventually.
13  The lawn is green and fresh.
14  The ground should be levelled before you plant a lawn.