LIFT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of lift
Definition:
v. direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise; transport by air
Example:
He sent a helicopter to lift the entire team to the meet.
Sentence in Classic:
He saw him lift his hand towards the people and heard him say in a loud voice of sorrow over the waters:.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The creature was too unwieldy to lift, so the hunter contented himself with cutting away one haunch and part of the flank.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And if she turned over and found one in bed she would scramble out and lift a howl that you would think the house was afire.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Again she struggled all over like a fish, and her shoulders setting the saddle heaving, she rose on her front legs but unable to lift her back, she quivered all over and again fell on her side.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Towards night the sick man was not able to lift his hands, and could only gaze before him with the same intensely concentrated expression in his eyes.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The little kitten brightened, its eyes shone, and it seemed ready to lift its tail, jump down on its soft paws, and begin playing with the ball of worsted as a kitten should.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prokofy, the footman, who was so strong that he could lift the back of the carriage from behind, sat plaiting slippers out of cloth selvedges.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was not meditating, but only deferring the moment of making the effort to lift those legs up and turn over on the bed.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Its furry tail stood up firm and round as a plume, its bandy legs served it so well that it would often gracefully lift a hind leg and run very easily and quickly on three legs, as if disdaining to use all four.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That I did not lift my arm a moment later does not prove that I could have abstained from lifting it then.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Oh, when I think of myself crawling under your feet and being trampled on and called names, when all the time I had only to lift up my finger to be as good as you, I could just kick myself.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context