LIFTED in a Sentence

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There would be no one at the barbecue who, by delicately lifted brows or out-thrust underlip, could interfere with her plan of action.

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 Meanings and Examples of LIFTED
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
lift
 v.  raise to a higher position or level
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The face she lifted to her dancers was the same which, when she saw him, always looked like a window that has caught the sunset.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In I
2  She stopped short, and he felt, in the darkness, that her face was lifted quickly to his.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In II
3  She stood just as Zeena had stood, a lifted lamp in her hand, against the black background of the kitchen.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IV
4  The blackness lifted and light flooded Ethan's brain.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IV
5  She lifted stricken eyes to him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IV
6  Then she recrossed the floor and lifted two of the geranium pots in her arms, moving them away from the cold window.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In V
7  She was so small and weak-looking that it wrung his heart; but suddenly she lifted her head and looked straight at him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
8  Mattie lifted her hand with a quick gesture, and he heard his wife's step behind him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
9  If he lifted his eyes they rested on Zeena's pinched face, and the corners of her straight lips seemed to quiver away into a smile.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
10  He backed his big red horse and then, putting spurs to his side, lifted him easily over the split rail fence into the soft field of Gerald O'Hara's plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
11  There would be no one at the barbecue who, by delicately lifted brows or out-thrust underlip, could interfere with her plan of action.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
12  He said nothing but lifted her limp hand to his lips and kissed it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
13  And the infuriating way people lifted their eyebrows every time she did or said anything the least bit different from what every other young woman did and said.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
14  His brown face was bland and his mouth, red lipped, clear cut as a woman's, frankly sensual, smiled carelessly as he lifted her into the carriage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
15  Everywhere, swarms of flies hovered over the men, crawling and buzzing in their faces, everywhere was blood, dirty bandages, groans, screamed curses of pain as stretcher bearers lifted men.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence: (76 in 6 pages)
16  When I eventually stopped and lifted the bonnet, the noise seemed to be coming from the alternator.
17  He never lifted a finger to help me with the kids.
18  He lifted his glass to his mouth.
19  After the ceremony, the bride lifted up her veil to kiss her husband.
20  She gave an agonized cry as they lifted the fallen branch from her leg.
21  She lifted her chin in a gesture that deliberately exposed the line of her throat.
22  Parts of your article have been lifted bodily from a well - known magazine.
23  The military leadership have lifted martial law in several more towns.
24  My spirits lifted a few notches when I heard the news.
25  The patient groaned as he was lifted onto the stretcher.
26  The plane lifted off and climbed steeply into the sky.
27  Our plane has lifted off the runway and is now airborne.
28  Patrick lifted the gate to prevent it scraping along the ground.
29  Reacher lifted the envelope's flap and slid the two photographs out, facedown.
30  Three men were lifted by helicopter from the burning ship.