MOSQUITO in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MOSQUITO
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 n.  two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans
Classic Sentence:
1  Snow blew through the chinks of new-made cabins, and Eastern children, with flowery muslin dresses, shivered all winter and in summer were red and black with mosquito bites.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
2  The mosquito bar was drawn over her; the old woman had come in while she slept and let down the bar.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XIII
3  When Etienne had fallen asleep Edna bore him into the back room, and Robert went and lifted the mosquito bar that she might lay the child comfortably in his bed.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XIV
4  Marie disposed herself on a lounge, under a silken mosquito curtain, and was soon sound asleep.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
5  'I suppose every mosquito feels the same,' said Hilda.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
6  "Don't let that young giant come near me, he worries me worse than mosquitoes," whispered the old lady to Amy, as the rooms filled and Laurie's black head towered above the rest.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE
7  The mosquitoes made merry over her, biting her firm, round arms and nipping at her bare insteps.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In III
8  Pierre shook his head and arms as if attacked by mosquitoes or bees.
War and Peace 1 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
9  She sat on the porch, rocked silently, then sighed, "So many mosquitos out here."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
10  From this depended, over the bed, light curtains of rose-colored gauze, striped with silver, supplying that protection from mosquitos which is an indispensable addition to all sleeping accommodation in that climate.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence:
1  A mosquito had bitten her and her arm had swollen up.
2  There're mosquito repellents available in the shops.
3  I threw aside my mosquito net and jumped out of bed.
4  He swatted the mosquito with a newspaper.
5  A single mosquito can infect a large number of people.
6  The winged adult mosquitoes emerge from the pupae.
7  We have screened our window to keep out mosquitoes.
8  They were sometimes held in swampy areas thick with snakes and mosquitoes.