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 Meanings and Examples of NIGHT
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night
 n.  the part of a day when it is dark because there is very little light from the sun
 n.  the period of time between the late afternoon and going to bed, the evening
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Felix visited the grate at night and made known to the prisoner his intentions in his favour.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 14
2  I travelled only at night, fearful of encountering the visage of a human being.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
3  I generally rested during the day and travelled only when I was secured by night from the view of man.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
4  I was a mere skeleton, and fever night and day preyed upon my wasted frame.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
5  On that night he had determined to consummate his crimes by my death.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
6  I was answered through the stillness of night by a loud and fiendish laugh.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
7  I can't forget so long as I live the night they shot Rosy Rosenthal there.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
8  When I came home to West Egg that night I was afraid for a moment that my house was on fire.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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9  I keep it always full of interesting people, night and day.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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10  The night had made a sharp difference in the weather and there was an autumn flavor in the air.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
11  One night I did hear a material car there and saw its lights stop at his front steps.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
12  It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  It was an obscure night in early May.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
14  "It was the old dame in the chimney corner, at the house where you watched last night," said the child.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
15  She was awake the whole night, and she wept the greatest part of it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
Example Sentence: (126 in 9 pages)
16  If you have difficulty sleeping at night, avoid taking catnaps during the day.
17  It was the sailors'first night ashore ; they painted the town red.
18  Last night they stayed at home and watched TV.
19  When Ann arrived home that night, she found Brian in the house watching TV.
20  His story of what happened that night didn't correspond with the witness's version.
21  Video cameras with night vision can be activated by movement.
22  Ed came over last night to watch the video of the football match that I'd recorded.
23  Somebody broke in last night and stole the PC and video.
24  The fourth night of violence in the German city of Rostock was triggered by football supporters.
25  You should wear something light-coloured when you're cycling at night so that you're more visible.
26  She's on the night shift this week.
27  What is done by night appears by day.
28  When you've got a difficult day ahead, getting a good night's sleep is often half the battle.
29  It had snowed heavily during the night and in the morning the garden was a white fairyland.
30  Have you ever seen I am picking up the missing for you in the night spring breezing in the yard full of moonlight.