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 Meanings and Examples of PAVE
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pave
 v.  coat; cover
Classic Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  The streets do not run with milk; nor in the spring-time do they pave them with fresh eggs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
2  Beneath a splendid dome were men of all nations, moving to and fro, over the marble pave.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
3  The chambers were paved in red bricks, which were washed every week, with straw mats in front of all the beds.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
4  At one corner of the inn, beside a pool in which a flotilla of ducks was navigating, a badly paved path plunged into the bushes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WHAT IS MET WITH ON THE WAY FROM NIVELLES
5  s frills, and paved with several large stones.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
6  The roads were not much paved; the streets were not much built up.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
7  They all opened on a tolerably vast hall, paved with large flagstones, cut up by arcades and pillars, where only a tiny light and great shadows were visible.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VII—CONTINUATION OF THE ENIGMA
8  It is paved throughout a notable portion of its extent.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
9  It was paved and clean, but grass was growing in every crevice.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
10  We had, on our way out, to cross a paved hall, with glass sides and roof, over which a vine was trained.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
11  It appeared to me, on looking over the tradesmen's books, as if we might have kept the basement storey paved with butter, such was the extensive scale of our consumption of that article.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
12  Not a blind was raised; no sign of life was in the dull paved court, with its covered way leading to the disused door.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. THE NEW WOUND, AND THE OLD
13  It was in the hands of two ministers, one lady, and two Jews, and all these people, though the way had been paved already with them, Stepan Arkadyevitch had to see in Petersburg.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 17
14  The area before the house was paved with clam-shells.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
15  It is as though the forehead of the Sperm Whale were paved with horses' hoofs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 76. The Battering-Ram.
Example Sentence:
1  He's called for an end to the campaign of violence in order to pave the way for a resumption of the peace process, but the militants have rejected his strategy.
2  Constructed from enough concrete to pave a motorway from New York to San Francisco - this colossal barrier is touted as a symbol of man's mastery over nature and a marvel of 20th Century engineering.
3  The mushroom development of technology will pave the way for improving our economy.
4  Many asylum seekers appear to be economic migrants, convinced that the streets of Europe are paved with gold.
5  The wide paved road degenerated into a narrow bumpy track.
6  The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
7  The city centre streets are paved with dark local stone.
8  The avenue had never been paved, and deep mud made it impassable in winter.
9  Hell is paved with good intentions.
10  The dining - room opens onto a paved terrace.
11  The road was paved with smooth stone slabs.
12  The workers mixed the asphalt with sand and gravel together for paving or roofing.
13  China's earliest pawn shops were run by Buddhist monasteries; in recent decades monks are keen to attract visitors, paving roads to their temples and opening shops hawking spiritual tat.