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 Meanings and Examples of PINE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
pine
 v.  have desire for something or someone; yearn; grieve or mourn for
Classic Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  "Aunt Martha's ain't got a faded leaf on 'em; but they pine away when they ain't cared for," she said reflectively.'
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
2  The big house burned a year ago and the fields are growing up in brush and seedling pine.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  The muddy Flint River, running silently between walls of pine and water oak covered with tangled vines, wrapped about Gerald's new land like a curving arm and embraced it on two sides.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  Looking out the window, Scarlett saw Pork, who had left the room a moment before, holding high a flaring pine knot, while indistinguishable figures descended from a wagon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  She remained gloomily in her room until afternoon and then the sight of the returning picnickers with wagons piled high with pine boughs, vines and ferns did not cheer her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  The walls were banked with pine branches that gave out a spicy smell, making the corners of the room into pretty bowers where the chaperons and old ladies would sit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  No air moved and the flaring pine knots the negroes held made the air hotter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  She must remember to tell Dilcey to use pine knots and save the grease for cooking.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
9  Someone had scattered the blazing logs in the open fireplace across the whole room and the tinder-dry pine floor was sucking in the flames and spewing them up like water.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
10  In the semi- darkness she saw boxes and bales of goods, plows and harness and saddles and cheap pine coffins.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
11  He had kept sternly at bay those two enemies of Georgia planters, the seedling pine and the blackberry brambles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
12  A screened porch with pillars of thin painted pine surmounted by scrolls and brackets and bumps of jigsawed wood.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
13  It was a tall lean shabby structure, three stories of yellow-streaked wood, the corners covered with sanded pine slabs purporting to symbolize stone.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
14  But she was unexpectedly cheerful, and her dining-room, with its thin tablecloth on a long pine table, had the decency of clean bareness.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  Jackson Elder's small planing-mill, with the smell of fresh pine shavings and the burr of circular saws.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  There is a pine tree in the garden.
2  There is an old pine tree in front of the house.
3  The kids were lobbing pine cones into the neighbor's yard.
4  We don't carry a large stock of pine furniture.
5  In the center of the kitchen was a large pine table, bleached by age, with benches on either side.
6  The character of the pine and cypress is shown in frigid winter ; the sincerity of one's friend is shown in adverse circumstances.
7  A grey carpet was removed to reveal the original pine floor.
8  The cheerful room was panelled in pine.
9  The blaze, which is not yet under control, has destroyed five thousand hectares of pine woodland and forced hundreds of villagers to leave their homes.
10  There was a sweet smell, and this one he could identify: the bag of pine sachet his mother had placed first in his cradle, then, later, in his first real bed.
11  Though she tried to be happy living with Clara in the city, Heidi used to pine for the mountains and for her gruff but loving grandfather.
12  You can also take pine sap from a pine tree to burn for a while.
13  Rain pattered gently outside, dripping on to the roof from the pines.
14  They were pining for their homeland in Asia.
15  I can just see Amy pining for Barack, while Jon Stewart suffers in unrequited love.