PLAYGROUND in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PLAYGROUND
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playground
 n.  an outdoor area for children's play
 n.  an area where many people go for recreation
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The fellows were talking together in little groups here and there on the playground.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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2  Athy pointed across the playground to where Simon Moonan was walking by himself kicking a stone before him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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3  Stephen looked at the faces of the fellows but they were all looking across the playground.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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4  He looked with the others across the playground and began to feel afraid.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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5  If he went on with the fellows he could never go up to the rector because he could not leave the playground for that.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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6  He broke into a run and, running quicker and quicker, ran across the cinderpath and reached the third line playground, panting.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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7  There was an old door in this playground, on which the boys had a custom of carving their names.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
8  Here I am in the playground, with my eye still fascinated by him, though I can't see him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
9  But I remember that this importance was a kind of satisfaction to me, when I walked in the playground that afternoon while the boys were in school.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
10  To the small boys the railroad was a familiar playground.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  We high-school boys used to linger on the playground at the afternoon recess to watch them as they came tripping down the hill along the board sidewalk, two and two.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
12  Just beyond were the new school buildings, expensive pink brick, and gravelled playground inside iron railings, all very imposing, and fixing the suggestion of a chapel and a prison.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
13  On the contrary, it seemed rather a piquant thing to us to chevy him about the playground and hit him over the shins with a wicket.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
14  The wide playgrounds were swarming with boys.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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15  That was a long time ago then out on the playgrounds in the evening light, creeping from point to point on the fringe of his line, a heavy bird flying low through the grey light.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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Example Sentence:
1  The boys chalked out goalposts on the playground wall.
2  The children were beginning to straggle in from the playground.
3  The teacher told his pupils to spread out and not to bunch up in the center of the playground.
4  Concerned parents have complained about the dangerous playground.
5  The boys were monkeying about in the playground, and one of them got hurt.
6  The proceeds will be used to improve the school playground.
7  There is a bush near the school playground.
8  Our new apartment complex has a tennis court, swimming pool, playground - the whole nine yards.
9  Professionals recognize that the social skills that children develop on the playground become lifelong skill sets that are carried forward into their adulthood.
10  He sat on the playground listening to the distant croak.
11  The creation of new playgrounds will benefit the local children.