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 Meanings and Examples of POT
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pot
 n.  a round container used for cooking, serving, storing, and other purposes
 v.  put a plant into a container to grow
Example Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
1  To a boiling pot flies come not.
2  The boy took a pot shot at a pigeon with his air gun.
3  Although it rains, throw not away your watering pot.
4  He ate a whole pot of jam.
5  He debated heating up the pot first before his friends came.
6  The pot calls the kettle black.
7  The kettle calls the pot black.
8  There is no pot so ugly that it can't find a lid.
9  Cover the pot and bake for an hour.
10  She cut up the carrots and put them in the pot.
11  The republic is a melting pot of different nationalities.
12  A full tea set like this consists of a pot and eight cups.
13  Every potter praises his own pot.
14  They sell a few pot plants, but they mainly sell cut flowers.
15  Fill a large pot with salted water and bring it to the boil.
Classic Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
1  Already the house was full of the acrid smell of clothes boiling in homemade black dye for, in the kitchen, the sobbing cook was stirring all of Mrs. Meade's dresses in the huge wash pot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
2  The pot's calling the kettle black.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  There was some hominy left in the pot and she ate it with a big cooking spoon, not waiting to put it on a plate.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  A fat mulatto woman, who was leaning over a rusty old stove, dropped a half curtsy as she saw Scarlett and went on stirring a pot in which black-eyed peas were cooking.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
5  Along the decks she saw missionaries, gamblers in tall pot hats, and Dakota chiefs with scarlet blankets.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
6  Then they distributed hot buttered rolls, coffee poured from an enamel-ware pot, stuffed olives, potato salad, and angel's-food cake.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
7  The high light was a polished copper pot filled with primroses.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  I thought it weak-minded of grandmother to give the pot to her.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIII
9  Mrs. Shimerda ladled meal mush out of an iron pot and poured milk on it.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVII
10  She was endeavoring to heat a pot of chocolate on the stove.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
11  Now, I'd like to know what the eternal thunders we was marched into these woods for anyhow, unless it was to give the rebs a regular pot shot at us.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 16
12  Ben Weatherstaff brought the rose in its pot from the greenhouse.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
13  He knelt down by the hole and broke the pot from the mould.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
14  The good advice was followed, and a pot of fat was bought, but they did not know where to put it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CAT AND MOUSE IN PARTNERSHIP
15  She went straight to the church, stole to the pot of fat, began to lick at it, and licked the top of the fat off.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CAT AND MOUSE IN PARTNERSHIP