PRETTY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PRETTY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
pretty
 ad.  in a gracefully pleasing manner
 a.  pleasing by delicacy or grace
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Business is pretty slack, to begin with, and then I'm fixing up a little house for Ned and Ruth when they're married.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  "I wanted to make the supper-table pretty," she said.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
3  "You were as pretty as a picture in that pink hat," he said.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  As valet, he kept Gerald's bedroom in order, and, as butler, he served the meals with dignity and style, but otherwise he pretty well let matters follow their own course.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
5  He only thought that she was pretty and a great credit to him and that, today, her eyes were as green as the hills of Ireland.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  The two Calvert boys, Raiford and Cade, were there with their dashing blonde sister, Cathleen, teasing the dark-faced Joe Fontaine and Sally Munroe, his pretty bride-to-be.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  What made matters worse was that under his smile a little sparkle had come into Melanie's eyes, so that even Scarlett had to admit that she looked almost pretty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
8  You think it's riding a pretty horse and having the girls throw flowers at you and coming home a hero.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  And they'd all be sorry when I came back here to visit in a fine carriage and with lots of pretty clothes and a house of my own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  Scarlett stood on the lower step of the train, a pale pretty figure in her black mourning dress, her crepe veil fluttering almost to her heels.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
11  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
12  Sally, the little Munroe chit, looked very pretty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  When her tableau was over, she could not help seeking Rhett's eyes to see if he had appreciated the pretty picture she made.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  But she knew she looked pretty even before she saw confirmation in his eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
15  Just at this moment, nothing mattered to her except that she looked utterly charming in the first pretty hat she had put on her head in two years.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (110 in 8 pages)
16  The pretty girl on the cover of the pictorial is just a sales gimmick.
17  She was pretty much raised by a grandfather she calls an anarchist and studied cultural anthropology at the University of Wisconsin.
18  My current level of job satisfaction is pretty low.
19  The guard eyeballed him pretty hard despite his pass.
20  It was pretty hairy climbing down the cliff.
21  To forget sb is pretty easy.
22  In fact his familiarity with the Bronx was pretty limited.
23  The media gave his personal life a pretty firm going-over.
24  Walking four miles in an hour is pretty good going for me.
25  The future looks pretty dismal right now.
26  I feel pretty ancient when I see how the younger generation behaves.
27  She's a very charming and very pretty girl.
28  That was indeed a pretty kettle of fish.
29  His knowledge of French remained pretty patchy.
30  Things have come to a pretty pass when the children have to prepare their own meals.