RECREATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RECREATION
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 n.  amusement; entertainment
Classic Sentence:
1  Nevertheless, some of the animals were disturbed when they heard that the pigs not only took their meals in the kitchen and used the drawing-room as a recreation room, but also slept in the beds.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VI
2  The Emperor of Japan, on a steady old white horse stencilled with black spots, was twirling five wash-hand basins at once, as it is the favourite recreation of that monarch to do.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
3  Besides, that would be all recreation and indulgence, without the wholesome alloy of labour, and I do not like to eat the bread of idleness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  At recreation hours it suffices to have a ball roll aside, to send them all hither, in spite of prohibitions, to hunt and rummage for it all about here.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
5  There will be no recreation hour.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
6  At recreation hours, Jean Valjean watched her running and playing in the distance, and he distinguished her laugh from that of the rest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
7  For recreation he could twiddle his thumbs and speculate on the thoughts which must agitate the minds of the generals.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
8  Newspapers are to me a constant source of delight and recreation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XV.
9  She walked back through Wilmette and Evanston, discovered new forms of suburban architecture, and remembered her desire to recreate villages.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
10  I can now recreate life in a way that was hidden from me before.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1
11  Ah, but she was not merely a twitcher of individual strings; she was one who seethes wandering bodies and floating voices in a cauldron, and makes rise up from its amorphous mass a recreated world.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 10
12  Yet his plump, healthy-looking cheeks were so robustly constituted, and contained such an abundance of recreative vigour, that a new whisker soon sprouted in place of the old one, and even surpassed its predecessor.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  Saturday afternoon is for recreation and outings.
2  The community will get a boost from a new library and recreation center.
3  The council is encouraging the development of the property for both employment and recreation.
4  People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
5  There are excellent facilities for sport and recreation.
6  Wednesday's anniversary culminates in a recreation of the student march that started the Velvet Revolution.
7  Wednesday's anniversary is to culminate in a recreation of the student march that started the Velvet Revolution.
8  Soil compaction around trees is often caused by people, pets, bicycles and cars in parks and other recreation areas as well as in heavily used areas.
9  They plan to recreate a typical English village in Japan.
10  They recreate themselves with playing bridge.
11  His only recreations are drinking beer and working in the garden.
12  Society largely turns a blind eye to recreational drug use.
13  Those who think this is a harmless recreational drug should wise up.
14  This park is a recreational area with a pool and ball fields.
15  Colorado and Washington becoming the first states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana prompted speculation about Amsterdam-style "drug tourism".