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 Meanings and Examples of ROPE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
rope
 n.  a length of strong cord made by twisting together strands of natural fibers
Classic Sentence: (135 in 10 pages)
1  I pulled through it, though nobody threw me out a rope.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
2  There was no rope-dancing for me; I danced on the bare ground and was larruped with the rope.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
3  The signal was given and the windlass stopped, with abundant rope to spare.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
4  The rope came in tight and strained; and ring after ring was coiled upon the barrel of the windlass, and all eyes were fastened on the pit.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
5  The rope went out as before, the signal was made as before, and the windlass stopped.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
6  For, now, the rope came in, tightened and strained to its utmost as it appeared, and the men turned heavily, and the windlass complained.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
7  It was scarcely endurable to look at the rope, and think of its giving way.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
8  The door accordingly was opened; and the hermit, a large, strong-built man, in his sackcloth gown and hood, girt with a rope of rushes, stood before the knight.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
9  She had been fastened by a rope, and jagging and snarring like a boat at its moorings; now she was loose and adrift.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
10  He lighted his lantern from that which Monks had detached from the rope, and now carried in his hand; and making no effort to prolong the discourse, descended in silence, followed by his wife.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  The business that I have really called about is this, to borrow the longest and strongest rope you have.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
12  Half a dozen able-bodied men were standing in a line from the well-mouth, holding a rope which passed over the well-roller into the depths below.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
13  The talking ceased, and Fairway gave a circular motion to the rope, as if he were stirring batter.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
14  At the end of a minute a dull splashing reverberated from the bottom of the well; the helical twist he had imparted to the rope had reached the grapnel below.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
15  It grew smarter with the increasing height of the bucket, and presently a hundred and fifty feet of rope had been pulled in.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
Example Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
16  He used a rope to mark off the circle.
17  If you grasp this rope, I will pull you up.
18  Keep the rope slack until I tell you to pull it.
19  A pull on the rope will make the bell ring.
20  They strained on the rope to pull the boat in.
21  Pull gently on the free end of the rope.
22  Grab hold of the rope and pull yourself up.
23  You must release your grasp of the rope.
24  You should rope off a big field and sell tickets.
25  Several sailors were straining at the rope.
26  Shake your rope and let it disentangle gradually.
27  Shake the rope and let the coils unwind.
28  Tod shook his head angrily and slung the coil of rope over his shoulder.
29  Nathan Hale looked around as a British soldier put the rope around his neck.
30  They reeved the rope through the pulley.