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 Meanings and Examples of SAG
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sag
 v.  sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane
Classic Sentence:
1  He was over sixty, to judge by his hard, seamed face, but there was no sag of age to his body.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
2  I can see the sag of their tired shoulders against the whitewashed wall.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IX
3  Gerald in the old rocker, the girls on the sagging cushions of the sofa that was too battered and worn for the front of the house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
4  Scarlett peered anxiously in the mirror at her sixteen-year-old face as if expecting to see wrinkles and sagging chin muscles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  His shoulders were sagging and his head bowed until his gray beard spread out fanlike on his chest.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
6  Mrs. Meade and Mrs. Merriwether sent their carriages and they, too, drove off, springs sagging beneath the weight of the wounded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  Pine Bloom looked straggly and overgrown with weeds, seedling pines were beginning to show in the fields and the house was sagging and untidy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  She shut the door and locked it and flung herself down on the sagging old sofa crying, laughing, kissing the letter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
9  Quickly she snatched the curtain lengths from Scarlett, holding them against her monumental, sagging breasts as if they were holy relics.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
10  Scarlett, frightened, puzzled, glanced at Melanie and back to the sagging Ashley and then half-comprehension came to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
11  In front of it a sagging woman with tight-drawn hair, and a baby bedraggled, smeary, glorious-eyed.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
12  We sat down outside the sagging wire fence that shut Mr. Shimerda's plot off from the rest of the world.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: IV
13  The pockets of his coat sagged heavily with ammunition.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
14  Emmie's jaw sagged suddenly and she glanced at Jonas who came up with lowering brows.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence:
1  The shelf was beginning to sag beneath the weight of the books upon it.
2  The tent began to sag under the weight of the rain.
3  The shirt's cuffs won't sag and lose their shape after washing.
4  Your skin starts to sag as you get older.
5  The chair would sag down under the fat man's weight.
6  The labor was eased by a four-wheel-drive pickup truck, several hammers and a sagging wheelbarrow.
7  The shelf sagged under the weight of the heavy books.
8  The branch sagged under the weight of the apples.
9  He sagged wearily back in his chair.
10  It sagged that the current of looking for the gold to the west.