SHELTER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SHELTER
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shelter
 n.  structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
Classic Sentence: (186 in 13 pages)
1  There had always been someone to do things for her, to look after her, shelter and protect her and spoil her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  Prissy moaned, peering at the dark trees that closed about them on both sides of the road--trees which might reach out and clutch her if she left the shelter of the wagon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  Then, she knew that somewhere in the opaque gloom about her there was shelter, help, a haven of refuge and warmth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  She would have turned and left him then, seeking the shelter of the house to hide herself, but she was too tired to move.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  The soldiers on the square had taken shelter in their huts and the streets were deserted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
6  I only wish I had a home to offer you shelter in.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
7  In its shelter they had flowered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  The depot had not been rebuilt since it was burned in the battle and in its place was only a wooden shelter, with no sides to keep out the weather.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  And I've taken too many gifts from you already, Scarlett--food and shelter and even clothes for myself and Melanie and the baby.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  Glad there was some other place than this house to shelter Rhett until his glittering, murderous mood had passed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
11  I shouldn't have given the old scoundrel shelter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
12  He, like Scarlett, was forced to shelter behind Melanie's skirts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
13  But even had the two been in closer contact, it was impossible to think of Mrs. Peniston's mind as offering shelter or comprehension to such misery as Lily's.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
14  Miss Bart released her, and stood breathing brokenly, like one who has gained shelter after a long flight.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
15  Her hand still clung to Gerty's as if to ward off evil dreams, but the hold of her fingers relaxed, her head sank deeper into its shelter, and Gerty felt that she slept.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  And thus he would die -- out in the cold world, with no shelter over his homeless head, no friendly hand to wipe the death-damps from his brow, no loving face to bend pityingly over him when the great agony came.
17  Part of the little raft's belongings consisted of an old sail, and this they spread over a nook in the bushes for a tent to shelter their provisions; but they themselves would sleep in the open air in good weather, as became outlaws.
18  The shelter, shaped like a gargantuan hut, will be 257 metres by 150 metres when completed and at its apex will be higher than the Statue of Liberty.
19  Many old people choose to live in sheltered accommodation.
20  A few pedestrians carrying their evening shopping sheltered from the rain in doorways.
21  Perhaps I've just led a really sheltered life.
22  Stand the plant in the open in a sunny, sheltered place.
23  Herbs need fertile soil and a sunny sheltered position.
24  Paula was the product of a sheltered middle-class home.
25  At present many sheltered housing schemes are trying to cope with severe difficulties in relation to dementing tenants.
26  A neighbor sheltered the boy for seven days.
27  I picked a sheltered site for the tent.
28  The farmyard was snugly sheltered with buildings on three sides.
29  Psychologists say they are often spoilt and sheltered from problems by their parents so are unable to cope with difficulties.
30  Their accountant suggested some novel ways of sheltering their retirement income.