SKYSCRAPER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SKYSCRAPER
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 n.  very tall building with many stories
Classic Sentence:
1  You may not believe it, but there ain't one first-class skyscraper in the whole works.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
2  She saw no Indians now; she saw flour-mills and the blinking windows of skyscrapers in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Example Sentence:
1  Beneath the curious mixture is the kind of breathtaking skyscraper shell, balanced in space, that modern technology makes possible.
2  The newest Trump skyscraper is typically gaudy, covered in gilded panels that gleam in the sun.
3  The optimum size for a skyscraper is between 50 and 60 stories.
4  Ponte City, a cylindrical brutalist skyscraper stretching 54 storeys, was built for yuppies who had flocked to the city, often from Europe.
5  From the top of the skyscraper the cars below us looked like insects.
6  From a distance, downtown Johannesburg looks impressive, a collection of skyscrapers and neon lights.
7  The speaker asserts that something exists beneath language -- like bedrock beneath the skyscrapers, a sanity even beneath the dizziness.
8  The country boys gawk at the skyscrapers and neon lights of the big city.
9  Here many of the skyscrapers are abandoned, leaving squatters, crime and urban decay.
10  People's attitude towards the skyscrapers varies widely.