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 Meanings and Examples of SLICE
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slice
 n.  a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; piece; a share of something
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  It held two thick pieces of bread with a slice of something laid between them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  When the last crisp slice of bacon was gone, and the last allowance of corn pone devoured, the boys stretched themselves out on the grass, filled with contentment.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  The miller's wife was alone in the house, and said to the peasant: 'Lay yourself on the straw there,' and gave him a slice of bread and cheese.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
4  The peasant listened, and when he heard them talk about feasting he was vexed that he had been forced to make shift with a slice of bread and cheese.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
5  No, his horse; of which we each of us ate a slice with a hearty appetite.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
6  On the present occasion, though I was hungry, I dared not eat my slice.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter II
7  Joe was evidently made uncomfortable by what he supposed to be my loss of appetite, and took a thoughtful bite out of his slice, which he didn't seem to enjoy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter II
8  Then, I went without my dinner, or bought a roll or a slice of pudding.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
9  When I had money enough, I used to get half-a-pint of ready-made coffee and a slice of bread and butter.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
10  In her large black hands was a tray upon which food smoked, two large yams covered with butter, a pile of buckwheat cakes dripping syrup, and a large slice of ham swimming in gravy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
11  Lord, if I was sick, I'd rather have a faith-healer than Westlake, and she's another slice off the same bacon.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
12  She rummaged in the larder and brought forth a slice of Gruyere and some crackers.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
13  They slid down behind it with remarkable celerity, and from this position they began briskly to slice up the blue men.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
14  She would save a slice for Sunny--his drawing-room name Sung-Yen had undergone a kitchen change into Sunny.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
15  I get on better when I talk, said Noah, cutting a monstrous slice of bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The agency takes a large slice of the profits.
2  I'm working toward the slice of the unknown future step away, never stop.
3  To make a ham sandwich you put a slice of ham between two slices of bread.
4  They spend a fair slice of the budget on research and development.
5  She takes a large slice of the credit for our success.
6  To top it all off one of the catering staff managed to slice their finger cutting cheese.
7  This method involves cutting a very thin slice from the object.
8  It's best to slice into a rich cake from the middle.
9  She took up a slice of bread, broke it nervously, then put it aside.
10  Now you can have a full-featured office productivity suite that's compatible with Microsoft Office at just a slice of the cost.
11  All were eager to get a slice of Hong Kong's first privatized utility - its underground Mass Transit Railway system.
12  When the last crisp slice of bacon was gone, the boys stretched themselves out on the grass, filled with contentment.
13  The opening up of nearly thirty European countries to Chinese tour groups unlocks whole new vistas for the narrow but growing slice of the population with the disposable incomes to take advantage of it.
14  With machine guns, they riddle the car with bullets till it looks like a slice of Swiss cheese.
15  Each dinner, she likes to cook a thin slice of meat, usually veal or lamb, cut from the leg or ribs.