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 Meanings and Examples of SLIDE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
slide
 v.  move usually in an uncontrolled manner but smoothly along a surface
Classic Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
1  He bent down, feeling in the obscurity for the glassy slide worn by preceding coasters, and placed the runners carefully between its edges.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  Her hand was on the pommel and she was preparing to slide off but Scarlett screamed at her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  She saw curtains slide back into innocent smoothness.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  Going forward to the forecastle, we found the slide of the scuttle open.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
5  Over this lip, as over a slippery threshold, we now slide into the mouth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
6  This spade is sharp as hone can make it; the spademan's feet are shoeless; the thing he stands on will sometimes irresistibly slide away from him, like a sledge.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
7  The young men capered along with their hands in their pockets, and sometimes tried a slide on the icy sidewalk.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
8  So I went to talking about other kings, and let Solomon slide.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV.
9  Her face would give them a hint, sure; they've got the money, and they'd slide right out and get away with it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI.
10  Of course I wanted to slide down and get it out of there, but I dasn't try it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII.
11  We can get along with it, too," he says; "just you slide down cellar and fetch it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL.
12  An then he slipped on Bestwood Hill, on a slide as the lads ad made last winter, an broke his thigh, and that finished him, poor old man, it did seem a shame.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
13  Let man slide down to general idiocy in the emotional and 'human' mind, Clifford did not care.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
14  The cold clouds hastened on in a body, as if painted on a moving slide.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
15  The wooden slide was drawn back and the faint murmur of a voice troubled the silence.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  The nation was urged to pull together to avoid a slide into complete chaos.
2  James Watson, Philip Mayo and I gave a slide and video presentation.
3  The slide gave close-up detail of petal formation.
4  The company had let environmental standards slide.
5  School administrators were unable to explain the slide in student performance.
6  You can slide the front seats forward if necessary.
7  We slide until the bottom of the hill.
8  Living in a house and sleeping in a bed pulled on me pretty tight mostly, but before the cold weather I used to slide out and sleep in the woods sometimes, and so that was a rest to me.
9  We recommend Glide or any other coated dental floss because they slide easily between teeth.
10  Friction gradually caused the sliding box to slow down and stop.
11  The country was sliding into a state of virtual civil war.
12  When I was little I used to like sliding on the polished floor in my socks.
13  Silent in bare feet, he swiftly crossed the cold marble floor, sliding into bed just as the door creaked open.
14  The carpenter shut the workshop door, sliding the heavy metal bolt into place.
15  The snail slides up the tower at last though the swallow mounteth it sooner.