SOUR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SOUR
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sour
 a.  taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice; showing ill humor
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  She had a little thin face and a little thin body, thin light hair and a sour expression.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  She had not known before that this was one of the things which made her feel sour and cross.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  She was thinking that the small plain face did not look quite as sour at this moment as it had done the first morning she saw it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
4  P'raps tha art a young un, after all, an p'raps tha's got child's blood in thy veins instead of sour buttermilk.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
5  She just grew sour and obstinate and did not care what happened.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  She looked so sour and old-fashioned that the nurse turned her head aside to hide the twitching of her mouth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  He said we were neither of us much to look at and we were as sour as we looked.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  She's begun to be downright pretty since she's filled out and lost her ugly little sour look.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  Pap was standing over me looking sour and sick, too.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
10  The duke he fretted and sweated around, and was in a mighty sour way.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI.
11  His mother gave him a cake made with water and baked in the cinders, and with it a bottle of sour beer.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN GOOSE
12  So they sat down, and when Dummling pulled out his cinder-cake, it was a fine sweet cake, and the sour beer had become good wine.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN GOOSE
13  It was what Jotham called a sour morning for work, and the horses, shivering and stamping under their wet blankets, seemed to like it as little as the men.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
14  The refuse had stained the water to vile colors of waste: thin red, sour yellow, streaky brown.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
15  I remember how horrified we were at the sour, ashy-grey bread she gave her family to eat.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
Example Sentence:
1  Love is sweet in the beginning, but sour in the end.
2  Love is sweet in the beginning but sour in the ending.
3  I think it's a case of sour grapes.
4  The entire house was pervaded by a sour smell.
5  Thomas made a little grimace, perhaps he thought the wine was sour.
6  The milk has gone off/turned sour.
7  When a courtship story goes sour or when it dies, a resource is lost.
8  The incident now appears to be closed but it has left a sour taste among senior Italian diplomats responsible for relations with the Arab world.
9  The air seemed to have different grades of warmth and chill in it; they were passing a farmyard with strong-smelling, acrid from the sour smell of manure.
10  This concoction is sure to please anyone who appreciates a whiskey sour.
11  Vinegar that makes them sour -- and camomile that makes them bitter -- and -- and barley-sugar and such things that make children sweet tempered.
12  I watched her for nearly half-an-hour: during all that time she never turned a page, and her face grew moment darker, more dissatisfied, and more sourly expressive of disappointment.
13  How could it be otherwise, when Helen, at all times and under all circumstances, evinced for me a quiet and faithful friendship, which ill-humour never soured, nor irritation never troubled?