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 Meanings and Examples of STRING
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string
 n.  narrow cord made of threads twisted together and used to tie
 v.  connect in or as in a line; arrange in a series
Classic Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  That was a neat way of smoothing a man's vanity and yet keeping him on the string, and Charles rose to it as though such bait were new and he the first to swallow it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  She felt that at any moment she would actually hear them break with the same pinging sound a banjo string makes when it snaps.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
3  There was the faintest gleam of triumph in Rhett's eyes as he bent to tie Bonnie's shoe string.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
4  While she spoke she had loosened the string from the parcel in her hand, and now she drew forth a letter which she laid on the table between Miss Bart and herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
5  But she exclaimed over the lakes: dark water reflecting wooded bluffs, a flight of ducks, a fisherman in shirt sleeves and a wide straw hat, holding up a string of croppies.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
6  But the frock had an original back, very low, with a central triangular section from the waist to a string of jet beads at the neck.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  But the predestinated mate coming still closer to him, where the Lakeman stood fixed, now shook the heavy hammer within an inch of his teeth; meanwhile repeating a string of insufferable maledictions.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
8  I took a long piece of string from my pocket, and she lifted his head with the spade while I tied a noose around it.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
9  The crabs hung on the branches as thick as beads on a string, purple-red, with a thin silvery glaze over them.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
10  "The guv'ner" had made threats to disinherit another of his children also, sister Gwendolen, who had married an Italian marquis with a string of titles and a dueling record.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 24
11  And he could string oaths with the facility of a maiden who strings beads.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
12  Sublime is the dominion of the mind over the body, that, for a time, can make flesh and nerve impregnable, and string the sinews like steel, so that the weak become so mighty.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
13  St. Clare had touched the right string.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
14  Cassy, therefore, with woman's tact, touched the only string that could be made to vibrate.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
15  There was need of paraffin oil, nails, string, dog biscuits, and iron for the horses' shoes, none of which could be produced on the farm.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  He has made a string of outspoken and sometimes provocative speeches in recent years.
17  The basketball team had a string of victories last season.
18  He made the second string on the football team.
19  I have also forgotten once world, whether a peaceful piece of string sound.
20  People tend to be very impressed if you can string together a couple of sentences in Japanese.
21  The violin string snapped because it was fastened too tight.
22  "Only take off the red cloak, sir, and then - " "But the string is in a knot - help me."
23  Then I tied up the rip in the meal sack with a string, so it wouldn't leak no more.
24  If the string is shortened in certain numeric proportions, other sounds will be produced.
25  When he played out, Johnny Miller bought in for a dead rat and a string to swing it with.
26  The entire row along the verge is laid and brought into line with the help of a string.
27  By the time Ben was fagged out, Tom had traded the next chance to Billy Fisher for a kite, in good repair; and when he played out, Johnny Miller bought in for a dead rat and a string to swing it with -- and so on, and so on, hour after hour.
28  About the claim that plagued the palace, there was a categorical denial, alongside a string of reasons why her story did not add up.
29  The court order that banned Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi from selling its phones in India has halted its breakneck expansion into the world's fastest growing major smartphone market and could be just the start of a string of patent challenges.
30  A string of 13 dwarf galaxies in orbit around the massive galaxy Andromeda are not behaving as they should.