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 Meanings and Examples of TENT
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tent
 n.  a web that resembles a tent or carpet
 n.  a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
Classic Sentence: (77 in 6 pages)
1  The sublimities, the perpetuities, might have left him as he was: but this tent pitched for a day's revelry spread a roof of oblivion between himself and his fixed sky.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
2  Half a mile from town, in a hollow between hazelnut bushes and a brook, she discovered a gipsy encampment: a covered wagon, a tent, a bunch of pegged-out horses.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  They told me they worked in Kansas City in the winter, and in summer they went out among the farming towns with their tent and taught dancing.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
4  It was very much like a merry-go-round tent, with open sides and gay flags flying from the poles.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
5  At three o'clock one met little girls in white dresses and little boys in the round-collared shirts of the time, hurrying along the sidewalk on their way to the tent.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
6  Often the mothers brought their fancywork and sat on the shady side of the tent during the lesson.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
7  They called so archly, so seductively, that our feet hurried toward the tent of themselves.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
8  The tent was open until midnight then.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
9  The Vannis' tent brought the town boys and the country girls together on neutral ground.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
10  Sylvester Lovett, who was cashier in his father's bank, always found his way to the tent on Saturday night.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
11  IT WAS AT THE Vannis' tent that Antonia was discovered.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
12  But after the tent came to town she began to go about with Tiny and Lena and their friends.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
13  Antonia talked and thought of nothing but the tent.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
14  Sometimes I went with her; the moment the lighted tent came into view she would break into a run, like a boy.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
15  Antonia's success at the tent had its consequences.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
Example Sentence:
1  We scoured the area for somewhere to pitch our tent.
2  The tent began to sag under the weight of the rain.
3  We pitched camp/our tent in the shade.
4  I tripped over the guy rope of the tent in the dark.
5  Outside the tent I could hear the constant drone of insects.
6  Pitch the tent on level ground.
7  In a nearby medical tent, a US Army doctor gently unwinds Metruk's bandage.
8  The pressure lamp lit up the tent.
9  I went into her tent and she told me to sit down.
10  I picked a sheltered site for the tent.
11  One by one they stepped in at last and took shelter under the tent; but to have company in misery seemed something to be grateful for.
12  A caftan is a voluminous garment; most people wearing one look as if they're draped in a small tent.
13  Part of the little raft's belongings consisted of an old sail, and this they spread over a nook in the bushes for a tent to shelter their provisions; but they themselves would sleep in the open air in good weather, as became outlaws.
14  Many of these films tell classic stories in the traditional way that used to be Hollywood's exclusive domain. Now, with the studios focusing on games, comic book superheroes and putative tent poles, that business has gone elsewhere.
15  The organisation of the protesters has been impeccable: all over Gezi Park every inch of space is still covered by tents, blankets, tables laden with food, maps and information posts.