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 Meanings and Examples of THE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
the
 arti.  definite article
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  She put the key in and turned it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  How doth the little crocodile.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. The Pool of Tears
3  And pour the waters of the Nile.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. The Pool of Tears
4  All the pink left Mary's cheeks.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  Let her run wild in the garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  Yes, there was the tapestry door.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
7  Mary sat and looked at the fire.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
8  I only drove over it in the dark.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  She came into the room last night.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
10  Mary flew across the grass to him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
11  said the Mock Turtle with a sigh.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
12  Colin pointed to the high wall.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
13  'Oh, YOU sing,' said the Gryphon.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
14  the Gryphon replied very solemnly.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
15  That was the change she noticed.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  She came top in the exams.
17  She jumped off the top board.
18  I walked to the nearest town.
19  You're on the right track.
20  As the tree, so the fruit.
21  A tall tree catches the wind.
22  The boy banged up the tree.
23  My parents lent me the money.
24  She gave the baby its food.
25  Try not to wake the baby up.
26  Turn the desk end for end.
27  I watched the film on TV.
28  We slept under the open sky.
29  We'll take the dog with us.
30  Variety is the spice of life.