TIDY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TIDY
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tidy
 a.  being in proper time; timely; arranged in good order; orderly; appropriate; neat; kept in proper
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  The room was tidy as a pin, not slept in for months, a spare room.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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2  Up she scrambled, putting her hands to hair as if it were high time that she went too, though it was nothing of the kind and her hair was perfectly tidy.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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3  But a thread of smoke rose from the chimney, and the little railed-in garden in the front of the house was dug and kept very tidy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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4  But she looked round the clean, tidy, rather dreary little sitting-room with something like dismay.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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5  'The hut's not very tidy, if you don't mind,' he said.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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6  Quickly she got up and arranged herself she was tidy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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7  His room was clean and tidy, but rather stark.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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8  It was all tidy, the corn put in the bin, the blankets folded on the shelf, the straw neat in a corner; a new bundle of straw.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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9  He helped her with her thin waterproof and saw she was tidy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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10  Mrs Flint flew wildly in to tidy up, and Connie came slowly after her, hesitating in the rather dark kitchen where the kettle was boiling by the fire.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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11  It was small, but decent and tidy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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12  It's naughty to fret, but I do think washing dishes and keeping things tidy is the worst work in the world.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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13  Laurie leisurely departed to recover the lost property, and Jo bundled up her braids, hoping no one would pass by till she was tidy again.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  Hannah had been cold and stiff, indeed, at the first: latterly she had begun to relent a little; and when she saw me come in tidy and well-dressed, she even smiled.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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15  You must let her have a maid to keep things tidy about her, and you must treat her kindly.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
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Example Sentence:
1  Things do not happen according to plan, and they are not reducible to tidy models.
2  I try to keep the garden tidy.
3  It's the same old story: everybody wants the house tidy, but nobody wants to tidy it himself.
4  They sat in her neat and tidy kitchen.
5  The large log basket can be used to tidy toys away.
6  He was an artist, not particularly tidy, too dreamy to match her ways.
7  He's put aside a tidy sum for his retirement.
8  It is your responsibility to keep the room clean and tidy.
9  By this time she had found her way into a tidy little room with a table in the window.
10  By this time she had found her way into a tidy little room with a table in the window, and on it a fan and two or three pairs of tiny white kid gloves.
11  Employees are expected to maintain a high standard of tidiness in their dress and appearance.