TOOLS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TOOLS
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tool
 n.  a simple instrument used for doing special jobs
Classic Sentence: (71 in 5 pages)
1  The Kennicott garage was a shed littered with paint-cans, tools, a lawn-mower, and ancient wisps of hay.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  In fact it was a good dodge to volunteer "I must not touch," when you looked at the tools on the glass shelves in Father's office.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  At Mount Vernon he admired the paneled library and Washington's dental tools.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  To accomplish his object Ahab must use tools; and of all tools used in the shadow of the moon, men are most apt to get out of order.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
5  This done, he marshalled the planks and his tools, and to work.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
6  There was a little storeroom, too, with a window, where they kept guns and saddles and tools, and old coats and boots.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: V
7  Fuchs had been apprenticed to a cabinetmaker in the old country and was very handy with tools.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IX
8  That afternoon the kitchen was a carpenter-shop; the men brought in their tools and made two great wooden shovels with long handles.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIII
9  He did not touch his tools at first, but figured for a long while on a piece of paper, and measured the planks and made marks on them.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
10  With Charley, who was not interested in business, but was already preparing for Annapolis, Mr. Harling was very indulgent; bought him guns and tools and electric batteries, and never asked what he did with them.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
11  "I'll have it ready in little or no time," he said, bustling and packing away his tools.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIX
12  He went and got his pay and his tools, which he left in a pawnshop for fifty cents.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23
13  He required a good deal of work to be done, but gave us good tools with which to work.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  This, with the wear and tear of clothing and calking tools, made my regular expenses about six dollars per week.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
15  Upon the same plea, he told me to bring my tools and clothing home forthwith.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
16  We can't manage with these poor tools.
17  I haven't got the necessary tools.
18  We'll go on with the work, whether we can find the necessary tools or not.
19  In such rising route of China, the PLA has been tools and policy-making participant more than being sharer of political power.
20  We sell quality tools at the right price.
21  Primitive man quickly learned how to manipulate tools.
22  You may use these tools, only you must replace it after use.
23  They laid aside their tools to have a rest.
24  The store offers a bewildering array of garden tools.
25  Do you have any tools to draw out the cork?
26  He told BBC News that they will restore it using 200-year-old techniques and all their old tools.
27  You can tighten the chain without tools, and the wide bar prevents overheating even in tough conditions.
28  I also got jewelry-making tools, such as pliers for jump rings, and a jump ring maker.
29  Words are the tools of his trade.
30  Engineers strive to combine automated devices with mathematical and organizational tools to create complex systems.