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 Meanings and Examples of TOY
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toy
 n.  something for a child to play with
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  They had something of the sort of pleasure in us, I suppose, that they might have had in a pretty toy, or a pocket model of the Colosseum.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
2  It was, that Dora seemed by one consent to be regarded like a pretty toy or plaything.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
3  Of Dora's being ready, and of Miss Lavinia's hovering about her, loth to lose the pretty toy that has given her so much pleasant occupation.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
4  The victim, from my cradle, of pecuniary liabilities to which I have been unable to respond, I have ever been the sport and toy of debasing circumstances.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
5  She went to a toy shop, bought toys and thought over a plan of action.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 29
6  She had not time to undo, and so carried back with her, the parcel of toys she had chosen the day before in a toy shop with such love and sorrow.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 30
7  He was in the position of a man seeking food in toy shops and tool shops.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 8
8  But now she knew her feelings of that long-past night were those of a spoiled child thwarted of a toy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
9  When he was sitting, or standing still, he swayed back and forth incessantly, like a rocking toy.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
10  He was like a babe which, having wept its fill, raises its eyes and fixes upon a distant toy.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
11  He rose with a jerk, like a toy suddenly pulled straight by a string.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
12  It was the toy which he had promised to bring home.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
13  They would come to me with eager cries of astonishment, like children, but like children they would soon stop examining me and wander away after some other toy.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
14  Somehow her exquisite shape reminded him of an ivory toy, in such fair, white, transparent relief did it stand out against the dull blur of the surrounding throng.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
15  Moreover her father, though excessively fond of her, treated her always as a toy; with the result that, as she grew to years of discretion, she became wholly wayward and spoilt.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
Example Sentence: (45 in 4 pages)
16  He was appointed to superintend the toy department.
17  Tom and Jody tried to appease the crying baby by offering him one toy after another, but he would not calm down.
18  That seems to be the message from the nation's movie critics, who have uniformly crowned this 3-D toy story the brilliant hybrid offspring of Pixar's best infused with South Park‘s irreverent humor.
19  The toys are available by mail order from Opi Toys.
20  Put your toys away now - it's time for bed.
21  All the children were given a bag of goodies - mostly sweets and toys.
22  These toys are made from tough plastic.
23  Our toys are designed to withstand the rough treatment of the average five-year-old.
24  Many toys have no attraction beyond their novelty value.
25  The child's toys don't last very long as he pulls them about.
26  The child gazed at the toys in the shop window.
27  Britons fork out more than a billion pounds a year on toys.
28  The museum houses the biggest collection of antique toys in Europe.
29  The toys fail to conform to current safety standards.
30  The children were fascinated by the toys in the big department store.