UMBRELLA in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UMBRELLA
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umbrella
 n.  a device for protection against the rain or sun for a person
 n.  something that includes or represents a group or range of similar things
Classic Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
1  Beside him marched his black valet who was nearly as old as Uncle Henry, with an open umbrella held over them both.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  Uncle Henry was minus his umbrella and carpetbag now, and his fat stomach as well.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  She had no umbrella and the moisture quickly penetrated her thin spring dress.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
4  Some ragged little boys from the depot sold pop and iced lemonade under a white umbrella at the corner, and made faces at the spruce youngsters who came to dance.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
5  Among my graduation presents there was a silk umbrella from Mrs. Harling, with my name on the handle.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIII
6  "Here, take the umbrella," she exclaimed, holding it out to him.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In I
7  She looked up in his face, leaning on his arm beneath the encircling shadow of the umbrella which he had lifted.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VIII
8  He put on his big straw hat, and taking his umbrella from the stand in the hall, followed the lady in black, never overtaking her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XII
9  Robert held his umbrella over her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XII
10  Coming down the street toward him was a lady, well dressed, and protected by an umbrella; and he turned and walked beside her.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 27
11  He was very careful of his valise and umbrella, bringing them in with his own hands, and resisting, pertinaciously, all offers from the various servants to relieve him of them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
12  So, as he stood carefully stroking his umbrella, and folding and patting down all the creases in it, he proceeded on with his exhortations in a general way.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  The friendly little old man shook it heartily, and after a little shower of caution, he took his umbrella, and fumbled his way out of the room.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
14  He marched towards the group, striking the flags with the heels of his boots and with the ferrule of his heavy umbrella.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
15  He moved the umbrella in indication and tittered again.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  She should know better than to poke the animal with her umbrella.
2  She jabbed me in the arm with her umbrella.
3  A sudden gust of wind blew his umbrella inside out.
4  Be careful not to poke someone in the eye with your umbrella.
5  She absent-mindedly left her umbrella on the bus.
6  Could you identify your umbrella among a hundred others.
7  They generly had on yellow straw hats most as wide as an umbrella, but didn't wear no coats nor waistcoats, they called one another Bill, and Buck, and Hank, and Joe, and Andy, and talked lazy and drawly, and used considerable many cuss words.
8  Scotland's long debate over whether the country should become independent has proved a bonanza for printers of bumper stickers, posters, balloons and even umbrellas.