Sentence Examples


  • Her door was ajar and the chill from an open window washed over him as he cautiously approached; now somehow knowing what lay beyond.
  • Her door was ajar and the chill from an open window washed over him as he approached, somehow knowing what lay beyond.
  • A casual observer wouldn't have noticed but the door was ajar and the phone was on the wrong side of the hall table.
  • Whenever the Wizard went to sleep he would take the nine tiny piglets from his pocket and let them run around on the floor of his room to amuse themselves and get some exercise; and one time they found his glass door ajar and wandered into the hall and then into the bottom part of the great dome, walking through the air as easily as Eureka could.
  • Stubb was struck by a shower of outcries and anathemas proceeding from the Captain's round-house abaft; and looking in that direction saw a fiery face thrust from behind the door, which was held ajar from within.

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