Sentence Examples


  • She wrote on the blackboard the names of all the gentlemen present.
  • I could not follow with my eyes the geometrical figures drawn on the blackboard, and my only means of getting a clear idea of them was to make them on a cushion with straight and curved wires, which had bent and pointed ends.
  • The teacher was writing on the blackboard: The girl's name is Helen.
  • In one room some little tots were standing before the blackboard, painfully constructing "simple sentences."
  • This law gave increased freedom in the matter of the right of association and public meeting; but in the case of the Poles it was applied with such rigidity that, in order to evade it they held mute public meetings, resolutions being written up in Polish on a blackboard and passed by show of hands, without a word being said.1