Sentence Examples

  • Probably several months elapse before the young larvae are excluded.
  • But sufficient time must be allowed to elapse before pumping out the water, as otherwise the fire may break out again.
  • (1603), while more than a century of unrest and war had to elapse before the union of England and Scotland into one kingdom in 1707.
  • (c) Twelve years elapse before the return of Nehemiah, whose description of his work is one of the most interesting pieces of Old Testament narrative (Neh.
  • When on the 19th of March the news reached him at Naples of the rising in Gaul, he allowed a week to elapse before he could tear himself away from his pleasures, and then contented himself with proscribing Vindex, and setting a price on his head.

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