Sentence Examples


  • After the retirement of the British troops in 1814 the constitution lapsed, and the royal authority became once more absolute.
  • Once again they lapsed into silence, but again Jennifer Radisson made no move to leave.
  • A few seconds lapsed before she realized that someone had skipped a stone.
  • Nothing can be further from the truth than the once favourite theory that instincts are the survivals of lapsed reasoning processes.
  • Neither was disappointed when they lapsed into silence for the last leg of the trip.