Sentence Examples


  • Her first instinct was to scramble to the back of the bus and climb out.
  • In 1880 the influence of the international " scramble for Africa " made itself felt by the establishment under the recognized protection of the French government of two French firms which opened upwards of thirty trading stations on the Lower Niger.
  • With the reform of the civil service elections become less a scramble for office and more a contest of political or economic principle.
  • All right, but don't be surprised if I panic now and then and try to scramble out of the water — or even pull you under with me.
  • It was difficult enough to decide the claims of the states in the scramble for territory.