Sentence Examples

  • Why were you trying to call him?
  • They were sitting around the fire and trying to keep themselves warm.
  • She tucked the spot into her jeans, trying not to expose her tears.
  • The following chapter catalogs the difficulties inherent in trying to end war, which in the past brought misery and destruction and in the future could bring annihilation.
  • Having each some shingles of thought well dried, we sat and whittled them, trying our knives, and admiring the clear yellowish grain of the pumpkin pine.

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