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.
  • Five years more were to elapse before he became master of the west and north.
  • The thirty years that were to elapse between the dedication of the precinct to Aeacus and the final victory of Athens (Herod.