Sentence Examples


  • During the national war he was inactive because he was not needed.
  • Prince Andrew's regiment was among the reserves which till after one o'clock were stationed inactive behind Semenovsk, under heavy artillery fire.
  • Although supported by Spain he could not obtain from this quarter an army sufficiently strong to crush the Bohemians, and for some time he remained powerless and inactive in Vienna.
  • Let's chalk it up to an inactive spring.
  • Thus the Allied centre remained inactive all day, cannonaded by the Dresden redoubts.