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Example Sentences for "short"

Drinking coffee can sharpen one's mental acuity for short periods of time.

The young boy admitted to stealing the car, but said that he had meant to return it after a short ride.

adolescent We will be in Chicago next month, albeit only for a very short time.

Brenda's husband is that short balding man standing over by the kitchen door.

The battering stopped for a short period after her husband was ordered to undergo counseling, but soon recommenced.

His writing style is simple and bland, okay for short newspaper articles, but totally unacceptable for a novel.

Alison Hargreaves died in a blizzard while descending the mountain known as K2 a short time after becoming the first woman to climb Mount Everest alone.

According to my book on palm reading, fingers which are short and blunt indicate a stubborn character.

The girl was wearing a short skirt and knee high leather boots.

Swaziland is surrounded by South Africa, except for a short border with Mozambique.

Running in short bursts, the cheetah can reach a speed of 60 miles per hour.

The lawyer charged me over $250 just to read a short document relating to our case.

In speaking, especially in casual conversations, people tend to use short sentences.

Max Weber believed that the democracy attainable in capitalist society fell far short of the claims made for it.

Supplies of medicine and medical equipment in Azerbaijan are in short supply, and many clinics are having difficulty providing proper care.

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