English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "batter"

The neighbors believe the child is being battered, and have notified social servicesShe finally left her husband after he battered her in a drunken rage.

The neighbors believe the child is being battered, and have notified social services.

There are too many battered wives and children in this country who live in daily terror of their beatings.

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

The town has been battered by high winds for days.

The ship was washed ashore after being battered by the waves for days on end.

The victim was battered unconscious and left for dead.

The surface of the moon has been heavily battered by meteorites over a period of millions of years.

The young girl's battered body was found in the bushes by a stroller at a local park.

A storm has been battering the coastline with waves up to ten feet high.

He battered the door with his fists and screamed obscenities.

The vegetables are dipped in batter and fried in oil.

The batter on my fish was too greasy and made me feel sick.

He drives a battered old car that he bought for $300.

We put some fresh blueberries and raspberries in the pancake batter, and the kids just loved it.

At my son's baseball camp, they had a device that pitched balls at the batters to help them practice hitting.

The next batter is Henry Foster, a good little player who has gotten a homerun in five of his last seven games.

Chief Justice Robert Wilentz has noted that the common characteristics of a battered wife include her inability to leave despite such constant beatings.

Robert Kahn described the sport of boxing as smoky halls and kidneys battered until they bleed.

Alice Miller has noted that battered children grow up to be mothers and fathers who beat their offspring because they find it difficult to empathize with others.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote of battering the gates of heaven with storms of prayer.

Discussion question: Why do you think some battered women stay with their violent husbands?


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