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Example Sentences for "brief"

We stopped driving briefly to have something to eat, and then set out againLet's try to keep this discussion brief; everyone is tired, and wants to go home.

We stopped driving briefly to have something to eat, and then set out again.

The singer was on stage at the outdoor concert for only a brief period before the rain started.

She was able to give a brief description of what happened to police.

I promise to be brief in my speech tonight.

We will take a brief break for coffee, and then continue our discussions.

The child stopped briefly to open his presents, and then ran outside to play with his friends again.

Stephen R. Covey once observed that motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Make your speech fairly brief, and make lots of jokes, and the audience will love you.

The boss called a meeting for 4:00 on Friday, but he promised it would be very brief because he knew everyone wanted to get home as soon as possible.

The President made a brief statement to the press denying any knowledge of the affair.

The island of Martinique has remained a French possession since 1635, except for three brief periods of foreign occupation.

When giving a speech, brevity is always welcome. A long speech just bores people.

The captain quickly briefed the general on the outcome of the conflict.

The Chief of Staff is in the conference room briefing the President on the terrorist attack.

The President spent the morning reading the most recent intelligence briefs regarding the situation in the region.

I missed this morning's briefing, so I don't know what was discussed.


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