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Example Sentences for "carve"

My dad always had the job of carving the turkey at ChristmasMy grandfather used to enjoy carving ducks out of wood.

My dad always had the job of carving the turkey at Christmas.

When I was working in the far north, I saw many beautiful carvings made from soapstone by Inuit artists.

The prisoner was able to escape after carving a gun out of soap, and using it to threaten the guard.

Gabriel carved his girlfriend's initials into the top of his desk.

The cook carved thin slices of meat off the roast beef.

The doors of the church were decorated with beautiful carvings of religious scenes.

Over the centuries, the river has carved a winding path through the canyon.

Vikrem has carved himself an important place in this company through his hard work.

Spanish author Cervantes once observed that the brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works.

Artist Michelangelo once said of his work, I saw the angel in the marble, and carved until I set him free.

There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which holds that what is learned in youth is carved in stone.

Scientists have discovered the oldest known playable musical instrument in the world; a flute carved from a bird's wingbone more than 9,000 years ago.

A turkey should never be carved until it has been out of the oven at least 30 minutes.

On the stone temples of Madura in southern India, there are more than 30 million carved images of gods and goddesses.

The Pieta is the only sculpture on which Michelangelo is believed to have carved his name.

The two most highly developed forms of traditional art in Mozambique are wood carving and dancing.

In the 19th century, European powers carved up Africa, and claimed huge territories of the continent as their colonies.

The people of Easter Island carved approximately 600 stone figures, some as high as 36 feet.

The faces of four American presidents are carved into the rock at Mount Rushmore.

In 1790, workers in Mexico City unearthed a massive stone solar calendar believed to have been carved by the Aztecs in 1479.

Humans carve the world into meaningful chunks called categories in order to make sense of our environment and the objects contained within it.

Landforms on earth are systematically carved out by rivers as they flow to the sea.

Alexander the Great carved out the greatest empire of his time, stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to Afghanistan.

Find someone who has carved a Christmas turkey or a Halloween pumpkin.


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