English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "grain"

We looked at a grain of salt under the microscopeChina's grain exports were down slightly this past year due to poor weather.

We looked at a grain of salt under the microscope.

These old photos are too grainy for me to be able to identify the people in them.

It is much easier to cut a piece of wood if you saw with the grain.

They use a variety of grains in their different breads.

Could you give the horse a bit more grain to eat?

Michel de Montaigne once remarked that there never were, in the world, two opinions alike, no more than two hairs, or two grains.

One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen.

Stirring rice while it simmers mashes the grains, and makes the rice sticky.

In 625 B.C., metal coins were introduced in Greece, replacing grain, usually barley, as the medium of exchange.

The windmill originated in Iran in A.D. 644, and was used to grind grain.

The average meteor, though brilliantly visible in the night-time sky, is no larger than a grain of sand.

Among the daily chores for women of rural Botswana is pounding grain into flour.

The diet of the people of Malawi consists chiefly of grains and vegetables.

A Japanese proverb observes that he who is desperate will squeeze oil out of a grain of sand.

A one-liter pail will hold about 8 million grains of sand.

Find someone who eats some kind of grain every day.


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