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Example Sentences for "lean"

Please don't lean on that table; it's not very solidAfter the earthquake, a number of buildings were leaning to one side, and had to be demolished before they collapsed.

Please don't lean on that table; it's not very solid.

We always get the leanest piece of meat we can find because everyone in our family dislikes fat.

The little boy leaned over the fence to pet the pony.

Just lean your skis against the wall there, and we'll go inside for lunch.

Marathon runners are generally quite lean-looking because they don't want any extra muscle to weigh them down.

Tom was lean and fit after three months of hard work on a fishing boat.

With this poor weather, it has been a lean year for tourism in Boston.

There is a Mexican proverb which states that fortune is like a wall that falls on those who lean on it.

Julian Grenfell wrote The naked earth is warm with spring, and with green grass and bursting trees leans to the sun's kiss glorying.

Don't lean your bicycle against the window because it might fall and break the glass.

He leaned on all his friends for money when he lost his job.

The receptionist leaned back in her chair, and stretched.

1999 was a lean year for Peru, with the Asian financial crisis working its way through the economy.

Elephants will sleep 4-5 hours per day, sometimes leaning against a tree.


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