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Example Sentences for "narrow"

The old man narrowly missed being killed when a car almost hit him as he was crossing the streetThe truck had a lot of trouble getting down the narrow street.

The old man narrowly missed being killed when a car almost hit him as he was crossing the street.

We paddled the canoe through a narrow channel, and into the open bay.

The NDP has won another provincial election; however, this time it is by the narrowest of majorities.

He has such a narrow mind. He is racist, sexist; everything you can imagine.

Be careful; the road narrows here, and you can't see cars coming from around the corner.

It is difficult to find shoes to fit Sophie because she has very narrow feet.

The fireman narrowly escaped death when the building collapsed, trapping him beneath a wall of burning rubble.

Henri Frederic Amiel once observed that for purposes of action, nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will.

There is a Chinese proverb which observes that he who is narrow-minded cannot be big-hearted.

The word Quebec is a native Indian word from the Algonquins, and means narrowing of the waters.

Neils Bohr once said that an expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.

If the roof of your mouth is narrow, you are more likely to snore because you are not getting enough oxygen through your nose.

Experts say that when you are riding a bicycle on a road that is narrow, cyclists should ride in the center of the lane.

Narrow, twisting paths snake through Afghanistan's rugged landscape.

Vietnam is a long country, wide at both ends, and very narrow in the middle.

Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is a long, narrow city built on the banks of the Kura River.

The island nation of Tonga has a small, open economy with a narrow export base in agricultural products.

The street was too narrow for the two cars to pass.

We can describe most things in our environment at a variety of levels of abstraction, from very broad and general categories, to very narrow and specific terms.

Find someone who lives on a narrow street.


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