English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "pleasant"

We didn't think the play would be very good, but we were pleasantly surprisedThe children spent a pleasant afternoon playing outside in the back yard.

We didn't think the play would be very good, but we were pleasantly surprised.

Well, it's been a pleasure meeting you.

Our neighbors are a pleasant older couple who just love children, and are always offering to babysit for us.

Penelope gets a lot of pleasure out of her sewing.

I find reading more pleasurable than watching television.

Edna has a very pleasant character, so she has lots of friends.

According to Gandhi, it is a sin to have pleasure without conscience.

There is a Chinese proverb which states that a bottle of wine gives pleasure for one hour, and marriage gives pleasure for one year, but that a garden gives pleasure for a lifetime.

Humans and dolphins are the only two animals which have sex for pleasure.

Someone once joked that visitors always give pleasure - some when they come, others when they go.

The dry winter time is said to be the most pleasant time to visit the African nation of Namibia, as the summer is extremely hot.

The Roman god Jupiter was the god of the sky, the bringer of light, hurling lightning bolts down on the world when displeased.

A recent study shows that the health toll taken by a stressful job seems to be eased when the worker has a pleasurable home life.

The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.

Quito, Ecuador is said to have the most pleasant climate in the world; the temperature rarely drops below 46? F during the night, or exceeds 72? F during the day.

Someone once joked that one of the chief pleasures of middle age is looking back at the people you didn't marry.

Wolves sometimes howl just from the pleasure of being in each other's company.

The truth is that doing something which gives pleasure to a loved one actually gives greater pleasure to the person who does it.

Mary Little once observed that there is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.

Mark Wills sang, Don't laugh at me, don't call me names, don't get your pleasure from my pain.

Find someone who has a pleasant character.


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