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Example Sentences for "rot"

If we don't pick the plums off the tree, they will just fall to the ground, and rotI had someone check the house before we bought it, and the guy found some rot in the walls of the basement.

If we don't pick the plums off the tree, they will just fall to the ground, and rot.

The young girl forgot an apple in her knapsack for a week, and it went rotten.

I know I'm a rotten tennis player, but I enjoy the game anyway.

The stink of rotting fish on the beach made me feel sick.

The wooden floor of the old boat is rotting, and it wouldn't be safe to go out on the water in it.

My brother thinks my idea is rotten, but I think it may work.

My boss is certainly a nice guy, but he is a rotten administrator.

William Shakespeare wrote And so, from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, and then from hour to hour we rot and rot, and thereby hangs a tale.

The fruit is rotting on the ground because there are not enough people to pick it.

There is a French proverb which holds that what you keep rots; what you give flourishes.

There is a Japanese proverb which observes that when ten thousand soldiers lie rotting, the general's reputation is enhanced.

An African proverb tells us that a woman is like a banana; one alone can turn the whole bunch rotten.

There is an Italian proverb which remarks that a rotting fish begins to stink at the head.

Joseph Roux once said that there is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.

The Greenheart trees of Guyana are especially valuable because the wood doesn't rot in sea water, and can be used to build docks and wharves.

In March of 1987, a boat carrying a 3,100-ton pile of rotting garbage left New York to look for a landfill willing to take its contents. No one would accept it.


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