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Example Sentences for "scale"

It took the climbers over 5 hours to scale the cliff faceAuthorities fear the scale of the disaster is even greater than originally anticipated.

It took the climbers over 5 hours to scale the cliff face.

This model ship has been made to scale.

The scale of the damage to the space program brought on by the explosion of the shuttle has been much greater than originally thought.

How would you rate your tennis ability on a scale of one to ten?

The map is drawn on a scale of one inch to 10 miles.

She got a delightful surprise when she stepped on the scales after 3 months of dieting and exercise.

Sharon Wood was the first Canadian woman to scale Mount Everest.

If the scales are dropping off the fish like that, you can be sure that it is not very fresh.

The fish was covered in beautiful silver-green scales that shone in the sunlight.

Just stand on the scale here for a second so I can check your weight.

Gandhi once said, I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.

Aesop once noted that the injuries we do, and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

For measuring temperature, the Celsius scale certainly makes more sense than the Fahrenheit scale.

Mountain climbers from many countries come to Argentina to attempt to scale the Andean peaks.

A Chinese proverb notes that if you don't scale the mountain, you can't view the plain.

In May of 1981, a 25-year-old man dressed in a Spiderman suit scaled the Sears Tower in Chicago.

Our earth functions as a dynamic system on a scale which many may find difficult to grasp.

In May 2005, a Sherpa guide broke his own record and scaled Mount Everest for the fifteenth time.


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