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Example Sentences for "shadow"

When I was a child, I used to play a game in which we had to try to step on someone's shadowThe building cast its shadow over the house.

When I was a child, I used to play a game in which we had to try to step on someone's shadow.

I saw the shadow of a man on the side of the building.

She is so timid that she is afraid of her own shadow.

We rested in the shadow of the trees.

The children saw the shadowy figure of the friendly lion standing at the door of their bedroom.

Turner's painting is a wonderful display of light and shadow.

His face was shadowed by a large cowboy hat.

Because the moon shines only by reflected sunlight, we see the moon slowly darken as it enters the shadow.

The shadows of the earth and moon, seen from space, are quite long and thin.

Modern man lives in the shadow of two great revolutions - the democratic revolution and the industrial revolution.

There is a Maori proverb which says, Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you.

There is a Swedish proverb which observes that worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.

Helen Keller once said, Keep your face to the sunshine, and you cannot see the shadows.

At funerals in ancient China, when the lid of the coffin was closed, mourners took a few steps backward because of a fear that their shadows would get caught in the box.

For much of their history, Romanians have lived in the shadow of stronger neighboring countries.


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