English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "shelter"

Many people went into the shelters when they heard the air-raid sirensWhen the rain started, I rushed to a bus shelter.

Many people went into the shelters when they heard the air-raid sirens.

We put the plants next to the wall to shelter them from the wind.

When it rains, people always take shelter in the doorway of shops.

The old man is living in a shelter for homeless people downtown.

The campfire was sheltered from the wind by an overhang.

She doesn't know what it is like to be poor because she has had such a sheltered life.

A wise man once observed that a house becomes a home when it shelters the body, and comforts the soul.

There is an Irish proverb which observes that it is in the shelter of each other that people live.

The name Honolulu means sheltered harbor in the Hawaiian language.

The three most basic needs of humans are food, water, and shelter.

Proper shelter can be extremely important in severe weather conditions.

India's Bandhavgarh Park now shelters nearly 50 wild tigers, and their prey.

During World War One, Portugal responded to Britain's request for help by seizing German ships sheltering in its ports.

Switzerland has spent a lot of money to build underground shelters in the event of a nuclear war involving its neighbors.

The City of the Dead, an ancient cemetery in Cairo, provides shelter for thousands of the city's poor.

Trees provide timber for building, as well as food and shelter for animals.

Hikers in the mountains of Andorra can sleep for free in the numerous shelters which are located along the major trails.

In India, where cows are considered sacred, there are shelters where old cows can be taken when they are ready to die.


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