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Example Sentences for "sting"

The sea anemone is a plant-like animal which uses its tentacles to catch and sting its preyDon't try to catch that bumblebee or it might sting you.

The sea anemone is a plant-like animal which uses its tentacles to catch and sting its prey.

She got stung by a jellyfish while swimming in Hawaii last summer.

I got stung on the hand by some kind of poisonous plant, and it was really sore for over a week.

The sting of most scorpions is apparently not very dangerous.

Spiders generally use their sting to paralyze their prey before eating it.

His cheeks stung from the icy wind.

Beverly was stung by the insults thrown at her by her classmates.

Boxing great Muhammad Ali boasted that he could float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

There is a Lebanese proverb which observes that he who wants to eat honey should endure the stings.

There is a Vietnamese proverb which notes that the human tongue is more poisonous than a bee's sting.

You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day that in any other weather.

In September, 1951, 17-month-old Mark Bennet of Vancouver, B.C., was stung 447 times by wasps, and lived, but was hospitalized for almost three weeks.

Jellyfish sting small fish with their tentacles, and then eat them.

The tapir, a large cow-like animal of Paraguay, likes to take mud baths to protect itself from stinging insects.

She got a bit of juice from her orange in her eye, and it really stung.

His nasty comments to her really stung, and she left the office in tears.

Discussion question: Talk about the last time you were stung by a bee, wasp, or jellyfish.

Find someone who has been stung by a bee.


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