English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "stroke"

The old man stroked his beard as he pondered the questionHer grandfather suffered a stroke last night, and is now in hospital in critical condition.

The old man stroked his beard as he pondered the question.

The little girl was curled up in front of the fire, stroking her beloved cat.

This Chinese character is made using three strokes of the brush.

The swimmer reached the edge of the pool in a couple of strokes.

You'll need to improve your stroke in the butterfly if you want to have a chance of winning the 100 meter medley.

The rider stroked the horse's neck to calm it down.

Daisuke drew the Chinese character with confident, fluid strokes.

Dave and I found a good pace for our strokes while out paddling his canoe last night.

A mix of gas and air is drawn into the engine cylinder on the intake stroke.

Cinderella's coach turned back into a pumpkin at the stroke of midnight.

Tiger Woods remains 3 strokes ahead of his nearest competitor as we head into the last hole here at the Australian Open golf tournament.

W. J. Cameron once remarked that the last dejected effort often becomes the winning stroke.

The rowers are accompanied by a person who calls out a beat to time the strokes of their paddles.

Symptoms of a stroke may include any weakness or paralysis in the face, arm, or leg.

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain bursts or becomes blocked.


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