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Example Sentences for "swift"

Walking swiftly, you can get downtown in about fifteen minutesThe waiter pocketed the tips with a swift movement of his hand.

Walking swiftly, you can get downtown in about fifteen minutes.

The government needs to take swift action to deal with the situation before a crisis developing.

With a few swift movements, the artist was able to produce a simple drawing of a dragon.

The United Nations must take swift action to protect the refugees who are trying to flee the area as a result of the conflict.

They canoed down the swiftly flowing river with little effort.

The young boy grabbed her purse and swiftly ran off.

The swiftness of the response by the medical personnel probably saved his life.

Cheetahs rely on a burst of speed to catch swift prey such as gazelles.

Probably the swiftest of all antelopes, the impala can easily jump as far as 30 feet.

The old man threw the horseshoe with a swift, underhand motion.

A baby caribou is so swift that it can outrun its mother by the age of three days.

A Chinese proverb notes, Slow in word, swift in deed.

A Chinese proverb observes that the swiftest horse cannot overtake the word once spoken.

A Greek proverb remarks that swift gratitude is the sweetest.

According to Kofi Annan, unless we take swift and decisive action, by 2025, two-thirds of the world's population may be living in countries that face serious water shortages.

Henri Amiel once remarked, Life is short. Be swift to love! Make haste to be kind!


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