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Example Sentences for "toll"


At our old school, they used to toll a bell when it was time to come inThe bell tolled, signaling that the church service was about to begin.

At our old school, they used to toll a bell when it was time to come in.

All across the country, church bells tolled in mourning for the death of the President.

We had to pay about $20 in tolls on the highway.

You should bring some change along to pay the toll on the bridge.

The death toll as a result of the earthquake is expected to rise as the search for survivors continues.

The murder toll in Washington D.C. is currently the highest in the nation.

Support for the war is diminishing as the casualty toll climbs ever higher.

The government has announced plans to build a tolled motorway which will shorten the trip north considerably.

The death toll as a result of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center was over 3,000.

The first toll bridge in the U.S. was opened in 1654 at Newbury River in Massachusetts. People crossed for free, but there was a charge for animals.

Our daughter made so many toll calls to her boyfriend in Paris that our bill for the month was larger than what we usually pay in a year.

The clock tolled midnight as we made our way home from the pub.

The toll on his health from working in a stressful job is not worth the higher salary.

A recent study shows that the health toll taken by a stressful job seems to be eased when the worker has a pleasurable home life.

A tax of 12.5 percent on salt in New York State, plus tolls charged for salt shipments, paid for nearly half of the $7 million construction cost of the Erie Canal.

A Croatian proverb states that lies never pay the toll.

Jane Bryant Quinn once suggested that lawyers are operators of the toll bridge across which anyone in search of justice has to pass.

Wayne Dyer once observed that procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.

In his famous poem, John Donne wrote, Any man's death diminishes me because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.

A private company built the highway and was able to charge a toll for users for about ten years before having to turn it over to government control.

Find someone who has paid a toll.

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