English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "trace"

Ewan can trace his family's roots all the way back to the 15th century in ScotlandThe first place finisher was disqualified after traces of steroids were found in his urine.

Ewan can trace his family's roots all the way back to the 15th century in Scotland.

The children lay on a huge piece of paper, and the teacher traced their forms so they could each then decorate and color the pictures of themselves.

Police were able to trace the stolen car to a house in the east end of the city.

The suspect was arrested after traces of cocaine were found in his car and on his clothing.

The owners of a local restaurant are trying to trace the owner of a diamond ring which was left in their washroom last night.

Wow, that picture is great! Did you draw it yourself or did you trace it from a book?

Jon Bentley once said that brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.

Eric Hoffer observed that whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play.

Jacob Bronowski once observed that every animal leaves traces of what he was; man alone leaves traces of what he created.

The children traced their names in the sand with a stick.

Tracing the direct effects of the media is a very difficult research task.

Horse racing has been popular in England since Roman times, and can be traced back to Central Asia among prehistoric nomads.

The origin of coffee can be traced to East Africa.

Star Trek's Mr. Spock had green skin because of traces of copper and nickel in his blood.

The detective traced the footprints from the scene of the crime to the butler's bedroom.

A DNA sample was taken from a 10,000-year-old skeleton in England, and then traced to a modern-day ancestor still living in the town of Cheddar.

Current scientific theories trace our first human ancestors to Africa about 5 to 7 million years ago.

The earliest date to which fossils can be traced is 600 million B.C.

The origin of bananas is traced back to the Malaysian jungles of Southeast Asia.

A Tibetan proverb observes, We come and go and leave no trace, like a crow that has taken off from a rock.

By tracing the phone call, the police were able to pinpoint the location of the man who had kidnapped the rich businessman's daughter.

The music of ancient Rome left few traces, partly because it was deliberately suppressed.


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