English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "wander"

There is a traditional Gypsy curse which states, May you wander over the face of the earth forever, never sleep twice in the same bed, never drink water twice from the same well, and never cross the same river twice in a yearWe didn't do much last night; we just wandered around town window-shopping.

There is a traditional Gypsy curse which states, May you wander over the face of the earth forever, never sleep twice in the same bed, never drink water twice from the same well, and never cross the same river twice in a year.

The children wandered around the fair for hours, looking at all the rides they couldn't afford to go on.

They have to keep their cat in at night to keep it from wandering.

My son's mind often wanders in class at school, and the teachers have a hard time keeping his attention.

Vaclav has picked up a reasonable fluency in four or five languages during his wanderings in Europe and Asia.

The old man's eyes wandered sadly to where his wife used to sit by the fire reading her favorite books before going to bed.

Hilaire Belloc once said that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

Elayne Boosler once joked, My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for forty years because even in biblical times men would not stop to ask for directions.

Don Marquis once wrote, Human wandering through the zoo, what do your cousins think of you?

There is a South African proverb which holds that plenty sits still, but hunger is a wanderer.

J. R. R. Tolkien wrote that all that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.

When a man died in ancient Egypt, the females in his family would cover their heads and faces with mud, and wander through the city beating themselves, and tearing off their clothes.

The first farmers appeared 10,000 years ago when people learned how to grow crops, and rear meat animals. Then instead of wandering, the farmers began establishing the first permanent settlements.

Before World War Two, anyone could wander right up to the front door of the White House because there were no guards at the gate.

Goats and sheep wander freely in most of Botswana.

In May of 1920, French President Paul Deschanel fell from a train, and was found later wandering along the track in his pajamas.

According to the Jewish religion, after wandering in the desert for forty years, Joshua led the Hebrews into the promised land that God had provided for them.

On any given night in Bangkok, as many as 70 elephants wander the city and its outskirts.

The Buddha spent his life as a wandering monk, begging for his meals, and spending his days in meditation.

Many Haitians believe that if a person who dies is buried without ceremony, his spirit will wander and commit evil acts.

During the Middle Ages, men and women wandered singly or in small groups from village to village earning a living by singing, playing music and performing tricks.

According to science, our planet's non-African populations are all the descendants of a small group who wandered out of Africa around 60,000 years ago.


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