Broken in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Broken

Fragmented, in separate pieces. | (of a promise, etc) Breached; violated; not kept. | Non-functional; not functioning properly.

Short Example Sentence for Broken

  • 1. Go and find the broken link. 🔊
  • 2. Have you broken the news to the future prima donna? 🔊
  • 3. It was broken by Gray. 🔊
  • 4. You amend My broken fortunes, or redeem them lost? 🔊
  • 5. There's no broken link. 🔊
  • 6. Girls do not do away with themselves; girls do not die of broken hearts. 🔊
  • 7. The day dream was broken by my father's voice. 🔊
  • 8. It was pretty well broken and the wind threatened still further damage. 🔊
  • 9. She brought two wooden chairs with broken legs to the foot of the bed. 🔊
  • 10. The sunshine had broken from dark, moist clouds all over those hills. 🔊
  • 11. Pale and swooning, with two broken legs, they carried him into the house. 🔊
  • 12. His voice, a little broken with emotion, was wonderfully tender. 🔊
  • 13. A little throbbing cry had broken from Helen's lips. 🔊
  • 14. As the flame crept in among the broken willows, Hicks raised his head. 🔊
  • 15. Striking a light I found the upright tent pole near my feet broken in two. 🔊

How to use Broken in Sentence?

  • 1. Looking back upon it now she saw that it had lacked even the mournful dignity of a broken heart. 🔊
  • 2. Somebody else probably got broken shoulders before your nimble progenitor took possession. 🔊
  • 3. In an instant every piece of furniture was broken up and every bit of tapestry torn down. 🔊
  • 4. The tender relations which had subsisted between her and Archibald were perforce broken off. 🔊
  • 5. Sad, speechless, broken as he never was before, he does not even greet the girl as he enters. 🔊
  • 6. Here Lawrence left instructions for them to send for a physician to set the broken leg. 🔊
  • 7. There was a queer silence, broken by Helen, who stood on the threshold, the picture of distress. 🔊
  • 8. They had not met since the battle of Wilson Creek, when Carl went back with a broken arm. 🔊
  • 9. You must not go alone in your worn and broken condition; Mr. Stoddard and I will go with you. 🔊
  • 10. A fever had broken out in my own home, and my visit here had been prolonged to keep me out of the way of infection. 🔊
  • 11. Just as the film closed there was a clatter and crash and pieces of the broken skylight in the roof of the playhouse clattered down. 🔊
  • 12. Several of the windows were broken and patched up with boards; and others had been bricked up to save taxes. 🔊
  • 13. This was being broken by men armed with long and heavy poles, after which the work of dragging the water was commenced. 🔊
  • 14. Because 'twould injure both yourself and him To seem of such a poor and broken spirit. 🔊
  • 15. As he sat thus on the broken rafter, thinking miserably of the task before him, his eyes fixed themselves on the little window of the hut. 🔊
  • 16. Below, the top of an ancient altar with the broken symbol of a sun upon it; above, florid and fantastic arabesques. 🔊
  • 17. I saw in her pallid and wasted features; in the prompt terror and subdued agony of her eye a whole history of a mind broken down by tyranny. 🔊
  • 18. I poured out in short broken sentences, blushing like scarlet, and fidgeting like a school girl with downright nervousness. 🔊
  • 19. The fragments of the broken furniture they piled up on the hearth, and made a great fire of the priceless ebony, mahogany, and palisander woods. 🔊
  • 20. When he had gone Corinna opened the door and stood watching the long black shadows of the cedars creep over the walk of broken flagstones. 🔊
  • 21. My grandfather related the marvellous scene he had witnessed, and the prostrate clothes-press, and the broken handles, bore testimony to the fact. 🔊
  • 22. So it was especially in the slow movement, with its long sighs, like the voice of silence, and its short, broken sobs of joy. 🔊
  • 23. There was a wild scramble and a storm of shrieks, and Jim fled up the stairs, dripping broken crockery all the way. 🔊
  • 24. The silence of the Sand Sea is broken to-day by the bustle of a gay market on the brink of the yellow plain. 🔊
  • 25. Emily had just begun to speak of her flowers, when they came upon the gardener, who was standing in consternation over the fragments of a broken mowing-machine. 🔊