Dropping in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Dropping

present participle of drop | (usually in the plural) A piece of animal excrement. | The act of something that drops or falls.

Short Example Sentences for Dropping

  • 1. But her old friends were dropping away from her. 🔊
  • 2. The difficulty was evaded by dropping the proposal. 🔊
  • 3. The sun was dropping toward the western tops. 🔊
  • 4. Menard could feel her warm tears dropping on his hands. 🔊
  • 5. I sobbed, dropping my head on his shoulder. 🔊
  • 6. Rapidly dropping astern was his Gooma canoe. 🔊
  • 7. They had not waited long when the basket came dropping down out of the sky. 🔊
  • 8. In the dropping of the sky appears the old idea of its solid character. 🔊
  • 9. Besides this, I was always having friends dropping in, happy to take a glass. 🔊
  • 10. The door opened, and Marie Lagoutte stood within, dropping me a low curtsey. 🔊
  • 11. Walter Stone, dropping the pony's reins, came and sat beside the lad. 🔊

How to use Dropping in Sentences?

  • 1. If the copper sulphate becomes exhausted, it should be replenished by dropping in more crystals. 🔊
  • 2. The derrickmen, dropping their hooks and chains in some surprise, moved out of the wreckage. 🔊
  • 3. The sight was too much for Jonah, and, dropping the mouth-organ, he seized her in his arms. 🔊
  • 4. But in the criticism or interpretation of literature the writer should be careful to avoid dropping into summary. 🔊
  • 5. Over the entrances to the shops the proprietors were dropping the white and brown awnings for the day. 🔊
  • 6. The ground trembled for long minutes and seemed on the point of dropping into the bowels of the earth. 🔊
  • 7. She took the blanket from around her, dropping it to around her hips where it no longer covered her. 🔊
  • 8. That we may the more easily recognize the historian, a serpent is dropping from him, hieroglyphically. 🔊
  • 9. No one appeared to notice her, and under the weight of her bags and bundles she was gradually dropping to the rear of the crowd. 🔊
  • 10. The silence is so profound that you hear a dead leaf rustling on the snow, or the needle of the fir dropping to the ground. 🔊
  • 11. Was he capable of putting ground-glass in the sugar, he wondered, or dropping a spider in something? 🔊
  • 12. There was no society, no constant dropping in of friends, nothing to relieve the monotony of daily life. 🔊
  • 13. First one and then the other would make the pace, sprinting for a short distance for all that he was worth, and then dropping back into the ruck. 🔊
  • 14. Sometimes the brass bowl would get upset or the cigarette box would fly up, dropping a shower of cigarettes on the floor. 🔊
  • 15. I want you to know the necessity for keeping our own counsel in all such matters, dropping no careless words, and letting no emotions show. 🔊
  • 16. Her whole attention was given to the children as they scampered past the hedge, dropping bits of moss and fungi and such like woodland spoil. 🔊
  • 17. He's finding out all sorts of things, dropping bombs on Zeppelins and covering himself with glory. 🔊
  • 18. Someone smashed a window that was not barred, and a swarm of men fought round the opening, dropping one by one on to the roof of some stables. 🔊
  • 19. The Virunese, on their eagles, were dropping out of the skies, being shot down by both electrophoric charges and arrows. 🔊
  • 20. No sooner was it within distance than Jackson, dropping his oar, grasped the side and pulled it towards him. 🔊
  • 21. The young aviator pictured Hiram and the machine in a tangle among the trees, or dropping upset among the rocks. 🔊
  • 22. The savage command of Garrofat that he waste no more time brought him to his senses; and dropping on his knees, he began his task. 🔊
  • 23. The National Liberal became feverishly congested towards midnight as the results of the counting came dropping in. 🔊
  • 24. Elinor is dropping some big tears while she thinks I am not looking, and I know it is because she misses her old chum. 🔊