Glean in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Glean

To collect (grain, grapes, etc.) left behind after the main harvest or gathering. | To gather what is left in (a field or vineyard). | To gather information in small amounts, with implied difficulty, bit by bit.

Short Example Sentence for Glean

  • 1. Miles could glean nothing from it. 🔊
  • 2. These men glean everywhere. 🔊
  • 3. This is all that we can glean of the manner in which Mme. 🔊
  • 4. Still, we glean from the ancient writers the following announcements. 🔊
  • 5. He saw both his mother and his sister, but could glean very little from them. 🔊
  • 6. He could glean little else than these bare facts from the desert man. 🔊
  • 7. Penny inquired, hoping that a direct approach might glean information. 🔊
  • 8. I should be happy if I could glean in the smallest field on the farm. 🔊
  • 9. Then the Caterpillar would be summoned, and glean the harvest. 🔊
  • 10. If I glean any more information, I'll let you know at once. 🔊

How to use Glean in Sentence?

  • 1. On his return, he met several other gleaners who were seeking a field to glean in. 🔊
  • 2. We glean a second hint from the analysis of the psychoneuroses, especially of hysteria. 🔊
  • 3. They began running out of cartridges, and had to stop and glean more from enemy casualties. 🔊
  • 4. He remained by her, trying to glean from that silent face the secret of her death. 🔊
  • 5. In general we glean very little intimate knowledge of the great men who serve us as models. 🔊
  • 6. As one may glean from her verbal tilt with Sandeau, she was not a recluse or a misanthropist. 🔊
  • 7. I accompanied her, and we went, like Ruth in the Bible, to glean in the rich fields of Boaz. 🔊
  • 8. Let us endeavour to glean what we can from the barbarian codes on the matter of women's rights. 🔊
  • 9. The scanty intelligence she could occasionally glean was not such as to brighten the melancholy caused by the absence of her father and brother. 🔊
  • 10. It was easy to listen with apparent interest to this, to put in a question here and there and glean all the information possible. 🔊
  • 11. This was all the missionary could glean from his guide, as they walked swiftly toward the shed pointed out by the peasant. 🔊
  • 12. He who has made one stern sacrifice of self has acquired more than he will ever glean from the odds and ends of popular philosophy. 🔊
  • 13. From such evidence, however, we glean in reality no information whatever about the vocational aptitudes of women. 🔊
  • 14. That was his place, his land; its troubles were his to bear, its peace his to glean when it should ripen. 🔊
  • 15. I have been able to glean the news and opinion of the great German financial and commercial classes for which it speaks. 🔊
  • 16. A short time ago I had occasion to investigate such a case and was able to glean corroboration from this apparent contradiction. 🔊
  • 17. I have been unable to glean the slightest hint of his whereabouts until a week before I left England. 🔊
  • 18. The manifest content of dreams is most profuse and individually varied, and I have shown very explicitly what analysis may glean from this content. 🔊
  • 19. Another point of divergence presents itself when we try to glean a picture of Moscow or Petrograd from these two writers. 🔊
  • 20. If I say nothing decisive in any one particular part of my letter, you may glean the truth from the whole pretty correctly. 🔊
  • 21. Again and again Terence would creep half-way up the stairs in case he might be able to glean news of Rachel. 🔊
  • 22. The first relies on the most linear and static interpretations of the story in order to create a static and authoritative template through which to glean its meaning. 🔊
  • 23. But do not raise a bobbery, If hard-up preachers glean their shelves And take the credit to themselves. 🔊
  • 24. Whether it is dread of ridicule or selfishness or fear that silences them, the fact remains that it is no easy matter to glean any useful facts from them. 🔊
  • 25. From abundant Letters of his now before me, I glean these two or three small glimpses; sufficient for our purpose at present. 🔊