Opening in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Opening

(cricket) describing the first period of play, usually up to the fall of the first wicket; describing a batsman who opens the innings or a bowler who opens the attack | | present participle of open

Short Example Sentences for Opening

  • 1. It was a servant opening the back door. 🔊
  • 2. The opening definition hereof is accurate. 🔊
  • 3. Pinkey leaned over the opening in the floor and sniffed. 🔊
  • 4. And into the opening at the heel the Rattler steered. 🔊
  • 5. The opening of Parliament gave me some peculiar moods. 🔊
  • 6. I suppose we ought to make some little noise the opening night. 🔊
  • 7. She did not hear a rap twice repeated, nor the opening of the door. 🔊
  • 8. She hastened towards the window, but paused at the abrupt opening of the door. 🔊
  • 9. He released Renouard's arm and stepped out of the shade opening his parasol. 🔊

How to use Opening in Sentences?

  • 1. He was put to sleep in a small room opening on the rough verandah that ran round the house. 🔊
  • 2. Showers of grape poured upon them; and the moment an opening appeared, on rushed the lancers. 🔊
  • 3. Finally, there was a room opening upon a laurel walk, which had at one time been a library. 🔊
  • 4. This was the position in which the opening of the War of the Rebellion found him. 🔊
  • 5. The way to make his permanent home in the Quaker City seemed to be opening before him. 🔊
  • 6. In July of the opening year of the war Grant became a brigadier-general of volunteers. 🔊
  • 7. The Adlon had been Yankee headquarters in Berlin ever since its opening in the autumn of 1907. 🔊
  • 8. More commonly the opening sentence simply indicates by its subject with what the paragraph is to be principally concerned. 🔊
  • 9. Sophonisba sees a man in livery opening the door of what appears to be the entrance to some quiet learned institution. 🔊
  • 10. It must not however be thought that we stood close to the terrible opening out of which rose the flames and smoke. 🔊
  • 11. It soon became manifest that my opening and my general spaciousness of method bored my audiences a good deal. 🔊
  • 12. She felt herself raised from the ground, and on opening her eyes found that she was in the arms of a ragged youth. 🔊
  • 13. To admit the sound waves it is provided with a circular opening opposite to and about the size of the rear electrode block. 🔊
  • 14. The piece slips round to one side and there is revealed a small square opening in which rests a sealed parchment. 🔊
  • 15. The plan was unexceptionable, resembling that of his first campaign in 1796, and the opening moves were successfully carried out. 🔊
  • 16. This assumes many forms, but always consists in a cylindrical opening behind which are arranged one or more spring contacts. 🔊
  • 17. Such was the opening of this interview, according to the old story, though it has almost too familiar an air to be credited. 🔊
  • 18. The current through the fuse being more than 7 amperes, it will blow promptly, opening the line and isolating the apparatus. 🔊
  • 19. Her followers were quartered in the chambers opening upon the neighboring corridor, and her favorite page slept in an adjoining closet. 🔊
  • 20. Always I seem to have been looking for that in those opening years, and disregarding everything else to discover it. 🔊
  • 21. Consequently there was an opening for an evil-disposed person to assert what the Honorable Richard was now asserting. 🔊
  • 22. Upon this Brant had laid his ambush, having posted his men with only a slight opening in their ranks towards the incline of the road. 🔊
  • 23. He believes that every religion is good, as leading to heaven, but that his own faith is the best, as opening the gate of the very highest heaven. 🔊
  • 24. He would have been only a little less astounded if the old lady had announced her intention of opening a dance-hall upon her return to Prouty. 🔊
  • 25. Laura stood still and gazed upwards until the opening bars had sounded, then she sprang, as it were, into space, and her whole aspect altered. 🔊
  • 26. After wandering about for some time, however, they came to an opening among the trees which Sam thought resembled the place. 🔊