Sponge in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Sponge

(intransitive, slang) To take advantage of the kindness of others. | (transitive, intransitive with on or upon) To get by imposition; to scrounge. | (transitive) To deprive (somebody) of something by imposition. | To clean, soak up, or dab with a sponge. | To suck in, or imbibe, like a sponge.

Short Sentences for Sponge

  • 1. He seized the wet sponge and reached up to extinguish it. 🔊
  • 2. Beat to mix and then let the sponge rise for two and a half hours. 🔊
  • 3. The light was now gone out, suddenly, as if a sponge had blotted it. 🔊
  • 4. The sponge is found in the bottom of the sea; at no very great depth, however. 🔊
  • 5. You might sponge Yuma's back a little, Red. 🔊
  • 6. Well, I puts the sponge into a small bottle which I keeps corked. 🔊

How to use Sponge in Sentences?

  • 1. This can hardly be true if we regard the sponge itself as a part of the animal. 🔊
  • 2. The mechanical process by which the sponge takes its nourishment is exceedingly interesting. 🔊
  • 3. The sponge as an animal possesses many advantages over his more aristocratic neighbor, man. 🔊
  • 4. Apply the wet sponge to one part of the body at a time; as the arm, for instance. 🔊
  • 5. The structure of a piece of sponge when examined under a microscope is a wonderfully complicated fabric. 🔊
  • 6. The sponge could not breathe without the fibrous structure in the cells containing the machinery for producing the circulation. 🔊
  • 7. If the sponge is simply regarded as the house in which the animal lives then it becomes a great tenement with numerous occupants. 🔊
  • 8. He has also the long reed and the sponge which the soldier used to give him a drink of vinegar and gall when he thirsted on the cross. 🔊
  • 9. When we first capture a live sponge from the sea it has a slimy, dirty appearance, and is very heavy. 🔊
  • 10. The sponge had been in use many, many years before it was given a place in either the animal or vegetable kingdom. 🔊
  • 11. What is called a single sponge is a colony of animals rather than a single animal; at least they are so regarded by zooelogists. 🔊