Shifting in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Shifting

present participle of shift | A shift or change; a shifting movement.

Short Example Sentence for Shifting

  • 1. A night of wind, shifting into rain. 🔊
  • 2. Her color came and went in little shifting flashes. 🔊
  • 3. The battle was shifting its face, and approaching us. 🔊
  • 4. So that there is a meaning in all this shifting of insect toggery. 🔊
  • 5. Part of the crew were all this time occupied in shifting the cargo. 🔊
  • 6. How can we penetrate the law of our shifting moods and susceptibility? 🔊
  • 7. Can the horse execute a movement without a shifting of weight? 🔊
  • 8. Faint dawn lights were shifting along the canon walls as they had breakfast. 🔊
  • 9. The hands were now set to work, shifting the kegs further aft. 🔊
  • 10. Again she sat silent, watching the shifting splendor of the sunset. 🔊

How to use Shifting in Sentence?

  • 1. The dogs also are made to perform an important part in this shifting of quarters. 🔊
  • 2. A stately pile of crumbling mortar, and stones shifting from places they occupied for centuries. 🔊
  • 3. She did not reply, her eyes shifting from his, her teeth set tight on her quivering underlip. 🔊
  • 4. One could scarce see the faces and figures in the shifting throng for the wonder of this blaze of colour. 🔊
  • 5. Well-written attempt to capture and document the confused and shifting morals of modern suburban living. 🔊
  • 6. It was the shape that she had worn for years; it was unaffected by the weather and indifferent to the shifting of fashion. 🔊
  • 7. There was a shifting in the seats out in the half-lighted interior before them, but there came no sound of applause or comment. 🔊
  • 8. Vicot was picking feverishly at the edge of the desk, his filmed eyes shifting and shifting in their sockets. 🔊
  • 9. The watercourses brawled in their familiar channels, nor dreamed of ever shifting their regular tide. 🔊
  • 10. Already he was become weatherwise in his understanding of the ripples of expression blown by the shifting winds of inner thought across her eyes. 🔊
  • 11. Now and again the weird blaze of a furnace, or the shifting beam of an advertisement, attracted our attention. 🔊
  • 12. The sergeant kept shifting from one foot to another, emphasizing the silence with deprecatory coughs. 🔊
  • 13. There he sat and watched as before out of his slow eyes, never shifting their quiet gaze from the door of the porch. 🔊
  • 14. The city was being built within a few years out of nothing by a busy, careless, and shifting population. 🔊
  • 15. But no footfall broke the stillness of the night; even the hoofs of his own mule sank noiselessly in the shifting sand. 🔊
  • 16. The blacks make the women of the tribes into their beasts of burden when shifting camp; they do not habitually use horses. 🔊
  • 17. They are necessarily of light draught, as the river is shallow at certain seasons and is full of shifting sand-banks. 🔊
  • 18. Then there is the rise and wane of the moon, the rain-bringing tides, and the shifting of the birds with the seasons. 🔊
  • 19. Josh, with a shifting of the object under his coat, hastened to tap his cap-peak with his forefinger before shaking hands. 🔊
  • 20. It has presented no points of comparison with the shifting scenes and exciting phases of a European campaign. 🔊
  • 21. Then dawn flung itself impetuously across the hills, and the naked rim of the canyon took form in a shifting whirl of smoke. 🔊
  • 22. Midway between the lapping water and the brush that lined the edge of the flat, a dark object became visualized in the shifting gray vapor. 🔊
  • 23. Only boats drawing two or three feet of water can perform the journey, as there are many shoals and shifting sands to obstruct heavier vessels. 🔊
  • 24. The Captain sat beside the maid, their backs to the logs, and watched the shifting groups of warriors. 🔊
  • 25. I found the captain the most docile of subjects, and after various shifting of positions, I placed him in an attitude to my mind. 🔊