Trenches in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Trenches

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of trench | plural of trench | (plural noun) The front line of any field of endeavor, as the line of scrimmage in American football, patrol duty for a policeman.

Short Example Sentences for Trenches

  • 1. Rifle in hand we leap from the trenches and assault. 🔊
  • 2. The trenches were opened on the night of the 4th. 🔊
  • 3. I went up into the trenches on Christmas night. 🔊
  • 4. It has been raining again and the trenches are filling up with slush. 🔊
  • 5. Outside long trenches were dug for the burial of the wreck victims. 🔊
  • 6. He's refused to dig trenches agin. 🔊
  • 7. I reckon workin' in the trenches won't be a healthy job from this time on. 🔊
  • 8. She had been in the German and the French trenches on the line of battle. 🔊

How to use Trenches in Sentences?

  • 1. These trenches were the nearest to headquarters and in a few minutes he would be in safety. 🔊
  • 2. The trenches are made to lie so as to allow of the bank-slopes having the best exposure. 🔊
  • 3. The second line of trenches held in spite of all attempts of the enemy to force them. 🔊
  • 4. I have my section now in the second-line trenches waiting till it is dark before making a move. 🔊
  • 5. Men lived in trenches which had been merely water-logged ditches, but were now frozen into rock. 🔊
  • 6. The trenches have been filled in, all the wreckage cleared, and they have a new mayor. 🔊
  • 7. These trenches are usually laid out on contour, and do not exceed a length of 20 feet. 🔊
  • 8. The German trenches are easily distinguished through glasses; their sand-bags are multi-colored. 🔊
  • 9. How could I have missed that even though I was in the trenches when it happened. 🔊
  • 10. One, two, three times the Austrians charged the trenches in the Montenegrin center. 🔊
  • 11. Truces were established and men who had been engaged in trying to kill each other came out of opposite trenches and fraternised. 🔊
  • 12. Below is an exact translation and gives the point of view of a man in the trenches on the other side of the line. 🔊
  • 13. They laughed and joked with one another as they quitted the trenches to move forward over the open. 🔊
  • 14. We find the 126th have no communication with the rear, as the communication trenches have been completely blown in. 🔊
  • 15. I do not believe that any great forward movement can be made on either side from or against these trenches in the winter time. 🔊
  • 16. We get up as far as we can, because after we part from our machines, everything must be carried up through the trenches by hand. 🔊
  • 17. Their whole army did not amount to 20,000 men, 4,000 of whom were left in the trenches and with the baggage. 🔊
  • 18. The Montenegrins suffered greater losses on their return to their trenches than they had during the entire engagement up to that time. 🔊
  • 19. Rapidly they covered the open distance to the first Austrian trenches and leaped into them without thought of death. 🔊
  • 20. One heard of picturesque schemes to drop millions of copies of the speech over the German trenches and towns from aeroplanes. 🔊
  • 21. Perhaps no one can help so much as one that has suffered himself, who knows the turns of the sad road, and the trenches which beset the way. 🔊
  • 22. Men of the French infantry keeping under cover in one of their advanced trenches are seen in the left foreground of the picture. 🔊
  • 23. The home constituencies are thus being taught the beautiful lesson of the trenches as related to true brotherhood and essential Christianity. 🔊
  • 24. In the democracy of the trenches the sons of the Pilgrims and the immigrant sons of the slums have come to know and to understand one another. 🔊
  • 25. The sight of these determined, grim-faced men pouring from their trenches bewildered the Austrian troops. 🔊
  • 26. They come on in masses against our trenches and machine guns, and come time after time, and they are never quiescent, but always on the offensive. 🔊
  • 27. When digging in the trenches or anywhere near the firing line you have to be careful: corpses, dead horses, and cattle are buried everywhere. 🔊