Trigger in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Trigger

(transitive) To fire a weapon. | (transitive) To initiate something. | (transitive, sensitive) To spark a response, especially a negative emotional response, in (someone).

Short Example Sentences for Trigger

  • 1. But the trigger did not fall. 🔊
  • 2. He fingered the trigger of his gun. 🔊
  • 3. He drew the guns and spun them by the trigger guard. 🔊
  • 4. He pulled the trigger and it went off the first time. 🔊
  • 5. I took aim afresh, pulled the trigger again. 🔊
  • 6. A short trigger man if I ever laid eye on one. 🔊
  • 7. Only by the fraction of a second was the finger on the trigger stayed. 🔊
  • 8. One of his men was nervously fingering the trigger of his submachine gun. 🔊
  • 9. But even as his finger tightened on the trigger he knew he had missed. 🔊
  • 10. His frozen hand was on the trigger of the shotgun, and both barrels went off. 🔊
  • 11. Nothing happened, I pulled the trigger of the second barrel. 🔊
  • 12. As the Lincoln leaped ahead, Malone pulled the trigger of his .44 twice more. 🔊

How to use Trigger in Sentences?

  • 1. His forefinger slipped from the trigger-guard to the trigger itself and pulled. 🔊
  • 2. Jones put the pistol to his temple and once more pressed the trigger with his finger. 🔊
  • 3. Sabatini very deliberately counted three and pulled the trigger of his revolver. 🔊
  • 4. Now and then the trigger of a gun clicks as it is levelled at us from a window. 🔊
  • 5. His own rifle came up; his finger was on the trigger when he thought better of it. 🔊
  • 6. But he did not shoot; something inside of him held his trigger finger and he swore instead. 🔊
  • 7. I satisfy all his demands, and he must be a sanguinary miscreant if he pulls trigger afterwards. 🔊
  • 8. With finger touching the trigger he glanced over the sights and looked into those big, bold eyes. 🔊
  • 9. I saw that it was aimed at me, and just as he pulled the trigger I made my horse swerve. 🔊
  • 10. He had missed, and when the sergeant was ready to pull the trigger also Slade was gone. 🔊
  • 11. Even now he did not want to press the trigger of the weapon, which was soon snatched away from him. 🔊
  • 12. Just as we arrived at the end of the journey a thought in my brain seemed to snap like the trigger of a carbine. 🔊
  • 13. When urged to shoot he resisted all persuasion and backed up his refusal by showing a bruise on his trigger finger. 🔊
  • 14. When the hammer snapped on the trigger he uttered a low cry of anger and hurled the useless weapon into the grass. 🔊
  • 15. I saw the girl's smile, an almost sexual smirk as she pulled the trigger on me. 🔊
  • 16. Jeffrey, his finger still clinging to the trigger which he had not pulled, ran forward to where the man lay. 🔊
  • 17. He was climbing over a hedge, and very likely in drawing back suddenly something caught the trigger and the gun went off. 🔊
  • 18. When he pressed the trigger he was thrilled to see the mountain sheep give a wild spring into the air and then fall over the edge of the platform. 🔊
  • 19. I please everybody by taking a bite of my hip-pocket artillery sights whilst testing the trigger pull with one forefinger? 🔊
  • 20. The weight of a bird or small animal on the cross-piece is sufficient to release the trigger and then the bent limb draws the noose taut. 🔊
  • 21. Even the slight twang as he pulled the trigger seemed quite loud in the midnight stillness; but he felt that it would hit hard. 🔊
  • 22. I was staring at the girl, seeing her smirk as she pulled the trigger on me, seeing her now with a contrite, scared expression. 🔊
  • 23. Then he got on the lift-and-drive and steadied it, and pressed the trigger button, firing a green smoke bomb. 🔊