Alight sentence example

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  • Prior to its construction, a school bus could only pass over it empty, necessitating the children to alight, walk, and rejoin their transportation of the far side.
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  • These are scattered over the field and alight on other flowering wheat plants.
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  • Roly's boys made sure the campfire was kept alight day and night.
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  • Prince Andrew got out of the carriage, helped his little wife to alight, and let her pass into the house before him.
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  • A single tree frog can alight anywhere on the skin.
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  • This would then be set alight and once the flames had died down the cattle would be driven through the smoking embers.
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  • The fire involved 1 combine harvester which was well alight.
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  • The colonial police used methods like slicing off ears, flogging until death and pouring paraffin over suspects who were then set alight.
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  • Real candles require watching to make sure that they do not get knocked over or set other items alight.
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  • This means that the candles may not produce much candle light or stay alight for long in less than full sunlight and may produce no light at all in cloudy conditions.
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  • It is important that the candle does not touch any parts of the wreath that may catch alight or melt.
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  • I would urge everyone to get rid of them and buy a deep fat fryer because they can catch alight so quickly.
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  • There was a noise of business from the gasworks, and the electric lamps were all alight.
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  • Fire crews attended to find that an external gas pipe had been deliberately tampered with and escaping gas set alight.
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  • The incident in question related to a holly wreath on a Stromness property being set alight.
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  • Bacteria of various kinds which alight upon their surfaces begin to fructify in abundance, but are rapidly destroyed as they burrow deeply.
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  • The walls were all on fire and the back wall had fallen in, the wooden roof was collapsing, and the rafters were alight.
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  • A 21 color range set of sateen florist ribbon to set your iris folding alight - all the colors you see here !
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  • His instructor, Flight Lieutenant H.E. Power, was trapped in the wreckage with his clothing alight.
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  • Alight has been around since January of 1999.
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  • Alight's mission is to offer the latest trends to women of size.
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  • Alight carries a charcoal Top Gear Coat by Yorki that will keep you warm in style.
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  • Alight offers a few styles of active wear in sizes up to 6x including bike shorts, tank tops and tank bras.
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  • Alight specializes in reasonably priced plus size garments for women sizes 14-30.
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  • And I'm willing if you're willing, he said with a smile that set her blood alight.
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  • They pulled up to Bird Song but Dean made no effort to alight.
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  • She climbed into the back of the Jeep, shooing Cynthia from having to alight to fold down the front seat.
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  • The flowers contain no honey and are visited by pollen-seeking insects, which alight on the broad stigmatic surface.
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  • Offenders poured an accelerant onto front doors of the houses and through letterboxes and set alight using matches.
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  • Britney has failed to set the charts alight with her comeback track Me Against The Music.
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  • A film showed the room was well alight in 33 seconds.
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  • And he was as pleased as punch, he really was, wee face all alight.
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  • They steal and soar then alight on rooftops in the breeze.
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  • The unattended pan contained a wooden spoon which caught alight causing smoke to activate the smoke alarm.
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  • Mr Johnson's friend and employer, Jack Sheridan, was doused with gasoline and set alight on February 3, 1975.
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  • We were told of the way corpses in concentration camps were layered up with logs, then the whole lot set alight.
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  • Dutch barn containing 120 tons of hay was set alight by a child playing with matches.
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  • Normally these day-flying moths are encountered hovering at flowers - they don't alight to feed.
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  • Alight does own and operate a brick and mortar store in New York, but they make shopping for trendy plus size fashions easy with their large online inventory.
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  • If your tastes are more trendy than classic, pay a hasty visit to Alight, where you'll find plenty of fashionable looks at reasonable prices.
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  • Alight has a selection of short sleeve sequined tops.
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  • Alight carries plus size skirts in sizes to 28.
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  • Some materials such as string or twine are not heat proof and may catch alight.
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  • A peculiarity of larch wood is the difficulty with which it is ignited, although so resinous; and, coated with a thin layer of plaster, beams and pillars of larch might probably be found to justify Caesar's epithet " igni impenetrabile lignum "; even the small branches are not easily kept alight, and a larch fire in the open needs considerable care.
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  • Besides the administration of sacraments and the celebration of offices on special occasions, the priest kept alight the eternal fire on the altar, addressed prayers to the Sun at dawn, midday and twilight, turning towards east, south and west respectively.
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  • The fungus-spores, from some diseased plant, alight on the stigma of the flower, and germinate there along with the pollen-grains.
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  • The dwellings were alight and inns packed with refugees fleeing the eastern and southern portions of the city before they, too, died in the war.
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  • To them, under the name of Lares, it was the solemn preoccupation of male descendants to offer food and sacrifice and to keep alight the hearth fire which cooked the offerings.
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  • In the winter he had a fire by which at noon he warmed his coffee in a kettle; and as he sat on a log to eat his dinner the chickadees would sometimes come round and alight on his arm and peck at the potato in his fingers; and he said that he "liked to have the little fellers about him."
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  • With another form of gas stove coke is used in place of the perforated asbestos; the fire is started with the gas, which, when the coke is well alight, may be dispensed with, and the fire kept up with coke in the usual way.
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  • An ordinary kiln, which will contain about 50 tons of slurry and 12 tons of coke, will take two days to get fairly alight, and will be another two or three days in burning out.
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  • The "Royal James" (loo), the flagship of his second in command, the earl of Sandwich, after being much shattered by the Dutch artillery, was set alight by a fire-ship, and destroyed with enormous loss of life.
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  • It often accompanies a ship for days - not merely following it, but wheeling in wide circles round it - without ever being observed to alight on the water, and continues its flight, apparently untired, in tempestuous as well as in moderate weather.
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  • Large "incense trees" resembling our Christmas trees, formed of incense-sticks and pastils and osselets, and alight all over, are borne by the Shiah Mussulmans in the solennial procession of the Mohurrum, in commemoration of the martyrdom of the sons of Ali.
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  • Many of the Syrphidae are banded black and yellow and present a general resemblance to wasps, especially when they alight, the resemblance being enhanced by a twitching action of the abdomen imitating the similar action so familiar in species of stinging hymenoptera.
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  • The true mushroom itself is to a great extent a dung-borne species, therefore mushroom-beds are always liable to an invasion from other dung-borne forms. The spores of all fungi are constantly floating about in the air, and when the spores of dung-infesting species alight on a mushroom-bed they find a nidus already prepared that exactly suits them; and if the spawn of the new-comer becomes more profuse than that of the mushroom the stranger takes up his position at the expense of the mushroom.
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