How to use Astride in a sentence

astride
  • Riding astride is sometimes recommended for women.

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  • Crouched astride a bike was a great place to think and he surely needed training with his July week in Iowa getting closer all the time.

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  • Ladies ride asses and sit astride.

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  • By nightfall the situation was all in favour of the allies; for Grouchy was now actually outside the four Prussian corps, who were by this time concentrated astride the Dyle at Wavre.

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  • But in the following observations we deal generally with the more important features of riding as practised astride.

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  • In addition, Traveler, a white horse with a Trojan warrior astride, is the team's mascot and makes an appearance at every home football game.

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  • The naked lady astride her horse is one of the very few equestrian statues outside London to have a Grade ll listing.

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  • The divide between the rivers flowing west and those flowing east and north is very sharp in the southern Rocky Mountains, but there are two lakes, the Committee's Punch Bowl and Fortress Lake, right astride of it, sending their waters both east and west; and there is a mountain somewhat south of Fortress Lake whose melting snows drain in three directions into tributaries of the Columbia, the Saskatchewan and the Athabasca, so that they are distributed between the Pacific, the Atlantic (Hudson Bay) and the Arctic Oceans.

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  • His father lies on his deathbed and he amuses himself setting a policeman astride a bear!

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  • Owing to its position astride of the Alps, and so commanding the road across them, Tirol has often been the scene of sharp fighting.

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  • Gerard's corps (with which was Kellermann's cuirassier corps) halted astride the Sambre at Chatelet.

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  • Oku was astride the railway, Kuroki extending towards his proposed crossing-points just beyond Kuropatkin's extreme left (the latter was behind the river).

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  • In western civilization there is a traditional difference between the riding of men and women, in this particular, that men ride astride and women on a side-saddle.

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  • Among more ideal work are "Eve" (1880), "Diana" (1882 and 1891), "Woman and Peacock," and "The Poet," astride his Pegasus spreading wings for flight.

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  • With the 67,600 men whom he had in hand, however, he took up a truly admirable "Wellingtonian" position astride the Nivelles-Brussels and Charleroi-Brussels roads which meet at 18.

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  • Corps astride the Scarpe was to secure the Canadian left.

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  • The notion that the colossus once stood astride over the entrance to the harbour is a medieval fiction.

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