How to use Bringing-down in a sentence

bringing-down
  • Its principal tributary is the Sieve, which joins it at Pontassieve, bringing down the waters of the Val di Mugello.

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  • Besides these five books, Fordun wrote part of another book, and collected materials for bringing down the history to a later period.

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  • The others followed at intervals - the fifth, which appeared in 1842, bringing down the narrative to the pontificate of Boniface Viii.

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  • Another kind of application of machinery to coal mining is that of Messrs Bidder & Jones, which is intended to replace the use of blasting for bringing down the coal.

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  • This apparatus has been used at Harecastle in North Staffordshire, and found to work well, but with the disadvantage of bringing down the coal in unmanageably large masses.

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  • The whole is surrounded by a deep and wide ditch, which can be filled from the river, at the risk, however, of bringing down the whole structure, for the walls are of mud, and stand upon a porous sandy soil.

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  • But during this half of its course it can boast of having on its left bank (the right bank is very poor in this respect) such historical cities as Vienne, Valence, Avignon, Tarascon and Arles, while it receives (left) the Isere, the Drome and the Durance rivers, all formed by the union of many streams, and bringing down the waters that flow from the lofty snowy Dauphine Alps.

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  • The scheme allows him to leave his salary in his current account for the whole month, bringing down his mortgage payments.

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  • Last year there was an oil ' strike ' in Venezuela, really a bosses ' lockout aimed at bringing down Chávez's government.

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  • In her maiden speech, she advocated bringing down the voting age of women to twenty-one.

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  • My favorite antagonist in literature is Iago in Othello. He is set on bringing down Othello.

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  • Queen Latifah is also an award-winning actor, starring in such films as Bringing Down the House, Hairspray, and Mad Money.

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  • Other movies you may have spotted her in include Hairspray, Hairspray 2, The Secret Life of Bees, Beauty Shop, Bringing Down the House, and several others.

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