How to use Dashed in a sentence
She dashed out the door and jumped into the car.
Megan dashed around her desk.
She dashed off to her room to retrieve it.
She dashed around, pausing to gape at the storm as she closed each window securely against its fury.
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He cupped his hand and dashed water into her face.
He jumped out of the car and dashed up the steps to the house.
The phone rang twice and Randy tripped as he dashed across the room to answer.
His reception by the king was flattering enough; but his hopes of preferment were dashed by the opposition of the Anglican clergy to the promotion of a papist.
He dashed forward and grabbed Lisa's arm on the other side.Advertisement
In a flood of tears and half-controlled sobs she got to her feet, and handkerchief to her face, dashed across the room toward the entrance.
The Jacobin Club was closed, thanks to the ability of Fouche, the new minister of Police; but the hopes of Sieyes were dashed by the death of General Joubert, commander of the Army of Italy, at the disastrous battle of Novi (15th of August).
Any hope he'd had of finding something—anything!—to use as a weapon was dashed as he looked around the sparsely decorated room.
Snatching some clothes, she dashed off to the bathroom.
With the melting of the ice the more daring spirits dashed into the new current with such ardour that for them all traditions, all institutions, were thrown into hotchpot; even elderly and sober physicians took enough of the infection to liberate their minds, and, in the field of the several diseases and in that of post-mortem pathology, the hollowness of classification by superficial resemblance, the transitoriness of forms, and the flow of processes, broke upon the view.Advertisement
But his most remarkable publication at this time was The True-Born Englishman (1701), a satire in rough but extremely vigorous verse on the national objection to William as a foreigner, and on the claim of purity of blood for a nation which Defoe chooses to represent as crossed and dashed with all the strains and races in Europe.
When water is dashed against the body with more or less violence, its effects are more powerful.
The flowers of the horsechestnut, which are white dashed with red and yellow, appear in May, and sometimes, but quite exceptionally, again in autumn; they form a handsome erect panicle, but comparatively few of them afford mature fruit.
First he spun her round, holding her now with his left, now with his right hand, then falling on one knee he twirled her round him, and again jumping up, dashed so impetuously forward that it seemed as if he would rush through the whole suite of rooms without drawing breath, and then he suddenly stopped and performed some new and unexpected steps.
In another moment Rostov's horse dashed its breast against the hindquarters of the officer's horse, almost knocking it over, and at the same instant Rostov, without knowing why, raised his saber and struck the Frenchman with it.Advertisement
Keep him! shouted different people and the people dashed in pursuit of the trap.
Without looking back, she dashed to the house, past a startled Sarah, and then to her room.
It took fifty minutes before the door burst open and Howie dashed out and up the stairs with Martha close on his heels.
Pain shot up Dean's arm, hot and sharp, but he had no time to think about it as the man's partner jumped from the bar and dashed toward him.
Hurrying up the stairs, she dashed through the dining room and grabbed the receiver.Advertisement
Her hopes were dashed.
The formation of the coalition and the outbreak of war for a while raised his hopes, in spite of his lively distrust of the competence of Austrian ministers; but the hopes were speedily dashed by Austerlitz and its results.
The first gate, that of Anu, was successfully reached; but in ascending still farther to the gate of Ishtar the strength of the eagle gave way, and Etanna was dashed to the ground.
Rostov, picking out one on a gray horse, dashed after him.
He darted and dashed, stopped and sprinted at its commands, focused on navigating the dangerous territory.
But the peace of 1810 and the fall of Stadion once more dashed his hopes, and, disillusioned and "hellishly blasé," he once more retired to comparative inactivity at Prague.
By means of lighted candles violently dashed to the ground and extinguished the faithful were graphically taught the meaning of the greater excommunication - though in a somewhat misleading way, for it is a fundamental principle of the canon law that disciplina est excommunicatio, non eradicatio.
The French cavalry on the right, hearing troops in motion on the Namur road, dashed in pursuit down the turnpike road shortly after dawn, caught up the fugitives and captured them.
For the heart of a dancer, inspirational dance quotes can strengthen a weary spirit and refresh dreams that are often dashed by failed auditions and side lining injuries.
The motion of the foot is indicated by either a solid or a dashed line - the solid indicating the foot that moves first, the dash indicating the secondary motion of the following foot.
From there the horse dashed in and out of the poles and came to a stop on his haunches.
All her dreams had been dashed - all but one.
The bear dropped down on all fours and growled at her offspring, who dashed back into the trees.
The end of the Constituent Assembly he heard of with joy and with bright hopes for the future, soon dashed by the behaviour of the Legislative Assembly.
The kakapo is about the size of a raven, of a green or brownishgreen colour, thickly freckled and irregularly barred with dark brown, and dashed here and there with longitudinal stripes .of light yellow.
Two coastal motor boats, CMB24 and 30, dashed ahead and torpedoed the piers.
He desired to invade Africa, which on account of its corn crops was now the key of the position; but his ships were dashed to pieces by a storm in which many of his soldiers perished.
The rebellion of 1798 and the union had dashed the hopes of the Catholic leaders, and their prospects of success seemed very remote when, in the first years of the 19th century, the still unknown lawyer took up their cause.
Qat's great enemy, Qasavara, was dashed against the hard sky, and was turned into stone, like the foes of Perseus.
John appears to have expected that this alliance would restore him to his kingdom, but his hopes were dashed to the ground when Frederick himself assumed the title of king of Jerusalem.
Pietro Della Vigna, accused of treasonable designs, was disgraced; and the once all-powerful favourite and minister, blinded now and in rags, was dragged in the emperor's train, as a warning to traitors, till in despair he dashed out his brains.
Any hope he'd had of finding somethingâ€”anything!â€”to use as a weapon was dashed as he looked around the sparsely decorated room.
One of the kittens dashed toward Kiera, moving sideways like a spider on its flexible legs, and she skittered farther away.
One morning, as he was about to drove some bullocks to Tavistock market, his wife dashed out into the yard.
Shouting " Down with the Fascists, " the crowd dashed toward the men, around whom police quickly formed a cordon.
At this point we were very wet, with Kate pebble dashed by the ash track bed.
It immediately dashed off down into the thickly vegetated gully below the trail.
It would appear callous to many were this hope to be dashed, and financially imprudent.
The end result is some superb trial scenes, where the audiences hopes are raised or dashed, depending on how evidence is accepted.
She may pass the next without being dashed to pieces, but she is too rickety to stand the third.
The pomeron trajectory is indicated by the dashed line.
But her political ardour was short-lived; she cared little about forms of government, and, when the days of June dashed to the ground her hopes of social regeneration, she quitted once for all the field of politics and returned to her quiet country ways and her true vocation as an interpreter of nature, a spiritualizer of the commonest sights of earth and the homeliest household affections.
In this mission Gentz had no official mandate from the Austrian government, and whatever hopes he may have cherished of privately influencing the situation in the direction of an alliance between the two German powers were speedily dashed by the campaign of Jena.
The area within the dashed lines represents the thermistor composite.
Dashed lines indicate a valley fold, which creates a "v" shape in the center.
Dashed and dotted lines represent a mountain fold, an upside down "v"-the opposite of a valley fold.
Dashed and dotted lines indicate mountain folds.
Frozen for a few moments by the audacity of this woman, the two men finally collected their wits and dashed out the door after her, but she was already gone.
Sadly for the star-crossed lovers, their dream of being together is dashed when Manuel catches Matilde and takes her back to their ranch.
Without a word, she dashed back to her room and crammed a change of clothes in a bag, along with her books.
Oblivious to her frozen stare, his black eyes fixed on Bordeaux as he dashed for cover.
Betsy named him Bumpus after his tendency to crash into immovable objects as he dashed around our house and yard.
She leaped off the window seat and dashed for the phone, catching it on the second ring.
Jenn dashed forward and grabbed Yully's arm, motioning for Charles to follow her.
The stubborn persistence of the Greeks, however, dashed Metternich's hope that the question would soon settle itself, and produced a state of affairs in the Levant which necessitated some action.
As she dashed the cool water on her face, the strength returned to her legs.
I dashed over, retrieving it from accumulated fuzz balls of dryer lint and used softener sheets.
As the train rumbled by, the trestle shook and swayed until I thought we should be dashed to the chasm below.
This was the pinnacle of my happiness, from which I was in a little while dashed to earth.
When my floor was dirty, I rose early, and, setting all my furniture out of doors on the grass, bed and bedstead making but one budget, dashed water on the floor, and sprinkled white sand from the pond on it, and then with a broom scrubbed it clean and white; and by the time the villagers had broken their fast the morning sun had dried my house sufficiently to allow me to move in again, and my meditations were almost uninterupted.
The ice, that had held under those on foot, collapsed in a great mass, and some forty men who were on it dashed, some forward and some back, drowning one another.
Now they drew close to the fox which began to dodge between the field in sharper and sharper curves, trailing its brush, when suddenly a strange white borzoi dashed in followed by a black one, and everything was in confusion; the borzois formed a star-shaped figure, scarcely swaying their bodies and with tails turned away from the center of the group.
In a sleigh drawn by two gray trotting-horses that were bespattering the dashboard with snow, Anatole and his constant companion Makarin dashed past.
She dashed them away with the back of her hand.
She threw the covers back and dashed to the patio doors, staring outside.
She dashed on bare feet to intercept him, catching him with an index finger in the back of his belt.
Wincing and hugging herself, she darted to the door, opened it and dashed down the hall.
Lana glanced at Mike as he released her and dashed into the nearest of the three buildings.
Katie dashed off and was back seconds later, frantically pushing it firmly into place.
With a startled gasp, she dashed into the cabin, struggling to shut the door against the rising wind.
There are several papers still existing in Newton's handwriting bearing dates 1665 and 1666 in which the method is described, in some of which dotted or dashed letters are used to represent fluxions, and in some of which the method is explained without the use of dotted letters.
He leaped into the saddle, and away he dashed with his officers close behind him.
With Fred's approval, he dashed up to the old man's room to fire up his computer and do so.
Arrived at the summit, Bredow sounded "line to the front," but at that moment a storm of French bullets swept down on them, and the men, no longer to be restrained, dashed forward, before the line could be completed, almost due east against long lines of infantry and artillery which they now saw for the first time about 1200 yards in front of them.
Kutuzov, dejected and frowning, sat on a bench by the bridge toying with his whip in the sand when a caleche dashed up noisily.
She dashed the tears from her eyes with her shirtsleeve.
On this occasion a great crowd, especially of young people, thronged round the well with shouts of religious enthusiasm, while the servants of the well dashed buckets of water over their heads.
I became impatient at her repeated attempts and, seizing the new doll, I dashed it upon the floor.
At this Natasha dashed swiftly among the flower tubs and hid there.
Swallowing an urge to retch, she retrieved the groceries and dashed to the door.
Nevertheless the wheel was effected, the fresh direction taken, the troops extended for attack, and then the whole brigade dashed towards the houses assigned them as their objective.
After vainly attempting to break the Austrian centre, Pichegru suddenly turned their left, and defeated Clerfayt at Cassel, Menin and Courtrai, while Moreau, his second in command, defeated Coburg at Tourcoing in May 1794; then after a pause, during which Pichegru feigned to besiege Ypres, he again dashed at Clerfayt and defeated him at Rousselaer and Hooglede, while Jourdan came up with the new army of the Sambre-and-Meuse, and utterly routed the Austrians at Fleurus on the 27th of June 1794.
The death of the pious king Josiah at Megiddo in 608 B.C. dashed the high hopes of the "book-men," but meant no victory for Jeremiah.
At the head of 150 mounted riflemen, accompanied by Colonel Mackinnon, he dashed out of the fort, and, through a heavy fire of the enemy, rode to King William's Town - a distance of 12 m.