False-starts sentence example

false-starts
  • He made two or three false starts before he located the elusive narrow path through the thorny brush that separated the beach from the road beyond it.
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  • He was called to the bar four years later, and practised as a barrister for a short time; but in 18-61, after two comparatively false starts in poetry and fiction, he made his first noteworthy appearance as a writer with a satire called The Season, which contained incisive lines, and was marked by some promise both in wit and observation.
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  • In these kinds of brainstorming environments, it may seem strange at first to try and come up with things - there may be awkward silences, or false starts.
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  • Demi had several false starts in the acting world before she got her big break.
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