Gasp sentence examples

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  • She caught her breath in a startled gasp of pain.

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  • Pain made her gasp as blood welled and spilled.

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  • She stepped over it, slipped on pebbles, and dropped with a gasp as pain slammed through her knees.

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  • She woke with a gasp and threw back the covers.

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  • At Carmen's startled gasp, he said he didn't think that was an issue because they brought him back quickly.

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  • A gasp made her eyes open, and she looked around the kitchen.

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  • She let out a little gasp and clutched her husband's hand.

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  • The human senses that made her gasp at the colors of spring flowers were also ill-made to defend them against Immortals and deities.

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  • The state of Europe facilitated Murad's projects: civil war and anarchy prevailed in most of the countries of Central Europe, where the feudal system was at its last gasp, and the small Balkan states were divided by mutual jealousies.

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  • With a startled gasp, she dashed into the cabin, struggling to shut the door against the rising wind.

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  • The sword implanted next to the downed man's ear, and her small gasp drew the attention of the observers.

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  • They fought long and bitterly, nor was this to be marvelled at, for Henry had a custom of executing as traitors all who withstood him, and those who had once defied him did well to fight to the last gasp, in order to avoid the block or the halter.

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  • Frederick, however, was now at the last gasp. On the 6th of January 1762, he wrote to Finkenstein, "We ought now to think of preserving for my nephew, by way of negotiation, whatever fragments of my territory we can save from the avidity of my enemies," which means, if words mean anything, that he was resolved to seek a soldier's death on the first opportunity.

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  • The Russian commander-in-chief states in his work on the war that Bilderling became engaged a fond instead of gradually withdrawing as Kuropatkin intended, and at any rate it is unquestioned that in consequence of the serious position of affairs on the western wing, not only did Stakelberg use his reserves to support Bilderling, when the 12th division of Kuroki's army was almost at its last gasp and must have yielded to fresh pressure, but Kuropatkin himself suspended the general offensive on the 13th of October.

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  • Several people stopped to stare or skirt them as Rhyn padded through, and one startled gasp drew his attention briefly to a stairwell.

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  • His energy rippled through her, making her gasp at the intensity of the touch that lit her blood on fire.

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  • It had fared worst of all the beleaguered garrisons, and its 22,000 inhabitants were almost at their last gasp when relief came.

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  • Suddenly something happened: the young officer gave a gasp and bending double sat down on the ground like a bird shot on the wing.

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  • gasp in astonishment.

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  • The apnea often ends with a loud snore or gasp, along with movements of the whole body.

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  • "That guy Brunel called and left a number with Mrs. Porter!" he managed to gasp.

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  • The unmistakable red eyes of vampires made her gasp.

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  • She glanced up and her giggle ended in a gasp.

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  • She landed with such a loud thud that I let out an audible gasp.

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  • matter-of-fact tone was cut off by a gasp.

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  • Helen: [gasp] I told you she was soft on full frontal nudity!

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  • With a splitting headache they would reach the tunnel exit, gasp in the fresh air and usually vomit the black phlegm.

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  • pulsateanaries were stung by a late goal from the visiting Hornets as Matthew Spring's last gasp strike settled a pulsating contest.

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  • The charges leveled against him included not only sorcery but (gasp!

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  • The Canaries were stung by a late goal from the visiting Hornets as Matthew Spring 's last gasp strike settled a pulsating contest.

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  • Famous Last Words A final gasp or a shriek of pain.

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  • The charges leveled against him included not only sorcery but (gasp !

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  • In Herbs and Things: Jeanne Rose's Herbal (Last Gasp 2002) the authors recommend apple cider vinegar as a safe and natural remedy for fungal infections.

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  • These dresses are shiny and slinky, and some of them are even (gasp!), patterned.

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  • The gasp heard around the world sounded when it was revealed Jennifer Lopez and singer Marc Anthony were married in a hush-hush backyard affair.

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  • It's certain that there was a collective gasp when the news of Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon's break-up was announced.

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  • Some babies, however, can gasp or begin to water into their lungs immediately after birth.

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  • There was an audible gasp.

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  • Czerno trailed a finger down the side of her face, his chilling smile and the onslaught of visions making her gasp.

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  • Dean had no alternative but to force her hands away and flip her from him, onto her back, reversing their positions in a single thrust that caused her to loudly gasp as she landed soundly on her back, Dean now above her.

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  • Cynthia let out a gasp and wilted like a flower in a furnace; a dead faint.

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  • audible gasp of shock from the audience.

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  • Gasp at his bloated belly, bald head, hunched back and stripy trousers!

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  • gasp a breath, all I could hear was the muttering downstairs.

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  • Agencies everywhere are taking a collective gasp of horror.

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  • Vacherie/Burnside, LA: This is the location of the National Historic Landmark, Oak Alley Plantation, where you can gasp at the beauty of the 300-year-old oak trees that line the driveway, as well as antiques from the 19th century.

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  • This brief silence is actually a period when the person stops breathing, and then wakes with a gasp or a loud snorting sound.

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  • It is known that young infants often stop breathing for short periods of time, then gasp and start again.

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  • This narrowing, in turn, produces wheezing and breathlessness that sometimes causes the patient to gasp for air.

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  • You may even want to get help from a friend or (gasp!) even your mom.

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  • Whenever you walk into a Staples or Office Depot to look for business card stock, you probably gasp at the prices.

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  • She ignored Cynthia's horrified gasp.

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  • Their knocking made her heart flip, and she covered her mouth at her gasp.

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  • They appeared in the quiet living room, turning at the startled gasp.

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  • The night's battle lit up her thoughts, and what she saw made her gasp.

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  • The parcel contained a beautiful lavender dress, causing Cynthia to let out a slight gasp.

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  • Kris entered, followed by someone whose appearance made her gasp.

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  • The lanky form standing between her and the door made her gasp.

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  • His words were accompanied by a squeeze on her arm painful enough to make her gasp.

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  • "What's that supposed to mean?" she managed to gasp.

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  • The same breeze giving the curtains heartburn tossed her hair around, and she pushed it aside, a flash of red making her gasp.

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  • Her heart was beating so wildly she was finally forced to gasp for air.

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  • How we controlled ourselves sufficiently as not to gasp and startle Howie awake, I don't know.

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  • She blocked, her gasp audible as the Original Being's energy flew through her.

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  • gasp in awe or be sick in the (packed) trophy room.

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  • gasp of sheer amazement was heard from Tim O'Brien, with the words, " That man can really play!

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  • The last gasp effort produced a result as the referee spotted a handball as the ball arrived in the box and awarded a penalty.

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  • Share your terrible tales with your guy or girl friends over drinks or dinner and watch them gasp in horror or recognition.

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  • gasp of horror.

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