Makeshift Sentence Examples
This is a makeshift meal at best.
We turned those buildings into a makeshift hospital.
The storm beating against the windows had shut down the power; the hall was lit by candles and makeshift torches.
Carmen walked away from her words and went to her makeshift bedroom.
Together, they entered the back forty acres through a makeshift gate.Advertisement
There were several hundred men and women in the makeshift arena, with the king's party of advisors and servants sitting within the ring against one wall.
The lackey picked her up and carted her to the garage, which served as a makeshift barracks filled with cots and sleeping men.
While prison guns are normally used within cell walls, there are a few curious would-be artists who try their hand at makeshift designs to save a few pennies while channeling their inner artist and inventor.
Fritz and Royce were watching the mules in a makeshift corral outside the wagons.
Additionally, they discovered that attaching a fur covering to the bottom of these makeshift skis, and arranging the hairs so that they pointed backwards would keep the snow from sticking to the bottom.Advertisement
The farmers market was teeming with the locals and makeshift booths lining a cordoned off section of the beach town nearby.
The makeshift bar in the corner, however, drew her attention.
There are plans to dress captured Taliban fighters in Santa costumes and string them from makeshift gallows along the city's main shopping street.
The children where cheering and waving makeshift flags of a flame and a burnt rod as they skipped along beside their parents.
The dolphin about to be lifted on to a makeshift sling made out of a tarpaulin slung between two surfboards.Advertisement
Others are more functional, used as makeshift seating in family rooms and bedrooms.
Meet somewhere to share this makeshift meal and enjoy sampling favorites.
Makeshift fencing, using brightly colored rope, can help them decipher boundaries.
Mr Disraeli introduced and carried a makeshift budget, and the government tided over the session, and dissolved parliament on the fitted by an unique combination of financial, administrative and rhetorical gifts.
People are huddled in gardens, behind makeshift barricades.Advertisement
It's not clear how many other villages in Kosovo have become makeshift holding camps.
As of early 2003, 135,000 internally displaced persons live in tented camps, makeshift huts, uncompleted buildings and railroad wagons.
Prison tattoo guns are makeshift devices commonly used within prison cells to tattoo permanent ink on inmates.
After bestowing well-deserved thanks, Dean left his makeshift campaign committee and once more tried to locate Billy Langstrom, again unsuccessfully.
Coming off the back of that a visit from King's Lynn was not exactly what a rather makeshift side needed.Advertisement
For example, during the 7 July bombings in London, we made sure there were makeshift morgues available.
Three more children were rescued the next morning, but others, seen on makeshift rafts down the coast, were never found.
The chief roadie managed to revive him with a fearsome brown liquid concoction from behind the makeshift bar called ' Old Danish ' .
However, I may be able to throw together a makeshift searchlight, which ought to help a lot.
Many survivors have set up makeshift shelters on top of the debris that used to be their homes.
You've decided to step up to adulthood and dismantle your makeshift milk crate bookshelf for something a little more sturdy and attractive, like real actual bookshelves.
You can also add dry ice to your beverages, Jacuzzi, swimming pools, "witch's brew", fog machine, or makeshift volcano for an eerie smoking effect.
Dining room tables can pinch hit as desks, sewing stations, craft tables, and makeshift organizers.
Increase your storage space with milk crates that can double as tables - drape a makeshift table cloth over them to dress them up.
Relish in the simplicity and unexpected comforts of makeshift homemaking and create a rustic country style decor all of your own.
There has been evidence of meth labs - which are makeshift laboratories used to produce the drug - in every single state.
Light bulbs, soda cans, and other makeshift pipes may be the pipe of choice for your loved one.
The attached curtain will then drape, almost halo-like, over the entire bed, creating a ceiling with makeshift curtained walls.
Floor pillows can act as makeshift chairs or, if they're sturdy enough, even be pushed together to create a cocktail table of sorts.
That said, a sturdy, flat pillow that resembles a box is ideal for other purposes, like acting as a makeshift table.
Often these jams are held in dance studios, schools, or even just in a local park, broken cardboard boxes used as a makeshift dance floor.
You need only minimal supplies to play printables, and you can probably use things you already have around the house, such as a pair of dice or makeshift penny tokens.
The boots kept the surfers' feet warm, and enabled them to comfortably trek back to their cars over sand, stones and makeshift paths.
And we are still living in a very makeshift way.
Only family wreaths adorn the graveside while hundreds of floral tributes, scarves and football tops have been moved to a makeshift shrine nearby.
A makeshift lid could help to minimize the amount of water slopped over the side.
Dominican traders with makeshift market stalls try to scrape a living by selling goods on the border.
Meanwhile a sort of makeshift was devised, and the Imperial parliament passed a measure permitting the formation of a federal council, to which any colony that felt inclined to join could send delegates.
If, however, we are more illnatured, we may regard the phrase, with Prantl, as simply a meaningless makeshift in extremities; and if so, Abelard's account of the subsequent decline of William's reputation would be explained.
It arose partly from the makeshift policy of the times of the Reformation, and partly from Luther's strong belief that the jus episcopale belonged in the last resort to the civil authorities.
You can pair a large sweatshirt or one of your husband's old t-shirts with a pair of stretchy yoga pants to create makeshift maternity pajamas.
This reopened the question of the succession to the throne; and although Venizelos, as a desperate makeshift, proposed Prince Paul, Constantine's youngest son, as King, the utter insignificance of this boy candidate only threw Constantine's own claim to restoration into stronger relief and gave a fresh impetus to the efforts of his party.
It would be regrettable to see teaching becoming makeshift and spread by colleagues trying to improvise as philosophers or science historians.
The chief roadie managed to revive him with a fearsome brown liquid concoction from behind the makeshift bar called ' Old Danish '.
Thus the Protagoras brings the educational theory of Protagoras and the sophists of culture face to face with the educational theory of Socrates, so as to expose the limitations of both; the Gorgias deals with the moral aspect of the teachings of the forensic rhetorician Gorgias and the political rhetorician Isocrates, and the intellectual aspect of their respective theories of education is handled in the Phaedrus; the Meno on the one hand exhibits the strength and the weakness of the teaching of Socrates, and on the other brings into view the makeshift method of those who, despising systematic teaching, regarded the practical politician as the true educator; the Euthydemus has for its subject the eristical method; finally, having in these dialogues characterized the current theories of education, Plato proceeds in the Republic to develop an original scheme.
On one screen we see a makeshift balcony clinging to the side of a rundown building.
He sits in a trashcan, which is the makeshift sidecar attached to the side of the grunge buggy.