Pauses Sentence Examples
Most of the party were smoking, and drinking champagne; a feverish hilarity reigned, with sudden and rather ghastly pauses.
The transcriptionist listens to a recording using a foot petal device that controls the speed and pauses the recording.
His work is always vigorous, but he imputes motives in the spirit of a partisan who never pauses to weigh the evidence or to take a comprehensive view of the situation.
He seemed, not a professor amongst students, but a learner amongst learners; pauses for thought alternated with luminous exposition; invention accompanied demonstration; and thus originated his Theorie des fonctions analytiques (Paris, 1797).
It is characteristic of early literature that the evolution of the thought - that is, the grammatical form of the sentence - is guided by the structure of the verse; and the correspondence which consequently obtains between the rhythm and the grammar - the thought being given out in lengths, as it were, and these again divided by tolerably uniform pauses - produces a swift flowing movement, such as is rarely found when the periods have been constructed without direct reference to the metre.Advertisement
All through, the letter shows the breaks and pauses of a mind in direct contact with some personal crisis.
If the wing was inelastic, every part of it would reverse at precisely the same moment, and its vibration would be characterized by pauses or dead points at the end of the down and up strokes which would be fatal to it as a flying organ.
The simplicity and symmetry of his sentences, the modulations of his thrilling voice, the radiance of his fine face, even his slight hesitations and pauses over his manuscript, lent a strange charm to his speech.
The intensity of intellectual and manual application which Leonardo threw into the work is proved by the fact that he finished it within four years, in spite of all his other avocations and of those prolonged pauses of concentrated imaginative effort and intense self-critical brooding to which we have direct contemporary witness.
A woman pauses by a display of Islamic calligraphy, some with pictures of the Dome of the Rock, in.. .Advertisement
However, most times I like randomly mixing my 4 gigs of mobile music, so gimme those 1 second pauses.
As she recounts this story, Relebohile pauses to wipe tears away with the red and white striped necktie of her school uniform.
In the foreground, a woman carrying a bucket pauses to talk with a young boy carrying his school satchel over his shoulder.
The note of this once wild Indian pheasant is certainly the most remarkable of any bird's, and if they could be naturalized without being domesticated, it would soon become the most famous sound in our woods, surpassing the clangor of the goose and the hooting of the owl; and then imagine the cackling of the hens to fill the pauses when their lords' clarions rested!
The discussion recommenced, but pauses frequently occurred and they all felt that there was no more to be said.Advertisement
During one of these pauses Kutuzov heaved a deep sigh as if preparing to speak.
The savagery of battle pauses briefly to allow the snatched happiness of the wedding before the desperate flight from anger and betrayal.
Few will be unmoved when a badger pauses, with a paw half cocked, and raises its snout in the air.
There seem to be awkward pauses, stilted banter and duff links all over the shop.
You want your cat's name to come with a story - a story that can fill up awkward conversational pauses for years to come.Advertisement
Some of these pauses will go on for minutes until the dog is very near to death.
The length between breaths begins to lengthen, with the pauses growing longer and longer.
Apnea stops the breathing, which can be seen as pauses in breathing activity.
If pauses in breath and gasping for air accompanies snoring, you may have sleep apnea.
Going into this mode pauses the game and gives you an overhead shot of the action, allowing you to scout out terrain and find possible flanking routes.Advertisement
Battles are bigger and have more action going on -- no slowdown or pauses.
Afterwards, edit out any strange noises or awkward pauses and export it as an MP3 file.
Stuttering is a speech problem characterized by repetitions; pauses; or drawn-out syllables, words, and phrases.
Frosty however, pauses only briefly, as he knows his time is almost up.
She even pauses to wait for their answer and responds with comments like, "Right!" or "I like that, too!"
It may only be when someone asks her which type of psychic abilities she has that she pauses to examine them.
She tells Gort the phrase and Gort pauses from his mission to destroy the humans who attacked Klaatu.
About 1880 it was running strongly, but about this time a gradual fall in the lake-level set in, and was continued, with occasional pauses, for some twenty years, the amount being estimated by Wissmann at 2 feet annually.
The spread of these limestones was repeatedly checked by the steady influx of detritus from the land during the pauses in movements of depression.
Wait for the appropriate pauses to ask questions or make simple statements like "Interesting," or "Wow."