Torn down sentence example

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  • For Lori and Josh, they were like building blocks being torn down.

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  • Some notion of the defence made against Bruce's invasion may be gained from the fact that the churches were torn down to supply stones for the building of the city walls.

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  • From 1776 to 1780 two depots for military stores and a workshop for the Continental army were maintained, and the leaden statue of George III., erected in Bowling Green, New York City, in 1770, and torn down by citizens on the 9th of July 1776, was cut up and taken to Litchfield, where, in the house (still standing) of Oliver Wolcott it was melted into bullets for the American army by Wolcott's daughter and sister.

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  • In that country was a large party which, under the name of the " Irredentists," demanded that those Italian-speaking districts, South Tirol, Istria and the t rea Trieste, which were under Austrian rule, should be joined to Italy; there were public meetings and riots in Italy; the Austrian flag was torn down from the consulate in Venice and the embassy at Rome insulted.

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  • They took the form of a piece of paper about an inch broad and five to eight inches long, on which was written the sum, the date of payment and the name of the payer and payee, with their seals; the paper was then torn down its length, and one half given to each party.

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  • Mumford, who had torn down a United States flag placed by Farragut on the United States mint; and for this execution he was denounced (Dec. 1862) by President Davis as "a felon deserving capital punishment," who if captured should be reserved for execution.

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  • Considering the fact that the wall needs to be torn down to install the sliding closet door when you choose a pocket door, it's important to buy a quality product to ensure maintenance free operation once everything is back in place.

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  • Finally, in 1909 the Citadel was torn down and Alcatraz's defensive military role ceased.

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  • In 1909, the Citadel was torn down and the site was converted to a new military prison facility, ironically built by its own prisoners.

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  • Locals frustrated by the attention often tell tourists the home has been torn down.

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  • Their small home was torn down and replaced by a 4,300-square-foot mansion.

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