Word usage examples
Before another quarter hour has passed, van den Meer is ushering his investor friends out of the salon and toward a dining chamber somewhere below.
An old man, whose accurate precision of dress bespoke the tastes of the master, opened the door, and after ushering Clarence through two long, and, to his surprise, almost splendidly furnished rooms, led him into a third, where, seated at a small writing-table, he found Mr.
On platform seven, the station-master is ushering passengers into the Penzance train, gripping the clapper of his bell and pointing with the handle.
As he lifted vases and ushabtis from their packing crates, he marveled, as he always did, at the craftsmanship.
The conversation was not hasty, for the speakers were languid beings, unrushed and patient.
Moreover, the three to five animated tails must go down unflushed by water and unpushed by crusts of bread.
As for strawberries and raspberries, we had similar trouble competing with thrushes and other berry-loving birds.
Neither did thrushes set out with the intent of domesticating strawberries.
But with billions of European thrushes defecating wild strawberry seeds in every possible place (including Roman gardens), strawberries remained the little berries that thrushes wanted, not the big berries that humans wanted.
The change in the berries' color serves as a signal attracting birds like thrushes to pluck the berries and fly off, eventually to spit out or defecate the seeds.