Examples of hug in a Sentence
We hugged briefly, and then it was time to say goodbye.
I hugged my knees to my chest.
The road hugs the river.
The boat hugged the shore.
Recent Examples of hug from the Web
Jurored by Hai-Ou Hou, this year's selection of artwork strikes a nice balance between works that visually hug the Main Street corridor and other works that essentially spend a lazy day on the Patapsco River.
Skeleton Coast The Skeleton Coast, also known as the Namib Coast, is in northern Namibia on the westernmost stretch of the Namib desert, hugging the Atlantic.
After leaving the tent, Rodriguez’s 9-year-old daughter Ella hugged him.
They were told privately of the state’s decision to press charges Wednesday and reportedly hugged each other upon hearing the news.
Sebastian the Ibis of the NCAA University of Miami and Billy the Marlin of the MLB Miami Marlins are other local mascots who’ve held, hoisted, hugged, and kissed the Cup on championship teams in past Mascot Games.
Restavracija Pikol Hugging the Italian border in Nova Gorica, about one hour west of Ljubljana, Pikol is a beautiful family-run eatery that specializes in seafood.
Maisie Williams was there, as was the wolf who plays Ghost, plus one other wolf who has very similar coloring to the dog Arya hugged goodbye all those years ago.
However, news of the meeting was immediate usurped by a viral photo of Rubio attempting to hug Ivanka.
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Origin and Etymology of hug
perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hugga to soothe
First Known Use: 1567See Words from the same year
HUG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hug for English Language Learners
: to put your arms around someone especially as a way of showing love or friendship
: to hold (something) tightly with your arms
: to stay close to (something)
HUG Defined for Kids
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