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Examples of lit up in a Sentence

he finally wandered in at 3:00 a.m., obviously lit up
Recent Examples on the Web Hankison said that as a police battering ram broke open Taylor’s door, the blast of a gun lit up the apartment’s hallway and his fellow officer fell wounded in the doorway. Dylan Lovan,, 2 Mar. 2022 Hankison said that as a police battering ram broke open Taylor's door, the blast of a gun lit up the apartment's hallway and his fellow officer fell wounded in the doorway. CBS News, 2 Mar. 2022 On Wednesday, Florida's Department of Transportation reversed its decision in Sarasota, too, allowing the John Ringling Causeway to be lit up after all. Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 18 June 2021 Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has ordered the county administration building at 220 S. Main St. in Bel Air to be lit up in amber on Friday as part of the Maryland Day of Remembrance in honor of lives lost to COVID-19. Aegis Staff,, 4 Mar. 2021 Rockefeller Center in New York City is about to be lit up for the holidays. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 2 Dec. 2020 For example, backyards and front yards will need larger, more powerful lights to be fully lit up; that means spot lights, flood lights, or multiple pathway lights, for example. Kylee Mcguigan, Popular Mechanics, 29 Apr. 2022 In footage shared on Murphy's Instagram Story, the newlyweds were filmed playfully playing several large drums lit up in bright colors and splashing water around with each strike. Abigail Adams,, 24 Apr. 2022 In front of a lit up and raucous crowd at Dorothea Dix Park that felt like a homecoming, the Afrobeats superstar stepped on stage and delivered a sensational performance for 45 minutes. Arden Franklyn, Billboard, 3 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of lit up

1907, in the meaning defined above

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14 May 2022

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“Lit up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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