on the bed


: on top of the sheets, blankets, and bedspread of a bed
He lay on the bed for a long time.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web And now there’s this tool rack, sitting snuggly on the bed, sporting a couple shovels that look very real and totally legit. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 9 May 2023 She was told to go to a specific room, sit on the bed and wait. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 23 Apr. 2023 There were no signs of wear or tear after washing them, and only minimal shrinkage (which didn’t affect the fit on the bed!). Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 13 Apr. 2023 Blake Johnson, a 45-year old contractor, installed a fridge-size Greitens sign on the bed of his Ford F-350. David Weigel, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Aug. 2022 As the victim lay on the bed, having been strangled and beaten, Williams poured lotion, coffee grounds, and hair products over her head and body while belittling her verbally, the affidavit said. Bradford Betz, Fox News, 13 July 2022 Before the guests arrived, two pediatric hospice nurses had gently helped Penny lift her daughter and dress her in the academic regalia laid out on the bed. Los Angeles Times, 3 June 2022 The gun itself was found on the bed, not near Chad Entzel on the floor. Rebecca Gratson, ABC News, 16 Mar. 2023 Additionally, trash authorities recovered from Kohberger’s family home revealed a DNA profile linked to DNA on a tan leather knife sheath found lying on the bed of one of the victims, the affidavit said. Jean Casarez, CNN, 2 Mar. 2023 See More

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“On the bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20bed. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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