Examples of opening in a Sentence
the opening of a cave
They squeezed through a narrow opening between the fence and an oak tree.
The enemy's troops poured through an opening in our defenses.
We went to the play's opening.
Recent Examples of opening from the Web
Two top-10 men whose opening matches also were delayed — and will have to get back on court Thursday — expended little energy: No.
Adult and kid-friendly refreshments will be served at the free opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Crest Theatre Galleries, 51 N. Swinton Ave. in Delray Beach.
This is not inherently bad; the idea of using a tiny container of creamer so as to avoid opening and possibly eventually throwing out a quart of milk is sound.
Things didn’t look good for the Indians in the opening minute of the fourth quarter, as South Pasadena (1-0) scored with 6:40 remaining to take a three-goal advantage, 12-9.
Heading into a season-opening game at Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium, Duck could have been intimidated as a freshman starter replacing a high-profile star.
Kirvin Moesquit, as he's done for much of the season, singled to get his team started in the opening inning.
The big mobile in the library seems the same as the one in the opening credits of every episode, appearing to hint that the story is told through Sam’s point of view.
The opening titles for American Horror Story: Cult have just been released, confirming once and for all that the seventh season will definitely tackle the 2016 election.
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First Known Use of opening
OPENING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of opening for English Language Learners
: a hole or empty space that you can go through
: the first part of something
: the first time that something happens
OPENING Defined for Kids
Definition of opening for Students
- Neighbors are anxious for the opening of a new store.
- People who came late missed the opening of the speech.
- He was waiting for an opening to tell the joke.
- There is an opening in the legal department.
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