Examples of pray in a Sentence
There's little else to do now but hope and pray.
The minister said, “Let us pray.”
He prayed that they would have the strength to go on.
He prayed that he would find a parking spot.
Recent Examples of pray from the Web
After nine days of praying, grieving and fighting for change, Richard had returned to a familiar environment: the tennis court.
Please join us in praying for the swift recovery of Anthony and all others from #StonemanDouglas.
Our entire Nation, w/one heavy heart, continues to pray for the victims & their families in Parkland, FL.
Those acquainted with the life of Monson remember a saintly soul who felt more comfortable blessing and praying for old friends in hospital rooms than standing in front of a TV camera to receive an accolade.
Evelyn, Elizabeth, Freddy, and Robert: Tonight, everyone in this chamber is praying for you.
To love someone in King’s estimation, according to those who misread him, is to remain silent about the unjust work of the powerful and pray for someone else to come to the rescue.
Many Salvadoreans are praying that the United States Congress will intervene to stop expulsions.
During a six-hour interview, Customs and Border Protection agent Jim Bailey would later testify, the 538-pound Wright took seven bathroom breaks, ate two large meals, pulled out a prayer rug to pray twice and once fell asleep during questioning.
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Origin and Etymology of pray
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
call on (or upon);
PRAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pray for English Language Learners
: to speak to God especially in order to give thanks or to ask for something
: to hope or wish very much for something to happen
: to seriously ask (someone) to do something
PRAY Defined for Kids
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