Example sentences for: outstretched

How can you use “outstretched” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The road ends at a fine miradouro, where a statue of Christ stands with arms outstretched (a miniature version of the statues at Rio de Janeiro and Lisbon).

  • A boy from the university, track star goofing with his girl at river's edge, slips he falls in and she watches him carried away in silence, arms outstretched like wings, not a word or sound or sign of struggle:

  • A little girl, naked and in pain and with burned arms outstretched, staggers toward us down the middle of a highway.

  • Of the 61 skeletons on display, dating from 1490 to 1540 (more than 200 were disinterred), those in pre-conquest graves lie in a fetal position, while post-con-quest skeletons lie in a Christian pose: outstretched with arms folded.

  • Underneath the outstretched arms he had written a caption, "The debt is this big, and only God can repay it."


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