Example sentences for: outstretched

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

  • 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:

  • 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).

  • Most celebrated is the tortured Laocoön group (from Rhodes, first century b.c. –first century a.d. ), only recently returned more closely to its pristine state by the removal of one statue’s outstretched arm added by over-zealous 16th-century “restorers”).

  • The Democrats are, by inclination, the party of outstretched palms, the Republicans the party of tight fists.

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


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