Example sentences for: overflowing

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

  • This 19th-century covered market is an overflowing cornucopia of delights for the senses: fresh fish; meats; sausages; fruits and vegetables; and all kinds of spices, neatly braided ropes of garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and peppers, preserves, and sweetmeats, to make a gourmand swoon.

  • Then, when there are a series of bullfights, the seafood and shellfish restaurants for which El Puerto is famous are full to overflowing until the early hours.

  • Their stories range from a mirthful account by a Bristol woman about her shiftless next-door neighbor whose overflowing drain gutters flooded her property, to a somber story by a man from South Wales whose son's leg was amputated in a fearful childhood accident.

  • Indeed, the scholarly journals have been overflowing with turgid prose for decades, and it is particularly refreshing to know that comment on virtually any aspect of language can still be offered in language that, glowing with respectability, cleaving to the well-turned phrase, punctuated by the provocative pun, can be so engagingly presented.

  • The Crispix came back in force; in fact, the last time I was at the supermarket, the checker gazed at my overflowing cart and said: "Lot of cereal eaters in your house, are there?"


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