Example sentences for: oysters

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

  • It is possible to imagine the activities of the population five centuries ago: officials going about the king’s business or off to the tavern, children playing noisy street games, or “fishwives” on the street corners selling shucked oysters from the town of Leith (on the coast three miles away).

  • (She doesn't mention noticing any oysters.)

  • Even if you don’t intend to eat here, peer in the window at the oysters and clams being shucked at the raw bar (the establishment serves as many as 4,000 oysters on a busy day).

  • Note the colorful stands of dried fish and fresh fish, colorful pickles, stout young bamboo shoots, chicken wings and breasts arranged in elaborate patterns, and a whole cornucopia of squid, mussels, oysters, and giant scallops.

  • So the rancher's sister yelled, “What did y'all do with those mountain oysters I fried up?”

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