Example sentences for: paddies

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

  • Every evening at sunset, thousands of white herons return from a day’s fishing in the rice paddies and glide in to nest in the trees.

  • The leisurely three-hour ride passes through steep gorges, narrow terraced rice paddies, and neatly tailored tea plantations hugging the mountain slopes with not a square inch of usable land wasted.

  • In the American West leaves out the most striking fact about the West--its landscapes; similarly, the Vietnam pictures in The Sixties --taken during Avedon's 1971 trip to Saigon--contain no lush jungles or crowded urban streets, no Hueys or hamlets or rice paddies.

  • Rice paddies in the northwest towards the Thai border and around river deltas on the east coast serve only domestic consumption.

  • The drive from Bhaktapur cuts across paddies and climbs past thickets of bamboo to the ridge top.


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