Example sentences for: paused

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

  • Acheson paused.

  • Now, however, I paused in my labors after a short stint of alphabetizing and partially annotating a few recent additions, to wit:

  • So does the fact that Taylor paused to consider these questions (rather than--what?

  • He paused to allow them to digest this information, then said very slowly, “And, when you come to think about it, that is exactly what it is.”

  • His dreams were fulfilled, and even surpassed, by his son Alexander the Great, in a brief but action-filled lifetime of only 33 years (356–323 b.c. ). In 334 b.c. , aged only 22, he led his army across the Hellespont (now the Dardanelles), and paused at Troy to make a sacrifice at the temple of Athena and pay homage to his hero Achilles, before going on to defeat the Persians at the Battle of Granicus and liberating the Ionian cities.

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