Example sentences for: pauses

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

  • It waits till its seventh paragraph to notice that across the services, the gender difference in attrition is only 5 percent and till the 24th paragraph to mention that unmarried women can get pregnant and still get out of the service with an honorable discharge, and even then never pauses to wonder how closing this loophole might change the situation.

  • Then a lurching demon made of excrement materializes out of an overflowing toilet bowl in Dogma . And now, just in time to prove that the end of the millennium will indeed bring about the destruction of all movie logic, we have End of Days , in which Satan pauses by a stoop, unzips his pants, and lets flow a meandering stream of flammable urine.

  • When she hears herself saying that being with her husband is "like being with papa," she pauses for a second, then flashes her eyes with something close to a recognition of primal sin, utters a sound somewhere between a hysterical giggle and a shriek of horror, and rushes across the room as if in flight from her own words.

  • The dribbler pauses at water's edge, then lofts the ball toward Lady Liberty, who reaches for it.

  • Hands on hips, he pauses, then strides toward another of those situations in which maturing Gen-Xers will inevitably find themselves, as we hear the only other bit of narration in the spot: "These are those pants ...

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