Example sentences for: pelting

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

  • The way CB expressions run along metaphorical pathways is reminiscent of pelting speech.

  • The ultra-orthodox tend to be funny, particularly when they wear unusual hats and when they're not pelting you with stones.

  • Nor is it easy to determine its origins, although historically an argot known as pelting speech was employed by bands of ne'er-do-wells in Elizabethan England.

  • As we used to say in the third grade, back when I was wearing Keds for Kids and a Star Wars T-shirt and sobbing on the playground because the other kids were all pelting me with dodge balls, "well, ah- doy.


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