Example sentences for: absorbing

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

  • I find when I'm starting out on a new story--as has been the case the last couple of days--I have a hard time even reading the newspapers, much less absorbing the information contained within.

  • Skidelsky's book, believe it or not, is actually quite absorbing: Although he was an economist, Keynes led an interesting life--though, to tell the truth, what I personally found myself envying was the way he managed to change the world without having to visit quite so much of it.

  • Arena was used as often as the more correct harena sand, and we seem to have preferred it as well, because that is the word we adopted for the sandy site of gladiatorial combat, sand being unbeatable at absorbing blood and gore.

  • A lack of sleep can always be remedied later, a Madrileño might tell you, as he tops off a late night with early-morning chocolate con curros (a fried-dough and chocolate snack ideal for absorbing alcohol) on the way home for a shower and then continues on to work.

  • The Brahmins cannily countered this threat by absorbing the new ideas into their teachings.


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