Example sentences for: afternoon

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

  • That afternoon, Secretary of State Powell announced at the beginning of an NSC meeting that Pakistani President Musharraf had agreed to every U.S. request for support in the war on terrorism.

  • There’s not that much to do or see on the seven islands that make up Boston Harbor Islands State Park, but an afternoon spent here offers gentle strolls, picnics, and bird-watching — a welcome respite from urban frenzy.

  • As the afternoon wears on, the committee room empties.

  • The dazzling white marble of Pisa’s Duomo and leaning campanile is most breathtaking in the noonday sun, but late afternoon is the blessed moment for the brilliant mosaic façade of Orvieto’s cathedral.

  • The Empress Hotel, farther north, is so renowned for its elegant servings of tea that it schedules three separate afternoon sittings everyday, and you’re advised to make a reservation if you want to participate.


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