Example sentences for: alight

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

  • The camera pans down the occupied seats, to alight upon a fresh-scrubbed English lass, who stands up and lets the peevish boy sit down, much to his self-satisfied delight.

  • If traveling by bus (Routes #7 or #8), you will alight at the last stop; arriving by ferry, you should turn right from the ferry port and follow the footpath around the dock, where you will see the walls of the central fortress (or “keep”) rising in front of you.

  • The evening newspaper Terbit ran a photograph of charred bodies in a burnt-out truck in Dili with a caption saying they had been set alight by Australian troops, whereas the foreign media all reported that they were victims of militia terror.

  • But it's a significant shortfall if you are sufficiently present-minded to recall that Congress (and the president) have separately committed themselves to mammoth--and almost entirely unspecified--cuts in the magical year of 2002, when the budget is to alight, if only for a moment, on balance.

  • Peking Man simply learned how to capture flame, perhaps from a forest fire, and keep it alight.

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