Example sentences for: diagonally

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

  • Covering the breasts was a joined pair of black velvet, diamond-shaped patches, whose bottom points met the top points of a long black velvet skirt, of which the top edge plunged in one sharp V to the lace-covered navel in front, and swept diagonally back in a bigger V to the bottom of the lace-covered spine.

  • Set into one of these audacious seams is a zipper that begins between the breasts, snakes up over one shoulder, slithers diagonally down across the back and swoops forward over one hipbone to continue diagonally downward in front again ...

  • A short walk diagonally from La Sagrada Familia is the astonishing Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, designed by Domènech i Montaner (architect of the Palau de la Música Catalana) and completed by his son.

  • Diagonally opposite the Hôtel de Ville on rue Notre-Dame, the Château Ramezay was home of the French governor Claude de Ramezay from 1705 to 1724.

  • Look especially for the carved doorway of the 17th-century church Església del Roser down the side street carrer del Roser (across from the cathedral) and two 17th-century palaces, Palau Martorell and Can Saura, diagonally across from each other on carrer del Santissim.

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