Example sentences for: outstretched

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

  • The road ends at a fine miradouro, where a statue of Christ stands with arms outstretched (a miniature version of the statues at Rio de Janeiro and Lisbon).

  • Of the 61 skeletons on display, dating from 1490 to 1540 (more than 200 were disinterred), those in pre-conquest graves lie in a fetal position, while post-con-quest skeletons lie in a Christian pose: outstretched with arms folded.

  • It depicts a wind- and sea-swept Sir George in a dramatic — perhaps anguished — pose with arms outstretched.

  • The Democrats are, by inclination, the party of outstretched palms, the Republicans the party of tight fists.

  • and slapped the man's outstretched right hand in the exact same manner that thousands, yea millions, have done since.


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