Example sentences for: oxen

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

  • On one significant issue, the line-item veto, they held firm on an old stance even though doing so meant handing a Democratic president a knife to gore Republican oxen (though they did postpone the day as long as possible and are now contending that Clinton's conception of it is too broad).

  • But he is not beyond a grumbling pun on oxen and morons , while looking hard at me.

  • The region isn’t overly touristed, though; it isn’t unusual to see oxen pulling carts piled high with seaweed for fertilizer.

  • It means what it says: ford where oxen cross.

  • Cigar-chomping guajiros in enormous straw hats urge on their oxen, while vultures swoop overhead.

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