Example sentences for: paused

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

  • Acheson paused.

  • Pressed on this point, Brock paused, then paused some more, then would only say, "There may well be some truth in what [the troopers] say.

  • His dreams were fulfilled, and even surpassed, by his son Alexander the Great, in a brief but action-filled lifetime of only 33 years (356–323 b.c. ). In 334 b.c. , aged only 22, he led his army across the Hellespont (now the Dardanelles), and paused at Troy to make a sacrifice at the temple of Athena and pay homage to his hero Achilles, before going on to defeat the Persians at the Battle of Granicus and liberating the Ionian cities.

  • She paused outside 10 Downing Street, and smiled: 'Thank you, I'm very well thank you.

  • During my run I felt good and energetic, and midway through I paused to try a different goo packet from the PowerGel I tried last night.


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