Example sentences for: pausing

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

  • They are mistakes at sentence level rather than word level; prosodic rather than lexical mistakes; mistakes of stress, intonation, and syntactic segmenting: in effect, accentuating the wrong word or syllable, modulating the pitch incorrectly (a rising rather than falling tone, say, or a questioning rather than affirming tone), and pausing in the wrong place.

  • After pausing to take a photograph, cross the street to Jodenbreestraat (Jewish Broad Street) and the 3-story brick building with red shutters.

  • On a signal from the raja, one of his priests stabbed him with a kris (knife), and then, pausing only to stab their children first, the rest of the royal party began a puputan, either killing themselves or running suicidally towards the enemy.

  • All that sounded like plenty of pausing to do in-depth, interesting work.

  • Another parameter that might affect readthrough is the availability of the tRNA decoding the last sense codon, for example through a different ribosome pausing kinetics.


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