Example sentences for: pedestrians

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

  • The row of giant black rectangles dominating puny pedestrians walking below ( Wall Street , 1915) inspired numerous social interpretations, but to our eyes it might look like an anticipation of obdurate monoliths by artists from Ad Reinhardt to Richard Serra.

  • A brown layer of pollution hangs over the city in both hot and cold weather; the seemingly endless hooting of horns down the wide boulevards and the drone of vehicles making painfully slow progress through the narrow streets raises noise levels; and in a city with so many apartments and so little parking it’s no surprise that sidewalks become places to leave your vehicle, and pedestrians must risk life and limb by walking on the roads.

  • Monuments to money!Money and immortality!Money and immortality and blistering heat!Twenty-nine floors below diminished figures scuttle!Descending twenty-nine floors rapid as a fibrillating heart you can join them!You are choking in bus exhaust the blackest in the U.S.A.!You are invisible amid the pedestrians of color!On Commerce!

  • Fernandina is exactly the type of town that Celebration would emulate: close, old, quaintly Victorian, rife with sidewalks, history, and pedestrians, and all the forms of old-style American community.

  • Gulangyu has banned automotive vehicles and is a pedestrians island — not even bicycles are allowed here.

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