Example sentences for: pits

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

  • There are five connecting corridors, two pits, and four rooms before the burial chamber is reached.

  • Next door to the tar pits is the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), whose provocative modern architecture houses one of the state’s best art collections, including outstanding examples of Nepalese, Indian, and Tibetan art, Japanese scroll paintings, pre-Columbian art, and German Expressionist drawings.

  • This results in an unusual list that pits the paperbacks of successful literary novels such as Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things against hardcover celebrity health books such as Marilu Henner's Total Health Makeover and inspirational titles such as Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul . The list even includes the occasional children's title.

  • The issue pits the rich countries against the poor ones, and no progress is made.

  • Over the last 50 years, the widespread usage of fluoridated water and fluoridated dentrifices have been cited as major reasons for a decline in caries since the early 1970s [ 1 ] , and for the appearance of a significant association between oral hygiene and caries experience [ 2 3 4 ] . An inverse relationship exists between salivary fluoride concentration and caries experience in the deciduous and permanent dentition [ 5 ] , but fluoride concentration is excluded from most caries prediction models [ 6 7 ] . Acids in bacterial plaques cause caries in pits, fissures and interdental regions of teeth, but they also enhance the inhibitory effect of fluoride on demineralization, confounding the ability to predict caries from the salivary fluoride concentration [ 8 9 ] .

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