Example sentences for: sprang

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

  • As all readers probably know, Laurence or Lawrence sprang in medieval use from the name of the Roman saint who was martyred by being broiled on a gridiron in 258.

  • Its immense columns (the top of each one could accommodate 50 standing children) recreate the papyrus forests of the sacred island from which all life sprang (also representing the landscape of Lower Egypt), and they were highly decorated and brilliantly painted in their heyday.

  • The first of these is the possessive, the second represents the vowel of is . (The Joyce title is typical of the author's linguistically inventive but allusive style, and is actually a compound of two proper names: that of Finn MaCool, the Irish folk-hero, and Tim Finnegan, the hero of a music-hall ballad, who sprang to life in the middle of his own wake.)

  • As such, they're intended for literary monastics, for the tenured priesthood of paid interpreters that sprang up in colleges after World War II with the help of massive public funding from schemes such as the GI Bill and Pell grants.

  • Does the NYT want people to think these feelings sprang from him totally unprovoked?


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