Example sentences for: sprawled

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

  • Not with the menu, but with the magnificent display sprawled across a long table as you enter: seafood antipasti, stuffed eggplant and zucchini, grilled peppers in red, yellow, and green, and whatever bounty this morning’s market yielded.

  • ) Sprawled on a motel sofa, fielding awestruck questions from a couple of junior FBI agents, Pistone expounds on the meaning of the phrase "Fuh-get about it" (which, depending on one's inflection, can signal fatalistic acceptance, doomed resignation, murderous rage, enthusiastic agreement, or nothing in particular) in a speech that will live long in the hearts of gangster-movie mavens.

  • Sprawled on his motel bed watching the end of Shane , he mutters, "Come back Shane, run for president," and that's the whole character: He's always staring into the distance, scanning the horizon for a hero.


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