Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: lists
IPA transcription: [l'…™sts]
Usage examples
  • Didn't you--but of course you didn't--you never read passenger lists.
  • When figures show their royal front And mists are carved away, -- Behold the atom I preferred To all the lists of clay!
  • "The fact is, my dear colonel," she said, "I am thinking of giving a party, and you must help me to make out the lists."
  • So great was his prowess that from the day he was dubbed knight there was no champion who could stand before him in the lists.
  • Four months ago, all the decisions she needed to make were what dress she would wear for dinner, and to help Edith to draw out the lists of who should take down whom in the dinner parties at home.
  • While this affair was in agitation, and lists were making of such as they conceived to be well affected to their design, a servant of Tomkins, who had overheard their discourse, immediately carried intelligence to Pym.
  • Here was a new bird, a bird about which I had felt fifteen years of curiosity; and, more than that, a bird which here and now was quite unexpected, since it was not included in either of the two Florida lists that I had brought with me from home.
  • Many discrepancies appear in the data regarding this movement given by different authorities, as there is no generally accepted rule by which to determine the selection of the companies to be included in the lists, and as the conditions are changing from day to day.
  • "Emma has been meaning to read more ever since she was twelve years old. I have seen a great many lists of her drawing-up at various times of books that she meant to read regularly through--and very good lists they were--very well chosen, and very neatly arranged--sometimes alphabetically, and sometimes by some other rule.