Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: roofs
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ufs]
Usage examples
  • His first studies in his art had been directed to roofs.
  • Too precipitous on which to build houses, it rose far above the surrounding roofs of Peking.
  • The boy's view of Richmond was in truth brief, as before night he saw its spires and roofs fading behind him.
  • One of these leaves, larger than the others, roofs it in and serves as a scaffolding for the whole of the ceiling.
  • In an instant he had swung himself over and was running down the roofs of the cars, silhouetted against the cloudy sky.
  • "Why not break 'through the ends of all the cars--so we can get back and forth without having to climb over the roofs!"
  • And they wondered at that mighty city, with its roofs of burnished brass, and long and lofty walls of marble, with strong palisades above.
  • Amos turned back into the darkening pine knoll, and Chris pushed his way out to the narrow steep ledge, hanging high above the roofs of Peking.
  • She had tried to put them one side that she might look out when she awoke, but she could see only chimney-pots and grimy, irregularly tiled roofs.
  • It was he who taught the people how to build better houses and how to hang their doors on hinges and how to support the roofs with pillars and posts.