01. The snake [hissed] at me when I got near it.
02. I could hear the air [hissing] out of my tire after I rode over the broken glass.
03. The cat was sitting in the tree, [hissing] and spitting at the dog below.
04. The basketball game was going badly, and the spectators were starting to [hiss] and boo at the players.
05. We could hear the [hiss] of the angry cat in the dark, but we couldn't see it.
06. The onions were making a [hissing] sound as they fried in butter.
07. My old vinyl records have a real [hiss] that CDs just don't make.
08. "Don't tell mom!" the little boy [hissed] at his sister.
09. The sprinklers watering the lawns could be heard [hissing] in the quiet of the early morning.
10. The burning match [hissed], and went out when it was dropped in the water.
11. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that those who have free seats at a play [hiss] first.
12. Aesop once noted that men often applaud an imitation, and [hiss] the real thing.
13. There is a strange beetle in Madagascar which will [hiss] at you when startled.
14. The wet wood [hissed] and smoked in the campfire.
15. When llamas are overloaded, they will lie down, [hiss], spit and kick, and refuse to move.
16. Jean Baptiste Colbert once said that the art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of [hissing].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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