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01. Our neighbor's dog [howls] every time the train goes by.
02. The wind was [howling] in the trees.
03. Wolves [howled] in the distance as we walked through the forest at night.
04. The child [howled] with fear when he saw the big dog.
05. The monsters [howled] with delight when their supper of crunchy, baked rocks was served.
06. The baby was [howling] with pain and had a fever, so we took her to the doctor.
07. The dog let out a long, sad [howl] when his master died.
08. The guitars were [howling], and the drums pounding, and everyone was dancing.
09. The old man [howled] in rage when he found that his house had been broken into.
10. The audience [howled] with laughter at the film.
11. Shakespeare wrote that "Each new morn new widows [howl], new orphans cry, new sorrows strike heaven on the face."
12. Benjamin Jowett once said, "Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done, and let them [howl]."
13. A German proverb notes that [howling] makes the wolf bigger than he really is.
14. Wolves can [howl] messages to one another from more than a mile apart.
15. [Howling] is a means of communication between individual wolves.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(as of a dog), / (as a dog), / , / (said of wind)


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