loom


loom
01. Huge fir trees [loomed] above the travelers as they entered the forest.
02. The little boy felt nervous with the principal [looming] above him in the office.
03. With war [looming], refugees have begun to flee across the border.
04. The carpets are made on old handmade [looms] where children are often forced to work 12-hour days.
05. She wove a beautiful rug on a [loom] she bought in Europe a couple of years ago.
06. Dark clouds [loomed] on the horizon; a storm was coming.
07. With final exams [looming], I doubt I'll have much free time for the next little while.
08. Huge totem poles [loomed] over the village.
09. A shadow suddenly [loomed] over the boy as he sat at his desk finishing his homework.
10. The mountains [loomed] out of the mist as the hikers came out of the forest.
11. The [looming] threat of a rise in interest rates has slowed housing sales.
12. With a possible strike [looming] at the factory, things are pretty tense between management and labor.
13. Mount Doom [loomed] above Frodo and Sam as they made their way across the dry plains of Mordor.
14. Vachal Lindsay once suggested that life is a [loom], weaving illusion.
15. Fred Rogers once remarked that parents are like shuttles on a [loom]. They join the threads of the past with threads of the future and leave their own bright patterns as they go.
16. Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby once said that the perfect method for adding drama to life is to wait until the deadline [looms] large.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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