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01. Make sure you [pour] water over the campfire before going to bed.
02. Make a hole in the middle of your dry ingredients, and then [pour] the milk into the center of it.
03. Thousands of people [poured] into the streets of the capital to celebrate their country's victory in the World Cup.
04. He went into the kitchen and [poured] himself a beer.
05. Beethoven used to [pour] ice water over his head when he sat down to create music, believing it stimulated his brain.
06. We couldn't get the fire going, so we [poured] a bit of gas on the wood.
07. The policeman stopped the young boys, took away their beer and [poured] it on the ground.
08. I spilled some wine on the carpet when I was [pouring] myself a glass of wine.
09. He [poured] himself a drink and sat down in front of the television.
10. Smoke was [pouring] out the windows of the house by the time the fire engine arrived.
11. Tears [poured] down her face as she stood by her husband's grave.
12. Some guy fell and hit his head while skating, and he had a big cut with blood just [pouring] out of it.
13. You'd better take your umbrella with you; it's [pouring] outside.
14. We wanted to go camping, but we couldn't because it [poured] all weekend.
15. The problems in our school system cannot be solved simply by [pouring] more money into the education budget.
16. After the volcano erupted, boiling lava [poured] down the side of the mountain.
17. Industries along the river continue to [pour] dangerous waste into the water.
18. In Japan, it is considered polite if you [pour] your companion's drink.
19. He developed a bad cough and a runny nose after watching the football game in the [pouring] rain.
20. You shouldn't [pour] motor oil into the storm drains on the street because the water there goes into the ocean, and will pollute it.
21. In Italy, some people find it unfeminine for a woman to [pour] wine.
22. I had to ride my bike to school in the [pouring] rain, so I was totally soaked by the time I got home.
23. Refugees from the war torn region have been [pouring] across the border.
24. Congratulations [poured] in from around the world when the President won re-election.
25. Since we started advertising on the Internet, orders have just been [pouring] in.
26. Applications for the position have been [pouring] into the office for days.
27. My little girl is growing up so fast. Today, she insisted on [pouring] her own apple juice and she didn't spill a drop.
28. The fans [poured] into the streets to celebrate their team's victory in the finals.
29. Money to help the victims of the earthquake has been [pouring] into local relief agencies.
30. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that happiness is a perfume which you cannot [pour] on someone without getting some on yourself.
31. A Chinese proverb suggests that water and words are easy to [pour], but impossible to recover.
32. A Russian proverb notes that giving gifts to the rich is like [pouring] water into the sea.

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  • Pour — Pour, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pouring}.] [OE. pouren, of uncertain origin; cf. W. bwrw to cast, throw, shed, bwrw gwlaw to rain.] 1. To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pour — Pour, v. i. To flow, pass, or issue in a stream, or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours; the people poured out of the theater. [1913 Webster] In the rude throng pour on with furious pace. Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pour — Pour, n. A stream, or something like a stream; a flood. [Colloq.] A pour of rain. Miss Ferrier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pour — Pour, a. Poor. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pour — Pour, v. i. To pore. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pour — (fr., spr. Puhr), für. P. faire visite (spr. P. fähr wisit, abgekürzt p. f. v.), um Visite zu machen. P. la bonne bouche (spr. P. la bonn busch), s. u. Bouche. P. la vertu militaire (spr. P. la wertü militär) u. P. le mérite, s. u. Verdienstorden …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • POUR — Préposition qui sert à marquer Le motif, ou la cause finale, ou la destination. Dieu donne à l homme pour soutiens l espérance et la résignation. Cet homme fait de l exercice pour sa santé. Il est arrivé du vin pour votre provision. Ces chevaux… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • Pour — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Pour », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Pour est un fleuve de Russie ; POUR, revue… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pour — 1. verb /pɔː,pɔːr,poʊr/ a) To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it to pour water from a pail; to pour wine into a decanter; to pour oil upon the waters; to pour out sand or… …   Wiktionary

  • pour — pourable, adj. pourability, n. pourer, n. pouringly, adv. /pawr, pohr/, v.t. 1. to send (a liquid, fluid, or anything in loose particles) flowing or falling, as from one container to another, or into, over, or on something: to pour a glass of… …   Universalium

  • pour — See: IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS …   Dictionary of American idioms