01. Veronika sat in the bath, playing with the bubbles, and [sipping] champagne.
02. Can I have a [sip] of your beer? I've never had that kind.
03. He sat [sipping] his drink, and gazing out the window.
04. The tea was very hot so she had to [sip] at it very slowly.
05. He stole a [sip] of whiskey from a little bottle he kept in his jacket pocket.
06. The singer had a quick [sip] of tequila to calm her nerves before going on stage.
07. She leaned back on the sofa and took a [sip] of wine.
08. The little girl took a big [sip] of her milkshake, and smiled.
09. The young woman [sipped] on her cocktail, and glanced around the bar.
10. He took a couple of [sips] from his drink, and then set it down on the table.
11. Each man took a [sip] of the precious water, and then passed it on.
12. The vampire took a [sip] of her blood, liked it, and then drank greedily.
13. Wine tasters never drink the wine they taste. They [sip] it, hold it in their mouth for a few seconds, and then spit it out.
14. A Chinese proverb states, "Great business is good; to sit and [sip] this glass is better."
15. Denis Diderot once observed that we swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we [sip] little by little at a truth we find bitter.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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