01. The escaped prisoner hid behind a tree as the beam of the [spotlight] swung by.02. The woman stood alone on the stage in the [spotlight].03. He couldn't see because the [spotlight] was shining in his eyes.04. The castle looks beautiful at night, illuminated by a number of [spotlights].05. Huge [spotlights] of various colors are shone on Niagara Falls at night, creating a dazzling spectacle.06. The newspaper article [spotlights] the difficulties immigrants face when they come to this country.07. The stage will be lit for the performance by a series of [spotlights] suspended from the ceiling.08. The fire that seriously damaged Windsor Castle in 1992 is believed to have started when a [spotlight] came into contact with a curtain over an extended period of time, causing the fabric to eventually burst into flames.09. The singer's younger brother was thrust into the [spotlight] after appearing on stage with her and playing a couple of his own songs.10. The documentary [spotlights] the growing number of children living in poverty in our nation.11. This week on Current Affairs we are [spotlighting] the growing high-tech industry.12. The band was really sweating under the heat of the [spotlights].13. The popular actor left the [spotlight] when he retired from show business in 1998.14. The guard in the watch tower turned his [spotlight] towards a corner of the exercise yard, where a group of prisoners had gathered.15. Stefan Zweig once noted that often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the [spotlight] decide the course of history for centuries to come.
Grammatical examples in English. 2013.
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