streak


streak
01. Her hair is dyed blue, with [streaks] of bright green.
02. A boy on a bicycle [streaked] past the window.
03. The car is bright red with yellow [streaks] along the sides.
04. [Streaks] of rain washed down the window.
05. The little boy's face was [streaked] with tears.
06. The boss has a bit of a mean [streak], so you'd better try to stay out of his way.
07. There is a [streak] of madness running in her family.
08. The shooting star [streaked] across the sky.
09. Does Baptista [streak] her hair or is it naturally like that?
10. Herbert Henry Asquith once remarked that greatness is a zigzag [streak] of lightning in the brain.
11. According to one helpful-hint expert, you can use a drop of vinegar or vodka on each lens to clean eyeglasses without [streaks].
12. The little boy [streaked] across the field after the ball.
13. I looked up just in time to see a shooting star [streak] across the sky.
14. The Boston Bruins are hoping to extend their winning [streak] to ten games with a win over Dallas tonight.
15. In July of 1941, baseball great Joe DiMaggio's hitting [streak] came to an end at 56 games.
16. He was arrested for indecent exposure after [streaking] on the football field during the game.
17. When I was 16, a couple of buddies and I [streaked] in front of all the teachers and students at lunch time on a bet.

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