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01. Each student had to memorize ten [verses] from the poem as homework.
02. The mullah quoted a [verse] from the Koran.
03. I only know the first couple of [verses] from the song.
04. The national anthem of Greece is 158 verses long.
05. What do you think is the meaning of the fifth [verse] in this poem?
06. She read a few [verses] from the Bible at the wedding ceremony.
07. Shakespeare wrote a great deal of his work in lovely [verse].
08. For listening practice, the teacher had the students listen to a number of [verses] from a song and then do an exercise filling in blanks with the missing words.
09. As soon as the singer began to sing the first [verse] of the national anthem, the entire crowd joined in.
10. I have started to write a couple of [verses] of a poem that I've had in my head for a while.
11. John Lennon and Paul McCartney each contributed about half of the [verses] in the song.
12. He is well [versed] in American history, in addition to European history.
13. As a former economics professor at university, the Finance Minister is certainly [versed] in economic theory.
14. Vikram Seth is the author of a novel called The Golden Gate, which is written entirely in [verse].
15. During the Renaissance, authors became more concerned with the sound of their [verses], which composers then tried to imitate.

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  • Verse — Verse …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • verse — [ vɛrs ] n. f. • 1680; à la verse 1640; de verser 1 ♦ Loc. adv. À VERSE, se dit de la pluie qui tombe en abondance. Il pleuvait à verse. ⇒ averse. « La pluie tombait à verse [...] mais, bravant le mauvais temps, un peuple immense s acheminait »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • versé — verse [ vɛrs ] n. f. • 1680; à la verse 1640; de verser 1 ♦ Loc. adv. À VERSE, se dit de la pluie qui tombe en abondance. Il pleuvait à verse. ⇒ averse. « La pluie tombait à verse [...] mais, bravant le mauvais temps, un peuple immense s… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Verse — Verse, n. [OE. vers, AS. fers, L. versus a line in writing, and, in poetry, a verse, from vertere, versum, to turn, to turn round; akin to E. worth to become: cf. F. vers. See {Worth} to become, and cf. {Advertise}, {Averse}, {Controversy},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • verse — 1. (vèr s ) s. f. 1°   Terme d agriculture. État des céréales couchées à terre par la pluie ou toute autre cause. La verse des blés. 2°   Terme d eaux et forêts. Grande corbeille de charbon, qui en contient 35 livres. 3°   À verse, loc. adv. Se… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Verse — Die Verse am Bremecker Hammer in LüdenscheidVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • versé — versé, ée (vèr sé, sée) part. passé de verser. 1°   Qui a coulé hors de ce qui le contenait. Vin versé. Sang versé.    Fig. •   Les grâces, les honneurs par moi seule versés, RAC. Brit. III, 4. 2°   Renversé. Voiture versée. Blés versés. Foin… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • verse — [və:s US və:rs] n [Date: 900 1000; : Old French; Origin: vers, from Latin versus turning, verse , from vertere to turn ] 1.) a set of lines that forms one part of a song, poem, or a book such as the Bible or the Koran ▪ Let s sing the last verse… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • verse — 1 Verse, stanza both mean a unit of metrical writing. Verse is both wider and more varied in its popular usage since it can denote a single line of such writing, such writing as a class, or, along with stanza, a group of lines forming a division… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • versé — Versé, [vers]ée. part. Il signifie aussi, Exercé, experimenté. C est un homme bien versé dans les finances, dans les negociations. il est versé dans la lecture des poëtes. versé dans la philosophie …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • verse — [vʉrs] n. [ME vers < OE fers & OFr vers, both < L versus, a turning, verse, line, row, pp. of vertere, to turn < IE * wert , to turn < base * wer > WARP, WORM, WARDS] 1. a sequence of words arranged metrically in accordance with… …   English World dictionary