01. The [flames] of the fire were dancing in the night.
02. The young boys blew on the smoking wood until [flames] started to appear.
03. Huge [flames] were already licking at the roof of the house when the firemen arrived.
04. A small fire started in a local park this morning, but the [flames] were quickly put out by police.
05. The old woman fell asleep while smoking in bed, and an hour later, her room was engulfed in [flames].
06. Make sure you pour water over the campfire before going to bed because even if you can't see any [flames], it could still be burning underneath.
07. My nephew's hair has been dyed [flaming] orange with streaks of blue in it.
08. The [flames] of their passion threatened to set their bed on fire.
09. The truck burst into [flames] seconds after being hit by the train.
10. The [flame] of the candle glowed orange and red.
11. These special Christmas logs burn with red, green, and blue [flames].
12. An angel of God pierced Saint Teresa's heart with a [flaming] golden arrow.
13. The young man was driving a [flaming] red Porsche.
14. The human eye can see a candle [flame] from 30 miles on a clear, dark night.
15. Boris Yeltsin once said that a man must live like a great brilliant [flame], and burn as brightly as he can. In the end he burns out. But this is far better than a mean little [flame].
16. Fidel Castro once remarked, "I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the [flame] that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened."
17. Albert Schweitzer once noted that in everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into [flame] by an encounter with another human being.
18. A Kashmiri proverb tells us that life is like a lamp [flame]; it needs a little oil now and then.
19. Robert Hutchins once said, "My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young, and [inflame] their intellects."
20. Bern Williams once suggested that talent is a [flame]. Genius is a fire.
21. Dante wrote that a great [flame] follows a little spark.
22. The plane was falling from the clouds, and [flaming] pieces of the engine were seen spinning across the sky.
23. Any trucks which carry [flammable] liquids carry warning signs.
24. Be careful of these chemicals; they are extremely [inflammable].
25. The temperature of a fire, and the material being burned are the factors that determine the color of its [flames].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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