01. The rock [glittered] in the sunlight.
02. My daughter used to love putting [glitter] on her face to make it sparkle.
03. The sun made the tips of the waves [glitter] like stars.
04. As I was skiing down the hill, the snow [glittered] in the afternoon sun like a million tiny diamonds.
05. The reflection of the lights on the Christmas trees [glittered] in the snow.
06. Her eyes were [glittering] with excitement as she walked up onto the stage to receive her award.
07. She decorated her picture with [glitter] and colored paper.
08. The palace of the Sultan was [glittering] with rubies, emeralds and diamonds.
09. She had a [glittering] career in Hollywood for over 40 years.
10. The dancers had on [glittery] silver and gold outfits that barely covered their beautiful, young bodies.
11. Cervantes wrote in Don Quixote that "All is not gold that [glitters]."
12. In "The Lord of the Rings," J. R. R. Tolkien wrote, "All that is gold does not [glitter]; not all those that wander are lost."
13. Little silver fish [glittered] in the sunlight as they darted to and fro in the shallow waters near the beach.
14. A Lithuanian proverb notes that gold [glitters] even in the mud.
15. An old proverb notes that it is not the [glittering] weapon that fights the fight, but rather the hero's heart.
16. The shells of certain insects were used in ancient Egypt to produce the earliest known eye [glitter] for women.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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