- 01. A cable snapped, and the elevator plunged down the [shaft], killing three people who were trapped inside.02. The hikers found an old mine [shaft] and decided to explore it.03. The boat had a bunch of weeds caught around the propeller [shaft], so we had to stop and clean it off.04. Richard just bought some new golf clubs with titanium shafts, and they're super light.05. Robin Hood was so good with his bow that he could shoot an arrow that would split the [shaft] of another arrow in the target.06. A [shaft] of sunlight broke through the clouds and lit up the spot where we were sitting.07. He was driving off road and hit a huge rock which actually broke the drive [shaft] of his car.08. When the miners came out of the mine [shaft], their faces and hands were completely black.09. Our elevator got stuck in the [shaft] between floors, so we had to wait for over 40 minutes for someone to get us out.10. In the painting 'The Calling of Saint Matthew' by Caravaggio, Christ enters the scene from the right, along with a brilliant [shaft] of light penetrating the darkness.11. The warrior broke his spear during the fight, so he used the broken [shaft] of his weapon to stab his enemy in the heart.12. Dave bent the [shaft] of his golf club when he got angry and smashed it against a rock.13. My grandfather has a set of old golf clubs with wooden [shafts].14. After being overcast all day, a [shaft] of sunlight finally broke through the clouds after suppertime and it began to warm up a bit.15. He broke the blade of his hockey stick in the game, but luckily he can keep the same [shaft] and just replace the blade.
Grammatical examples in English. 2013.