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How to use brains in a sentence
Rather blow out your own brains than treat with enmity those who are your liberators.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Any Frenchman having Lord Granville's brains would make a great deal more out of them in a speech.GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The rich dark coloring is the pledge of your safety—better there than darkening your own brains.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The Irish, according to Everards, used large quantities of snuff "to purge their brains."TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
We do not blame the maniac who burns a house down and brains a policeman, nor the mad dog who bites a minor poet.GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Look sharp with the light, or I shall knock my brains out against something in this confounded hole.OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
It is intelligent, earnest young men of brains and capacity who are in special danger from the skepticism of the age.GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Now the world is full of contrivances, which were not made by human hands, nor invented by human brains.GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Why a man born with brains will deliberately make a fool of himself, I cant understand.TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
WORDS RELATED TO BRAINS
- clear thinking
- common sense
- good judgment
- horse sense
- savoir faire
- depth of perception
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