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fire engine

noun as in fire truck

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Example Sentences

Our Toniebox was pink, but you can select from a spectrum of six choices, including fire engine red, sky blue, grass green, purple, and gray.

Clara Young Kim places her camera tightly to reveal that a fire engine is as battered as it is shiny.

It’s like paying for a fire engine even in years when there’s no fire.

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An ambulance and fire engine responded, along with additional police.

Indeed, once the fire-engine house was taken, everybody seemed impressed by John Brown, rather than infuriated or vengeful.

Now that the fire-engine house was surrounded by the marines, he was certain nobody could escape.

There was Ann in her fire-engine Oscar de la Renta, straight out of the First Lady playbook.

But this fall specifically, a fire-engine coif is proving to be the must-have for the fashion pack.

New precautions against fire were taken in Newport by the formation of firewards, and a fire engine was sent for from England.

While he sat there some bells began ringing furiously and a steam fire engine rushed by.

In the following year Braithwaite and Ericsson in London brought out the first portable fire-engine.

Suddenly there was a clang-clang of gongs, and all traffic drew to one side to allow the passage of a flying motor fire-engine.

The Steam Fire-Engine is still another form of portable engine.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fire engine, such as: hook and ladder, and ladder truck.

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