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How to use shiftings in a sentence

  • Inconsistencies and shiftings in character are the commonest things in experience.

  • The Rime afforded him a prolonged story, with many shiftings of the scene.

    The Raven | Edgar Allan Poe
  • It is a marvellous picture of Oriental life; its shiftings are those of the kaleidoscope.

  • It is to be remembered, however, that the above cases are shiftings of the use, of words rather than of their meaning.

    An English Grammar | W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
  • "You don't hold me right, Mamma," said Carry at last, after one or two uneasy shiftings of position.

    Selected Stories | Bret Harte

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