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How to use spans in a sentence
He presides over a sprawling media and sports empire that spans from the Lakers to The Chronicles of Narnia.The Right-Wing Billionaire Who Bowed to North Korea over ‘The Interview’ | Asawin Suebsaeng | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the Latino community the legacy of the Mexican Mafia spans multiple generations.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs | Seth Ferranti | December 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Near the confluence of these two rivers a tiny bridge spans the gap connecting the Korengal with the Pech.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley | Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Those of us who live here are a fickle bunch with fleeting attention spans.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion | Alex Suskind | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The narrative is a remarkable piece of historical research that spans just over 800 pages.
Thou shaltBehold joy reign in cities and in towns,Old age and youth alike contented dwell,And undulating beards of two spans long!The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi | Giacomo Leopardi
In some recent masonry arched bridges of spans up to 150 ft. built with hinges considerable economy has been obtained.
It had spans of 172 and 193 ft., and may be taken as a representative type of bridges of this kind.
Hence many multiple-span bridges such as the Hawkesbury, Benares and Chittravatti bridges have been built with independent spans.
It is only since metal has been used that the great spans of 500 to 1800 ft. now accomplished have been made possible.
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