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Zero – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

He watched from the sidelines as his two business rivals tried to outdo each other in what amounted to a zero sum game, and relished in both the entertainment and extra business that cost him zero.

This day-late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “zero”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/03/24/tuesdayuseitinasentence-zero/


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Wage – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

When she heard her father was threatening to wage war because he thought the prince had kidnapped her, she was furious but also at a loss for what to do. If she returned home to explain she’d left the castle of her own will to be with the prince, she wouldn’t be believed and would be banned from leaving again. If the prince went with her, he would only be arrested, or worse. She paced in the garden, feeling as if her emotions were waging war with each other as she tried to decide what to do.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “wage”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/03/16/tuesdayuseitinasentence-wage-2/


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Tether – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

He undid the rope tethering the boat to the deck and jumped aboard. As he steered the boat into open water, he stared at the horizon and thought, “They laughed and said I was crazy. Well, I’ll show them. I’ll find that treasure, then I’ll be the one laughing.” Chuckling, he grabbed the map and checked his course.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “tether”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/02/23/tuesdayuseitinasentence-tether/


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Reverse – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

When she saw in the rearview mirror the car behind her slow down and toss a kitten out the window onto the side of the road, she couldn’t believe it, and after the car sped off around her, she threw her car into reverse to go get the kitten before it could get hurt, glad that traffic was light.

This late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “reverse”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/02/03/tuesdayuseitinasentence-reverse/


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Quiver – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayiseitinasentence

As he approached the throne room, a quiver went through his body. Everything was riding on this. Fighting down a mixture of emotions, he took a deep breath, pulled an arrow from the quiver on his back, and kicked in the door.

This late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “quiver”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/01/28/tuesdayuseitinasentence-quiver/


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Patch – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Bill was glad to see that Jeff and Lucy had managed to patch up their quarrel, but he knew it was only just a band-aid on a bullet wound and they would be at it again soon. It’d been a rocky relationship from the start, after all.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “patch”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/01/19/tuesdayuseitinasentence-patch/


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Object – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

His heart raced as he knelt and gazed up at the object of his affection, at the woman who had won his heart, and as he pulled out the small object she’d noticed hidden in his pocket, he hoped she would not object to the question he was about to ask.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “object”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/01/12/tuesdayuseitinasentence-object/#like-5890


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Fable – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

She thought the adventurous stories her grandmother used to tell about her youth had been nothing but one fable after another, but while going through her things after she passed, Julia found a hidden journal and photos squirreled away in a hidden compartment of a desk that proved they had been true after all.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “fable”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2020/10/13/tuesdayuseitinasentence-fable/


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Capture – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

He sat at the library table and watched her from across the room as he always did, wanting so much to go talk to her but afraid to; she’d captured his heart from the moment he saw her weeks ago but he had no idea what to do to capture her heart in return.

 

This late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “capture”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2020/09/24/tuesdayuseitinasentence-capture/


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Zip – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence

He opened his mouth, about to disagree with her idea, but the look in her eye told him she knew what he thinking and that he had better not say it, so he decided to play it safe and zip his lips instead. Her wrath would be far worse than her ill-thought idea, after all.

 

 

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “zip”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2020/08/25/tuesdayuseitinasentence-zip-2/