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Sample sentences for the GRE study word meter

meter can be used as a verb
meter can be used as a noun

1.It is written in an elaborate stanza combining meter and alliteration. - from English Literature by William J. Long
2.Get the lilt of the lines, and let the meter itself decide how final syllables are to be pronounced. - from English Literature by William J. Long
3.The third meter is the eight-syllable line with four accents, the lines riming in couplets, as in the "Boke of the Duchesse. - from English Literature by William J. Long
4.-Aqu -dijo, en vindole, don Quijote- podemos, hermano Sancho Panza, meter las manos hasta los codos en esto que llaman aventuras. - from Don Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
5.In the French originals of these romances the lines were a definite length, the meter exact, and rimes and assonances were both used to give melody. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.-Qu es esto, seor to Ahora que pensbamos nosotras que vuestra merced volva a reducirse en su casa, y pasar en ella una vida quieta y honrada, se quiere meter en nuevos laberintos, hacindos. - from Don Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
7.-Lo que agora se ha de hacer, y ha de ser luego, es meter en un calabozo al doctor Recio porque si alguno me ha de matar, ha de ser l, y de muerte admincula y psima, como es la de la hambre. - from Don Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
8.Surrey is noted, not for any especial worth or originality of his own poems, but rather for his translation of two books of Virgil "in strange meter." The strange meter was the blank verse, which had never before appeared in English. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.There are three principal meters to be found in Chaucer's verse. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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