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Sample sentences for the GRE study word rake

rake can be used as a verb
rake can be used as a noun

1.The old man began to rake more cinders together. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
2.You think me an unfeeling, loose-principled rake don't you. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.'But is she very ill' I asked, flinging down my rake and tying my bonnet. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4.Thee I'll rake up, the post unsanctifie. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.Does he rake this together-Now, my lords. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.Sweet lady, let me rake it from the earth. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
7."Not a bit of it, sir mow in the rain, and you'll rake in fine weather" said the old man. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
8.When Miss Harris returned with the rake and cheerfully inquired "Anything else tonight, Mr. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
9.Even in your hearts, there will he rake for it. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
10.Then she went out and raked the yard. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
11.She tossed her head and raked the coins off the counter with greedy fingers. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
12."Only fools and rakes fall ill, my boy. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
13.With their uncanny marksmanship they raked the on-coming fleet with volley after volley. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
14.That brings those rakes of fellows in her white. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
15.He raked his throat rudely, puked phlegm on the floor. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
16.We've raked in all this truck and eight dollars besides. - from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
17.OLD JACK raked the cinders together with a piece of cardboard and spread them judiciously over the whitening dome of coals. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
18.Miss Harris looked somewhat surprised, as well she might, to hear a man inquiring for garden rakes in the middle of December. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

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