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Question with the noun Ants

1 example:

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
(Henry David Thoreau)

Sentences with the noun Ants

31 examples:

We worked like so many ants.

The cake was alive with ants.

They worked like so many ants.

He tried to get rid of the ants.

He wants to get rid of the ants.

The cake was crawling with ants.

This place is crawling with ants.

Don't think little of the ants' lives.

The slaves were working like so many ants.

The children were working like so many ants.

Within an elephant's meal, lakhs of ants may feed.

The misfortune of the ants makes the elephants laugh.

My roses are covered in aphids, to say nothing of the ants!

The area around the melting ice cream was crawling with ants.

In a battle between elephants, the ants get squashed.
(Thai proverb)

At high tide the fish eat ants; at low tide the ants eat fish.
(Thai proverb)

If you chase away an ant, all the ants will come and bite you.
(Pigmei proverb)

When the water rises, the fish eat the ants; when the water falls, the ants eat the fish.
(Lao proverb)

The dragon ants are coming.
(Tech Times - Science, )

When the ants tried to search, they struggled to keep their grip.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The software's search process is modeled after the behavior of ants.
(Science Daily - News, )

Most tree species are dispersed by birds and mammals, but also by ants.
(Science Daily - News, )

Swarms of flying ants are invading homes and causing nuisance in Britain.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Even the ants will swoon when you place these lightly tinted jugs on your patio table.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Researchers have discovered the two ancient genetic components of sex determination in ants.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new study found that the brains of carpenter ants may be reprogrammed by epigenetic drugs.
(Tech Times - Science, )

When the ants come marching in, having miles of linked habitats may not be such a good idea after all.
(Science Daily - News, )

Cambridge distiller Will Lowe has created the world's first ant gin, made with the essence of 62 ants.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The youngest tend to nurse the queen and young, older ants are cleaners and the eldest forage for food.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

If we all drove more like ants walk, there would be far fewer traffic jams, according to one scientist.
(The Independent - Science, )

Understanding the ants could help analyze similar phenomena -- for instance how humans roam the Internet.
(Science Daily - News, )

Questions

9 examples:

Do ants have ears?

If ants are such busy workers, how come they find time to go to all the picnics?
(Marie Dressler)

Who knew that tiny nanobots and ants use the same stylist?
(Tech Times - Science, )

Do all the world's ants really weigh as much as all the humans?
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

Black garden ants design their nests with bathrooms, new research reveals - but why?
(Tech Times - Science, )

What do snapping shrimp, naked mole rats, ants, honeybees, and humans all have in common?
(Science Daily - News, )

The bone-head wasp builds its nests, at least in part, from the bodies of dead ants. But why?
(Tech Times - Science, )

The role of environment on the growth of ants has been measured, but what does this mean for human beings?
(Tech Times - Science, )

A recent wildlife programme suggested that all the ants in the world weigh as much as all the people - but is that true?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

I like ants.

Sugar draws ants.

People look like ants.

He has ants in his pants.

Ants work hard all summer.

Ants work away during summer.

The servants worked like ants.

Ants have a well-organized society.

Ants are swarming around the sugar.

There was an army of ants at the cake.

Ants and giraffes are distant cousins.

Ants and giraffes are distant relatives.

Ants, termites and bees are social animals.

A grasshopper and many ants lived in a field.

I'm teaching the ants the multiplication table.

We often hear it said that ants are social animals.

Ants and bees are examples of industry and harmony.

The lonely man derives pleasure from observing ants.

We crawled like so many ants along the mountain pass.

There's a row of ants coming in and out of the kitchen.

It took me a long time to rid myself of all those ants.

We have ants in the kitchen. We need to call an exterminator.

He may like ants, but at least he knows my ethnic background.

Even if we wear an Armani suite or drive a Jaguar, in the end we're the same as ants. We move and move pointlessly and then we die.

Ants die in sugar.
(Malawian proverb)

Like ants gnawing at a bone.
(Chinese proverb)

The queen ant feeds on its own ants.
(African proverb)

Ants can attack with a grain of rice.
(Malagasy proverb)

White ants can do no harm to a stone.
(African proverb)

The sweet flying ants will never be birds.
(African proverb)

Wherever you find sugar, you'll find ants.
(Filipino proverb)

Where there is honey, there are bound to be ants.
(South African proverb)

Where there is sugar, there are bound to be ants.
(Malay proverb)

Caution is not cowardice; even the ants march armed.
(Ugandan proverb)

At high tide fish eat ants; at low tide ants eat fish.
(Thai proverb)

If they are offered winged ants, people will eat them.
(African proverb)

Ants are good citizens, they place group interests first.
(Clarence Day)

Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men.
(Mortimer Adler)

It is only the early risers who succeed in filling their baskets with white ants.
(African proverb)

We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.
(Gerald Brenan)

People, chained by monotony, afraid to think, clinging to certainties... they live like ants.
(Bela Lugosi)

Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
(Karel Capek)

Ants are quite often infected by parasites.
(Science Daily - News, )

Walking backwards, the ants heaved the millipede away.
(Science Daily - News, )

"Downton Abbey" has nothing on these ants and termites.
(CNET News, )

Ants help cool down the Earth and reduce global warming.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Ants in New York City are eating foods meant for humans.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Ants play a variety of important roles in many ecosystems.
(Science Daily - News, )

The young spiderlings innately have a nose for these ants.
(Science Daily - News, )

Trap-jaw ants can snap their jaws shut at incredible speeds.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Like people, ants have often fought over food and territory.
(Science Daily - News, )

Ants and anxiety must be dealt with in the same way: head on.
(The New York Times - Science, )

They marked ants with coloured spots (pictured) to track them.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Ants have a directional choice when exploring new surroundings.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Ants defend their colonies using a distributed decision network.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Unlike Derek Zoolander, ants don't have any difficulty turning left.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers say that ants help reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide gas.
(Tech Times - Science, )

A doctor extracted ants that made a 12-year-old girl's ear their home.
(Tech Times - Health, )

If you've ever wondered what ants do when nature calls - wonder no more.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

There is a terrifying beauty in the bustling activity of an ants’ nest.
(The Independent - Science, )

Wars with rival colonies sometimes leave the ants victorious but depleted.
(UPI - Science News, )

Invasive fire ants have been a thorn in the sides of Southerners for years.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

The project was inspired by how ants work together to carry massive weight.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

It's not just people who love the food in New York City. So do certain ants.
(Fox News - Health, )

Newly discovered ants have domesticated a fungus deadly to other ant species.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Giant trap-jaw ants have a venomous sting, and can open their jaw 180 degrees.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Southern European spiders are genetically programmed to prefer harvester ants.
(Science Daily - News, )

If the title “Ants on a Shrimp” evokes the worst picnic ever, guess again.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Trap-jaw ants have mandibles with which they can jump by striking something solid.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Biologists have compared a database of modern ants with a database of fossil ants.
(Science Daily - News, )

Study of invasive fire ants in South Carolina yields supporting evidence, they say.
(Tech Times - Science, )

A caterpillar species in Japan uses pheromones to turn ants into zombie bodyguards.
(UPI - Science News, )

New research suggests the ants recruit their one-time enemies to shore up defenses.
(UPI - Science News, )

Ants keep falling down an old rusted-out pipe in old Soviet nuclear weapons bunker.
(USA Today - Tech, )

A physics-based model can explain how ants cooperate in steering food to their nest.
(Science Daily - News, )

The master chef René Redzepi in “Ants on a Shrimp,” directed by Maurice Dekkers.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

'He just spent the last two days under a tree eating black ants and that sustained him.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The warm weather and balmy evenings have caused flying ants to swarm across the country.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

This finding is evident in a 100-million-year-old amber where ancient ants were trapped.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Inspired by ants, these tiny robots pulled a 2 ton car by synchronizing their movements.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

In spy terms, this new form of social parasitism allows ants to steal food from an enemy.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers in Israel have revealed how ants use team work to carry large chunks of food.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

A fungus uses the carpenter ants it kills to get at other potential victims in the colony.
(The New York Times - Science, )

As the name implies, its colonies include soldier ants with disproportionately large heads.
(Science Daily - News, )

A carefully balanced system of leaders and lifters allows ants to coordinate their efforts.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Attine ants, including the leaf-cutting ants, cultivate fungi as their sole source of food.
(Nature Communications, )

It's an everyday experience for all kinds of animals including ants, birds, fish and people.
(Science Daily - News, )

VelociRoACHes get an upgrade and can now perform cooperative behaviors similar to army ants.
(Tech Times - Science, )

A fungus is able to control the brain of one species of insect, turning them into zombie ants.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Ants are also aggressive toward each other, fighting to the death over their tree territories.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new study indicates that when it comes to giving directions, ants have it down to a fine art.
(Science Daily - News, )

Hawaii is now facing a very real threat from little fire ants making its way across the islands.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Ants are capable of linking together their living, breathing bodies to form a sort of bio-bridge.
(UPI - Science News, )

A carnivorous plant uses raindrops as a power source to bounce ants into a trap, researchers find.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

See how a carnivorous pitcher plant uses raindrops as a power source to fling ants to their death.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

A study finds that army ants make a smart compromise when building a bridge from their own bodies.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

In a study involving 21 small colonies, researchers found that ants are extremely sanitary and neat.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Oakblue butterflies may use a variety of chemical strategies to deceive ants and avoid their attack.
(Science Daily - News, )

In the world of ants, fights that involve biting and restraining often determine winners and losers.
(Science Daily - News, )

When it comes to making decisions, bees and ants can act against stereotype, says Robert M. Sapolsky.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

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