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Questions with the noun Altar

2 examples:

You promise me you won't leave me before the altar?

Is Apple sacrificing the well-being of its customers and employees on the altar of unfettered design?
(ZDNet US, )

Sentences with the noun Altar

31 examples:

The groom left the bride standing at the altar.

He alters the altar while chipping away the stone.

Singer Zayn Malik is heading in "One Direction" -- toward the altar.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

The faithful can make pilgrimages to the altar of the grill at cook-offs like these.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Flexible economies sacrifice workers' rights on the altar of keeping employers' costs down.
(James Moore in The Independent - Business, )

Parents have sacrificed their financial futures on the altar of their children’s education.
(Tim Maurer, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

In September 2015, Aaron and Sade Schuurman married at first sight after meeting at the altar.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Historians believe they've found Leonardo’s model buried under the altar of a derelict Florence convent.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Same-sex couples that have fought long and hard for the right to marry may be anxious to rush to the altar.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Karen Maydana says she was 9 years old when the Rev. Carlos Jose fondled her at a church pew facing the altar.
(Fox News - World, )

Almost seven months ago, Henry Burris was at the altar of the Canadian Football League, playing for a Grey Cup.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Except that the entire wedding party is made up of actors... and somebody almost always gets jilted at the altar.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - World, )

Singer Bat For Lashes talks about her new album The Bride, a concept record about a woman abandoned at the altar.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Katy Colins, 30, from Formby, was disillusioned with life after being jilted by her long-term boyfriend at the altar.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Five consecutive times a Voyageur’s Cup bridesmaid, the Vancouver Whitecaps won’t even make it to the altar in 2014.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Katy Colins, 30, from from Formby, was disillusioned with life after being jilted by her long-term boyfriend at the altar.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

With the impending launch of a smaller iPhone and a new iPad, Apple is no longer making painful sacrifices at the altar of simplicity.
(ZDNet US, )

A clip from the premiere sees Jamie Otis, a 27-year-old nurse from Harlem, meeting her future husband for the first time - at the altar.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

After the bride's dad pushed his daughter halfway down the aisle in a wheelchair, the groom carried her the rest of the way to the altar.
(NBC Today, )

A scene showing a partially-clothed couple kissing on the altar of a Catholic church is removed from a music video after priests complained.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

This FYI reality show puts bigotry — from race to religion to sexual orientation — front and center in depicting couples headed to the altar.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Paramount Pictures’ microbudget comedy “Drunk Wedding” had a successful screening and the studio’s support, but it was still left at the altar.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Old Church House in Cold Hanworth, Lincolnshire. has been carefully restored to keep the original stained glass windows, church tower and even the altar.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A couple ran the same Virginia Beach 10K race the morning of their wedding day, but the groom managed to not see the bride before they made it to the altar.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO says he doesn't believe that people should sacrifice their privacy on the altar of governments' definition of global security.
(CNET News, )

Californian pop singer Banks describes why she had to toughen up to survive in the music industry, and how her experiences filtered into her new album, The Altar.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Common sense was sacrificed on the altar of intransigent officialdom as a Sedgefield race was voided and the seven jockeys who rode in it slapped with 10-day bans.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Learn the new ways to wear the 'It' color on your pretty peepers, whether you pray at the altar of David Bowie or think using navy eyeliner is one giant beauty risk.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

One Saturday morning in August, Pastor Farris Wilks, a brawny man with a close-cut beard, walked up to the altar of the church he leads, the Assembly of Yahweh 7th Day.
(The Independent - World News, )

Architect Massimiliano Locatelli converted a 16th-century church in Milan—complete with original frescoes, an altar and a crypt—into the perfect workspace for his growing firm.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

PETE JENSON: The club that gave football the term ‘Galaticos’ have left behind all the trappings of that system and worshipped, instead, at the altar of solidarity and togetherness.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Other sentences

63 examples:

This girl I wouldn't take to the altar, at best to the hotel...

Every child who learns, and every man who finds work, and every sick body that's made whole - like a candle added to an altar - brightens the hope of all the faithful.

"If a photograph of the smiling face of your loved one stands on the altar at the funeral or on the family altar, when you put your hands together to pray, you can hear their voice, I think," he says.

They came to the place that was revealed to him by God, and he there erected an altar in the ancient manner, and the wood was arranged just as he wanted to have it happen for his son's burning after he slayed him.

Pope Francis (pictured) made the claims to German altar servers in Rome.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The altar at St. Patrick Church, a Roman Catholic parish in Malvern, Pa.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Villagers have found an altar from the 2nd century that shows ancient battle.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

French priest was knifed to death at his altar by Islamist militants in July.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

She's headed to the altar with her fiancé, Chad Gilbert from New Found Glory.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

The outdoor ceremony near a river was simple — no altar, no pews, no guests.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The newlyweds shared a kiss at the altar, but he quickly became too affectionate.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Signs of charred lamb bones were found on an altar made of clay inside the temple.
(Tech Times - Science, )

From an altar in a dingy backyard four hours from Beijing, Paul Dong is conducting mass.
(CNN - World News, )

Worn, tattered shoes will lay at center of 9-foot cross-shaped altar where pope will pray.
(USA Today - National, )

Sen. John McCain's daughter is heading to the altar with conservative writer Ben Domenech.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

After a bumpy road to the altar, Kandi Burruss has finally said "I do" to her longtime beau.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

It's all the rage to believe Trump and Putin are destined to join hands at the wedding altar.
(Harry G. Broadman, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

A still from the video "Virtual Altar," by Pieter Jossa, included in the pavilion called Plasma.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

An elaborate Día de Muertos altar in CNET's office shows our love for these technological relics.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

A marriage official has a trailer that brings the altar and all the fixings to the bride and groom.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Alan Zurvas and Matt Blewitt never thought they'd make it to the altar - not in this country, at least.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Cavaliers fans, wary they could be stood up at the altar, would open their arms to welcome LeBron James back.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

The BBC's Will Grant visits the Mexican town of Altar, where migrants start their journey into the United States.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Thousands to part in a World War One commemoration service at Edinburgh Castle in front of an altar made of drums.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

This dramatic landscape in the southern constellation of Ara (The Altar) is a treasure trove of celestial objects.
(Science Daily - News, )

An upcoming sale from a private collection will seek to wed art and commerce on the glittery altar of the greenback.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

High above the altar in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's masterpiece fresco is being seen in a new light.
(CNN - World News, )

Crushing student loan debt is keeping young adults from the altar—and the underlying reasons why might surprise you.
(LearnVest, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

In this section, overlooking the altar, the muralist Santi Moix included verses by the Catalan poet Josep Vicenç Foix.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Music artist Wilkinson has been forced to edit his latest video to remove controversial scenes filmed on a church altar.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Jeb Bush delivered a beautiful eulogy and Jenna Bush Hager joined loved ones on the altar at the funeral of Barbara Bush.
(NBC Today, )

A picture of Berta Cáceres placed at an altar during a demonstration outside Honduras’ embassy in Mexico City on June 15.
(The New York Times - Science, )

They see themselves more as giant killers than as sacrificial lambs placed on the altar for the greater good of their parties.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The Sikh Temple of Spokane was vandalized this week, the altar destroyed and the sacred Guru Granth Sahib scripture desecrated.
(NBC News, )

The Roman Catholic Church has reaffirmed its ban on the use of gluten-free altar breads to celebrate the Eucharist during mass.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The nine bone pieces were kept inside a bronze display case on the side of the altar during a special mass at the Vatican today.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The 79-year-old pontiff stumbled at the altar and had to be helped to his feet as he celebrated a Mass in Czestochowa in Poland.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Behnam Lalo crunches over jagged glass and tiptoes around a fallen altar, burned Bibles and a decapitated porcelain Virgin Mary.
(CNN - World News, )

A 'Maya' girl sits on an altar during the traditional celebration of 'Las Mayas' on a street, in central Madrid, Spain on Sunday.
(NBC News, )

The inanimate technology of our past joins a cultural tradition for an elaborate Día de Los Muertos altar here in CNET's office.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Over half of divorcees considered abandoning their husband or wife-to-be at the altar on their wedding day, a new study has revealed.
(The Independent - Love & Sex, )

Ten nuns are dotted around me in the pews, clad in white habits, hands clasped, faces turned towards the altar, deep in reverent thought.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

From a teardrop trailer that serves as a traveling altar to a street-legal drag-racing Geo, a look at some of our favorite wheels this year.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Tim Remington, senior pastor of The Altar Church in Couer d'Alene, was in critical condition late Sunday afternoon, the hospital told NBC News.
(NBC News, )

Having been jilted at the altar by AbbVie, Shire has decided, in time honoured fashion, to get over its disappointment with a bit of retail therapy.
(The Independent - Business, )

As night fell, the line of mourners was still hundreds of people long, snaking from the memorial altar, down a corridor and out the funeral hall doors.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Pope Francis missed a step and fell to the ground Thursday as he was coming to an open-air altar to celebrate mass at Poland's holiest shrine of Jasna Gora.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

The soldiers' creation was placed on the cathedral altar after the war ended, but when St Paul's was bombed in WWII it was removed for safekeeping and forgotten.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amarillo says it's investigating a priest who placed an aborted fetus on his altar and posted a video of it on two social media sites.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A dramatic new preview for Married At First Sight Australia hints one bride might not even make it to the altar, while another seemingly throws her ring down the toilet.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The "19 Kids and Counting" star and her handsome hubby, who both adhere to a conservative religious philosophy, shared their first kiss at the altar after they officially wed.
(NBC Today, )

Jason Knowles, 34, and Kate Stewart, a 31-year-old fitness instructor, met for the first time at the altar as part of the controversial Channel 4 series Married at First Sight.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Jack Tiwari, president of the America Nepal Society, begins most mornings with a short prayer to the dozen or so Hindu deities who sit atop the altar at his home in Northern Virginia.
(CNN - World News, )

Six singletons will say “I do” to complete strangers they meet at the altar in a Channel 4 reality show experiment designed to find a scientific basis for the perfect relationship.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The 22-year-old man, who has not been named, was filmed charging at the altar as he disrupted the wedding ceremony at Church of San Pablo, in Valladolid, Spain, shouting 'Allah is great'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A piece of fabric which was draped over the altar in St Faith's church in Herefordshire is now going to be displayed in Hampton Court after experts concluded it once belonged to Elizabeth I.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Experts from Historic Royal Palaces have concluded an altar cloth of silk and silver at St Faith's Bacton church, Herefrodshire, is likely to have originated from a dress worn by Elizabeth I.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Takeover suitor 888 Holdings has insisted it is best placed to seal a tie-up with FoxyBingo owner amid signs it could be jilted at the altar in favour of a rival £1billion proposal.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The impromptu altar where the couple was to be married — a large stone fireplace backdropped by the ocean — had been decorated with bouquets the bride and her girlfriends had made themselves.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Stop me if I’ve said this before, but my wife and I came to an agreement when we went to the altar, when it came to decision-making, I would look after all the important matters, writes TOM UTLEY.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Catholic bishop in New Jersey was slightly injured during a memorial mass for a revered Hall of Fame baseball player when a crazed man in a white robe walked up to the altar and punched him in the face.
(Fox News - U.S., )

At the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, actor and singer John Barrowman upstaged the Queen by planting a kiss on a male dancer, before dragging him to the altar for a mock wedding.
(CNN - World Sport, )

A deportee fashioned the rough-hewn altar for Pope Francis’ cross-border Mass on Wednesday, a stonemason born here but raised in Texas who hopes to one day rejoin his three children and other family in the U.S.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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