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Sentences with the adjective Brief

23 examples:

They took a brief vacation.

It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
(Horace in Epistles)

This is not a letter but my arms around you for a brief moment.
(Katherine Mansfield)

In his brief 21 years on this earth, Michael Smith Jr. touched countless lives.
(Mike DeWine)

It was a brief moment, but it was full of tension.
(Forbes - Technology, )

For a few brief hours, America was united once more.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The manager of the Seattle Mariners gave up after a brief moment.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

For a brief moment let’s remember his best strikes for Liverpool.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

That brief moment of disconnect from reality is called an absence seizure.
(Science Daily - News, )

For a brief moment last year, Esperanza Aguirre was a fugitive from justice.
(The Independent - World News, )

George Clooney will soon be a brief part of "Downton Abbey," and for a good cause.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

For a few brief moments "That Dragon, Cancer" acts like a conventional video game.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

For a brief moment, "La La Land" was awarded best picture over "Moonlight" at the Oscars.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Chris Froome's superiority at the Tour de France was under threat for only a brief moment.
(USA Today - Cycling, )

During his brief life, Stephen Sutton achieved something very beautiful, writes ROSA MONCKTON.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Pretend, for a brief moment, that new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" villain Kylo Ren isn't so bad.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Antonio Brown leaned back in his locker recently and allowed himself a brief moment of introspection.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

The tragically brief life and career of Charlie "Bird" Parker consumes “Bird Lives!” at the Attic.
(David C. Nichols in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

For a brief moment in history, Deepak Obhrai will be the man at the helm of the Conservative party caucus.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

In the final weeks of his brief life, little Myls Dobson suffered unspeakable acts of neglect and violence.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

For a brief moment today it appeared as if the mass protests that have transformed Hong Kong may be quelled.
(The Independent - World News, )

The artists will no doubt attempt, in a few brief moments, to convey Brazil’s overwhelming musical bounty.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

But now, it's earned a brief moment in the spotlight as quite literally the only PlayStation 4 exclusive worth playing.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Sentence with the equality degree of the adjective Brief

1 example:

I'll try to be as brief as possible.

Sentences with the noun Brief

11 examples:

Tom gave a brief talk.

But that's not the brief.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Eduardo Almeida has the brief of boosting the firm's business in the region.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

The brief practice had nothing to do with the Leafs getting to Detroit early.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The brief says the ban would inflict significant and irreparable harm on U.S. businesses.
(USATODAY in USA Today - Tech, )

Adam Johnson, founder and author of Bullseye Brief explains to Forbes contributor Simon Constable.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Golovkin (28 KOs) punctuated his brief West Coast debut with a crushing left hand to the forehead.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

"For him to take the time, talk to me for a brief while and clear things up is pretty amazing,” Langer said.
( in USA Today - Sports, )

This is where countries need their talismen but, for a handful of superstars, a watching brief will have to do.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

"Skidmore continues to advance frivolous arguments and misstate the law," writes the band's attorney in the brief.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

New science minister Greg Clark says his brief is to continue the "excellent work" of his predecessor David Willetts.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

Sentences with the verb Brief

4 examples:

Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, arriving to brief the Senate on Thursday.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

After international pressure, Myanmar says it will brief diplomats on events in Rakhine state.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Sometimes politicians mean to brief the press with an off-the-record comment, but it can get out of hand.
(BBC News - Politics, )

A Senate committee asked the automaker to brief the committee on a fatal May 7 crash involving its Autopilot software.
(CNBC, )


10 examples:

Can you give me a brief description of the thief?

What's happening now, and who signed the amicus brief?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

But what of brief bouts of anxiety caused by stressful social situations?
(Science Daily - News, )

After a brief stint at $399, Microsoft's Xbox One gets a second price slash-down by $50. Could it be a permanent pricing scheme to undercut PlayStation 4 for good?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

How did US intelligence officials come to brief President Barack Obama, President-elect Donald Trump and lawmakers about supposed Russian plans to try to blackmail Trump?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services shed a little light on the costs through an Issue Brief outlining premiums on the Federal Exchanges for 2014. How is it looking so far?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The brief furor that erupted when Alberta's NDP attempted to ban gadfly journalist Ezra Levant's The Rebel website from government press conferences left one steaming question in its wake: What is a journalist anyway?
(Neil Macdonald in CBC News - Politics, )

Apple has officially refreshed its tablet lineup with new iterations, so here's a brief look at what's on offer to see which would be the best choice depending on needs and budgets - the iPad Pro, the iPad Air 2 or the iPad Mini 4?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The Northeast will enjoy a brief warm-up this week, but meteorologists are warning residents across a wide swath of the country to brace for at least another month of bone-chilling temperatures, ice and snow.Is this the worst winter ever?
(NBC Weather, )

As the nation's top spies prepared to brief President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump on Russian interference in the 2016 election, they faced an excruciatingly delicate question: Should they mention the salacious allegations that had been circulating in Washington for months that Moscow had compromising information on the incoming president?
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

I'll be brief.

Keep it brief.

Make it brief.

Be brief, please.

Make it brief, Tom.

Let's make it brief.

He is brief of speech.

They had a brief date.

The journey was brief.

Let's make this brief.

It was a brief journey.

He sent me a brief note.

I have a brief statement.

He sent me a brief letter.

The train made a brief stop.

I'll try to keep this brief.

He died after a brief illness.

After a brief fight, they won.

Charles made up a brief speech.

I cannot do it in such a brief time.

Here's a brief outline of my speech.

The teacher gave a brief explanation.

His speech was brief and to the point.

What he says is brief and to the point.

He gave me a brief outline of the plan.

What he said was brief and to the point.

After a brief peace, war broke out again.

After a brief break, he resumed his work.

I'd like to ask the speakers to be brief.

There was a brief break in the discussion.

Tom gave Mary a brief outline of his plan.

After a brief break, he continued his work.

I couldn't think up such a brief explanation.

We had a brief discussion about human rights.

The effects of the drug are intense but brief.

His brief repose was interrupted by her arrival.

There was a brief pause and then the music began.

His firm was on the rocks in a brief space of time.

The meeting will reconvene in two hours after a brief recess.

But, soft! Methinks I scent the morning air; brief let me be.

Make a brief summary of your points at the end of the speech.

After a brief speech the mayor fielded questions from reporters.

A very brief warning or explanation is enough for an intelligent person.

Use a brief expression of condolence, such as: "On this sad occasion we grieve with you".

Aside from a brief flirtation with belly dancing, Mary decided she would rather kick-box.

Suns can set and rise again; but when at once our brief light falls, one perpetual night must be slept by us.

When she saw the lengths he'd gone to to get all dressed up, she couldn't help letting a brief chuckle escape.

In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.

Appointing Cuddles the Bear to the position of Secretary of Defense was one of the defining mistakes of Dolly's brief career as president of the People's Democratic Republic of Tea Time.

Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
(Franklin Delano Roosevelt)

Whatever advice you give, be brief.

A foolish judge passes brief sentence.
(French proverb)

Never be so brief as to become obscure.
(Hosea Ballou)

Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.

I strive to be brief but I become obscure.

I strive to be brief, and I become obscure.
(Baltasar Gracian)

Brief encounters can result in long relationships.
(Cuban proverb)

Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long.
(Miguel de Cervantes)

To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
(George Santayana)

Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.

The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
(Walter Savage Landor)

A brief visit to Nepal started my insatiable love for Asian art.
(Richard Ernst)

Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant.
(Caecilius Statius)

I have barely time to give you a brief statement of facts as I find them.
(John White Geary)

Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.
(Elizabeth Bowen)

Our span of life is brief, but is long enough for us to live well and honestly.

Life is too brief. I had a friend whom I intended to know better. Yesterday he died.
(David Grayson)

We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.
(Cullen Hightower)

Times of my life, brief periods without music, have completely felt dangerously over the edge.
(Tom Jenkinson)

And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death.
(William C. Bryant)

Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert - and then make it brief.
(Gene Fowler)

A good script and a good brief from the director is enough to let me know what is expected of me.
(Sanjay Dutt)

And it was a pretty brief one.
(The Independent - World News, )

It'll happen, but it'll be brief.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

This has been a brief love affair.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The celebrations, however, were brief.
(The Independent - Football, )

He went on to have a brief N.F.L. career.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Pamela Rabe has not been given an easy brief.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The brief spots are for Si by Giorgio Armani.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

Two brief flares were seen, separated by four years.
(Nature, )

If you’re going to miss a vote, just make it brief.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Cameras in Fukuoka and Hakata capture the brief flash.
(NBC News Science, )

Childhood is brief for the street kids of Afghanistan.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The brief period of the NDP as a big monolith is over.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The former jockey also had a brief career as a trainer.
(Daily Mail - News, )

On Film: 'Brief Encounter' was a 1945 romantic film gem.
(Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Film Critic in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

After a brief, one-sided cease-fire, hostilities resume.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A brief guide to the actor's most rock 'n' roll moments.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

A brief comparison shows their strengths and weaknesses.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

After a brief hands on session with both, I'm impressed.
(ZDNet US, )

The musician issued a brief statement to fans on Monday.
(The Tennessean in USA Today - Entertainment, )

President departs this weekend for a brief trip to India.
(USA Today - World, )

A brief lesson in threat models, and why you should care.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

The pair made a brief appearance in court by video Monday.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Get all the facts in this brief, but comprehensive article.
(Forbes - Business, )

March 30 (UPI) -- The White House went into brief lockdown.
(UPI - News, )

He might scoff, chuckle or guffaw, but it is usually brief.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Check out a brief video to get a glimpse of what to expect.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Learn more about it in this informative, but brief article.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Mexico where drilling is on the rise, a federal brief said.
(UPI - Business News, )

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